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Coronavirus COVID-19 Notice

Coronavirus COVID-19 Notice

Created on: Friday, March 13, 2020
Author: Carter Eye Center

Dear Patient, As we all navigate the rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation together, we want to share with you the extra precautions we're taking at Carter Eye Center to serve you. We will continue to keep you, our valued patient, at the center of our planning and decision making. We...

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February is Low Vision Awareness Month

February is Low Vision Awareness Month

Created on: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Author: Carter Eye Center

Carter Eye Center has your back February is the month of love and we hope your life is full of it! But besides being the month we celebrate Valentine's Day, it's also Low Vision Awareness Month, making it a great time to show some love to one of your most vital senses – yo...

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Step Into 2020 With The Vision You Deserve

Step Into 2020 With The Vision You Deserve

Created on: Friday, January 03, 2020
Author: Carter Eye Center

What's on your horizon in 2020? If you're the type to make New Year's resolutions, we wish you all the very best for accomplishing everything you want to achieve in the coming year. As for us at Carter Eye Center, we are so excited to step into 2020 because big changes are on our horizon...

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LASIK is the Best Gift EVER!

LASIK is the Best Gift EVER!

Created on: Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Author: Carter Eye Center

It's not too late to use those flex dollars! At Carter Eye Center, we're out-Santa-ing Santa this year. Don't get us wrong, the latest smartphone with multiple cameras is very cool and noise-canceling headphones are certainly handy. Weighted blankets for napping. That doorbell thing for watching...

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Carter Eye Center Offering First and Only Trifocal Lens for Cataract Surgery

Carter Eye Center Offering First and Only Trifocal Lens for Cataract Surgery

Created on: Thursday, November 07, 2019
Author: Carter Eye Center

Carter Eye Center Offering First and Only Trifocal Lens for Cataract Surgery Here at Carter Eye Center, we want all of our patients to achieve the best vision possible and we always seek to deliver an eye care experience that is second to none. It's what we call the Carter Cares Advanta...

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Myths Surrounding LASIK And What Makes You Not a Candidate for LASIK

Myths Surrounding LASIK And What Makes You Not a Candidate for LASIK

Created on: Monday, October 07, 2019
Author: Carter Eye Center

Even though it’s been around a long time, LASIK remains the most popular refractive surgery in the U.S., correcting a variety of common vision challenges. According to The American Refractive Surgery Council, LASIK enjoys an unprecedented 96% patient satisfaction rate, the highest of any optical elective procedure.

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LASIK or PRK--Which is Right for Me?

LASIK or PRK--Which is Right for Me?

Created on: Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Author: Carter Eye Center

If you're starting your journey to better vision by considering laser eye surgery, congratulations! It's a big and exciting step. And it will be a life-changing one. Everyone deserves to wake up each day with clear, unrestricted vision, free from the hassles of glasses and contacts. If you...

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LASIK Safer Than Ever

LASIK Safer Than Ever

Created on: Monday, August 05, 2019
Author: Carter Eye Center

Modern Advancements Make LASIK Safer than Ever If you struggle with vision issues, you may wonder if LASIK is a better (safer) option than glasses or contact lenses. You wouldn't be alone. For those who take the next step to look into LASIK, often the first question we hear is, “Is LASIK s...

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Cataract Surgery May Do More than Improve Your Vision

Cataract Surgery May Do More than Improve Your Vision

Created on: Monday, July 01, 2019
Author: Carter Eye Center

No one likes a bad night's sleep. I bet you can't think of a single person who couldn't use a better night's rest from time to time. Research by the National Sleep Foundation indicates that, as people age, they begin having a harder time falling asleep and have more trouble stay...

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Cost of LASIK | Carter Eye Center | Dallas, TX

Cost of LASIK | Carter Eye Center | Dallas, TX

Created on: Thursday, June 06, 2019
Author: Carter Eye Center

Can You Put a Price on Great Vision? Of course not! Most people can't imagine life without quality vision, but if you're someone can't see clearly without help from glasses or contacts, you literally incur a maintenance fee for 20/20 vision. Between glasses, contacts, maintenan...

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Dallas LASIK Superstars (and Some Other Celebrities Too)

Dallas LASIK Superstars (and Some Other Celebrities Too)

Created on: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Author: Carter Eye Center

Do you ever wonder why you've never heard of someone famous who had LASIK? The truth is, you know plenty, you just may not be aware. Welcome to the Carter Eye Center tell-all, revealing some of your favorite celebrities who have gotten LASIK in Dallas and beyond! Some of the biggest star...

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5 Things to Expect After LASIK Surgery

5 Things to Expect After LASIK Surgery

Created on: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Author: Carter Eye Center

Surgery always sounds scary. The thought of having to spend long periods of time recovering while you cope with the pain of healing and possibility of complications can make anyone think twice about whether or not the surgery is actually worth it. However, LASIK is widely regarded as one ...

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5 Ways to Prepare for LASIK Surgery

5 Ways to Prepare for LASIK Surgery

Created on: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Author: Carter Eye Center

LASIK surgery can seem daunting. The idea of having a laser near your eye may sound scary, but the surgery itself is quick and painless. Because of the use of lasers, the surgery is highly accurate and safe. However, in preparing to undergo LASIK, it's important to keep a few things in mind...

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How Custom LASIK Has Changed the Game

How Custom LASIK Has Changed the Game

Created on: Thursday, April 19, 2018
Author: Carter Eye Center

While navigating the complex world of LASIK, you have probably noticed the term “custom LASIK” a lot. This is because custom LASIK is the new standard when it comes to getting the best possible results from your surgery. Better vision, a more predictable recovery, and a safer ex...

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As Summer Approaches, Is It Time to Ditch Your Glasses?

As Summer Approaches, Is It Time to Ditch Your Glasses?

Created on: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Author: Carter Eye Center

There’s no doubt that glasses are a big problem. They are uncomfortable, you may not like how they look, and it can be a huge hassle to deal with if they are broken. Even if you try to get around their appearance by using contacts, you have to deal with a whole other set of issues!

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Be Ready for Spring Allergies: How to Apply Drops the Right Way

Be Ready for Spring Allergies: How to Apply Drops the Right Way

Created on: Thursday, February 22, 2018
Author: Carter Eye Center

Spring is almost here, and unfortunately, so is all of the pollen that comes with it. For many of us, that means eyes that are constantly burning, itching, swollen, and watery. Often times, the most we can do for relief is reach for our preferred brand of eye drops in an effort to soothe the discomfort. Don’t be fooled, while it seems like an easy enough task, many don’t realize that they’ve been doing it wrong for years. Here’s a step by step list of the “right” way to use drops.

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Tips to Help You Finance Your LASIK

Tips to Help You Finance Your LASIK

Created on: Thursday, January 18, 2018
Author: Carter Eye Center

LASIK has the power to improve your life permanently and has already done so for millions of Americans. However, while LASIK certainly has some spectacular benefits, the cost may seem a little hard to swallow. LASIK can indeed cost upwards of $2,000 per eye, and many people simply cannot afford it. Or so they think.

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Are There Different Types of LASIK?

Are There Different Types of LASIK?

Created on: Friday, December 15, 2017
Author: Carter Eye Center

While LASIK is often portrayed as a magical, one-size-fits-all procedure, that is not entirely accurate. While the results may certainly seem magical, there are actually many different varieties of LASIK. They are all successful due to the amazing technology that has been developed specifically to make safe and effective, they are just altered in certain ways to appropriately suit the varied needs of different patients. Here’s an inside look at some of the different types of LASIK, and what makes them unique!

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Choosing the Right LASIK Surgeon Is Important

Choosing the Right LASIK Surgeon Is Important

Created on: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Author: Carter Eye Center

While LASIK is considered one of the safest surgeries out there, it is first and foremost just that - a surgery. All surgeries and operations have an inherent risk of complications, it comes with the invasive nature of surgery. LASIK itself is very minimally invasive, but it is nevertheless crucial to make sure your LASIK doctor is right for the job. Here’s what to watch out for when you’re looking for a surgeon.

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Enjoy Fall Without Glasses

Enjoy Fall Without Glasses

Created on: Monday, October 23, 2017
Author: Carter Eye Center

Fall is an amazing time of year, filled with delicious scents of pumpkin, refreshing cool breezes, and of course, football! It’s a time to get together with family and friends, whether it’s to eat candy with the kids on Halloween, tell ghost stories around a campfire, or to stop for a moment on Thanksgiving and consider all that you have to be grateful for.rn

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