Stop by our 8 Medical Park Drive office for a few moments and see beautiful landscapes rendered by Artist Susan Sinyai. Ms. Sinyai explores color, texture and light in the pastel and oil painting mediums. In her early career she was focused on portraiture, but was drawn to the natural landscape’s transcendent beauty and the enchanting effects of light to evoke mood and memories. Read more
AEA is cooking again! We’re publishing a new 2014 cookbook with proceeds to benefit the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc. This year we want to include recipes from our patients in addition to our physician and staff favorites. Just email your best recipe to: firstname.lastname@example.org by August 15 to be included in the book! Read more
Asheville Eye is excited to provide assistance with specialty contact lenses for some folks starring in a movie currently being filmed in the Asheville area! We’re happy to have them here in the mountains and hope the cast and crew get a chance to enjoy some of our great local restaurants, music and art venues, or maybe fit in a little hiking in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains while they’re in town!
If you’ve not been to our 8 Medical Park Drive office lately we hope you’ll stop by when you’re in the area to check out our “Gallery” in the main lobby, whose natural light creates an ideal viewing environment. Come and spend a few moments enjoying the beauty of some fabulous works by local WNC artists. You might discover an artist you’re not yet familiar with, or even find a piece you want to take home with you – all art is available for sale! This June our partnership with local WNC artists who exhibit their work at this location continues with three new guest artists . We’re very excited to feature the art of Susan Meyer Sinyai, Mary Farmer and Josephine Pratt in this new installation. Read more
Congrats to AEA’s Robert E. Wiggins, Jr., MD and Denise Fridl (COT, COE, OCS). Their article “How To Create an ophthalmic Culture of Excellence” was featured in the May/June 2014 issue of Ophthalmic Professional Magazine.
(http://www.ophthalmicprofessional.com/currentissue.aspx Wiggins specializes in pediatric and neuro-ophthalmology and has practiced at AEA since 1991. He also serves as its Physician Administrator. Fridl is Chief Performance Officer for the practice.
June is Cataract Awareness Month. Click here to read Dr. Isbey’s article on the signs of cataracts: :http://www.citizen-times.com/story/life/2014/06/09/guest-column-know-signs-cataracts/10262735/
AEA’s 2nd Annual Run the Forest 5K and Fitness Event is a community wellness event to benefit the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc., a 501 © (3) nonprofit which relies on donations to operate. All the services of the Guide Dog Foundation are offered free of charge to people with disabilities. The Foundation’s Guide Dogs include Rudy who started his puppy training here in Asheville with AEA’s Dr. Jeff Goldstein’s family. Rudy successfully completed the Foundation’s program and now navigates his human team mate safely around the crowded streets of Manhattan.
Come and join the fun -a great family event for everyone! Beginners and experienced athletes are all welcome (the Fitness event will have separate tracks for each). Participate as an individual or make your own team! Register here:http://communityfitnessevents.com/run-forest-fitness-event/
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Elects AEA’s Robert E. Wiggins, Jr. M.D. Vice President Elect
Robert E. Wiggins, Jr. M.D. was recently elected Vice President Elect of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at the Association’s annual meeting held April 3, 2014 in Rancho Mirage, CA.
The mission of AAPOS is to promote the highest quality medical and surgical eye care worldwide for children and for adults with strabismus. Read more
Join us as we celebrate 10 Years of Service Excellence! “Happy 10th Anniversary”
Our fully licensed and accredited ambulatory surgery center, dedicated exclusively to eye surgery is celebrating its 10th Anniversary! Read more
“Asheville Eye on the Arts” is our collaboration with local artists to exhibit their work at our 8 Medical Park Drive office. Asheville and western NC have an incredibly rich artistic community and we’re thankful to work with some of the gifted artists in our area! Our gallery provides an opportunity for us to partner with local community artists and share the pleasure of the visual arts with you, our patients. Read more