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Posted: Oct 12, 2017 by The Eye Center
The Eye Center, P.A. joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in warning the public against the use of costume contact lenses purchased without a prescription. Cosmetic lenses can cause a number of serious eye problems that can turn your Halloween into a true nightmare.

Posted: Sep 11, 2017 by The Eye Center
September is Healthy Aging Month, a month set aside to focus on the importance of prioritizing our health and well-being as we age. The American Academy of Ophthalmology celebrates Healthy Aging Month by raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of age-related vision loss and the steps to help senior adults care for their sight.

Posted: Aug 09, 2017 by The Eye Center
The start of a new school year is just around the corner! While you’re school supply shopping and freshening up back-to-school wardrobes, don’t forget to schedule a comprehensive eye exam for your kids. August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month and there’s no better time to get your child’s eyes checked than at the start of a new school year.

Posted: Jun 20, 2017 by The Eye Center
Every year, fireworks are involved in thousands of injuries treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms. Many of these fireworks-related injuries are eye injuries and at least one-third result in permanent eye damage, partial vision loss or blindness. Protect your vision with these tips.

Posted: Jun 14, 2017 by The Eye Center
More than 22.3 million Americans have cataracts. Chances are, you or someone you know ​has been affected by cataracts. Here are some common myths about cataracts and what you need to know.

Posted: Jun 05, 2017 by The Eye Center
June is Cataract Awareness Month. Here are 7 facts you should know about cataracts.

Posted: May 30, 2017 by The Eye Center
May is Healthy Vision Month. Take a look at why regular eye exams is so important.

Posted: May 24, 2017 by The Eye Center
In our technology-driven world, American adults spend nearly half a day in front of a screen. Protect your eyes from digital eye strain with these tips.

Posted: Feb 28, 2017 by The Eye Center
March is National Save Your Vision Month, designated to promote eye health. This year, the American Optometric Association is promoting awareness around digital eyestrain and the importance of receiving regular, comprehensive eye exams.

Posted: Feb 28, 2017 by The Eye Center
Protect your eyes from digital eye strain with these tips from the American Optometric Association.

Posted: Feb 28, 2017 by The Eye Center
March is National Save Your Vision Month, designated to promote eye health. This year, the American Optometric Association is promoting awareness around digital eyestrain and the importance of receiving regular, comprehensive eye exams.

Posted: Feb 20, 2017 by The Eye Center
In our technology-driven world, American adults spend nearly half a day in front of a screen. Protect your eyes from digital eye strain with these tips.

Posted: Feb 10, 2017 by The Eye Center

As we age, our eyes change and become more prone to develop eye conditions that can cause your vision to diminish and may even lead to total vision loss. Routine eye exams are the best way to protect your vision, but it’s also important to know the warning signs of eye problems so you can receive treatment right away and prevent permanent vision loss.

Posted: Jan 17, 2017 by The Eye Center
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Let’s talk about this eye disease and how you can know if you are at risk.

Posted: Jan 03, 2017 by The Eye Center
Is 2017 your year for laser eye surgery? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons to find out why thousands of people each year turn to laser vision correction to end their dependency on prescription lenses.

Posted: Nov 29, 2016 by The Eye Center
Recently, University of Oxford surgeons performed the world’s first operation inside the eye using a robot. Learn more about robotics as the future of eye surgery.

Posted: Nov 07, 2016 by The Eye Center
If you are diabetic, you are at risk of developing diabetic eye disease. Read more to learn how the condition can be prevented and how advanced stages of diabetic retinopathy can be treated.

Posted: Nov 07, 2016 by The Eye Center
Nearly 30 million Americans are living with diabetes. It is the seventh-leading cause of death in the US and it also contributes to the leading cause of blindness in the world. Read more to learn how diabetes can affect your vision.

Posted: Nov 06, 2016 by The Eye Center
The Eye Center strives to be on the leading edge of technology for LASIK and cataract patients. Recently, our own Dr. Brian Huff is the first doctor in South Carolina to implant the new TECNIS® Symfony IOL as a lens replacement option for cataract surgery patients.

Posted: Sep 14, 2016 by The Eye Center
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Among the cancers commonly occurring in children is retinoblastoma, a cancerous tumor of the eye. Learn more about this eye cancer.

Posted: Aug 29, 2016 by The Eye Center
Each year, thousands of children suffer eye injuries, but more than 90 percent of those could be prevented. Learn how to protect your child's eye from injuries.

Posted: Aug 11, 2016 by The Eye Center
Are you experiencing problems with your eyes such as pain, redness, double vision, floaters and flashes or uneven pupils? These eye symptoms should never be ignored.

Posted: Aug 11, 2016 by The Eye Center
Are you experiencing problems with your eyes such as pain, redness, double vision, floaters and flashes or uneven pupils? These eye symptoms should never be ignored.

Posted: Jun 21, 2016 by The Eye Center
Are you suffering from dry eyes? Get long-lasting relief with a breakthrough new treatment for dry eyes.

Posted: Jun 14, 2016 by The Eye Center
Are you considering cataract surgery? Three things you should know.

Posted: Jun 06, 2016 by The Eye Center
Did you know cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness in America? June is Cataract Awareness Month. Find out what you need to know about cataracts and treatment.

Posted: Apr 19, 2016 by The Eye Center
New technology, TearLab, allows doctors to quickly and accurately diagnose dry eye.

Posted: Mar 30, 2016 by The Eye Center
Keep your eyes healthy and your vision strong with these tips.

Posted: Mar 25, 2016 by The Eye Center
Protect your eyes from computer vision syndrome and dry eyes at work with these tips.

Posted: Feb 12, 2016 by The Eye Center
As we age, our vision naturally declines, affecting every aspect of life. Declining eyesight can make driving more difficult. Stay safe behind the wheel with these tips.

Posted: Feb 02, 2016 by The Eye Center
Laser eye surgery is considered safe and effective, but with any medical procedure, there could be potential side effects (though complications are extremely rare). If you are considering LASIK, it’s important that you and your eye surgeon carefully discuss the potential risks.

Posted: Jan 27, 2016 by The Eye Center
New advancements in Lasik technology mean more patients than ever before are eligible for the vision correction procedure.

Posted: Jan 19, 2016 by The Eye Center
As temperatures drop, you’re probably thinking more about how to keep yourself warm during the winter than about how to care for your eyes. Winter can be harsh on your eyes. Eye irritation and even eye injuries from winter sports are common. Here are three eye care tips to help protect your eyes this winter.

Posted: Jan 19, 2016 by The Eye Center
One of the most common eye problems we treat at The Eye Center is dry eye. The winter months can make dry eyes even more common. You can help prevent dry eyes by using a humidifier or lubricating eye drops, and you can take dry eye prevention a step further by paying attention to what you eat and drink. To protect your eyes this winter, follow these nutrition tips.

Posted: Dec 22, 2015 by The Eye Center
As comprehensive ophthalmologists, we are commonly asked about the need for eye vitamins in maintaining ocular health.

Posted: Dec 15, 2015 by The Eye Center
Patients who suffer from the gradually declining sight due to the development of cataracts find surgery offers them a viable way to regain vision.

Posted: Dec 02, 2015 by The Eye Center
Are you considering laser eye surgery? Here are a few facts and tips to help guide your decision.

Posted: Nov 24, 2015 by The Eye Center
While hundreds of thousands of people have successfully undergone laser eye surgery to correct near or far sightedness, a lot of mystery still surrounds this highly successful procedure.

Posted: Nov 11, 2015 by The Eye Center
Cataract surgery has come a very long way in recent years with many people finding they can leave their glasses behind after a successful operation.

Posted: Nov 04, 2015 by The Eye Center
We’re all guilty of checking our phones at night, or even reading on them before bed, but doing so is bad for your eyes and can have other serious health implications as well.

Posted: Oct 29, 2015 by The Eye Center
Taking care of your contacts is important to prevent and eye infection or damage to your eyes.

Posted: Oct 20, 2015 by The Eye Center
Research shows that regular physical activity can help reduce the risk of several eye conditions including: age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy.

Posted: Oct 06, 2015 by The Eye Center
What can patients really expect from laser eye surgery? Here are few points those who have gone through the simple procedure say prospective patients should know about.

Posted: Sep 23, 2015 by The Eye Center
Difficulty with your vision could signal any one of these health problems.

Posted: Jul 30, 2015 by The Eye Center
Cataracts are a common occurrence as people age. When the eye’s lens begins to cloud over, impacting vision, there is a fast, simple solution that can restore vision without dramatically impacting life in the process.

Posted: Jul 24, 2015 by The Eye Center
Patients who undergo LASIK today will find the technology has improved and so have the overall safety factors that go along with the operation.

Posted: Jun 26, 2015 by The Eye Center
Perhaps one of the most annoying of the bunch is a gradual loss or clouding over of sight that many people begin to experience as they age.

Posted: Jun 11, 2015 by The Eye Center
The different parts of your eyes have different needs and eating the right nutrients can help protect your eyes from a number of eye conditions that can damage your vision.

Posted: Jun 09, 2015 by The Eye Center
Should cloudy vision be a concern, make an appointment with an eye doctor right away. There’s no reason to suffer through as a cataract becomes progressively worse.

Posted: May 11, 2015 by The Eye Center
Living with the itching, burning irritation of dry eyes is no fun when the condition presents periodically, but for those who suffer daily it can be a real nightmare.

Posted: May 01, 2015 by The Eye Center
LASIK surgery is performed using a laser that reshapes the eye for better vision. The typical procedure doesn’t take very long and the results tend to be rather positive.

Posted: Apr 27, 2015 by The Eye Center
LASIK surgery has been a wonderful option for those looking to correct their vision and it still is, but it has its limitations.

Posted: Apr 20, 2015 by The Eye Center
When the lens cloud over, vision is compromised and the patient can experience blurriness and often glare from lights. Cataract surgery, however, can restore vision to full clarity with one of the most commonly performed eye procedures today.

Posted: Mar 18, 2015 by The Eye Center
Doing your part to keep your eyes healthy is a great way to work in tandem with regular eye doctor appointments to maintain clear and healthy vision for many years to come.

Posted: Mar 10, 2015 by The Eye Center
Cataracts don’t need to continue to compromise your vision. Cataract surgery offers a fast, comfortable method for improving eyesight.

Posted: Dec 30, 2014 by The Eye Center
Dry eye is a very common condition that plagues thousands of people each year.

Posted: Dec 26, 2014 by The Eye Center
Are you considering LASIK eye surgery to improve your vision once and for all? Not sure if you really want to go through with it?

Posted: Dec 23, 2014 by The Eye Center
Saving up money to pay for a surgical procedure that’s considered “voluntary” in many cases might seem like more trouble than it’s worth.

Posted: Dec 15, 2014 by The Eye Center
The thought of undergoing eye surgery might make some squeamish, but the reality is procedures meant to correct vision can be worth every second of angst a skittish person might face.

Posted: Dec 15, 2014 by The Eye Center
If your doctor happens to perform thin flap LASIK and you’re a candidate for the procedure, you may discover this option carries some rather attractive advantages.

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TECNIS® Symfony IOL
The first and only presbyopia-correcting extended range of vision IOL.
TECNIS® Symfony IOL
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Glaucoma & iStent
iStent works to help control your eye pressure by improving the outflow of fluid from your eyes.
iStent
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Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetic eye disease is the leading cause of blindness in the 20-64 year age group.
Diabetic Retinopathy
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LenSx® Femtosecond Laser
The LenSx® Laser is the first femtosecond laser cleared by the FDA for use in cataract surgery.
LenSx® Femtosecond Laser
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