Are Digital Devices Affecting Your Eye Health?

Have you ever thought about how we managed our daily lives before having tablets or smartphones? These electronic devices, including laptops, command our attention during work, relaxation, and play. A study released by Deloitte found that Americans collectively check their smartphones upwards of 8 billion times per day. According to Deloitte, Americans across all age groups… Read More

September Is Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month, which is the perfect time to share information about your eye health. As we age, we become wiser, and our health becomes more important. There is much appreciation for the improvements in medicine; we live longer lives now. As such, it is even more critical than ever before to develop… Read More

Seeing Clearly and Driving Safely

Your eyesight is considered the most important of your five senses, so taking good care of your eyes is critical. Good eye health is vital for safe driving, and even a slight adjustment in your eyesight affects how well you can see objects in the distance. What Are the Visual Functions Necessary for Driving? The… Read More

Welcome Dr. Julie Pan

North Georgia Eye Associates is pleased to announce the arrival of our new Optometrist, Dr. Julie Pan. Dr. Pan will be seeing patients at our Braselton location.  Dr. Julie Pan is a highly skilled optometrist with a passion for delivering exceptional eye care. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Quantitative Sciences from Emory University… Read More

Physical Exercise is Good For Your Eyes

Did you know that physically active people appear to have a 73 percent lower risk of developing glaucoma? According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, people who engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity may be able to lower their risk of glaucoma significantly. Researchers reported a 73 percent decline in the risk of developing… Read More

Your Eyes As You Age: What To Know

Beginning in the early to mid-40s, many adults may start to have issues seeing clearly, especially when reading and working on a digital device. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, adults develop this typical problem between 41 to 60. This average change in the eye’s focusing ability, called presbyopia, will continue to progress over… Read More

Business Wire; North Georgia Eye Associates is the First to Offer Personalized Laser Cataract Surgery with ALLY® Adaptive Cataract Treatment System in Georgia

North Georgia Eye Associates was featured in Business Wire’s article on the FDA-cleared ALLY Adaptive Cataract Treatment System. Dr. Jack Chapman, Dr. Matthew B. Kaufman, Dr. Jeffrey Crowder, and Dr. Matthew Hollar became the first throughout Georgia to utilize the ALLY System. “‘The ALLY laser is a game changer for our patients and surgical operations,’… Read More

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