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Laser Eye Center of Carolina
1609 E Booker Dairy Rd
Smithfield, NC 27577

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Ride for the Cure Today

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sat 04/18/2009

Today (Sunday) we are helping sponsor Ride for the Cure. The motorcycle ride begins at C and C Cycles and ends at Scooters Bar and Grill. http://rideforthecure.us for more info. Hope you can join us in helping find a cure for breast cancer. Next week we will be involved in the Fallen Heroes Run. More… Read More »


Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sat 03/07/2009

Speaking of newer cosmetic uses of drugs, many readers may not be aware that the some of the original uses ofBotox also were in ophthalmology. The muscle paralyzing properties were and continue to be used inblepharospasm, a benign but very disturbing forceful lid closing condition. Patients who suffer fromblepharospasm experience uncontrolled forceful lid closure/spasms that… Read More »

New Drug for Longer Lashes

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Fri 02/27/2009

Doctors are always looking for new uses for existing drugs. What started out as a medication for a very serious eye problem is now making waves as the latest thing in cosmetics. It can make eyelashes longer & thicker. Latisse contains bimatoprost, a compound from a glaucoma drug called Lumigan. It binds to receptors in… Read More »

LASIK alternatives

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Thu 01/08/2009

For patients who are not good LASIK candidates there are several good alternatives including PRK and implantable contact lenses. For more on these options visit the Visian website or view my video on Monkeysee.com http://www.monkeysee.com/play/11385-lasik-surgery-alternatives. More information can be found at: www.drdeandornic.com/implantable_lenses.

Supplements for Men

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Wed 06/25/2008

Navigating the maze of nutritional supplements can be tricky. Many manufacturers of supplements make claims that are not supported by good peer-reviewed studies. Beware the claims of weight loss, testosterone boosters, muscle builders and hair growing supplement manufacturers. One nutritional supplement that has withstood the scrutiny of good sound medical investigation is fish oil. The… Read More »