Fuquay Eye Care in Fuquay-Varina, NC has been providing eye exams for nearly 20 years.

Our eye doctors and trained staff welcome you to visit our practice. From comprehensive eye exams for children and adults to specialty contact lenses like GVSS, Fuquay Eye Care provides exceptional eye care.

We carry the latest in advanced technology and designer frames to keep your vision healthy and long lasting.

Our vision is to set the standard for the best eye care while keeping our patients’ needs as our first priority.

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Orthokeratology or GVSS

The goal for ortho-k is to correct your vision to 20/20 without eyeglasses or contact lenses during the day. In FDA trials of both CRT and VST lenses, more than 65% of patients were able to achieve 20/20 visual acuity after wearing the reshaping lenses overnight. More than 90% were able to see 20/40 or better (the legal vision requirement for driving without glasses in most states).

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Meet the Eye Doctors of Fuquay Eye Care

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Dr. Patrick O’Dowd

Dr. Patrick O'Dowd was born and raised in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, as one of eight children. After graduating in 1985 from Juniata College in Huntington, Pennsylvania, Dr. O'Dowd received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1989 from the New England College of Optometry in Boston. Dr. O'Dowd completed internships at Brooke Army...
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Dr. Evangeline O’Dowd

Dr. Evangeline (Angie) O'Dowd is originally from Rochester, New York, and comes from a family of nine.  Dr. O'Dowd completed her undergraduate studies in 1985 at Indiana University,  Bloomington, Indiana, and received her Doctor of Optometry degree in 1989 from the New England College of Optometry in Boston. Dr. O'Dowd...
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Eye Focus on Glasses

We carry the latest European and American designer eyewear collections in a variety of styles, colors and materials. We feature an on-site Optical Lab that will manufacture your frames. We carry a range of eye glasses from specialty eyewear, for sports and eye protection, to transitions lenses and computer glasses.

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OrthoK / GVSS for Kids

For kids, the Gentle Vision Shaping System (GVSS) - which combines Corneal Refractive Therapy and Orthokeratology - involves wearing corrective contact lenses only at night.

In addition to its other benefits, GVSS can potentially reduce the progression of myopia (nearsightedness) in children and teenagers and may provide them the best possible vision.

No Glasses, No Contacts, No Kidding!

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Eye Focus on Technology

We use the most up-to-date technology to ensure the best eye care possible. Learn about the different types of tests and equipment you may experience on a visit to our Practice. For example, with the iZon Laser Scanner we can determine your eyeglass prescription and give you high definition vision.

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Latest News

Poolside Eye Safety

Whether it is the sea, the sand, the sun or the softball field, summer brings people outside and this creates exposure to a multitude of potential dangers to the eyes.  One risk that is possibly the least obvious is the swimming pool. Swimming pools are the culprit for multitudes of eye infections, irritations and sunburns each year.   Here are 3 tips for keeping your eyes safe in and around the swimming pool. Cover Your...
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Vision for Over 40: Management of Ocular Diseases

Once you reach the age of 40 it’s critical to get your eyes checked – why? Only a comprehensive eye exam can reveal whether or not you have glaucoma or AMD. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is an age related eye disease that runs in families, and is a leading cause of blindness in our aging population. Although there is no cure for this ocular disease, there are treatments, and preventative measures that can be taken, if detected early, so routine eye exams are essential.

Schedule a complete eye exam with your Fuquay Eye Care doctor today!

Fuquay Eye Care carries an extensive range of quality eyewear. Among our newest & more popular designs are Aspire and Fysh. Unique and funky,Aspire Ad the Aspire collection has a fashion-forward sense of design creating a beautiful, highly Fysh model in glassesfashionable selection of contemporary eyewear. Fysh is inspired by the beauty and freedom of the sea. Fashion eyewear for women who are hooked on life!