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Are Your Eyes Aging Gracefully?

The Risk of Many Eye Diseases Increases with Age September is Healthy Aging Month. Check out this vision fact about aging eyes:  One in six Americans age 65 and older have a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses.  We know that the risk of eye disease increases with age, yet… Read More


Six Reasons to Care About National Eye Exam Month

It’s August. And if you live in North Texas, you know we’re all just trying to get through these dog days of summer. The back-to-school ads are cute and all, but it’s hard to get excited about fall fashion when the 10-day forecast is nothing but sunny skies and highs in the upper 90s.     August… Read More


What Are The Five Most Common Eye Diseases?

People are rightly concerned about the health of their eyes. It’s a good practice to get a Dallas eye exam once a year to protect the long-term health of your eyes, as well as maintain the best vision as contacts and glasses prescriptions can change frequently as you age. Also, a good optician or ophthalmologist can detect… Read More


May is Healthy Vision Month

Guess how many American adults have never had an eye exam? More than 23 million!  Wow. That’s way too many! Taking care of your eyes should be a priority just like eating healthy and physical activity. Beyond checking to see if you need glasses or contacts, a comprehensive eye exam can detect many of the… Read More


Don’t Trust Your Eyes to a LASIK ‘Assembly Line’

You’ve decided to have LASIK. That’s wonderful! But once you’ve decided you’re ready to enjoy visual freedom without the hassles of glasses and contacts, there’s one more important decision to make: Where will you have your LASIK performed? Important because when it comes to LASIK, it’s important to trust, not just in the effectiveness of… Read More


Meet Dr. Varghese of the Carter Eye Center Family

March is Women’s History Month, highlighting the contributions of women to events both in history and in contemporary society. At Carter Eye Center, we’d like to take this time to shine a spotlight on our own Dr. Ashley Varghese. A valuable member of our clinical team, Dr. Varghese, a licensed optometrist, is well-loved by her… Read More


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


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


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