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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 …

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Feature Story Friday: Dr. Eric Kolisz

It is time for another Feature Story Friday! Today, South Georgia/North Florida Eye Partners is placing the spotlight on Dr. Eric Kolisz! Dr. Kolisz is originally from Hammond, Indiana. He and his wife Katie made the big move to south Georgia about 18 years ago, and have raised their three children – Avery, Clair, and Ethan – here. A huge football …

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Cataract and Laser Surgery Center of South Georgia: Convenience and Expertise

South Georgia / North Florida Eye Partners performs advanced eye surgeries, such as LASIK surgery and laser-assisted cataract surgery, at our on-site outpatient surgery center in Valdosta. The Cataract and Laser Surgery Center of South Georgia offers the latest advancements in surgical eye care procedures and technology for our patients in a state-of-the-art facility.  Most patients can receive post-op care …

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Blue Light Risks: Should You Be Limiting Screen Time?

How much time do you or your kids spend in front of a digital screen? We ask this because recent studies* show 60% of people are in front of a digital device for at least 6 hours a day. Interesting enough, blue light isn’t only produced by digital devices – the sun produces blue light, too! Our bodies actually use …

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Optomap® Benefits and Features: Take a Closer Look

If you have ever taken a panoramic photo of a beautiful sunset which was much wider than what a normal-sized photo could capture, well, on a much smaller scale, you essentially see just what we see when we use Optomap® retinal imaging technology and view your retina. With traditional retinal imaging, only 10-100° of the retina can be captured with …

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Now Offering: Military Discount

South Georgia / North Florida Eye Partners is pleased to honor the community who has dedicated its life to serving our country. This military discount will go into effect July 1st, 2019 and applies to veterans, reserve and active-duty members ONLY*. Eye Partners looks forward to giving back to those who sacrifice every day. Below are the details of the …