Entries by The Low Vision Centers of North Carolina

See Clearly into the Future: The Importance of World Glaucoma Week

World Glaucoma Week is an annual event held every March to raise awareness about glaucoma, the leading cause of preventable irreversible blindness worldwide. The week is marked by special global awareness events and activities. According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, it is estimated that over 3 million Americans have glaucoma, but only about half of […]

Treating Binocular Vision Disorders  

Binocular vision disorders are relatively common. The good news is that Dr. Edward Paul, OD, PhD, diagnoses and treats binocular vision disorders at the Low Vision Centers of North Carolina. Treating Binocular Vision Disorders Vision therapy is an eye-exercise regimen that helps reduce, or eliminate, the symptoms people with binocular vision experience. These symptoms include: […]

Understanding and Treating Low Vision

Low vision makes it challenging to engage in everyday activities such as reading, driving, using the computer, and recognizing people’s faces. Traditional solutions for improving vision, such as prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses, are ineffective in the treatment of low vision. Dr. Edward Paul offers low vision diagnosis and treatment in Asheville, Wilmington, and Charlotte, […]

The Different Types of Low Vision and the Best Ways to Treat It

Do you have low vision? An optometrist in Wilmington, NC will be able to look at your eyes and know immediately what issues you are having. It’s possible you have low vision, or you could be experiencing something else. What Is Low Vision? Low vision is when you have vision loss that can’t be corrected using traditional […]