Your Eye Health Matters!

Having healthy eyesight is an integral part to maintaining an excellent quality of life. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 12 million people 40 years and over in the United States have vision impairment, including 1 million blind and 8 million who have vision impairment due to uncorrected refractive error…. Read More


Healty Foods For Your Eyes

Do you eat foods that look delicious to the eye or food that is good for your eyes? Eating healthy food is the key to reducing the risk of developing eye diseases, making nutrition and eye health go hand-in-hand. Check out a feast for your eyes that includes the top foods that will help promote… Read More


The Camera Of The Human Eye

The human eye is one complex organ we should not take for granted. The miracle of seeing the beautiful world around you is the greatest gift we have as individuals. The uniqueness of these mysterious organs is why eyes make all magical experiences through sight. Did you know that the human eye can differentiate approximately… Read More


How Does Sleep Apnea Affect The Eyes?

According to the National Sleep Foundation, 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, with 80 percent of cases undiagnosed. Sleep Apnea is a condition marked by abnormal breathing during sleep, often multiple times per night, causing lower-quality sleep and affecting your eyes. It takes longer for patients with sleep apnea to produce replenishment tears. You… Read More


UV SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH

We welcomed summer and celebrated National Sunglasses Day this week on June 27, 2022. As we approach July, which marks UV Safety Month, it’s a perfect time to grab your best sunglasses while you are out and about to enjoy your favorite summer activities. Did you know it wasn’t until the 1900s that sunglasses became… Read More


Men’s Eye Health

International Men’s Health Week is celebrated this week from June 13 – 19. Men’s Health Week falls perfectly just before Father’s Day, and to celebrate the week, we are highlighting a few things you or the men in your life can do to keep your eye health in top shape. You only have one set… Read More


Happy Retirement Dr. Jody Whisenant

After 39 years of providing eye care, Dr. Jody Whisenant will officially be retiring on June 30, 2022. Gainesville Eye Associates would like to thank Dr. Whisenant for all of his years of continued service and commitment to providing excellent care to his patients. Dr. Whisenant is transferring the care of his patients to Dr…. Read More


June Is Cataract Awareness Month

Did you know that June is Cataract Awareness Month? Together with Prevent Blindness, the eye doctors at Gainesville Eye Associates are dedicated to increasing awareness of cataracts and educating patients about one of the leading causes of treatable vision loss in the United States. According to Prevent Blindness, more than 25 million Americans will develop… Read More


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