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Signs & Symptoms

Signs & Symptoms: Eye & Vision Problems

Below are some of the most common signs and symptoms, and risk factors of eye disease seen in our ophthalmology patients in Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Fayetteville, and beyond…

Common Signs & Symptoms

  • Halos or glare from lights, especially while driving at night
  • Eye pain or redness
  • Double vision
  • Dryness or excessive tearing
  • Eyelid abnormalities

Common Risk Factors

  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • AIDS
  • Thyroid disease
  • Medications that have eye side effects, i.e. Plaquenil, steroids, Flomax, etc.
  • Family history of eye disease

You should have your eyes examined if you have any of these signs or risk factors for eye disease. These problems can be experienced in one or both eyes. Based on your examination, your ophthalmologist will let you know how often to return for follow-up exams.

Please be informed that this information should not be used as a substitute for a comprehensive medical diagnosis from your physician. If you are suffering from any of these common eye or vision problems listed above, schedule an appointment with Pinehurst Surgical’s Ophthalmology Center today by calling (919) 774-8631 or requesting an appointment online using your current patient account.

At Pinehurst Surgical, each of our surgeons in Pinehurst, Sanford, Troy, Rockingham, Laurinburg and Raeford, NC is truly a specialist in his or her field. So whether you’re coming in for a routine checkup or a major surgery, you can feel confident knowing that your problem will be treated in the most thoughtful, dedicated manner possible.