Phone : 828-369-4236

Monday-Thursday 8:15 AM to 4:00 PM

Caring For Your Family’s Vision Needs

Dr. Charles A. Shaller, MD is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist with more than 30 years experience in vision care. Dr. Shaller specializes in cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and other vision disorders.

Protecting your vision is our specialty at the Franklin Eye Center. Doctor Shaller and staff provide the highest level of eye care to assist with any vision problems you might be experiencing. Remember, a routine eye exam can detect issues early.

Call us today at 828-369-4236. Dr. Shaller MD is located in the Franklin Eye Center at 36 Westgate Plaza in Franklin, North Carolina.

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Dr. Shaller's Specialites & Services

From routine eye exams to surgical eye care, Dr. Charles Shaller offers a full range of services for diagnosing and treating your eyes.

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Cataracts are the clouding of the lens of your eye and cause symptoms such as blurry vision. Most cataracts develop slowly over time and can be surgically removed through an outpatient procedure that restores vision in nearly everyone.

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Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness for those over 60 years old. Glaucoma damages the optic nerve and is often caused by an abnormally high pressure in your eye. It is very important to have regular eye exams to detect this condition early as vision loss cannot be recovered.

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Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in those aged 55 and over. It is caused by deterioration of the retina and can severely impair your vision. There is no cure for macular degeneration, but it can be treated by a variety of methods.

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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in persons aged 20 to 70 years old. Diabetic Retinopathy is the most common eye disease caused by diabetes and can lead to vision loss. However, early detection, treatment, and follow-up care may help you reduce the severity of the disease.

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Other Visual Disorders

Did you know that many eye diseases and conditions have no early symptoms? If you are having vision or eye problems, schedule a visit with Dr. Charles Shaller, MD today. There are many conditions that can affect your vision that can only be detected with a thorough eye exam.

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Eye Exams

Even if you think you have perfect vision, an annual eye exam can be one of the best things you can do to protect the overall health and wellness of your vision. In fact, many people first learn they have other health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol during a routine eye exam.

Dr. Charles Shaller, MD

Caring For Your Vision

Dr. Charles Shaller, MD recommends regular eye exams as an important part of your overall healthcare needs. Eye diseases can go unnoticed for a long time. That is why early detection and treatment is so important before these conditions cause permanent vision loss or blindness. Consider a thorough eye exam as routine maintenance for healthier living.

Board Certified Ophthalmologist.

Over 30 years experience.

Accepts Medicare, Medicare Advantage, and most commercial insurances.

Shaller Optical

Eyewear for All the Family

Shaller Optical offers a full line of eyeglasses for every budget. Our on-site Optician, Joette Haller, will help you choose the perfect eyeglasses. Shaller Optical even matches 1-800-Contacts prices. So young or old, whatever your vision assistance needs may be, vist with us at Shaller Optical, 36 Westgate Plaza, in the Franklin Eye Center in Franklin, NC. We are open from 8:15 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Thursday.

Eyeglasses & Contact Lens for every budget.

Repair of eyeglasses.

Sunglasses & Accessories.