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Urgent Eye Care Needs


Urgent Eye Care Needs: When Should I Call? The COVID19 pandemic has temporarily changed our way of life and the ways that we interact with one another.  While North Georgia Eye Clinic is adhering to our COVID-19 Health Safety Procedures,  many of our patients continue to social distance due to underlying health [...]

Urgent Eye Care Needs2020-05-22T16:10:32-05:00

Computer Vision Syndrome


Computer Vision Syndrome Staring at a computer screen, smartphone, video game or other digital devices for long periods of time can cause eye strain or eye fatigue and can exacerbate underlying dry eye symptoms. Studies have shown that more than 2-3 hours of constant near work can lead to CVS or eye [...]

Computer Vision Syndrome2020-05-15T15:37:51-05:00

Tips for Caring for Your Children’s Eyes


Tips for Caring for Your Children's Eyes During this unprecedented time in our lives, it is important to take care of our overall physical and mental health. We at North Georgia Eye Clinic are here to help and provide you some important reminders and tips. Most children are currently being homeschooled due [...]

Tips for Caring for Your Children’s Eyes2020-04-08T14:30:17-05:00

Coronavirus and Your Eyes


Coronavirus and Your Eyes Patients, please read the document just released by the America Academy of Ophthalmology regarding coronavirus and your eyes (at the bottom of this page). It includes the following information: What is coronavirus? How can coronavirus affect your eyes? Caring for your eyes during the COVID-19 outbreak Guarding your [...]

Coronavirus and Your Eyes2020-05-21T15:17:51-05:00

20 Surprising Things That an Eye Exam Can Uncover


Surprising Things That an Eye Exam Can Uncover Did you know that a comprehensive exam of your eyes can reveal a lot more than just vision issues? Information about the blood vessels, nerves and connective tissues throughout your body can be discovered through your eyes - an eye exam can show [...]

20 Surprising Things That an Eye Exam Can Uncover2020-03-02T22:56:28-05:00

Tips for Choosing Safe Christmas Toys


Tips for Choosing Safe Christmas Toys According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, an estimated 226,100 toy-related injuries were treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms in 2018. Almost half of those incidents were injuries to the head and, unfortunately, most of those happened to children under the age of 15. [...]

Tips for Choosing Safe Christmas Toys2019-12-11T19:41:09-05:00

Eye Medication Mix-Ups


Eye Medication Mix-Ups Have you ever been confused and picked up something else when you intended to grab your eye drops? You aren't alone! Unfortunately, eye drop bottles look very much like bottles for ear drops, super glue and fingernail glue, and it's common for people to confuse them. Accidently putting ear [...]

Eye Medication Mix-Ups2019-09-18T14:12:49-05:00

Be Careful With Exfoliating Scrubs


Be Careful: Exfoliating Scrubs Can Hurt Your Eyes Microbeads are tiny bits of plastic that have been found in skincare products. They're intended to be used as exfoliators to remove debris from the body and face. But if you aren't very careful, these microbeads can become lodged in your eye, eventually scratching [...]

Be Careful With Exfoliating Scrubs2019-09-18T14:18:25-05:00