Tips on Preventing Eye Strain

If you spend a lot of time staring at a computer screen, you may experience eye strain. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) offers these recommendations for preventing computer induced eye strain: Minimize glare. Schedule frequent breaks. Keep the screen clean. Position the monitor slightly further away than you hold reading materials. Keep reference […]

Don’t Forget Those Vitamins & Veggies

Do your eyes seem older than you are? If so, you are not alone, nine million Americans have age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and 22 million Americans have cataracts. The National Eye Institute’s Age Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) found that your parents were right; you should eat your veggies. The study found a combination of […]

Why Are We So Excited About Bladeless Cataract Surgery?

Because this technology makes it possible for Dr. Solomon to minimize risks and optimize results. It gives him image-guided control and the ability to plan and customize each procedure to the unique characteristics of the patient’s eye. Dr. Solomon, who performed the first LASIK procedure in South Carolina, predicts: “In five to 10 years, all […]

This Cataract Laser Is a Real Beauty

Dr. Solomon recently welcomed a beautiful, new member to the Carolina Eyecare Physicians’ family: Bella, an FDA-approved femtosecond laser developed by LenSx®.  The laser, located at the Physicians’ Eye Surgery Center in Charleston, uses the same technology used in bladeless LASIK procedures. Designed for use in cataract procedures, Bella is one of only four bladeless […]