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Eye Exams: Start Off with the Right Specs

With January being the start of a new year – and also the fact that this year is 2020 😉 – now is the perfect time to start taking better care of your eyes and to brush-up on the importance of regular eye exams. You should always schedule an eye exam for you and your loved ones once each year. …

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Glaucoma: A Suite of Services

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States and is often referred to as the sneak thief of sight due to unnoticeable symptoms. People with a family history of glaucoma, African Americans over the age of 40 and Hispanics over the age of 60 are at an increased risk of developing glaucoma. If glaucoma is detected during …

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“Giving Tuesday” at Eye Partners

South Georgia/North Florida Eye Partners is spreading joy this holiday season by giving! Last week, all locations participated in “Giving Tuesday” by taking the time to help others in our local communities. Our Tifton location collected both monetary gifts and canned food items. They donated the money collected to Patticake House, a child advocacy center. The canned goods and other …

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Look Ahead to the New Year with New Eyes

Delivering the latest eye care technology to our patients is important to the physicians at South Georgia / North Florida Eye Partners. We specialize in advanced eye surgeries – such as LASIK surgery and laser-assisted cataract surgery – and stay on the cutting edge of technology that results in better eye care for our patients. For example, our newest cataract …

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‘Tis the Season for Toy Safety

Have you ever heard the saying, “It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt?” This holiday season South Georgia / North Florida Eye Partners would like to remind patients of the role certain toys can play in vision loss with these top toy safety tips! Here are several toy safety tips provided by the American Academy of Ophthalmology! Avoid …

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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 31st, 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 …