Eye Care Info

Our eye doctors, surgeons and specialists are passionate about your vision. This page is an opportunity for them to share their knowledge with you through educational articles and informative videos.

We offer a full spectrum of eye doctor services for children and adults at our ten locations: Kennestone (Marietta), Windy Hill, West Cobb, Canton, Towne Lake (Woodstock), East Cobb, Douglasville, Roswell, Acworth, and Paulding (Hiram-Dallas area).

Dr. Zakiya Nicks is a primary care optometrist at the Marietta Eye Clinic who also provides ocular disease care and ocular surgery co-management.

Preventative Eye Care at Ages 40-54 by Zakiya Nicks, O.D.

10/2/2020

Your vision is an essential part of your quality of life. Although most vision loss can be prevented if caught early, many people don’t get eye exams as often as recommended. Proper preventative care will give you the upper hand in the effort to keep your eyes healthy and your vision clear. Baseline Exam Around…

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Dr. Stephen John is a primary care optometrist who provides ocular disease care and ocular surgery co-management at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Ocular Health Maintenance at Ages 40-54 by Stephen John, O.D.

10/2/2020

For most of us, vision is an essential part of quality of life. The key to maintaining good vision and healthy eyes as you age is preventative care. Although many people don’t get comprehensive eye exams as often as they should, most vision loss can be prevented if caught early. Proper preventative care involves routine…

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Dr. Stephen John is a primary care optometrist who provides ocular disease care and ocular surgery co-management at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Ocular Health Maintenance at Ages 55-64 by Stephen John, O.D.

10/2/2020

For most of us, vision is an essential part of quality of life. The key to maintaining good vision and healthy eyes as you age is preventative care. Although most vision loss can be prevented if caught early, many people don’t get eye exams as often as recommended. Proper preventative care will give you the…

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Dr. Stephen John is a primary care optometrist who provides ocular disease care and ocular surgery co-management at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Ocular Health Maintenance at Age 65+ by Stephen John, O.D.

10/2/2020

For most of us, vision is an essential part of quality of life. The key to maintaining good vision and healthy eyes as you age is preventative care. Many people don’t realize how easy it is to lose it until it is too late. Most vision loss related to eye disease can be prevented if…

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Dr. Monica Bratton is a pediatric ophthalmologist and adult strabismus specialist.

Treating Adult Strabismus by Monica Bratton, M.D.

9/21/2020

Strabismus, or eye misalignment, refers to a condition in which the eyes do not align. Strabismus may be present at birth, or it may develop later in life. Also, it may be present at all times, or it may only occur intermittently. Patients with strabismus may notice no visual symptoms, or they may have blurry…

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Monica Bratton, M.D. is an ophthalmologist and pediatric specialist at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Eye Misalignment in Children: It’s Serious Business by Monica Bratton, M.D.

9/19/2020

There are numerous eye conditions routinely detected and treated successfully in children with comprehensive, proactive eye exams. Early interventions in ocular diseases, such as infantile cataracts, strabismus (eye misalignment), and unequal refractive error, are crucial to ensuring normal visual development in a child. Early Detection is Key For optimal brain development, the connections between the…

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Dr. Allison Dublin is a comprehensive ophthalmologist, glaucoma specialist, and cataract surgeon at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Differences in Traditional and Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery by Allison Dublin, M.D.

9/16/2020

Vision loss due to cataract cannot be prevented. In the early stages of cataracts, your ophthalmologist will monitor the progression, updating your prescription for glasses or contacts as necessary. When your lenses become so clouded that updates to your prescription no longer help, surgery is the only treatment option. During cataract surgery, the cloudy lens…

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Dr. Allison Dublin is a comprehensive ophthalmologist, glaucoma specialist, and cataract surgeon at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

What to Expect When Having Cataract Surgery by Allison Dublin, M.D.

9/16/2020

When cataracts progress enough that they have a negative impact on your lifestyle and daily activities, you should start to consider cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is one of the safest and most commonly performed procedures in the United States. In addition to removing cataract, cataract surgery offers refractive benefits that translates into better eyesight than…

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Dr. Allison Dublin is a comprehensive ophthalmologist, glaucoma specialist, and cataract surgeon at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Taking Care of Your Eyes at Ages 55-64 by Allison Dublin, M.D.

9/15/2020

Your vision is an essential part of your quality of life. Although most vision loss can be prevented if caught early, many people don’t get eye exams as often as recommended. Proper preventative care will give you the upper hand in the effort to keep your eyes healthy and your vision clear. How Often Most…

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Dr. Jeffrey Tran is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

What are Intraocular Lenses? by Jeffrey Tran, M.D.

8/14/2020

By age 60, most people start to show symptoms of cataracts, though they may not notice these symptoms for years. Initially, most cataracts are monitored and surgery is not necessary. If cataracts become significant enough that they limit a patient’s day to day life, an ophthalmologist might recommend cataract surgery. During cataract surgery a surgeon removes…

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