With summer right around the corner, it’s easy to remember how important it is to protect our skin from the sun as our skin begins to burn. But what about our eyes? Research polled 10,000 adults and found that over 20% don’t think their eyes are at risk for sun damage! Another half of the adults surveyed simply forget … Continue reading Are Your Eyes at Risk? Sunglasses May Be The Answer.
Here at Kelly Eye Center there have been some new and exciting things happening. We are now offering two new procedures to our patients: iStent and AmbioDisk. Also, we have finished redecorating our Wake Forest office. The iStent is a trabecular micro-bypass implant that is used to help treat mild to moderate open-angle glaucoma. The … Continue reading What’s New at Kelly Eye Center
The 4th of July is rapidly approaching, and for many people that means enjoying fireworks with friends and family. Fireworks are certainly beautiful, but they can also be dangerous. While enjoying the holiday, it’s important to remember that fireworks are explosives and should be treated as such. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission(1), there … Continue reading Fireworks Safety
What is a cataract? A cataract forms when the natural lens inside the eye becomes cloudy. For most people, this naturally happens as we age. However, cataracts can also form as the result of trauma (ex. car accident, sports injury, etc.), prolonged steroid use, diabetes, previous eye surgery, or other factors. Cataract surgery is the … Continue reading June Is Cataract Awareness Month