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Everything You Need to Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Sometimes, it seems the “awareness month” wagon has rolled a little off the rails. For example, apparently, February is Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month and, no lie, Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month. Listen, we like fuzzy bunnies as much as the next person, and we do believe shopping carts belong in supermarkets and… Read More

Five Reasons to Not Postpone Cataract Surgery

Just a handful of weeks into the new year, it is our hope that you are healthy and happy, well on your way to rocking 2021. With the Covid-19 vaccine making its way across the nation and the world, we are all holding onto the collective hope that we are nearing the end of the… Read More

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

It is estimated that over 3 million Americans have glaucoma, but only half of even those know they have it! The National Eye Institute projects the number of Americans affected by glaucoma will reach 4.2 million by 2030; a significant increase.  At Carter Eye Center, we are committed to educating our patients about this sight-stealing… Read More

Finish 2020 With the Vision You Deserve

Use Your Benefits on Modern Cataract Surgery or LASIK If your eye doctor has told you it’s time to start thinking about cataract surgery, you might be wondering if you should wait. After all, 2020. The health pandemic is still affecting the lives of people across the country and around the world. But the truth… Read More

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Don’t Skip Your Annual Sight-Saving Exam! Move over, Turkey day! November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it is also Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. But there is never a bad time to shine a spotlight on this debilitating and potentially sight-stealing disease. Most recent stats report that diabetes affects more than 34 million people in… Read More

Face Masks Associated With Increase in Dry Eye

Carter Eye Center Offers Relief As if 2020 hasn’t been rude enough already, a new study published in Ophthalmology and Therapy has found that wearing face masks has been associated with ocular irritation and dry eye symptoms. Ugh! Thanks to the world health pandemic, face masks have certainly become the norm in 2020 as people… Read More

Seeing Better Can Mean Living Longer

September is National Falls Prevention Month After learning she had cataracts in both eyes, Linda W. of Dallas began researching cataract surgeons near where she lives. Today, she is beyond thrilled with how well she can see since having her cataracts removed at Carter Eye Center in 2020. “I am truly thankful that I stepped… Read More

Five Great Reasons to Observe National Eye Exam Month

August means lots of things to lots of people. End of summer, back to school. But if you live in North Texas, you know what August really means; it’s-too-soon-to-get-excited-about-fall-y’all-because-it’s-still-really-HOT. August is also National Eye Exam Month, and here at Carter Eye Center, we think that makes it the perfect time to talk about our favorite… Read More

Is Now a Safe Time to Have Cataract Surgery?

Elective Surgery in the Days of COVID-19 With so many executive orders coming out of the Governor’s office in Texas this spring and summer, it can be hard to keep up with what we can and can’t, should and shouldn’t do during the year of COVID-19. Governor Greg Abbott has issued several executive orders surrounding… Read More

Seeing is Believing with Our LASIK Relief Package

Let’s Recover Together! As Texas, along with the rest of the nation, continues the process of reopening, people are excited to resume life and begin enjoying all the things that had to be put on hold during the spring of 2020. Things like dining out with friends and family, attending sporting events and concerts, gathering… Read More

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