Entries by Misty Kearney

The Golden Rule of Glaucoma Treatment (and eye care!)

The Golden Rule For many, the diagnosis of glaucoma can be anxiety provoking. The average person may not be able to define ‘glaucoma’, but they have a pretty good idea that they do not want it! In general, glaucoma is a disease of progressive vision loss characterized often by higher than normal eye pressure. The […]

Three-Year Old Child Learns to Walk after Cataract Surgery!

Three-Year Old Learns to Walk after Cataract Surgery!   That’s not a headline that you are likely to see to describe a child in the United States! Technological Advances: Technologically advanced cataract surgery with lens implants is relatively easy to access in this country,   and we are fortunately blessed in that surgical intervention is commonly available […]

Thank You, IT Insider!

Netsystems of Columbus has launched a monthly newsletter, the IT Insider, to provide “insider tips on how to make your business run faster, easier and more profitably”.   We were excited to see that they picked up a West Georgia Eye Care Center blog as a feature in their client spotlight!  Thank you, Netsystems for helping […]

The Mesmerizing Blue Eye

Our mesmerizing blue eye post has been getting a lot of attention on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/WestGeorgiaEyeCareCenter/ Trusted Words… We appreciate all of your “LIKES”!   Posts like this one are created to share relevant and accurate information with our patients.  Just like ‘It matters who you see’ for your eye care, it also matters that you can […]

Fireworks Eye Safety First This July Fourth!

July 4th is only a few days away and West Georgia Eye Care Center wishes you the happiest and safest of Independence Days! How are planning on celebrating? If your plans include fireworks, make certain the plans are to enjoy a professional display and stay away from consumer fireworks (the off-the-shelf buy them yourself type). There […]

Why We Blog? Our Patients Inspire Us!

At our clinics, our patients are why we do what we do, including our blog. That sounds like a marketing phrase but it is true.  It is fitting that our patients are not only the targeted recipients of our blogs, but they are also the primary inspiration for it.  We always have stories for and […]

Camp Abilities… A Camper Can Do Anything!

“What is a visually impaired camper able to do?……Anything!” ~ Dr. Jeanine Fittipaldi-Wert, PhD   Columbus State University recently hosted a very special camp for some amazing young people at the 6th annual Camp Abilities! We all know that summer and camp just go together, but youth who are visually impaired face unique challenges in […]

Memorial Day and a Georgia Contribution

Congress has named Waterloo, New York as the “birthplace of Memorial Day” (House Resolution 587 ). It was there, on May 5th 1866, that the Waterloo community began an annual service to commemorate fallen soldiers. It is estimated that 620,000 soldiers across the United States gave their lives in the Civil War conflict. Every community […]