Yearly Archives: 2012

Unique and Truly Visionary Holiday Gift Ideas

It is just a week before Christmas. The Triangle is filled with mistletoe, Christmas Trees and smiles as families and friends plan an array of gatherings.  You’re standing among the crowds of people shopping at Southpointe or Crabtree Valley Mall, … Continue reading

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Ophthalmology is More Than Meets the Eye

Ophthalmology is a big word that is tough to spell. We don’t use this long word to describe this medical profession just because it sounds more important. In truth, it simply means something different.  So what is ophthalmology? Let’s take … Continue reading

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May We All See to Give Thanks on Thanksgiving!

It’s the Holidays and Thanksgiving Week! This time of year all we tend to rush around a lot with holiday shopping in the Triangle at Crabtree in Raleigh, Beaver Commons in Apex or Southpointe in Durham. We go skating at … Continue reading

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The Foods of the Eye Are Plentiful

Kids across the Triangle and North Carolina are always told by their parents to eat those carrots because the orange vegetables are good for their vision. While it’s true that carrots are a great “eye food” because of their high … Continue reading

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With Glasses, the Eyes Have It!

Some of the professional staff at Park Ophthalmology remember the “old” days when wearing glasses were considered more of a sign of intelligence than a fashion statement. But in the year 2012, stylish eyeglasses can be a fantastic fashion accessory, … Continue reading

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3 Very Interesting Reasons to Avoid Your Eye Exams

Whether you live across the Triangle NC in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill or any other locale, you probably know someone who has not been to the eye doctor on a regular basis. Many people have a lot of excuses why … Continue reading

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Eye Floaters are Never Illusions

Eye floaters are an interesting phenomenon. Sometimes you see them and sometimes you don’t. They may appear as little dots or specks, or they can be long and squiggly as they appear to cross your line of vision. This is … Continue reading

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4 Eye Opening Health Concerns!

Many Triangle NC residents visit the eye doctor once a year to update an eyeglass or contact lens prescription. But going to the Optometrist or Ophthalmologist isn’t just about getting a new pair of glasses; it can save your life. … Continue reading

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What to Expect from Glaucoma Surgery

Do you have glaucoma and live in the Triangle NC? The fear of losing your eyesight can be very scary. And going into surgery to fix it can be disconcerting. Let’s look at what Glaucoma is and what to expect. … Continue reading

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Clearing Up the Truth about Cataracts

Do you have blurry or cloudy vision? Does one eye seem worse than the other, and it has happened since your last eye exam? It could very well be a cataract. If you think you are way too young to … Continue reading

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