VSP Insurance

It is exciting to watch our practice grow.  We recently became VSP providers and are looking forward to seeing patients with this eye care insurance.


Recently saw a patient with very high intra ocular pressures and a strong family history of glaucoma. I initiated medical therapy but will most likely ask Dr. Petermann to evaluate the patient for SLT surgery. I hope to see the the patient this week in our Valdosta location.

American Academy of Ophthalmology

I arrived home from Chicago last night after attending the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting.  Wow!  What an exciting time to be an eye surgeon and eye care provider.  I attended a two day refractive surgery meeting and was reminded of all the recent advances in cataract surgery, LASIK, and intraocular lenses.  I learned about newly available lens implant …


Winter is coming and so are dry eye symptoms. Dry eyes effect millions of people every year and can be treated many ways. Artifical tears and prescription strength tears may be needed. The most common symptom of dry eyes is tearing. When the eye is dry, your bodies back up mechanism will cause tearing to help prevent further damage to …

Come enjoy the BLADE-FREE Lasik Experience

No matter how ready you are for life without lenses, the decision to have LASIK is a big one.  You want to know for certain that you’re getting a safe and trusted treatment.  That’s exactly why South Georgia Eye now offers the most advanced approach to LASIK called the IntraLase Method.  With the IntraLase Method, you can have a LASIK procedure …

Avoid Contact Lens Abuse

Please do not intentionally overwear your contact lenses.  Eye care professionals help patients deal with the likely complications of this abuse everyday.  Potential repurcussions range from a mandated period of time without contact lens wear, to permanently impaired vision.
A new study found that many contact lens wearers in the United States do not follow the recommended replacement schedules for their …

Now Accepting VSP Vision Insurance

In an effort to better serve the eye care needs of  people in South Georgia and North Florida, South Georgia Eye Partners is now accepting VSP vision insurance. If you are currently using a VSP vision plan, let us know. We’ll discuss with you the coverage offered on eye exams, prescription lenses, frames and contacts. We are excited to offer …

Dr. Petermann Opens South Georgia Eye Partners

Dr. Scott Petermann, formerly an ophthalmologist with The Eye Center at Affinity, announces the opening of his new practice, South Georgia Eye Partners. Petermann will remain in his current locations in Valdosta, Tifton and Douglas. He will also continue to conduct LASIK and cataract surgery for South Georgia as well as have Dr. Alan Peaslee, Dr.

Welcome to Our New Site

Welcome to the new website for South Georgia Eye Partners! We hope you will find our site as a source of information whether you are a new visitor interested in finding a physician for LASIK, cataract surgery or general eye care; or if you are a current patient coming to check out the latest news,