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John Young, MD

​The history of CEENTA: watching the region change

May 07, 2018

Since 1923, CEENTA has had a front-row seat to the growth and development of Charlotte and the surrounding region. Our doctors, like retired Ophthalmologist John Young, MD, have been there to see both our practice and the city grow.

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Martin Kreshon, MD

​The History of CEENTA: through an ophthalmologist’s eyes

Apr 06, 2018

If you were an eye patient at CEENTA between 1960 and 1995, there is a very good chance you were a patient of Martin Kreshon, MD. In addition to caring for countless patients, Dr. Kreshon had a front-row seat to the development of both the field of eye care and CEENTA itself during some of their most notable moments.

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CEENTA patient Alan Cauble

​The history of CEENTA: care from childhood to adulthood

Mar 23, 2018

When you’ve cared for patients for 95 years, like CEENTA has, there’s a good chance that patients will keep coming back throughout their lives. No matter how much time passes between visits, the premier care we provide makes patients want to return. Just ask Alan Cauble.

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Mary Lee Haywood, former CEENTA nurse

The History of CEENTA: through a nurse's eyes

Mar 09, 2018

Nurses have a front-row seat to medical care. As a CEENTA nurse for almost three decades, Mary Lee Haywood not only experienced the development of care firsthand, but she also had ties to some of the earliest days of CEENTA, too.

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Historical medical textbooks

​The first 5,000 years of allergy care

Feb 02, 2018

For as long as recorded human civilization has existed, people have had allergies. Allergy treatment is almost as old as both. How has it developed into what you can get at CEENTA today? Today’s blog offers a glimpse into the long history of allergy care.

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Harold Ridley, MD, the inventor of intraocular lenses.

​The origin of intraocular lenses

Feb 24, 2017

Millions of people who have had cataracts had their cloudy lenses replaced with intraocular lenses. A wide variety are now available, including those that treat astigmatism, those that help people see both near and far without corrective lenses, and those that reduce halos around lights at night. But did you know that the inspiration for this medical treatment has its origins in a World War II injury?

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