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3 Reasons You Need Yearly Comprehensive Eye Exams

3 Reasons You Need Yearly Comprehensive Eye Exams

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
by Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Tags vision, eye exams, eye care

We are often asked why it is important to have yearly comprehensive eye exams. If you don’t have a family history of eye disease and you don’t have any visions problems, do you really need to schedule yearly eye exams? What is the point of a yearly exam when nothing ever seems to change with your vision?

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Glaucoma: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Glaucoma: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
by Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Tags glaucoma

Glaucoma is a disease that develops when the eyes are unable to drain fluid. The channels that would normally drain the fluid become blocked, causing pressure to build in the eyes. This pressure damages the optic nerve and can cause permanent vision loss.

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5 Warning Signs of Vision Problems in Children

5 Warning Signs of Vision Problems in Children

Thursday, March 23, 2017
by Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Kids need many tools to help them succeed in school but the most important tools that will help determine their success is clear vision. Up to 80 percent of your child’s learning will be done with their eyes, so if their vision is not functioning properly, their performance in school and extracurricular activities will suffer.

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What To Think About When Looking For Vision Insurance

What To Think About When Looking For Vision Insurance

Friday, February 24, 2017
by Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Tags eye health, vision insurance

Proper eye care requires proactive attention, but like most things in life taking care of your eyes costs money. Cost and lack of eye care insurance are among the main reasons why many Americans skip visiting their eye doctor for a regular eye exam according to the CDC.

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Understanding Differently Colored Eyes (AKA Heterochromia)

Understanding Differently Colored Eyes (AKA Heterochromia)

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
by Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Tags eyes, heterochromia

For some, the idea of two different eye colors is eerie while for others it’s a beautiful eccentricity. The official name for this unique trait is heterochromia iridum.

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How Do Babies Have Their Eyes Tested?

How Do Babies Have Their Eyes Tested?

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
by Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Tags pediatric eye care,

Some people don’t have their first eye exam until adulthood. Others started getting their eyes checked before they started school. The latter is the way to go: pediatric eye care is something parents should care about as much as getting their kids into a good school or making sure they get their shots. Taking your children to an eye doctor is a smart way to ensure any issues can be treated before they start school, a place where clear vision is essential for effective learning.

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How Much Do You Really Know About Eye Charts?

How Much Do You Really Know About Eye Charts?

Thursday, November 17, 2016
by Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Tags eye exams

It’s found in every optometrist’s office, family doctor’s office, and even in schools. It’s the eye chart. As the central part of any eye exam, this chart helps your doctor test your visual acuity and determine whether you need corrective lenses in order to see clearly. But what exactly is this ubiquitous chart’s history, and how did it come to be the standard tool used to check how well people can see?

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3 Things You Should Think About When Booking Your Next Eye Exam

3 Things You Should Think About When Booking Your Next Eye Exam

Monday, October 24, 2016
by Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Tags eye exam

Thinking you only need an eye exam if you have poor vision is perhaps the biggest mistake you can make related to your eye care. Eye exams are for more than just prescribing glasses and conducting eye tests. Eye exams are extremely important for catching problems like cancer or glaucoma before they become serious and untreatable.

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Dr. Weaver & Team Complete 3rd Mission Trip to Peru

Dr. Weaver & Team Complete 3rd Mission Trip to Peru

Friday, September 30, 2016
by Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Tags cataract surgery, charity, eye care, travel, technology

At Eye Associates of Tallahassee, we love to give back to those in need. Our doctors and staff feel lucky to have access to some of the most advanced technology in the world - and for the third year in a row, we've flown our skill overseas to provide eye care for those who need it most.

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How To Prevent Eye Infections From Contacts

How To Prevent Eye Infections From Contacts

Thursday, September 15, 2016
by Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Tags contact lenses, preventative care, eye exams

Contacts are an amazing invention. They are a terrific alternative to glasses, and for those who are not ready to undergo LASIK eye surgery, it is a great way to show off your eyes free from spectacles. But using these inconspicuous lenses requires additional responsibility. They may be a great way to show off your eyes, but that does not mean they do not need proper attention.

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