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 Dr. Coy A. Brown
18 Bowman Dr, Ste. C    
Waynesville, NC 28785
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828.456.3211Phone:
828.456.3211

Hours:

Mon, Tues, Thurs: 8:00 - 12:30 & 1:30 - 5:00
Wednesday: 9:00 - 12:30 & 1:30 - 5:00
Friday: 8:00 - 12:00
Weekends: CLOSED call for emergency info

We are closed daily 12:30 - 1:30 for lunch

Eye Safety on the 4th of July

Fireworks Eye Injuries Have More Than Doubled in Recent Years

Fireworks sales will be blazing across the country from now through the Fourth of July. As retailers begin their promotions, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is shining a light on this explosive fact: The number of eye...

Allergies are one of the most common eye conditions

Ocular allergies are among the most common eye conditions to hit people of all ages.

Though typically worse in the high allergy seasons of spring and summer, some people suffer with these problems all year. This is especially true for people who have allergies to pet dander, mold, dust mites,...

Ways To Test Eye Pressure During An Exam

A common question asked during the eye exam is, “When is the puff coming?”  

Patients are referring to air-puff or non-contact tonometry. Tonometry is the procedure used to measure eye pressure, and this is important to diagnose and monitor glaucoma.

In non-contact tonometry, a puff of air...

What is a freckle in the back of my eye?

Choroidal nevus is the fancy word for a freckle in the back of the eye.

This lesion arises from a collection of cells that make pigment in the choroid, which lines the back of the retina and supplies the retina with nutrients. These choroidal nevi (plural of nevus) are usually grayish in...

Choosing The Right Eyeglass Frames For Your Face

Choosing a new pair of eyeglasses can be a daunting task.

Making a decision on what style glasses you will be wearing for the next year until your vision is checked again can be stressful. This is one of the many reasons opticians are here for you. In many ways, this may be the most important...

What are the risk factors for dry eye?

Millions of people are affected by dry eye syndrome and the prevalence of dry eye increases with age. An estimated 3.2 million women and over and 1.68 million men age 50 and over are affected by dry eye syndrome.

Here are some risk factors for dry eye:

Aging: Advancing age is the single...

What Kind of Eye Correction Do I Need for Sports?

There are many options available to adults and children when it comes to wearing corrective lenses (glasses and contacts) when engaged in physical activities.

Here is a look at the different modalities and the pros and cons of each:

Prescription Sports Goggles (i.e. Rec Specs)

The main...

Why is my eye twitching?

Have you ever felt a twitching sensation in your eye? Were you sure everyone was looking at you because of it? Worried it is the beginning of a big problem?

Relax, it’s not likely to be a big deal. Most of the time it is not even visible to other people.

First, it’s almost never your...

IMG 5679 Dr. Coy A. Brown
18 Bowman Dr, Ste. C   
Waynesville, NC 28785
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828.456.3211Phone:
828.456.3211
Fax: 
828.246.6064

Hours:

Mon, Tues, Thurs:
Wednesday:
Friday:
Weekends: CLOSED


8:00 - 12:30 & 1:30 - 5:00
9:00 - 12:30 & 1:30 - 5:00
8:00 - 12:00
CLOSED for LUNCH 12:30 - 1:30

FOR AFTER HOURS & WEEKEND EMERGENCIES

CALL 828.467.5038

 

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