With school starting back, our physicians anticipate an increasing number of patients with conjunctivitis, otherwise known as “pink eye.” South Georgia Eye Partners wants families, teachers and day care workers to be informed and learn to recognize the symptoms in order to avoid contracting the infection or spreading it to others.
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On August 22nd, Dr. Alan Peaslee was interviewed by WALB regarding the recent wave of conjunctivitis (pink eye) cases. He discussed common symptoms and ways to avoid contracting or spreading the infection.
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… Read More