The Jefferson family has been spending a lot of time during quarantine enjoying “Below Deck” and letting our hair grow out. Fifi, our fluffy Shih Tzu, that prior to the pandemic, greeted patients and guide dogs at the office, has been doing much of the same.More
Each year, thousands of patients get the devastating news that an eye must be removed. This can be due to a severe injury, cancer, glaucoma, an uncontrolled infection, or a retinal tear. Whatever the reason, the loss of any eye is a traumatic, life-changing event.More
Our patient is a big fan of the Carolina Panthers.More
LeAnne Hogan went to Afghanistan as a rising star in the military, and came back a much lesser person, mentally and physically. Now missing an eye and with half her face badly scarred, she can barely remember the disastrous desert operation that almost killed her. She is confused, angry, and suspects the fault is hers, even though nobody will come out and say it.
The Right Side by author Spencer Quinn was recommended by one of our patients as a good read for anyone dealing with the loss of an eye, or other body function.
This little precious gem has been with us since birth. She has recently received a new eye and was showing it off while dancing around.More
BURLINGTON, N.C. — Most eye injuries don’t result in the loss of the eye, but when they do, a prosthetic or false eye is an option. Those with false eyes need to replace them every few years, and the cost can be beyond their means.
Ryan Ange knows about the cost. He lost his left eye in a BB gun accident 19 years ago at the age of 13…. [read full story on wral.com]More
A video diary by one of our patients that shows her journey through life while using a prosthetic eye.More