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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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.

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Tech Focus on Dry Eyes

Occasionally people can't generate sufficient tears or their tears don't have the proper qualities to maintain eye health and comfort. This can create a lack of lubrication and moisture on the eye, otherwise known as dry eyes.

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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.

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Latest News

What is a stye anyway?

A stye (known by eye doctors as a hordeolum) is an infection of an oil gland which forms a pimple-like bump on the base of the eyelid or within the eyelid itself. Styes can be uncomfortable, causing swelling, pain, redness, discomfort and sometimes excessive tearing or blurred vision if it is large enough to distort the front surface of the eyes.    What causes a stye? The oil glands on the eyelid sometimes become blocked...
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Meet the Eye Doctors of Fuquay Eye Care

Dr Pat

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. Angie

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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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. One of our newest & more popular designs are Lilly Pulitzer for women & Danny Gokey for men. Lilly Pulitzer appeals to women and teens  alike due to their colorful variety, and extensive selection. They combo their styles with a great mix of sizes and shapes, too. For men the Danny Gokey line appeals to all ages of men and has a wide selection of styles and materials, plus the frames come in at a good price point.