What is an Ocular Migraine?

What Is An Ocular Migraine? An ocular migraine is a rare condition characterized by temporary vision loss or even temporary blindness in one eye. Ocular migraines are caused by reduced blood flow or spasms of blood vessels in the retina or behind the eye. In an ocular migraine, vision in the affected eye generally returns… Read More


Women’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness has designated April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month to educate women about the steps they can take today to help preserve vision in the future. More women than men have an eye disease, including age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, and glaucoma. According to the Prevent Blindness study, The Future of Vision:… Read More


Tips for Eye Safety During This Sports Season

Spring has Sprung, which begins the perfect time for sports and outdoor game time. April is National Sports Eye Safety Month is a reminder initiated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) to raise awareness about preventing sports-related eye injuries. Prevention is the key, and sport-specific eye protection can save your vision. Eye protection during… Read More


What are Spring Eye Allergies?

Spring has sprung, and the change in season promises fairer weather and new beginnings. Unfortunately, spring’s new growth can also create seasonal allergies that leave you with congestion, headaches, and itchy, swollen eyes. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, eye allergies are also called allergic conjunctivitis, are pretty common. They occur when the eyes react… Read More


Tips for Healthier Workplace Eye Wellness

Prevent Blindness, the oldest eye health and safety nonprofit organization has declared March as Workplace Eye Wellness Month. This year many people have increased their digital screen time for many remote employees. Prevent Blindness is raising awareness this year about digital eye strain and providing tips on decreasing the effects of increased screen time. Symptoms… Read More


Celebrate Women’s Health and Eye Care!

March is Women’s History Month that celebrates women’s contribution to history, society, medicine, and culture. There have also been groundbreaking contributions from women within eye healthcare as well. We want to take this time to highlight our women eye care team that has contributed to improving patient’s quality of life by improving their vision and… Read More


It’s World Glaucoma Week

World Glaucoma Week is a global initiative of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) to raise awareness about glaucoma.  The 2021 theme ‘The World is Bright, Save your Sight!’ reflects the hope that with regular testing, people will continue to see the world around us: full of beauty, charm, and adventure.  To mark World Glaucoma Week, Gainesville Eye… Read More


How Stress Strains Your Eyes

Stress is that one factor that has affected most of us in our busy lives, and health conditions from stress are common. However, did you know that stress can also affect your eyes? During those emotionally difficult times when life feels much too busy or demanding, your eyes can pay the price like the rest… Read More


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