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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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How To Prevent Computer Vision Syndrome In Your Children

How To Prevent Computer Vision Syndrome In Your Children

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
by Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Tags pediatric eye care, computer vision

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.

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4 Health Problems A Routine Eye Exam Can Detect

4 Health Problems A Routine Eye Exam Can Detect

Monday, July 25, 2016
by Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Tags eye exam, eye care, prevention

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 more interesting is that going in for your yearly eye exam can detect other physical conditions in addition to eye issues.

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The Dangers Smoking Presents To Your Eye Health

The Dangers Smoking Presents To Your Eye Health

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
by Eye Associates of Tallahassee

Tags cataracts. dry eye

As you probably already know, smoking causes a wide assortment of health problems. It is common knowledge among many the affects smoking can have on your heart and lungs, however not a lot of people understand the negative health implications it has on your eyes. Quitting smoking reduces your chance of developing lung cancer, but it can also help to protect your eyes from vision hampering eye disease.

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