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Welcome, Dr. Johnson!

We are so excited to announce the addition of Dr. Anthony Johnson, our new pediatric ophthalmologist at South Georgia | North Florida Eye Partners! Dr. Johnson brings expertise and compassion to every patient. Our newest physician will be seeing patients in our Valdosta, Tifton, Moultrie, and Douglas locations. Anthony Johnson, M.D. attended medical school at the University of Texas. He …

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PanOptix® Trifocal Lenses: Distance & Details

Many patients come to our office with concerns of blurry or cloudy vision that result in a diagnosis of cataracts.  During cataract surgery, one of our ophthalmologists will insert a special lens implant into your eye, replacing your natural lens which has grown cloudy. When it comes to surgical options, South Georgia | North Florida Eye Partners offers patients several …

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Over 40 Eye Care & Healthy Aging

If you are over 40 years of age, you’ve probably noticed changes in your vision. Difficulty seeing clearly for reading and close work are among the most common problems adults develop between ages 41 to 60. However, this is also the time when other changes in your eyes can start to affect your work and enjoyment of life! Beginning in the …

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$400 OFF LASIK!

If you’d like greater independence from glasses or contacts, you could be a candidate for LASIK – and with $400* off when appointments are scheduled by January 1st, now is the time to take that step. (*$200 per eye) A great benefit of LASIK is the majority of people with nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism are candidates for this vision correction …

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Diabetic Eye

November is Diabetic Awareness Month! We probably all have our own reaction to this disease and know at least something about its effects – it is a disease that affects the body’s ability to produce or use insulin effectively to control blood sugar (glucose) levels. But did you know that diabetes also can have devastating effects on your eyes and …

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Floaters: What’s Normal & What’s Not

Floaters are small dark shapes that float across your vision. They can look like spots, threads, squiggly lines, or even little cobwebs. According to the National Eye Institute, floaters usually happen because of normal changes in your eyes. As you age, tiny strands of your vitreous, the gel-like fluid that fills your eye, stick together and cast shadows on your …

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Blue Light & A Good Night’s Sleep

Did you know the blue light from your digital devices could be affecting your sleep? According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, blue light exposure affects the body’s circadian rhythm, our natural wake and sleep cycle. If you have had trouble falling asleep after staring at your phone for an extended amount of time before bed, you may be experiencing …

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What Are Cataracts?

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a cataract is a dense, cloudy area that forms in the lens of the eye. A cataract begins when proteins in the eye form clumps that prevent the lens from sending clear images to the retina. The retina works by converting the light that comes through the lens into signals. It sends the …

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Optomap® & Benefits

What is optomap®? Simply put, an optomap ultra-widefield retinal image is a unique technology that captures more than 80% of your retina in one panoramic photo which can help with early detection of everything from vision impairment to life-threatening diseases. The unique optomap view helps your eye care practitioner detect early signs of retinal disease more effectively and efficiently than …

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Dr. Courtney Sartin Joins South Georgia | North Florida Eye Partners!

We are so excited to announce the arrival of a new optometrist at South Georgia | North Florida Eye Partners! Dr. Courtney Sartin is now a part of the Eye Partners family. Dr. Sartin will be seeing patients at our Valdosta, Tifton, Moultrie and Douglas locations. Courtney Sartin, O.D. graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Berea College in Kentucky and …