Shapiro Eye Care is a full service ophthalmology practice, specializing in LASIK, cataract surgery, complete eye exams, treatment of eye diseases. We have a full service optical department and offer designer frames, sunglasses and contact lenses.
In 1954, Dr. Rocky Stroud opened his first eyecare practice in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Though he might not have known at the time, decades later, his venture would transform into Eye Care Center—an ocular health system that, today, serves its patients at 50 clinics spread throughout North and South Carolina.
At each location, teams of skilled optometrists and opticians check vision during routine eye exams for children and adults, perform Optomap retinal examinations, and push eyes that have just seen a really great deal on sandals back into place. The doctors also treat ocular diseases ranging from glaucoma and diabetes-related issues to general infections.
Plus, Eye Care Center outfits clients with designer frames from brands such as Burberry, DKNY, and Ray-Ban, soft and gas-permeable contact lenses by Acuvue and FreshLook, and prescription transitional and polarized sunglasses.
Helmed by Doctor of Chiropractic Damian Scelfo, Carolina Spinal Care & Laser Therapy Center reduces client circumferences with spot-targeted fat reduction and body-vibration therapy. A non-invasive system, the Lapex 2000 BCS LipoLaser sneakily penetrates skin without breaking the surface, startling adipose cells into dropping their water stores, fatty acids, glycerol, and juggling pins. Once free of baggage, fat cells shrivel into unfat cells, visibly shrinking chosen areas in time. After the 45-minute treatment, newly narrowing forms shake and shimmy to the circulation-boosting tremors of a Wave vibration machine, strengthening previously concealed contours and relieving pockets of spare change. Sessions conclude with a relaxing 10-minute hydro-massage on an AquaMed Bed, with muscle-kneading jets of warm water soothing away tension while clients remain completely dry and fully costumed. Although many patients see results after one Lapex LaserLipo session, the number of treatments required for optimal outcomes varies from person to person.
Before stepping onto the ice or the baseball diamond, members of the Carolina Hurricanes and the Durham Bulls pay a visit to Eye Care Associates, who have provided top-notch eyeglasses, contact lenses, and eye exams for nearly 35 years. Founded by Dr. Stephen Bolick, the team of vision specialists at the center help rid blurriness from pucks, balls, and signs held by adoring fans. When they’re not gazing into the eyes of athletes, they and their fellow doctors at a network of clinics stay busy correcting the vision of seniors, children, and adults. The company topped Indy Week's 2012 Readers’ Choice poll for best optometrists in the area and received a Standing Ovation award as the best eyecare center in the Triangle in 2012 from readers of Metro Magazine.
Doctors Kirsten Albrecht and Catherine Earl of Southern Eyes interrogate ocular orbs with eye exams and outfit struggling eyes with high-tech lenses. The 45–60 minute appointment can diagnose common eye problems including glaucoma and cataracts and uncover underlying causes of vision loss, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or backward ski masks. Most exams involve dilating drops, but they can be circumvented with cutting-edge digital Optomap Retinal exams (a $39 additional fee). After the exam, eyeballs get the assist from cutting-edge ocular technology, such as shatterproof polycarbonate lenses—which use some of the thinnest high-index materials available—and Varilux progressive lenses that mask the telltale signs of bifocals, preventing civilians from guessing your alter-ego's true age.
Academy Eye Associates is a one-stop shop for patients in need of new glasses. Doctors perform visual exams, testing patients for signs of glaucoma, cataracts, and evil eye. With prescriptions in hand, patients can peruse the clinic’s selection of eyewear or opt for an order of contact lenses. For those who want to forego corrective lenses altogether, the doctors can schedule a laser vision correction surgery.