As one of our newer optometrists, Dr. Lauren Rowe has settled right in to the South Georgia/North Florida Eye Partners family. Dr. Rowe – formerly of Rowe EyeCare – became part of the Eye Partners group in September 2017, along with her father, optometrist Dr. Ricky Rowe in Moultrie, Georgia. The addition of Dr. Lauren… Read More
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Ultraviolet rays are not only harmful to our skin, but they can cause damage to our eyes as well. UV radiation, whether from sunlight or indoor artificial rays, can damage the eye’s surface tissue, cornea and lens. Studies show that exposure to bright sunlight may increase the risk of developing cataracts and age-related macular degeneration… Read More
Chances are, you’ve heard of macular degeneration. But do you know what the disease actually is? Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a breakdown of the eye’s macula. The macula is a small area in the retina (the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye) that is responsible for your central vision and for allowing… Read More
May is Healthy Vision Month, and therefore, it’s the perfect time to schedule a comprehensive eye exam to make sure you are seeing your best. Don’t wait until there’s a problem to start paying attention to your eye health. Many common eye diseases that can lead to vision loss and blindness, such as diabetic eye disease, glaucoma or age-related macular degeneration (AMD), often have no early warning signs or symptoms. Therefore, it’s important to be proactive when it comes to your vision.