Duke Eye Center Of Winston Salem
2025 Frontis Plaza Blvd
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
(336) 768-3240
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Glaucoma Treatment in Winston Salem, NC

 When you are looking for the very best in Glaucoma treatment, cataract surgery, facial plastic surgery and more in the Winston Salem, NC area, trust in the best - Trust in Duke Eye Center Of Winston Salem.

Cataract Surgery Winston Salem, NC Duke Eye Center is a service of Duke University Health Systems.  We offer Comprehensive Ophthalmology.

Duke Eye Center seeks to preserve and restore the sight of present and future generations by continuing to provide the highest quality and most complete health care to our patients, by developing new knowledge and skills, and by passing on our knowledge to other health care providers and patients.

On behalf of our dedicated physicians, researchers, and staff, I invite you to learn more about the excellent eye care that Duke Eye Center of Winston Salem, NC offers you and your family.

Our goal is to provide the very best ophthalmic care to all our patients, whether they need highly specialized eye surgery via LASIK eye surgery or simply their first pair of glasses.  Thanks to Eye Center research, education, and technology development programs, our physicians, and subsequently our patients, have access to the latest breakthroughs in eye care.  Our researchers are constantly striving to improve ophthalmic treatments, and they are dedicated to finding cures for blinding eye diseases including advanced Glaucoma treatment.

If you are tired of having to wear or replace contact lenses, consider getting LASIK surgery.  LASIK doesn't disguise symptoms like glasses or contacts, but corrects the problem.  You will finally be able to see naturally without have a lenses infront of your eyes.  Call Duke Eye Center Of Winston Salem, NC for more information on our LASIK services today.

We offer facial plastic surgery!

We hope you find this website a helpful introduction to the services we provide, and we urge you to contact us if you have any further questions.  We look forward to making your visit with us a pleasant and successful one.

Sincerely,

Epstein Signature
David L. Epstein, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Ophthalmology
Duke Eye Center

Specialties Listing

Facial Plastic Surgery Winston Salem, NC What Are Cataracts? Option: Cataract Surgery 

Cataracts are a clouding of the normally clear crystalline lens as a result of the normal aging process metabolic changes, or even certain medications.

Cataracts impair vision by preventing light from being accurately focused on the retina.  There are many symptoms of cataracts including: blurry vision, glare, halos, starbursts, loss of color discrimination, loss of contrast, and difficulty reading. 

At Duke Eye Center in Winston Salem, NC, we offer cataract surgery to improve vision impairment due to cataracts. Our trained physicians are dedicated to provide you excellent care while performing cataract surgery. With medical and technological advances, cataract surgery is one of the most successful surgeries with a rapid recovery rate for most patients. For more information on cataract surgery from Duke Eye Center, call us today!

Advanced Glaucoma Treatment

Duke Eye Center offers experienced glaucoma treatment. Glaucoma is a disease that causes damage to the optic nerve resulting in loss of vision and in some cases blindness. This is the most common cause of permanent blindness in the world today.

Unfortunately, there is no treatment for loss of vision. Fortunately, glaucoma can be treated or controlled through medicines and eye drops, as well as laser treatment and surgery. For patients in Winston Salem, NC with glaucoma, Duke excels in delivering the most advanced treatment available, including canaloplasty and all other forms of laser or incisional surgery. When surgery is required, Duke offers special l operating suites where glaucoma treatment can be performed. For more information on glaucoma treatment or to talk with one of our specialists, please call us today.

Facial Plastic Surgery

Duke Eye center specializes in revitalization of the area around your eyes.  We offer laser cosmetic surgery with the latest fractional CO2 lasers to reduce facial wrinkles, acne scars, sun-damage blemishes, and dark circles under the eyes.  We also have a variety of facial fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane as well as BOTOX Cosmetic and Dysport.

Whether its gravity or genes that has you looking for a change, there are surgical and non-surgical procedures available to produce the result you desire. Call us today for more information on facial plastic surgery options.

Cosmetic Eye Surgery/Oculoplastics

Whether the problem is primarily cosmetic or sight related, Duke Eye Center offers the best medical and surgical therapies for a variety of conditions of the eyelids, eye sockets, and tear ducts, including droopiness (ptosis) of the eyelid, eyelid cancers, and tearing eye.
Cosmetic laser surgery to improve the appearance of the eye area is also offered.

To schedule a patient appointment with an ophthalmologist at any of the four Duke Eye Centers in the Triangle (Durham and Cary), please call the appointment office at 888-355-0204 (681-3937 locally).  The scheduling desks are staffed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

If you are unable to reach the above Eye Center numbers, you can call Duke Referral Services 800-633-3853 (416-3853 locally) during the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., and a representative can assist you in making an appointment.  After 7 p.m. you can leave a message and your call will be returned.

Established patients may make appointments online.

If the patient requires the services of an interpreter, please inform the scheduling staff so advance arrangements can be made.

Please call to schedule an appointment in Winston-Salem call 336-768-3240 or (toll free) 1-888-642-0554.

Eye Center physicians are accessible through the 24-hour Physician Referral Service at the Duke University Medical Center.  Patients who visit the Emergency Room after normal business hours will be seen by a physician from the Duke Eye Center.

Urgent eye care is provided during the hours of 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for emergency needs such as injury, trauma, infection, or sudden onset of ocular (eye) pain or decreased vision.  Patients needing urgent eye care after 3 p.m. are asked to go to Duke North Emergency Department.  Screening nurses are available during regular business hours to assist in determining the severity of the situation and to answer questions.  To reach a screening nurse, call 919-684-6611, or toll free 800-422-1575, and press option 4 and ask for a triage nurse.

If the patient appointment is scheduled at least 12 working days prior to the appointment, the patient will be sent a pre-registration package.  The forms should be completed and returned in the postage-free envelope before the appointment date.  If the appointment is scheduled less than 12 working days prior to the appointment, a patient representative will attempt to contact the patient for pre-registration by telephone.

Glaucoma Treatment Winston Salem, NC The patient should provide information regarding insurance coverage and should bring all related records such as Medicare, Medicaid, insurance plans, Social Security card or the number for the visit.  The patient should also bring any medical records from the referring physician.

Duke Eye Center providers accept Medicare assignment.

Duke Eye Center physicians are cost-wise providers with NC Blue Cross/Blue Shield and currently maintain contracts with a number of managed care plans and HMOs.  If Duke Medical Center does not maintain a contract with a patient's insurance carrier, the patient should contact the plan administrator.

An insurance policy is a private contract between the patient and the insurance company.  As courtesy, insurance claims will be filed on the patient's behalf with the appropriate insurance company; however the patient is ultimately responsible for services rendered.  Payment will be expected on the day of the appointment for any services not covered by insurance.  The Eye Center accepts cash, personal checks, MasterCard, and Visa.

Established patients may make appointments online.

Payment will be expected on the day of the appointment for any services not covered by insurance.  The Eye Center accepts cash, personal checks, MasterCard and Visa.


Products & Services

Glaucoma consultation and treatment, cornea diagnosis and treatment, "no-stitch" cataract surgery, oculoplastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic eye surgery, cosmetic laser surgery, refractive surgery vision correction (LASIK), oculo-facial, and all comprehensive eye care treatments.

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Hours of Operation:
Monday:
8:00AM
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5:00PM
Tuesday:
8:00AM
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5:00PM
Wednesday:
8:00AM
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5:00PM
Thursday:
8:00AM
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5:00PM
Friday:
8:00AM
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5:00PM
Saturday:
CLOSED
Sunday:
CLOSED
Areas Served:
  • Advance
  • Arcadia
  • Bailey Town
  • Bannertown
  • Belews Creek
  • Bermuda Run
  • Bethania
  • Bon Air
  • Brook Cove
  • Clemmons
  • Crims Crossroads
  • Dalton
  • Dennis
  • Frontis
  • Germanton
  • Grapewood
  • Harmony Grove
  • Hootstown
  • Horneytown
  • Joensville
  • Kernersville
  • King
  • Lewisville
  • Mt Olive
  • Old Town
  • Pfafftown
  • Poplar Springs
  • Rural Hall
  • South Side
  • Stanleyville
  • Swaimtown
  • Talleys Crossing
  • Teaguetown
  • Tobaccoville
  • Valley View
  • Walkertown
  • Walnut Cove
  • West Bend
  • Winston Salem
  • Winston-Salem
Established:

1999

Affiliations:
  • Duke Health System
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