Becoming Wiser About Your Eye Health

It is no secret that our eyes change as we age.  Favorably, there is a lot we can do to preserve our eye health. A few of the most common age-related vision problems are glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic eye disease, retinal detachment, and macular degeneration. Early detection and prevention are crucial with many of these conditions,… Read More


What You Should Know About Low Vision

What Is Low Vision? Low vision is a vision problem that makes it difficult to do everyday activities. Low vision is not correctible with surgery, glasses or contact lenses. This type of vision loss does not include complete blindness because there is still some sight, and low vision can sometimes be improved using visual aids – which are… Read More


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal sight without warning. Although the most common forms… Read More


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


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