Wake Family Eye Care Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Wake Family Eye Care regarding its recent data breach. The Wake Family Eye Care data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


Wake Family Eye Care is an optometry office located in Cary, North Carolina. Founded in 2014, Wake Family Eye Care offers a range of services, including standard eye exams, emergency eye care, laser eye surgery, and eye disease care. Among the diseases treated by Wake Family Eye Care are glaucoma, cataracts, and conjunctivitis. In order to support changing eyecare needs, Wake Family Eye Care provides comprehensive eye care for every age group.


On June 2, 2023, Wake Family Eye Care discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Wake Family Eye Care determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on June 2, 2023. On July 14, 2023, Wake Family Eye Care began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • Driver’s license number
  • Passport number
  • Insurance number
  • Patient records (e.g., optical images, chart number)

If you received a breach notification letter from Wake Family Eye Care:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Wake Family Eye Care data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review any breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Wake Family Eye Care;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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