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What to expect from a corneal transplant

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Patients who are dealing with corneal injuries or diseases will often be advised to consider the benefits of corneal transplant surgery. This is an eye surgery that is completed to help in restoring vision using a healthy donor cornea. Many patients who visit the team at Cape Fear Cataract and Cornea may feel uneasy about […]

Dry eye treatment for long-term relief

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Patients in the Wilmington, NC area who are dealing with dry eye on a regular basis know how uncomfortable it can be. However, with the help of a medical professional, many men and women are able to find relief. Fortunately, Dr. Brian Groat and his team at Cape Fear Cataract and Cornea are pleased to […]

What are IOLs?

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With today’s technology, there are many ways in which the team at Cape Fear Cataract and Cornea can enhance one’s vision and eye health. One solution often used for patients who have developed cataracts is the placement of an IOL, or “intraocular lens.” The IOLs used replace the natural eye lenses during surgery, allowing most […]

How to address chronic dry eye

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Chronic dry eye, also known as Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) is a condition that affects millions of Americans. Eye physicians commonly hear complaints from patients regarding dry or irritated eyes. Dr. Brian Groat of Cape Fear Cataract and Cornea often finds that dry eye is becoming increasingly common because of the way we live our […]

What is endothelial keratoplasty?

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When corneal diseases occur, they can affect the health of the cornea as well as one’s ability to see clearly and enjoy proper, precision vision. In situations such as this, it is important for Wilmington, NC area patients to speak to a professional at Cape Fear Cataract and Cornea to learn more about the benefits […]

Understanding dry eye

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Do you find that your eyes are constantly dry, itchy, and uncomfortable? Are you struggling every day with dryness of the eyes that doesn’t seem to resolve itself? Do you find that you have chronic dry eye and it makes it difficult to get through the day? Dry eye is a condition that can impact […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Glaucoma

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If you or a loved one has recently been diagnosed with a condition such as glaucoma, you may have a lot of questions you need answered to understand the next steps. Glaucoma is actually a very serious eye disease but it can be managed appropriately and treated to ensure maintenance of a good quality of […]

Understanding Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty

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Dr. Brian Groat of Cape Fear Cataract and Cornea is a dedicated professional in the area of Wilmington, NC who can provide the diagnosis and treatment of many eye disorders. Patients who have been diagnosed with certain corneal dystrophies can work with our team to get the care they need to regain their vision while […]

Three reasons why a patient might undergo corneal transplant surgery

According to the National Health Interview Survey published in 2016, approximately 25 million American adults in the United States experience a form of vision loss or impairment. There are conditions such as farsightedness and nearsightedness which can be easily corrected with contact lenses or prescription glasses, but there are also conditions that are more severe […]

Tips for managing dry eye

Conditions such as dry eye can occur temporarily or may become a chronic issue for some patients. Wilmington, NC area doctor, Dr. Brian Groat, encourages patients to speak to their eye doctor about this and other concerns. Our team at Cape Fear Cataract and Cornea can educate individuals on the ways in which they can […]

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