What To Think About When Looking For 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. Most people worry about health insurance because a… Read More

Understanding Differently Colored Eyes (AKA 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.  What Is Heterochromia Iridum?  There are different kinds of heterochromia iridum: complete, partial, or central. When a person’s iris is a completely different color than the other… Read More

How Do Babies Have Their Eyes Tested?

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… Read More

How Much Do You Really Know About Eye Charts?

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… Read More

3 Things You Should Think About When Booking Your Next 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. Aside… Read More

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

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… Read More

How To Prevent Eye Infections From Contacts

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,… Read More

How To Prevent Computer Vision Syndrome In Your Children

The more demands there are on a young person’s eyes, the more variables parents have to factor in when considering their child’s pediatric eye care. Once upon a time, the biggest issue was ensuring children did not spend too much time sitting in front of the television. Nowadays, so many areas of a young person’s life requires… Read More

4 Health Problems A Routine Eye Exam Can Detect

It’s widely accepted that going in for your yearly physical is crucial for detecting serious problems, but many people fail to apply this mentality to their yearly eye exam. It’s a shame considering regular eye exams can help detect a number of devastating health conditions, many of which are treatable if found early. What’s even… Read More