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 nine locations: Kennestone (Marietta), Windy Hill, West Cobb, Canton, Towne Lake (Woodstock), East Cobb, Douglasville, Acworth, and Paulding (Hiram-Dallas area).
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…Learn More >
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…Learn More >
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…Learn More >
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…Learn More >
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…Learn More >
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…Learn More >
Cataracts, which are clouded lenses due to natural aging, are irreversible but modern surgical practices offer patients more benefits than ever from cataract surgery. When clouded lenses impede on a patient’s day to day life, cataract surgery may be recommended to restore clearer vision. During surgery, an eye surgeon will remove the cloudy natural lenses…Learn More >
When cataracts progress enough that they infringe upon your quality of life, that is when we recommend you start thinking about cataract surgery. Though the idea of having eye surgery can make some people nervous, cataract surgery is one of the safest and most commonly performed procedures in the United States. In addition to removing…Learn More >
Cataracts, which naturally occur with age, cause vision changes and eventually even vision loss. In the early stages of cataracts, your ophthalmologist will likely want to monitor the progression, possibly updating your prescription for glasses or contacts along the way. When your lenses become so clouded that updates to your prescription no longer offer relief…Learn More >
Cataracts occur when the lens in your eye becomes clouded. Around age 40, proteins in the eye start to break down. By age 60, most people begin to experience clouding of the lenses, although symptoms may not be noticeable for years. If cataracts become so bad that they limit a patient’s day to day life,…Learn More >