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Our Latest Response to COVID-19

March 24, 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. The COVID-19 recommendations are changing daily. Based on the recommendations of the CDC as well as CMS and the […]


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 […]


Lifestyle Lenses | Brian Goat

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 […]


Corneal transplant | Cape Fear Cataract & Cornea, P.A. | Wilmington, NC

Am I a candidate for corneal transplant?

At Cape Fear Cataract and Cornea, Wilmington, NC area patients can seek treatment for their eyesight and eye concerns with Dr. Brian Groat. The practice offers a wide selection of services and treatments, including corneal transplants. Some patients require corneal transplants to both improve their vision and their overall quality of life. Many patients ask […]



Diabetic Eye Care

Three ways diabetes can impact one’s vision and eye health

Patients with diabetes need to not only monitor their insulin levels, but work with a doctor to ensure their condition does not impact their vision. Vision and eye health should be monitored by a professional to catch any signs of diabetes-related issues in their earliest stages. Dr. Brian Groat and the team of Cape Fear […]

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Dry Eye

Dry Eye vs. MGD

Dry eye has been known as a specific eye condition that can be diagnosed and treated by eye care professionals. This condition is often bothersome to both men and women, causing symptoms that can disrupt daily life, such as burning, watery, itchy eyes. In most situations, this condition has been a blanket diagnosis for patients […]


The Three Main Benefits of Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

While the goal of cataract surgery is to see clearly, it is no longer just the only goal. With continued advances in medicine, patients can now achieve better vision with this procedure. New lasers and premium lenses make it possible for patients to not only see clearer after the removal of cataracts, but see better […]


Understanding the Cornea Transplant Procedure

Patients who visit an ophthalmologist in the area of Wilmington, NC with problems such as eye pain and cloudy or blurred vision may find out that they have experienced damage to the cornea that may require replacement. When a cornea cannot be repaired with other methodologies, patients may be advised by their doctor that a […]


Cataract Surgery: Clearing the Fog

Patients in the Wilmington, NC area who have developed cataracts may be dealing with unwanted changes to their vision. Those with cataracts may see the world through clouding. In fact, cataracts are one of the most common causes of vision impairment worldwide. With the help of Dr. Brian Groat of Cape Fear Cataract and Cornea, […]


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