Category Archives: News and Updates

Meet Our New Glaucoma Surgeon

The Georgia Eye Partners team is pleased to announce the arrival of Dr. Reena A. Garg.  Dr. Garg will begin seeing patients in our Midtown and Johns Creek locations on July 31, 2017. Reena Garg, M.D. is a highly respected board certified ophthalmologist, specializing in all aspects of medical, laser, and surgical treatment for glaucoma. …  read more


Georgia Eye Partners Is Proud To Be The First Practice in Georgia To Offer Dry Eye Patients treatment with TrueTear!

Georgia Eye Partners is proud To Be The First Practice in Georgia To Offer Dry Eye Patients treatment with TrueTear! A True Paradigm Shift In The Treatment of Dry Eye Dry Eye Syndrome is a chronic and progressive disease that negatively impacts our patients’ quality of life and limits the visual outcomes we prescribe. Doctors…  read more


Skin Cancer of the Eyelid

  As our knowledge of the preventability of skin cancer increases, so too should the measures that we take to reduce our own risk. The importance of SPF and protecting the skin from sun exposure is routinely preached and practiced by most individuals. But is sunscreen itself enough?   According to the Skin Cancer Foundation,…  read more


No Symptoms, Big Problems in Open Angle Glaucoma

Maybe you or your family member was recently diagnosed with open angle glaucoma and now you are wondering, “What is glaucoma? What does this mean for my future? Is there a treatment or cure for open angle glaucoma?” Open angle glaucoma usually occurs when increased pressure inside the eye, known as intraocular pressure, damages the…  read more


What Do Black Spots in the Eye Mean?

At Georgia Eye Partners, we often see patients who experience symptoms they find troubling, especially when they have not yet experienced vision problems. One of these conditions is known as vitreous floaters and can be easily diagnosed. Floaters appear as small black dots or threadlike strands in the vision that move away as you focus…  read more


A Common, Aging Problem

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of blindness among seniors in America, and continues to be a growing problem as our baby boomer generation matures. Due to the prevalence of the disease, we are often faced with this question from our patients, “Are there any new developments in the treatment of macular…  read more


How to Determine a Corneal Abrasion

Irritation in the eye, especially after sleeping in contacts or a brush with a fingernail or tree branch, may indicate the presence of a corneal abrasion. One of the most common injuries we see, corneal abrasions can be especially damaging to the eye if neglected. This injury involves a scratch of the cornea, or the…  read more



Dry Eye Syndrome in Women

Dry eye syndrome is believed to be one of the most common eye conditions in the United States, especially among women over the age of 40. Dry eye has several risk factors and is caused by numerous etiologies including inflammation, lid gland dysfunction, increased age, gender, systemic disease, medication side effects, and a change in…  read more


The Causes of Dry Eye Problems

Dry eye is an extremely common condition where tears do not sufficiently lubricate and nourish the eye. People who experience dry eye either do not produce enough tears or have poor quality tears that do not lubricate effectively. Tears are crucial for reducing the risk of eye infection, rinsing away foreign debris, and keeping the…  read more


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