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1311 N. Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27401
1537 Freeway Dr. Reidsville, NC 27320
336-378-9993

Schedule A Free LASIK Evoluation

When you have LASIK at Shapiro Eye Care you can feel confident that you are getting the most advanced procedure, at the best price and peace-of- mind for the future of your eyes. We offer :

LASIK Assurance Plan
LASIK Price Guarantee
Top 5™ Surgeon

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Order Your Contacts

Shapiro Eye Care has one of the most complete contact lens centers in Greensboro. We offer a comprehensive range of contact lenses, including spherical, bifocal, multifocal, toric and tinted lenses. And you can order them in the comfort of your own home. It’s as easy as completing our online contact lens order form. And when you order a year’s supply, you receive discounts and FREE delivery directly to your home.

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Dry Eye Clinic

Are your eyes dry, burning, irritated, watery? Are you having problems wearing contacts? Shapiro Eye Care has a respected Dry Eye Clinic, under the direction of Dr. Arun Subramanian. The purpose of the clinic is to evaluate, diagnosis and treat your dry eye conditions. In Guilford and Rockingham counties, Dr. Subramanian is the only optometrist offering a Dry Eye Clinic. Contact us to schedule a Dry Eye Evaluation.

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Eyeglasses and Accessories

Wearing eyeglasses today is a fashion statement. Nobody wears the same clothing every day, so why wear the same pair of glasses every day? You don't have to limit yourself anymore. The Shapiro Eye Care Optical Shop has a great variety of designer frames, basic everyday frames, sunglasses and more. Let our eye care specialists help you see better and look better, too!

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Clear Lens Exchange

Clear Lens Exchange (CLE) is an advanced method for eliminating reading glasses and giving you near, mid-range and distance vision through the use of multifocal intraocular lenses. Eventually, most people are going to need lens replacement because of cataracts. Those that have CLE instead of LASIK won’t need cataract surgery.

CLE is also used instead of LASIK to treat higher levels of farsightedness in patients over the age of forty.  The optical results are superior to laser vision correction (e.g., LASIK or PRK) for these higher corrections. 

CLE involves removing the eye's lens, just like in cataract surgery.  This is done with a special ultrasound instrument and may be accompanied by eye drop anesthesia.  A flexible synthetic lens implant (IOL) of the proper power to correct the refractive error is then placed inside the eye through an extremely small incision. 

This outpatient procedure is typically pain free, takes 20 minutes or less to perform, and does not require stitches.  Visual recovery is quite rapid.  As with LASIK, most clear lens exchange patients are able to return to work the day following their procedure.

 

Topics on this page include Clear Lens Exchange, LASIK, cataract surgery, farsightedness, IOL, multifocal intraocular lens.