Smoking And Your Eyes

It is a countdown to the end of the year and almost time to wave goodbye to 2021. Many people are beginning to think about their goals for 2022, and for some people, quitting smoking is their top goal. The most common health effect that comes to mind when we think of smoking is lung… Read More


We Are Thankful For Our Patients

This Thanksgiving season, it is essential to acknowledge the things we are grateful for in our lives, and we give thanks to all of our patients.  The doctors and staff of Gainesville Eye Associates have the opportunity to touch so many people’s lives in such a unique way, and we see patients all the time who… Read More


November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

Diabetic eye disease is the leading cause of blindness that often has no early warning signs. However, early detection, timely treatment, and appropriate follow-up care are the only ways to help prevent vision loss. We want to share, empower, encourage and help spread the word about diabetic eye disease. According to the National Eye Institute,… Read More


July is Dry Eye Awareness Month

In 2005, the Sjögren’s Foundation asked Congress to officially declare July “Dry Eye Awareness Month” to help increase dry eye awareness while also educating people about the symptoms and treatment options for dry eye. Also, Prevent Blindness declared July as Dry Eye Awareness Month.  We want to join the foundations to bring awareness about dry… Read More


Summer is Here, Protect your Eyes!

Summer has finally arrived, and the sun is brightly shining with warm temperatures. It is a perfect time to bring awareness and get sun-smart about UV Safety Awareness Month.  Here are some Sun Smart UV Safety Tips from the American Academy of Ophthalmology to prepare and protect your eyes:  47% of sunglasses wearers do not… Read More


June is Men’s Eye Health Month

This week marks the celebration of some spectacular events this month and week. During June, Celebrated is Men’s Health Month hosted by Men’s Health Network since 1992. It is the perfect time to celebrate Men’s Health Month because we also celebrate Father’s Day on June 20, 2021. This month is about encouraging yourself and the… Read More


What Is A Detached Retina?

What is A Detached Retina? According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a detached retina is when the retina lifts away from the back of the eye, like wallpaper peeling off the wall. SYMPTOMS IN DETAIL When the retina is detached from the back wall of the eye, it is separated from its blood supply and no… Read More


Cataract Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness has declared the month of June as Cataract Awareness Month. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, nearly 25.7 million Americans over 40 have cataracts, and the number will likely increase to 45.6 million by 2050. In support of Cataract Awareness Month, we offer a few tips for those diagnosed with cataracts as… Read More


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