An Important Announcement from Dr. Carusone

The last few years have been difficult for all of us personally, but also for us as a group at EyeXcel.  We have weathered the storm of a global pandemic and as a result, adapted how we care for YOU as our patient.  But through it all, our team always comes back to...

Does wearing a face mask affect your eyes?

Along with providing excellent eye care to patients, EyeXcel also hosts optometry students throughout the year. My name is Ashley Berry, I am the current student doctor at EyeXcel this fall. I am originally from Michigan and went to Central Michigan University for my...

Fireworks: Friend or Foe?

June is Firework Eye Safety Month   It’s that time of year where people are starting to plan their 4th of July activities, which as we all know typically involve a lot of fireworks. That is why the month of June, as well as being declared as Cataract...

Can we slow down myopia?

As as new school year is quickly approaching, let’s not forget about the importance of eye health. All eye doctors recommend kids get a comprehensive eye exam each year to help identify any possible conditions. Children diagnosed with nearsightedness or...

A new treatment for chronic dry eyes

Dry Eye Disease (aka Ocular surface disease) is extremely common- especially in East Tennessee! It is a chronic and progressive disease that if left untreated may cause severe discomfort. Patients may or may not have symptoms in early stages of the disease, but the...