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Are Digital Devices Affecting My Eye Health?

Have you ever thought about how did we manage our daily life before having tablets or smartphones? These electronic devices, including laptops, command our attention in work, relaxing, and play. A study released by Deloitte found that Americans collectively check their smartphones upwards of 8 billion times per day. On average, Americans across all age groups check… Read More


Eye Healthy Foods To Add To Your Plate

Did you know that healthy eating habits may delay age-related macular degeneration? According to the National Institutes of Health, it takes an average of 66 days for a new behavior to become automatic. Healthy eating is not just good for your eye but your overall health, and to develop a healthy eating habit is always… Read More


Welcome, Dr. Craig Brown!

We are excited to announce the addition of Dr. Craig Brown, our new Optometrist at Georgia Eye associates! Dr. Brown brings expertise and compassion to every patient. Our newest Optometrist will be seeing patients in our Lawrenceville locations.    Dr. Brown completed his Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Optometry…. Read More


The Connection Between Glaucoma and Sleep Apnea

Do you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts while sleeping. OSA symptoms include loud snoring, gasping for air during sleep, feeling sleepy during the day, and waking with a headache. Leaving this condition untreated may lead to serious health problems like stroke,… Read More


Different Degrees of Color Blindness

Color blindness happens when you cannot see colors correctly, also known as color deficiency. Color blindness occurs when someone is unable to distinguish between specific colors. Color Blindness usually happens between greens and reds, and occasionally blues. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, two types of cells detect light in the retina. The Rods… Read More


Summer’s Here, Protect Your Eyes in the Pool!

Having fun at the pool or exercising water aerobics this summer can be a great way to cool off from the heat. Chlorine and Saline do a great job keeping the water clean, but it can also be hard on your eyes. Pools Are Tough On The Tear Film Chemicals in pool water wash away… Read More


The Importance of Eyelashes and Eyebrows

Isn’t it interesting that a study completed by MIT stated that it would be hard to recognize you if you did not have your eyebrows!  Our eyebrows and eyelashes frame our faces, but they don’t just exist for our beauty. They also serve as a protection and helping us express emotion. Our eyebrows and eyelashes… Read More


What Is A Detached Retina?

What is A Detached Retina? According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a detached retina is when the retina lifts away from the back of the eye, like wallpaper peeling off the wall. SYMPTOMS IN DETAIL When the retina is detached from the back wall of the eye, it is separated from its blood supply and no… Read More


Cataract Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness has declared the month of June as Cataract Awareness Month. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, nearly 25.7 million Americans over 40 have cataracts, and the number will likely increase to 45.6 million by 2050. In support of Cataract Awareness Month, we offer a few tips for those diagnosed with cataracts as… Read More


Prevent Eye Injuries with these Firework Safety Tips

Did you know that fireworks cause 2,000 eye injuries every year? According to a  new study published in JAMA Ophthalmology, during the 19-year study period, fireworks caused more than 34,000 ocular injuries, and the most common injury was ocular burn. We are on the heels of the official summer celebrations approaching, with Memorial Day as the… Read More


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