Fifteen gallons of tears. That’s the low estimate for how much fluid the average person’s eyes produce in one year; some of us run as high as 30 gallons. We don’t think much about those tears until they stream down our cheeks in joy or sorrow. But healthy people tear up through the day in… Read More
Dry eye and the need for tears has been recognized by healers since Ancient Egyptian times. Traditionally, doctors have battled the condition with dry eye treatments such as drops, warm compresses, even tiny punctal plugs that fit in the drainage structures of the eyelid to keep lubricating fluids on the surface longer. (You’ll find information… Read More
Dry eye disease sounds like a minor issue, right? Use over-the-counter drops, and you’re done. Yet the solution may not be so simple, because the tears that lubricate your eyes each time you blink aren’t simple. If your body can’t make enough or can’t keep them on the surface of your eyes, you’ll have a problem.
Horizon Eye Care, consistently confirmed by peers as the most trusted eye practice in Charlotte, is now open in the one of the city’s most popular locations. Horizon’s new full-service, multi-specialty location features a state-of-the-art facility that includes 8,300 square feet of medical space.
Horizon Eye Care will relocate to Waverly this fall. The current Arboretum location will close once this new space is completed. Read the full story from the Charlotte Business Journal.
It has been estimated that by age 65, one in three Americans has some form of a potentially vision-affecting eye disease. Most seniors may not be aware
Horizon Eye Care is excited to announce the recent release of the book titled “Ocular Surface Disease” which includes a chapter written by one of our cornea