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Refer A Friend to Atlanta Eye Care

By |2019-10-11T18:56:26+00:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Optical News|

Refer A Friend to Atlanta Eye Care and receive a $10 Starbucks gift card on us. Refer a friend to Atlanta Eye Care and we'll treat you to a $10 Starbucks gift card.  Chances are you're a Starbucks fan and we're thinking you're a Atlanta Eye Care fan as well! At Windward Eye Center [...]

New Years Eye Health Resolutions

By |2019-01-11T21:56:49+00:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Optical News|

Many people use the new year as a time to set new goals and refocus priorities. As your eye doctor, we couldn’t wish for better resolutions than a year of safe and healthy vision. Try adding these to your plan for 2019: Replace and care for contact lenses as prescribed and make it a point [...]

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Use It or Lose It

By |2019-01-11T22:13:28+00:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Optical News|

This is the time of year we start getting busier as patients hurry to use their flex spending accounts. Contact lenses, eyeglasses, and eye exams are a great way to use those benefits that, in some cases, expire at the end of the year. Also, many patients who have met their medical deductible for the year [...]

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Prevent Pink Eye – Students

By |2019-01-22T19:34:55+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Optical News|

Back to School Tip: Prevent Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) Now that kids are back in school, they’re around lots of other kids–and lots of other kids’ germs. Viruses and bacteria are present on objects kids touch every day, including door handles, keyboards, tablets, railings, restroom facilities, desks, playground equipment, pencils and art supplies. When you consider [...]

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It’s Time for Back to School Eye Exams

By |2019-01-11T22:15:35+00:00July 15th, 2018|Categories: Optical News|

Appointments are filling fast for back to school eye examinations as parents get ready for students to return to school. Eye health and vision examinations are an important part of school preparations because some studies show that as much as 80% of effective learning is the result of good vision. Good vision helps in the classroom, [...]

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Summer can be Dangerous for Adults over 60

By |2019-01-16T20:59:00+00:00June 15th, 2018|Categories: Optical News|

Summer Eye Care for Seniors At Atlanta Eye Care Centers in Alpharetta, GA, we are experts on senior eye care and conditions.  We always recommend individuals over the age of 60 to schedule annual eye check-ups.  We allow plenty of time to discuss your vision and any changes you notice.  Heat can affect seniors in [...]

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Floaters

By |2019-04-17T14:28:46+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Optical News|

Seeing Small, Shadowy Spots? You May Have Floaters You’re gazing up at the beautiful blue spring sky, and suddenly, you see them: small shadowy spots, squiggles, or trailing thread-like strands floating through your line of sight. As you try to focus on them, they seem to shift, elusively moving away. When you give up chasing [...]

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Retinal Detachment: Are You at Risk?

By |2019-01-22T22:12:14+00:00April 6th, 2018|Categories: Optical News|

We explored the critical role the retina plays in maintaining healthy vision in our previous blog post and offered lifestyle adjustments that promote retinal health for you and your family. Here’s a brief recap: eat lots of orange veggies (carrots, sweet potatoes, apricots, peaches) in addition to those leafy greens (kale, broccoli, spinach), protect your [...]

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Do Your Glasses Work and Play as Hard as You Do?

By |2019-01-22T21:57:38+00:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Optical News|

If you’re like most Americans, you or your kids may be involved in multiple sports and have specific safety gear and helmets that you use when skiing, playing football or riding your bicycle. Similarly, you likely have specific footwear for those same activities. Given how important your vision is, it also makes sense to have [...]

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Optic Neuropathy: Do You Know the Signs?

By |2019-01-22T21:31:13+00:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: Optical News|

Brain Awareness Week is March 12-18, 2018, a time when the National Eye Institute focuses on brain neuropathy and how it impacts vision—because without the complex function of our brains working in conjunction with our eyes, we couldn’t see. The optic nerve is the pathway that relays all visual information from the retina to your brain, including [...]