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Eye Foods

We have all heard the saying, “Carrots are great for the eyes – have you ever seen a rabbit wearing glasses?”   If it were only so simple, that would be great. Even though carrots are reputedly good for eye health, simply eating your weight in carrots alone won’t make you bright eyed. When it comes… Read More »

Dry Eye Relief: LipiFlow May be the Answer

With the new year upon us, Summit Eye Care is taking the next step into the future by focusing on Dry Eye Syndrome. Dry Eye Syndrome is a condition that is quickly becoming an epidemic. With smart phones and computer usage, dry eye is expected to increase from affecting 26 million Americans to 55 million… Read More »

Eye Exam Experience: First Impressions

The face of any medical office is the front desk as you walk in! The front office is the introduction to the patient of where they’re about to be for the next hour or so of their lives. In most cases, 99% of people would prefer to steer clear of any doctor’s office in exchange… Read More »

How to Prevent Dry Eye

Last month, I wrote about Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), which is the most common form of dry eye, and what can be done to treat dry eye disease. What about preventing it to begin with? Preventing the scratchy, burning and itchy sensation often associated with dry eye may be achieved by taking daily care of… Read More »

Allergies or Dry Eye?

It is almost a no-win situation.   During the cold months, allergies flare up due to changes in the way we live. We live in homes that are sealed to trap heat in the winter and cool conditioned air in the summer. We have wall-to-wall carpeting and throw rugs on our floors. This comfortable and energy-conscious… Read More »

Back to School

Once again, it’s back to school time.   Parents are purchasing all the right supplies, attending open house for their children, possibly taking care of pediatrician visits before the school schedule becomes too hectic.   However, are we remembering one of the most important items in readying their children for the coming school year?    Parents want their… Read More »

Vitamin E And Your Eyes

Doctors have an old saying: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Eye doctors like Dr. Vic Khemsara feel the same way, and that’s why he’s constantly recommending that his patients from Salem and the surrounding areas take certain steps to protect their eyes. After all, most patients would prefer to see… Read More »

Introducing Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

Before you can decide whether  to have laser assisted cataract surgery, or “blade  free” cataract surgery, you must first understand a little about cataracts and cataract surgery in general. UNDERSTANDING CATARACTS In the normal  eye, light passes through a clear lens before it reaches the retina.  The lens focuses light on the retina.   In an eye with… Read More »

Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

 Recently Dr. Khemsara was interviewed about the Femtosecond laser eye surgery for cataract removal. This new laser option decreases healing time and offers a more precise incision. To learn more about the advantages of this new procedure now offered in Winston-Salem, NC watch the video and contact us for more information and set up your… Read More »

Cataract Surgery with State of the Art Equipment

The OPD III has arrived So you might be asking yourself, just what is the OPD III? Well it is a state-of-the-art piece of equipment to better serve our patients electing to have cataract surgery. Actually it is 5–count them–FIVE, devices combined in one unit. The OPD III is a Keratometer, Pupilometer, Corneal Topographer, Auto… Read More »