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Macular Degeneration is the Leading Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month. Also called macular degeneration or AMD, this eye condition is the leading cause of vision loss in older Americans. We believe it’s important to shine a spotlight on this sight-stealing condition, so you know what to look for if you think you might have AMD. What is Age-Related… 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

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

AcrySof IQ PanOptix Tri-Focal lens

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 Advantage. If you’ve been our patient for any length of time, we sincerely hope you’ve felt… Read More

Cost of LASIK | Carter Eye Center | Dallas, TX

Piggy Bank with Glasses

Can You Put a Price on Great Vision? Of course not! Most people can’t imagine life without quality vision, but if your someone can’t see clearly without help from glasses or contacts, you literally incur a maintenance fee for 20/20 vision. Between glasses, contacts, maintenance for both of them, and annual eye exams, your costs… Read More

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

Woman in sun without glasses

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… Read More

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

Woman Using Eye Drops

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… Read More

Tips to Help You Finance Your LASIK

Money in wallet

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…. Read More

Are There Different Types of LASIK?

Woman in Waiting Room

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… Read More

Choosing the Right LASIK Surgeon Is Important

Happy woman in front of leaves

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… Read More

4 Things You Should Know About Cataracts

Older Couple sitting by a lake at sunset

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world: Currently, cataracts affect more than 22 million people in the United States that are above the age of 40. Worldwide there are more cataract cases than macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy combined according to Prevent Blindness America (BPA). There are several symptoms of cataracts:… Read More

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