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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

December 30th, 2020 COVID-19 Safety Precautions Update The health and well-being of our patients and staff is our highest priority. We have adopted the following guidelines for our office: If you have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the two weeks prior to your appointment, please call to reschedule. If […]

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 lens options in Wilmington, NC clinic

Lifestyle Lenses | Brian Goat

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 […]

Am I a candidate for corneal transplant?

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

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 […]

Combating dry eye with effective treatment options available at Cape Fear Cataract and Cornea

Dry Eyes

If you are one of the thousands of individuals in America who deal with dry eye, you know how much this condition can interrupt your lifestyle. Patients who experience dry eyes may notice stinging, burning, and itching of their eyes with no known cause. However, with a proper diagnosis of dry eye with Dr. Brian […]

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

Diabetic Eye Care

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 […]

Dry Eye vs. MGD

Dry Eye

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 […]

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