Posts Tagged ‘iLASIK’


See Clearly with iLASIK!

Thursday, May 18th, 2017 
   

PrintSeeing clearly is something that a lot of people take for granted.  It’s also something that can be achieved through iLASIK surgery – and without downtime or or discomfort.  Just ask Aaron Courington – a musician who depends on his eyes for reading music and being on top of the notes he plays (on many different instruments), came to South Georgia Eye Partners for iLASIK surgery, and now sees clearly without the help of glasses or contacts.  South Georgia Eye Partners offers the latest iLASIK technology, and our physicians are the best around. Aaron is a great example of how iLASIK surgery can change how you see the world around you. Watch Aaron’s video and hear his story in his own words.

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If you have refractive errors, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, iLASIK surgery could be the solution.  The latest in laservision correction technology, iLASIK (laster-assisted in situ keratomileusis), uses a laser to cut the corneal flap instead of a traditional blade.

Dr. Scott Petermann and Dr. Wes Ross with South Georgia Eye Partners perform iLASIK surgery in our Valdosta location (at our brand new surgery center).  Consultations and post-operative care is available in all of our locations: Tifton, Valdosta, Douglas and Madison, FL.  We are happy to answer any questions you might have in order to find out if you are a good candidate for the procedure.  For patients who aren’t candidates for iLASIK, we offer PRK.  Call us to make an appointment – this could be your moment!


iLASIK Surgery – “It simplified my life.”

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 
   

PrintWould getting rid of contacts or glasses for good make your life a little easier?  South Georgia Eye Partners offers the latest iLASIK technology, and our physicians are top-notch. Alice Johnson is a perfect example of how iLASIK surgery can literally simplify your life.

Alice is extremely involved in missionary work, and has traveled as far as Uganda to help underprivileged communities through her church.  She noticed on one such mission trip that keeping up with her contacts – cleaning them, changing them out daily, etc. – was proving to be quite a hassle when traveling overseas.  Alice happened to be on the mission trip with Dr. Wes Ross, and they began discussing her eligibility for iLASIK.  They both decided she was a great candidate for the surgery.

For people who have refractive errors, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, iLASIK surgery could be the solution.  The latest in laservision correction technology, iLASIK (laster-assisted in situ keratomileusis), uses a laser to cut the corneal flap instead of a traditional blade.

Dr. Scott Petermann and Dr. Wes Ross with South Georgia Eye Partners perform iLASIK surgery in our Valdosta location (at our brand new surgery center).  Consultations and post-operative care is available in all of our locations: Tifton, Valdosta, Douglas and Madison, FL.  We are happy to answer any questions you might have in order to find out if you are a good candidate for the procedure.  For patients who aren’t candidates for iLASIK, we offer PRK.  Call us to make an appointment – you could be on your way to better eyesight in no time – just like Alice!

 

South Georgia Eye Partners – with locations in Valdosta, Tifton & Douglas – specializes in LASIK and cataract surgery with premium lens implants, glaucoma diagnosis and treatment, comprehensive eye exams for adults and children and a Dry Eye Clinic. SGEP also has an Optical Shop fully stocked with designer frames and sunglasses to fit your style and personality.  To make an appointment with one of SGEP’s physicians or to find our locations and hours, click here


January is National Eye Care Month – Start the New Year Off With an Eye Exam

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 
   
iStock_000022374690XSmallWith January being the start of a new year – and also being named National Eye Care Month – this is the perfect time to start taking care of your eyes or keep up that important annual regimen of making appointments for eye exams and protecting your future vision.
 
You should always schedule an eye exam for you and your loved ones once each year.  Here are a few reasons why taking the time to get your eyes checked annually is so important:
 
  • Early Detection – So much can happen in a year.  By having an eye exam once a year, you are giving one of our ophthalmologists or optometrists the opportunity to detect any possible problems early on in their development.  Addressing any issues – such as glaucoma, cataracts, the need for LASIK surgery or even a dry eye condition – before they progress and become more severe is always a good idea.  Early treatment can minimize damage to your eyes and vision.
  • Protecting Your Future Vision – Even if you have 20/20 vision, having an eye exam once a year will help you save your vision for the future.  Many people lose their vision so gradually that it’s hard to notice the effects – seeing your eye doctor so that they can help correct that vision loss early will protect your vision for years to come.
  • Update your eyeglass prescription… or just your look!  Maybe you already have glasses… how long has it been since an eye doctor has checked to see if your prescription matches your current vision needs? If you’re like most people, probably too long.  And, like most people, if an update is needed, you’ll be surprised at the difference it can make.  Or, maybe you just want fresh, updated look with new frames… we love helping people select just the right look for your face and personality – and we have lots of great choices,  from designer frames to budget conscious options.  Check out out optical shops today! 
  • Make your appointment today!   Call any of South Georgia Eye Partners’ offices today to make your appointment and keep those eyes and your vision healthy in the new year!
South Georgia Eye Partners – with locations in Valdosta, Tifton & Douglas – specializes in LASIK and cataract surgery with premium lens implants, glaucoma diagnosis and treatment, comprehensive eye exams for adults and children and a Dry Eye Clinic. SGEP also has an Optical Shop fully stocked with designer frames and sunglasses to fit your style and personality.  To make an appointment with one of SGEP’s physicians or to find our locations and hours, click here.

Join Us at the South Georgia Bridal Expo

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 
   

Want to see the difference on your wedding day? Then, come visit us at The South Georgia Bridal Expo on Saturday, January 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rainwater Conference Center in Valdosta. A great resource for brides and grooms-to-be, this event pulls everything together under one roof – from wedding attire and cakes to venue information, photographers, and even eye care specialists (that’s us!).

Since South Georgia Eye Partners knows you want to look – and see – your best on the big day, we’ll be on hand to provide information on iLASIK, contact lenses, Obagi skin care products, designer eyewear and more.

But that’s not all!  Attendees can stop by our booth and register to win a honeymoon survival basket that includes:

  • His & hers eye exam
  • Obagi Sun Fader
  • Obagi Sunscreen
  • Costa t-shirts
  • Koozies
  • South Georgia Eye Partners t-shirts
  • …and more!

Admission is $7 at the door.

Can’t make it to the event? View photos of our Optical Shop or click to learn more about iLASIK and Obagi. Also, see our ad in the  Bridal Magazine to receive $300 off an iLASIK procedure.*

*Must present ad to redeem discount. Limit one per person. Offer good for $150 off each eye. Expires May 31, 2013. Other restrictions may apply. Contact us to learn more or schedule a consultation. 


Stuff Your Stockings At South Georgia Eye Partners!

Friday, December 14th, 2012 
   

From iLASIK gift certificates and designer eyewear to Obagi skin care products – South Georgia Eye Partners has unique stocking stuffer ideas. And, for a limited time, we have an Obagi gift set containing eye cream and eyelash solution in a travel -size jewelry case for the special price of $125 (retail $190). Call or come see one of our “elves” today!

Also, stop by our Optical Shop and take advantage of our ornament promotion. We’ve decorated Christmas trees in our Valdosta, Tifton and Douglas locations, and they’re filled with gifts just for you! Simply pick an ornament and receive it’s coordinating Optical Shop discount. We have some of Santa’s favorite frames including Nicole Miller, Gucci, Ray-Ban and Prada.*

Happy holidays from all of us at South Georgia Eye Partners!

*Discount cannot be used on Costa Del Mar and cannot be combined with other offers. Expires 1/31/13. Other restrictions may apply. Some eyewear brands only available at select locations. 


Pick an Ornament. Receive A Discount.

Thursday, December 6th, 2012 
   

O, Christmas Tree…O, Christmas Tree! We’ve decorated it with special gifts just for you! Stop by our Valdosta, Tifton or Douglas office to pick your favorite ornament and receive its coordinating Optical Shop discount.*

And, if you’re looking for unique stocking stuffer ideas, look no further than South Georgia Eye Partners. We have iLASIK and Optical Shop gift certificates as well as Obagi skin care products. See one of our “elves” today. They’ll be happy to help you pick out the perfect gift.

*Discount cannot be used on Costa Del Mar. Offer valid through 1/31/13. Other restrictions may apply. 


Lights, Camera, Action!

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 
   

On August 22nd, Dr. Alan Peaslee was interviewed by WALB regarding the recent wave of conjunctivitis (pink eye) cases. He discussed common symptoms and ways to avoid contracting or spreading the infection. Click here to see the story.

On Tuesday, August 28th, Dr. Ann Patel will be on Fox 31’s Good Day morning show at 7:00 a.m. providing more information to help South Georgia residents recognize the symptoms of conjunctivitis.

But that’s not all! Keep an eye out for our iLASIK and family eye care commercials. They are airing in Valdosta, Tifton and Douglas markets. If you haven’t seen them yet, click here.


Head to Toe Women’s Show

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 
   

Join us Saturday, April 28 from 10 am- 4 pm for the first annual Head to Toe Women’s Show at the James H. Rainwater Conference Center in Valdosta. Hosted by the Valdosta Daily Times, this women’s expo features over 60 vendors ranging from clothing and jewelry to home decor, gifts – and even eye care. We’ll be on hand to show you ladies some of our trendy designer frames and sunglasses as well as provide information on iLASIK and our family eye care services.

Admission is free, but as part of the statewide Georgia Legal Food Frenzy campaign, spearheaded by Coleman Talley law firm, attendees are asked to bring canned food items which will be donated to the local Second Harvest Food Bank.

 


Considering LASIK?

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 
   

Choose South Georgia Eye Partners. We offer the latest in laser vision correction technology including iLASIK. And for a limited time, receive $250 off per eye! Call today to learn more or to schedule an appointment.

*Some restrictions may apply. Offer valid for 90 days. 


I SURVIVED ILASIK!

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 
   

 Well, after 8 years of living, breathing and preaching Lasik, I finally experienced the procedure for myself!  Why did I wait so long you ask?  It’s kind of like the woman who’s husband is a builder yet she lives in shanty town.  I’ve seen my best friend, my husband and countless others lay under that machine, but it just never occurred to me that I should do it.  Don’t get me wrong, I was not tied to my glasses, I could fake it. However, my tricks eventually began to wear thin when patients started to notice that the woman selling them Lasik was holding the paper two feet from her face and holding her eye lids just as high as they would possibly stretch.  I agree, it was not a pretty sight! So on June 28, 2011, I became another truly satisfied patient.
Before it all began that day I was so excited!  I was telling everyone I was going to do it. Ilasik is great and ilasik is for me! I must admit though, when everything went quiet, it was like someone slapped me across the face and said WHAT WERE YOU THINKING? ARE YOU CRAZY?  I must admit it was a bit scary lying beneath that machine,  but when I heard a firm voice saying it was too late to back out, I immediately relaxed and proceeded to travel to my happy place.  I began to calm  and remember just exactly WHO was working on my eyes. It was the man I have called boss for 8 years, the man I would trust with my mom, the man I would trust with my child – Dr. Scott Petermann.
While visiting my happy place, from time to time I would here a word of encouragement and see a few flashing lights. Not once did I feel pain. When all was said and done and my vision cleared, I saw our head technician, Victoria holding out her hands to me.  I sat up in amazement!  I could see!
I was then led to an exam room where after being checked by the doctor, I was handed my bag of drops and out the door I went.  I went home, ordered take out, milked every ounce of sympathy out of my husband, then headed off to la la land as instructed.  I awoke the next morning to a whole new world!  Sure it was still a bit hazy, sure my eyes are a little red, sure people run screaming from me due to lack of eye makeup, but I CAN SEE! I can read! I can text! I can Facebook!  All without stretching my arms out and hiking my top lids over my eyebrows!
So, if you have questions about iLASIK, just call me, Karen Canada. I have the brochures, photos and all the info you will ever need.  I can even help you find your happy place!