Category Archives: Patient Education

Getting Rid of Dry Eye: Linda’s Patient Success Story

Getting Rid of Dry Eye: Linda’s Patient Success Story Most people don’t understand the severity of dry eye until they experience it for themselves. The condition, caused by the decreased production of tears, inflammation, and meibomian gland obstruction; a condition called Meibomian Gland Dysfunction has been described as a chronic and debilitating problem that decreases…  read more


How to Protect Your Eyes at Work

How to Protect Your Eyes at Work It is important to provide working professionals with knowledge of vision and eye injury prevention in order to promote eye health. Protect your vision and prevent job-related eye injuries with these expert tips from Georgia Eye Partners. TIPS ON WORKPLACE SAFETY Use proper eye protection when working with hazardous substances and materials. This is especially…  read more


Glaucoma Renaissance: New Medical and Surgical Treatments for Glaucoma

Glaucoma Renaissance: New Medical and Surgical Treatments for Glaucoma Gagan Sawhney, MD, Georgia Eye Partners Despite significant progress made in the fight against glaucoma, the human cost of this disease remains unacceptably high. According to the World Health Organization, glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. While we’ve managed to reduce the long-term…  read more


What Is Low Vision?

What Is Low Vision? There are many factors that can cause limitations to the quality of vision. Low vision refers to a visual impairment that cannot be corrected by traditional treatment methods, including standard eyeglasses, contact lenses, medication, or even surgery. People of any age may have low vision from a variety of causes including…  read more


Safe Holiday Gift Ideas for Children

Safe Holiday Gift Ideas for Children The holidays are a joyous time for many, but nothing compares to the excitement kids experience when tearing into wrapped presents. Unfortunately, some of these holiday gifts can end up causing safety issues for our little ones. When shopping for toys, parents are typically more focused on choking hazards…  read more



Diabetes and the Eye: Thoughts for Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes and the Eye: Thoughts for Diabetes Awareness Month Diabetes is the is the most frequent cause of new cases of blindness among adults aged 20–74 years in developed countries. Nearly 1 in 10 Americans — 30.3 million — have diabetes, and around 1 in 3 have pre-diabetes. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, a timely…  read more


What is LASIK Eye Surgery?

For years, you have followed the same routine every morning—wake up, put in your contacts, and get ready for work. But that doesn’t have to be your life. You could wake up with crystal clear vision and toss your glasses and contacts. A contact and glasses-free reality can be achieved with LASIK eye surgery, a…  read more


Punctal Plugs

A Punctal Plug may not be the answer for every Dry Eye patient, but for some, it’s the relief they need. Many people have chronic symptoms of dry eyes. There are countless different brands of artificial tears that are available when you go to the drug store, and most people have tried several at some…  read more


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