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At Brier Creek Vision Care, Dr. Susan Durham, Dr. Pooja Patel, and Dr. Esther Nakagawara and our entire Raleigh optometry team are committed to providing advanced vision care in a professional and comfortable environment. As an optometrist in Raleigh, our primary eye care service includes a complete eye exam that analyzes eye health and vision function. In addition to eye exams and vision testing, Dr. Susan Durham, Dr. Pooja Patel, and Dr. Esther Nakagawara and our team of optometry professionals provide testing for glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration. Our Raleigh optometrist also offers glasses, contact lenses, and pre- and post-operative care.
Dr. Susan Durham, Dr. Pooja Patel, and Dr. Esther Nakagawara and the Brier Creek Vision Care team take even routine eye exams very seriously. During a yearly or bi-yearly examination, our Raleigh patients will receive a patient history review, a series of vision and eye tests, assessments of eye focusing and movement, and an eye health evaluation. Our optometrist will discuss any additional testing that may be required to diagnose an eye disease or condition. Call us a today at 919-361-2299 to schedule an appointment. Learn More
Not sure that glasses are for you? Ask our Raleigh staff about contact Lenses. Advances in the field of optometry have produced a variety of different types of contact lenses with a range of benefits. Rigid gas-permeable (RGP), daily-wear soft, extended-wear, extended-wear disposable, and planned replacement are the various types of contact lens options available today. Our Raleigh optometrist will discuss the various options with you to determine which type will best fit your needs and lifestyle. Schedule your examination today by calling 919-361-2299. There are many advantages to consider when determining if contact lenses are right for you and our knowledgeable staff is here to answer any questions. Learn More
Some visual conditions cannot be treated adequately with just glasses, contact lenses and/or patching, and are best resolved through a program of Vision Therapy. Learn More
Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation is the examination and treatment of adult and pediatric patients with visual dysfunction related to conditions such as traumatic brain injury, concussion, stroke, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or brain tumor. Neuro-visual problems can manifest as reading difficulties, visual inattention, eyestrain, double vision, visual memory problems, visually related anxiety, balance and postural difficulties, side vision loss, sensitivity to bright light, and other related symptoms or signs. Learn More
As vision and learning are intimately connected, a vision problem can be easily mistaken for a learning problem. Youngsters with visual problems can be misdiagnosed as having Learning Disabilities, ADHD, or Dyslexia. There are various reasons for this misdiagnosis. For example, children who have learning-related visual problems cannot sustain their close work at school. They may be misdiagnosed as ADHD because children with ADHD also can't sustain attention on their work. Same behaviors, different diagnosis. Learn More