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Wilson Office: 1707 Medical Park Drive • Wilson, NC 27893
Phone: 252-291-7008 • Fax: 252-291-1281

Rocky Mount Office: 3044 Sunset Avenue • Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Phone: 252-443-6129 • Fax: 252-443-2435

Ophthalmology Services

Age-related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration usually occurs in people who are age 50 and older. As people get older, the risk increases. Other risk factors include the following:

  • Smoking. Research shows that smoking increases the risk of AMD two-fold.
  • Race. Caucasians are much more likely to get AMD than people of African descent.
  • Family history. People with a family history of AMD are at higher risk.

More About AMD


Cataract

The risk of cataract increases as you get older. Other risk factors for cataract include:

  • Certain diseases such as diabetes
  • Personal behavior such as smoking and alcohol use
  • The environment such as prolonged exposure to sunlight

More About Cataract


Dry Eye

More About Dry Eye


Diabetic Eye Disease

  • All people with diabetes - both type 1 and type 2 - are at risk
  • During pregnancy, diabetic retinopathy may be a problem for women with diabetes
  • The longer a person has diabetes, the greater his/her chance of developing diabetic retinopathy

More About Diabetic Eye Disease


Floaters

Floaters are little"cobwebs" or specks that float about in your field of vision. Those who experience a sudden increase in floaters, flashes of light in peripheral vision, or a loss of peripheral vision should have an eye care professional examine their eyes as soon as possible.

More About Floaters


Glaucoma

Anyone can develop glaucoma. Some people, listed below, are at higher risk than others:

  • African Americans over age 40
  • Everyone over age 60, especially Mexican Americans
  • People with a family history of glaucoma

More About Glaucoma


Retinal Detachment

More About Retinal Detachment


Uveitis

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Vitreous Detachment

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Two Convenient Offices

Medical Eye Associates has offices located in Wilson and Rocky Mount to provide complete vision care services for patients in eastern North Carolina.

 

Wilson

1707 Medical Park Dr.
Wilson, NC 27893

Phone: 252-291-7008
Fax: 252-291-1281

Mon – Thu: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Rocky Mount

3044 Sunset Ave.
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

Phone: 252-443-6129
Fax: 252-443-2435

Mon – Thu: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Map & Directions