View Post

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 …

View Post

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 …

View Post

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 …

View Post

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 …

View Post

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 …

View Post

Summer LASIK Special

Celebrate clearer vision this summer with $400 off LASIK!* During our Summer LASIK Special, anyone eligible for the procedure can receive $400 off LASIK ($200 per eye). Just be sure to schedule your surgery by September 1st to receive the summer discount! A great benefit of LASIK is the majority of people with nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism are candidates for …

View Post

Cataract Awareness: Save Your Sight

As we age, cataracts are caused when the natural lenses of our eyes become cloudy. It is a painless process; however, overtime cataracts can cause our eyesight to become increasingly worse. June is Cataract Awareness month and South Georgia | North Florida Eye Partners is highlighting ways you can prevent the development of cataracts. Check out these tips: Protect your …

View Post

National Sunglasses Day: Drawing Contest

June 27th is National Sunglasses day! To celebrate, we have a fun kid’s coloring activity that includes the chance to win a gift card to Chick-Fil-A!  Let’s see your frames! Here are details: Download this coloring sheet Have your child draw a picture of themselves or a family member wearing their favorite pair of sunnies. Post the drawing in the …

View Post

DIY Mask Options

For now, South Georgia | North Florida Eye Partners is asking patients to bring their own face mask or a cloth face-covering to wear in our office for the protection of your health. If you have an upcoming appointment and do not have access to a mask, no worries! We’ve found some helpful tips and tricks, from the Centers for …

View Post

Re-order Contacts!

Need to re-order contact lenses? It’s easy! Just call 229-396-4701 and have them shipped directly to your home or designated location. Bonus: free shipping for life on two or more boxes of contact lenses!