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Understanding dry eye

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 […]

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Frequently asked questions about glaucoma

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 […]

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Understanding Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty

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 […]

Discuss lifestyle lenses for astigmatism with Dr. Brian Groat

Patients who have been diagnosed with astigmatism may find themselves wearing contacts or eyeglasses to correct their vision. This condition is caused by a more oblong shape to the eyeball instead of a traditional spherical or rounded appearance. Astigmatism can cause one’s vision to become distorted, and was once only improved with corrective lenses. However, […]

Using drops and lubricants for dry eyes

Dry eyes is a condition that can be extremely bothersome for men and women. When the eyes are dry, they are often red, irritated, and itchy. Some patients may experience dry eye due to an underlying condition, while some patients just experience it irregularly due to changes in their environment, such as seasonal allergy season. […]

Our Latest Response to COVID-19

May 1st, 2020 During these stressful times, we want to reassure you that the health and safety of our patients, staff and the community are our number one priority at Cape Fear Cataract & Cornea, P.A. Our staff is closely monitoring the CDC recommendations and we are taking extra precautions to ensure your safety and […]

What to expect during cornea transplant recovery

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul. If that’s the case, than that window is the cornea. The cornea is the clear part that focuses light into the eye. This allows you to see clearly. This layer of cells that make up the cornea work together to provide clarity and to protect […]

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Lifestyle lens options in Wilmington, NC clinic

Dr. Brian Groat of Cape Fear Cataract and Cornea in Wilmington, NC is pleased to offer solutions for patients who have vision correction needs. Patients who are considering freeing themselves from traditional eyewear are invited to book an evaluation with our staff to determine if they are desirable candidates for lifestyle lenses. Our clinic offers […]

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