Entries by optixadmin

Macular Degeneration Awareness Month!

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month, and it is a very fitting time for me to start writing my own blogs.  For those of you who have been my patient over the years (WoW!!  It has been 18 years since I opened my practice up cold in Weaverville)- you know how important it is […]

Glaucoma: 10 Facts Everyone Should Know

January is Glaucoma Awareness month and it serves as an important reminder to learn more about this devastating disease. Here are 10 key facts about Glaucoma: Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide – an estimated 3 million Americans suffer from the disease. Glaucoma is not a single eye disease – it […]

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

According to national statistics and the American Academy of Ophthalmology, approximately 20 million Americans over the age of 20 have diabetes. Almost a third of these individuals do not know that they have the disease and are at risk for vision loss. Diabetic eye disease refers to a group of eye diseases that affect individuals […]

Don’t Let Your Eyes Star in a Halloween Horror!

Halloween is a fun time filled with scary stories, candy, and costumes. When you want to pull off a perfect zombie, vampire, or other creepy costume, it can be tempting to go to a costume shop or online to purchase decorative contact lenses to push your costume to the next level. These lenses do not […]

Welcome Dr. Nathan Davis

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Nathan Davis to Optix Eye Care. Dr. Davis is a wonderful addition to the Optix Eye Care team and his specialization in Vision Therapy and the establishment of the Optix Eye Care Vision Development Center fill much needed void in ocular wellness for Western North Carolina. Dr. Nathan Davis […]