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The Eye Institute

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742 McKnight Dr #100
Knightdale, NC 27545
Phone: 919-266-2048
Fax: 919-266-4648

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About The Eye Insitute

Welcome to The Eye Institute! Our optometrists in Knightdale and Raleigh NC, along with our entire optometry staff, is dedicated to giving you the absolute best vision care. Your satisfaction and comfort are our first priorities. We know you have a busy lifestyle, so we'll do our absolute best to accommodate you by setting appointments that fit in with your schedule. If finances are a concern, we will help you to understand your vision insurance plan and coverage and can offer alternative financial plans to make sure that cost is never a barrier to getting the vision care you need.

Each one of our highly trained team is personally chosen by our doctors, based on their experience and education, the professional care they exhibit, and their willingness to give individualized vision care to every patient we have.

The Team at The Eye Institute

Every member of our staff at The Eye Institute is professionally trained and dedicated to giving you the best care possible. You may meet some of them every time you come into our office:

  • Dr. Adam Palo concentrates his practice in medical optometry, low vision, and specialty contact lenses. 
  • Dr. Timothy Poirier has years of experience in treating and managing ocular diseases, corneal reshaping therapy, and contact lenses for vision correction.
  • Roberto Correa, Optician, is a past instructor of the Opticians Apprenticeship Program.
  • Beverly Byers, Optician, began working in her family optical business in the 1970's, and has been practicing eye care ever since.
  • Ashley House, Office Manager and Licensed Optician, has been working in the optical industry since 2003.
  • Leslie Faison, Customer Service Representative, worked in the medical field for 11 years before transferring to the optical field in 2004.
  • Sarah Hopper, Technician, worked in the medical field before joining us in 2015.
  • Richard Lincoln, Licensed Optician, has been in the optical field since 1977, and joined us early in 2017.
  • Elizabeth Bass, Technician, has been in the optical industry since 2012, and has been with us since 2014.
  • Lauren Correa, Technician, joined The Eye Institute in March of 2017.

Eye Care Services

Although most of our patients come in for a comprehensive eye examination, that's only the beginning of the optical services we offer. Our advanced team is ready to treat a wide variety of vision problems. We offer LASIK eye surgery, orthokeratology, or Ortho-K, diabetic eye care, glaucoma treatment and management, treatment for retinal detachment, and host of other services. We're also the home of The Tear Institute: Advance Dry Eye Center.

Contact The Eye Insitute To Learn More

Our optical team is prepared to treat virtually any eye care problems you may have, but it all begins with a comprehensive eye exam. If you haven't seen an optometrist in at least a year, or if you're suffering from eye-related problems, call our office at 919-266-2048 to schedule an appointment today.

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Family of 4 that recently moved to the area and we are so thankful to have found such a wonderful office!! One of the hardest things when relocating is finding new doctors, but this was an easy one. The staff and Dr.'s are absolutely wonderful. From the very first phone call to the last check out, everyone in the office went above and beyond to make sure that our care and needs were being met. We have 2 younger children and they loved their office visit. We were able to get appointments right away and all of us were seen at the same time, such a stress taken off our shoulders with that one!! Thank you again to such an amazing office, so very thankful we found you!!!

Mary B.
Knightdale, NC

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8:30am 8:30am 8:30am 8:30am 8:00am Closed Closed
5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:30pm 2:00pm Closed Closed

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  • 742 McKnight Dr #100 Knightdale, NC 27545
  • 919-266-2048
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