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Clear Vision in the Midlands
Sep 18, 2019  The people of the Midlands are celebrating the coming of the Panoptix IOL to their home state. This new technology in eye care is a breakthrough for patients suffering from cataracts. The Eye Center, a premier Columbia, SC eye clinic, is proud to announce that Dr. Matthew Clary of SC has recently placed the first Panoptix IOL implant in a Midlands patient.  Full story...

The Eye Center Offers Innovative New Treatment for Dry Eyes
Aug 16, 2019  While millions of people currently suffer from dry eyes and irritation, pain, and in some cases, vision problems, there’s a new treatment on the market that has shown promising results and The Eye Center in Columbia is pleased to make it available to its patients.  Full story...

State of the Art Care
Jul 06, 2019  Eye care is coming of age at The Eye Center, a Columbia SC ophthalmology clinic. A staff of doctors and nurses are well-trained and dedicated to giving patients a great experience using the latest state of the art technology.  Full story...

The Eye Center – Helping You See a Better Future
Jun 06, 2019  The Eye Center is working to do what’s right for their patients. They have been implementing the latest technology for several eye conditions, including cataracts, diabetic eye disease, and glaucoma.  Full story...

Getting the Eyesight that One Deserves
Apr 10, 2019  Taking care of one’s eyes is something that many people seem to forget about. Often, certain conditions are caught too late and require a surgical procedure to help get everything working correctly again.  Full story...

Top Ophthalmologist, Dr. Matthew T. Clary of The Eye Center, Columbia SC.
Mar 04, 2019  Dr. Matthew T. Clary Voted One of Columbia’s Top Ophthalmologists by Columbia Metropolitan Magazine.  Full story...

Evaluating Options for Lasik Vision Correction Procedures
Feb 12, 2019  Dr. Beau T. Bryan of The Eye Center in South Carolina talks about Lasik vision correction procedures.  Full story...

The Latest Technique in LASIK Eye Surgery
Jan 10, 2019  Board Certified Ophthalmologists are embracing the latest LASIK eye surgery in Columbia, S.C.  Full story...

The Eye Center Offers Complete Surgical Eye Care
Dec 07, 2018  When considering Lasik or other eye operations, there is much more to the process than just the actual procedure.  Full story...

Is My Glaucoma Treatable With The iStent Procedure
Nov 05, 2018  Studies have shown that glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness and can affect over 78 million individuals across the globe. And while not curable, it is treatable to slow or even stop the vision loss from progressing.  Full story...

Advanced Technology in the Lasik World
Oct 08, 2018  Exceptional vision correction results are the new normal at The Eye Center in S.C.  Full story...

New Ophthalmology Technology for Glaucoma Treatment
Sep 01, 2018  The expert ophthalmologists at The Eye Center, the #1 Columbia eye care center, announces the use of a new technological advancement with a procedure called goniotomy, which utilizes the Kahook Dual Blade (KDB) to treat glaucoma.  Full story...

90-Year-Old Eye Center Employee Retires After 34 Years
Aug 14, 2018  After 34 years as a valued member of The Eye Center team, Ms. Betty Gailey, the friendly voice reminding patients of their appointments, entered her retirement. In the same week, she celebrated her 90th birthday.  Full story...

Cataract Rescue: How to Have Clear Vision Again
Jul 26, 2018  Cataracts are a common ailment for people over age 60. The process of cataract growth varies from patient to patient, ultimately leading to cataract removal surgery. Cataracts happen when proteins in the eye clump together causing one’s vision to become blurry or hazy.  Full story...

A True Tear in Every Eye
Jul 05, 2018  The Eye Center is the 1st practice in Columbia to offer the new dry eye device TrueTear®. By using the TrueTear® device, a person can stimulate natural tear production for dry eyes anytime they need it. This will reduce the need for hospitals or appointments when treating dry eyes, and unlike other eye drops or gels, TrueTear® uses neurostimulation through a patient’s nose to produce natural tears.  Full story...

Eye Surgery Patients Rejected for LASIK Offered Successful AST Option
Jun 04, 2018  Patients who are rejected for Laser-assisted in situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) discover new hope with an advanced vision correction procedure at The Eye Center called Advanced Surface Treatment (AST).  Full story...

Maximum Precision of Wavefront LASIK Technology Makes for Precise Vision in Patients Post-Surgery
May 07, 2018  Wavefront LASIK mapping of the eye prior to the reshaping of the cornea provides the most accurate LASIK procedure with the least number of side effects for the most number of patients, as compared to conventional LASIK.  Full story...

Clearly Seeing is Believing: Cataract Lens Implants Advanced Technology Clears Up Vision for Presbyopia Patients
Apr 11, 2018  Over 20 percent of Americans will suffer partial blindness from cataracts, a condition by which the natural lens of the eye becomes clouded, by the time they turn 65 years old, according to the National Eye Institute. Intraocular Lens (IOL) implants, the modern medical miracle in cataract surgery, are 2 million strong each year across the country.  Full story...

Eye Center Offers Exciting Procedure to Eliminate Reading Glasses
Mar 01, 2018  The Eye Center, P.A. of Columbia gives its patients a new lease on life, allowing them to eliminate their glasses for good. The Columbia Eye Center staff is pleased to now offer the TECNIS® Symfony IOL, a cutting edge, surgical implanted device that can reverse the effects of presbyopia, a condition characterized by the need for reading glasses.  Full story...

Tackling Diabetic Retinopathy
Feb 05, 2018  There are over 20 million diagnosed cases of diabetes in the United States alone; a condition that impacts the body in a variety of ways. Diabetes - a condition by which the blood sugar levels in the body are dangerously high - can cause a variety of symptoms including fatigue, pronounced hunger and thirst, frequent urination, and more.  Full story...

Cataract surgery; once was risky, now is safe
Jan 11, 2018  According to a recent study, cataract surgery has become one of the most commonly performed surgeries in the United States. The reason being, there are more than 24.4 million Americans age 40 and above. The number is expected to grow even further.   Full story...

Cataracts; clouding your vision
Dec 12, 2017  Findings of a recent study shows that more than 24.4 million Americans of age 40 and above suffer from cataracts. It is also estimated that more than half of all Americans will have cataracts by the age of 80.  Full story...

Advanced Surface Treatment: What to Expect
Nov 27, 2017  An ophthalmologist explains the process involved in the Advanced Surface Treatment.  Full story...

The Various Treatment Options at The Eye Center, P.A.
Oct 27, 2017  The ophthalmologists at The Eye Center discuss the techniques used to treat eye problems.  Full story...

3 Things to Know About Laser Cataract Surgery
Sep 30, 2017  The doctors at The Eye Center discuss what patients can expect from laser cataract surgery.  Full story...

The Eye Center Expands Dry Eye Treatment Options with Xiidra
Sep 19, 2017  The Eye Center is pleased to offer its patients access to a new prescription treatment for the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease. Xiidra, a simple eye drop used two times a day, may provide the relief so many patients find elusive.  Full story...

The Eye Center 1st in South Carolina to Offer TECNIS Symfony IOL
Sep 02, 2017  Cataract patients have a new lens replacement option available to them that can help them see more clearly up close and far away. The Eye Center’s Dr. R. Brian Huff became the first doctor in South Carolina to implant the new TECNIS Symfony IOL. This advanced intraocular lens (IOL) offers an extended range of vision when compared with other IOLs.  Full story...

Diabetic Eye Care: What Patients Need to Know
Aug 18, 2017  The doctors at The Eye Center talk about the need for vigilance when diabetes has been diagnosed.  Full story...

Cataracts Symptoms: When to Seek Care
Jul 17, 2017  The doctors at The Eye Center talk about treating cataracts.  Full story...

LipiFlow Delivers Help For Dry Eye Sufferers
Jun 17, 2017  People who suffer from Meibomian gland dysfunction, or MGD for short, have a new option to consider for longer lasting relief of dry eye. Called LipiFlow, this breakthrough technology was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use on patients in November 2015. Offering a reliable way to ease the symptoms associated with dry eye, this treatment is now available to patients at The Eye Center.  Full story...

Explore the Options for Treating Dry Eye
Jun 16, 2017  The doctors at The Eye Center talk about treatments available to treat dry eye.  Full story...

Is Cataract Surgery Lifechanging?
May 15, 2017  The doctors at The Eye Center talk about the benefits surgery can provide.  Full story...

Why Lasik is the Right Choice for Many
Apr 17, 2017  The doctors at The Eye Center talk about the results Lasik can produce.  Full story...

Put Your Digital Devices to Bed Early: Optometrists Caution Overexposure to Blue Light May Cause Health Issues
Mar 15, 2017  American Optometric Association Shares Tips to Reduce Prolonged Exposure To Blue Light.  Full story...

Lasik Surgery: Is The Choice Right For You?
Feb 13, 2017  The doctors at The Eye Center talk about the benefits of Lasik and who should consider it.  Full story...

 Spotlight

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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