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Blepharoplasty at Horizon Eye Care

Blepharoplasty: A Complex Word for a Simple, Helpful Procedure

Gravity brings all of us down over the years. Even our eyelids sag, while pockets of fat gather under our eyes in the infamous “bags” we carry into our later years. Sometimes they are harmful to appearance. And, in certain instances, bags are even detrimental to sight. In either case, blepharoplasty (surgery to repair droopy… Read More


Glaucoma may steal peripheral vision

Glaucoma May Slowly Steal Your Peripheral Vision

We don’t think consciously about peripheral vision, but we use it all the time. That’s how drivers know a child has darted toward the street in pursuit of a ball. It’s also how pedestrians navigate through a crowd without constantly swiveling their heads from side to side. But peripheral vision can be the first thing… Read More


Contact lens safety

Contact Lens Safety: Caring For Them Is Key

We rightly try to reuse and recycle as many products as we can to cut down on waste around the planet. Yet in the case of soft contact lenses, the kind most wearers now prefer, the smartest thing to do may be just the opposite. If not properly cared for, contact lenses pose health risks… Read More


Oculoplastics surgery

Oculoplastic Surgery Helps Improve Vision and Facial Aesthetics

Naturally, you would only trust an ophthalmologist to perform surgery on your eyes. Yet what about surgery around the eyes? The eyelids, sockets, brow and under-eye areas also require the expertise of an ophthalmologist. Therefore, if you need aesthetic or oculoplastic surgery, consult with your eye care specialist about the different procedures. In these procedures,… Read More


LASIK advantages for athletes

A Special Case: LASIK Advantages For Athletes

Whether you golf on weekends or aspire to a mixed martial arts title, distorted vision may hold you back. Glasses can break or shift around on the face, while contact lenses might pop out after a sudden jolt or get coated with grit or dirt by the wind. So, if you’re planning to spend time… Read More


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Healthy Aging Means Taking Care Of Your Eyes

Getting older changes every inch of us from our hairlines to our toenails, so it’s not surprising that our eyes change as well. Much like proper diet and exercise may be important factors in healthy aging, there are steps that may be taken to promote healthy eyes. After all, what is healthy aging without healthy… Read More


Eye safety threats are abundant in summer

Summer Threats To Eye Safety Can Be Big As A Basketball Or As Subtle As Sunlight

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has named July Ultraviolet Safety Month to alert people of the dangers of UV radiation. Those rays can indeed damage vision and threaten eye safety, but they are just one menace among many that our eyes face each summer. Other Common Threats to Eye Safety 4th of… Read More


Dr. Stein performs DURYSTA implant procedure

Horizon Eye Care Is First In North Carolina To Implant DURYSTA For Glaucoma

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, Dr. Randall N. Stein performed the first procedure implanting the DURYSTA™ sustained-release drug delivery system to treat glaucoma in the state of North Carolina. This is not the first time that Dr. Stein has performed cutting-edge treatments to care for patients with glaucoma. In fact, Dr. Stein was first in… Read More


Next Generation OMNI Surgical System

Horizon Eye Care Offers New Glaucoma Treatment: The Next Generation OMNI Surgical System

In March of 2020, Dr. Vandana R. Minnal of Horizon Eye Care was one of the first surgeons in the Charlotte area to perform glaucoma surgery utilizing The Next Generation OMNI Surgical System. The goal of glaucoma treatment is to lower intraocular pressure (IOP) to reduce the risk of further vision loss. The OMNI procedure… Read More


Eyelid twitches

Eyelid Twitches May Say Little About Your Health – Or A Great Deal

We all blink about 15 times a minute, 900 times an hour, nearly 15,000 times during 16 waking hours every day. Normally, our eyelids meet, briefly coat the surface of the eye with healthy tears, quickly separate, and we don’t give them any thought. But what happens when eyelids don’t work that way? What happens… Read More


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