We are often asked about costume contact lenses. These “Halloween” or “Dragon Con” lenses are very different than the mainstream cosmetic lenses that enhance eye color. Color enhancing lenses are made by the major domestic manufacturers including Johnson & Johnson and Alcon. None of the top manufactures make costume lenses. Many of these lenses come […]
We opened our practice 20 years ago! We recently dusted off the original appointment book and found many names of patients who continue to come in. Thank you for taking a chance on a young doctor so long ago!!
Thank you so much for voting for us in the Townelaker Readers Choice Awards!! The category this year was a combined optometrist/ophthalmologist grouping, and that put us up against some very big multi doctor practices that see a lot of patients. We are very grateful that our smaller number of patients spoke up! We appreciate […]
Spring allergies are here! The latest news is that our favorite prescription eyedrop for allergy is finally generic. So far, the price has dropped, however not as much as we would hope. So this is our current advice for eye allergies 1) Don’t rub! As tempting as it is, rubbing actually makes it worse. 2) […]
Local ABC affiliate WSB ran a story this evening about contact lens wearers and the risk of acanthamoeba infection. This is a rare, but very very serious eye infection. Those most at risk are contact lens wearers that swim in rivers or lakes and then sleep in their lenses. The news story does a good […]
The food drive was a big success! You donated over 240 pounds of food to Forever Fed, a local ministry that delivers food and fellowship to families in need right here in Cherokee county. The second part of the drive was a pledge by our practice to donate $10 for every frame sold in November […]