August 8, 2019

August is designated as Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month!

A good rule of thumb is to have your children’s eyes examined during well-child visits, beginning around age three. Your child’s eye doctor can help detect refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsigh...

January 7, 2019

January is “National Glaucoma Awareness Month” and an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease.

What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve – the part of the eye that carries the images we see to the brain. The optic nerve is mad...

December 27, 2017

Many THANKS to Cape Fear Eye Staff and our Incredible Patients for your generosity and participation in our 2017 Christmas Food and Toy drive.

This year, Cape Fear Eye Associates participated in the Ronald McDonald House Wishing Tree Holiday Project and Seasonal Wish Li...

November 22, 2017

IMPORTANT Information for patients regarding New Medicare Card 

 Key Points to Remember

  • Medicare will mail new cards between April 2018 – April 2019.

  • To help prevent identity theft, new cards won’t include Social Security numbers. Instead, each person will get a...

October 19, 2017

American Academy of Ophthalmology shares patient stories, urges Halloween revelers to avoid over-the-counter lenses. 

Wild and crazy contact lenses may elevate a Halloween costume’s fright factor, but wearing them without a prescription could result in something far mor...

October 11, 2017

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States (other than skin cancer). But millions of women are surviving the disease thanks in part to early detection and improvements in treatment.

What is breast cancer?

Breast cancer is a type of cancer th...

October 9, 2017

World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment and an educational element to better understand the challenges blind and visually impaired people face each and ever...

September 5, 2017

According to the American Public Health Association, one out of four students (25%) have visual problems that are serious enough to impede learning.  Even more frightening is that a majority of these children pass their school vision screenings with “20/20 vision” with...

July 26, 2017

On August 21, 2017, beginning at 10:15 a.m. PDT, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the United States. The whole continent will experience a partial eclipse lasting 2 to 3 hours. Halfway through the event, anyone within a roughly 70-mile-wide path from Oregon to S...

July 24, 2017

Eye Physician / Surgeon 

Cape Fear Eye Associates is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Jennifer Perry to our team of eye care professionals and a new member to our community. Dr. Perry is trained in a broad-spectrum of ocular pathology off...

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