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Diabetic Eye Awareness

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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LASIK Special: The Gift of Clear Vision

Treat yourself this holiday season with $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 1, now is the time to take that step. (*$200 per eye) A great benefit of LASIK is the majority of people with nearsightedness, …

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Now Seeing Patients in Waycross!

Dr. Scott Petermann, a board-certified ophthalmologist with South Georgia/North Florida Eye Partners, is now seeing patients in Waycross! From the newest procedures in correcting cataracts to LASIK surgery and other advanced eye care needs, Dr. Petermann is an expert in his field and provides comprehensive care to his patients. With the new office location at 403 Lister Street in Waycross, …

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Optical Shop: Fab-boo-lous Frames

Grab a pair of “fab-boo-lous” frames from our optical shops found at any South Georgia / North Florida Eye Partners location! Our optical shops are well-stocked with hundreds of stylish frames and staffed with experts to help fit your glasses and teach you about them, as well. All of our optical shops offer excellent patient care provided by our knowledgeable …

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Introducing PanOptix®!

A Trifocal Lens Option for Cataract Patients Many patients come to our office with concerns of blurry or cloudy vision. Our Optometrists and Ophthalmologists perform thorough exams, many leading to patients diagnosed with cataracts. Our surgical team at South Georgia / North Florida Eye Partners will educate patients on all of their options from surgical technology to lens options.  We …

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World Sight Day & Glaucoma

World Sight Day is a day dedicated to raising awareness of avoidable blindness! Of the many vision problems which could potentially lead to blindness if not treated, glaucoma is referred to as the “Sneak Thief of Sight.” This is because early warning signs of glaucoma often strike without pain or noticeable symptoms – only a comprehensive eye exam can detect …

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Healthy Aging Eyes: See More of the Life You Enjoy

Many people begin to need reading glasses after age 40– even if they’ve never needed glasses before. As we age, our eyes age, too! The lenses of our eyes lose flexibility, which is why people may find it more difficult to adjust their focus from items far away to nearby items. The chance of our eyes, not only losing flexibility …

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Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery: Facts about Cataracts

Have you ever experienced your glasses or sunglasses fog up after stepping outside of a really cold building or after getting out of your vehicle on a hot, summer day? Imagine looking through permanently foggy glasses. Some of you may be experiencing now… if you have cataracts. As we age, cataracts are caused when the natural lenses of our eyes …

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Contact Lenses: How to Care for Your Contacts

Whether you prefer glasses or contacts, there are specific things you need to do to take care of them. Unlike glasses, contacts sit directly on your eye, which can expose your eyes to germs and bacteria if you do not properly care for your contacts. Here are a few tips from the American Association of Ophthalmology on how to properly …

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Spook-tacular Instagram Giveaway

South Georgia / North Florida Eye Partners is offering an Instagram giveaway! Enter for your chance to win 4 tickets* to Wild Adventures! Just in time for Wild Adventures’ spook-tacular Halloween experiences, you and three others are in for a treat! Enter on Instagram – it’s easy! Find our post announcing the giveaway Like the post Tag a friend in …