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Everything You Need to Know About LASIK Surgery

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tags lasik surgery

LASIK surgery is actually one of the most common elective procedures worldwide. It is used as an option to treat vision problems and has been approved since the mid-90’s. 80 percent of adults in the United States are candidates for LASIK surgery.

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Don’t Forget Your Child’s Back to School Eye Exam

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Tags pediatric eye exam

August is a busy time of the year for most parents as they scramble to get everything together in time to send their kids back to school. Haircuts, fall clothes, new backpacks, and school supplies are probably just a few of the things on your to-do list right now.

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5 Tips to Protect Your Child’s Eyes This Summer

Friday, July 21, 2017

Tags eye safety, eye injury, summer

Did you know that 80 percent of your child’s learning will be done with their eyes? Good vision is required to read, write, and use an iPad and other classroom materials. Without good vision, children can struggle with even the most basic tasks and fall behind.

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Cataracts | 5 Early Warning Signs | Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tags cataracts

Many people believe that if there was a problem with their eyes, they would notice before it severely impacted their vision. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Some of the most common eyes diseases like cataracts can develop so slowly and painlessly that people don’t notice the symptoms early on.

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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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