March Is Save Your Vision Month

Posted by: Georgia Eye Physicians and Surgeons in Vision

This month and year-round, we would like to remind you to prioritize your eye health in 2023 by scheduling your comprehensive eye exam and considering the importance of good eye health. Save Your Vision Month traces its founding to 1927 by American Optometric Association (AOA) members. This month and every month, we proclaim and deliver…

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February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Posted by: Georgia Eye Physicians and Surgeons in Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Eye Care, Eye Diseases, Eye Exam, Ophthalmology, Vision

What is Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)? AMD is the leading cause of central vision loss in American adults aged 50 and over. AMD is a disorder of the macula, the part of your retina where your central and color vision calls home. AMD is a complex disorder where degenerative protein/lipids (known as “drusen”) deposit under…

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How Quitting Smoke Can Benefit Your Eye Health

Posted by: Georgia Eye Physicians and Surgeons in Cataracts, Dry Eye, Eye Care, Eye Diseases, Uveitis, Vision

Our eyesight is one of our most treasured senses. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 34.1 million adults in the United States currently smoke cigarettes. Smoking cigarettes can have several negative health effects, including increasing your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, and cancer. But did you know that smoking…

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