Entries by Misty Kearney

West Georgia Eye Care Center Receives National Wildlife Federation Recognition

The National Wildlife Federation has recognized West Georgia Eye Care Center’s North Satellite Office as a Registered Wildlife Habitat!  Mark Holloway, Administrator, said that he hopes patients will enjoy the wildlife that frequents the areas around the buildings.  Patients can catch glimpses of the birds and butterflies from vistas in the buildings’ open areas and from […]

Tourette’s Syndrome, Lexicographers and Google Doodles

“Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.” –Samuel Johnson Google Doodle Monday’s Google Doodle honors the birthday of Samuel Johnson (author of A Dictionary of the English Language). He single-handedly compiled the dictionary over a period of seven years and it was published in 1755. It was […]

Hurricane Irma, Power Outages, and Dedicated Workers

Hurricane Irma changed many plans as she surprised forecasters and altered her course toward the west.   Her eventual route took her through Columbus and the surrounding areas and over the homes and businesses of our physicians, staff, patients and their families.  West Georgia Eye Care Center made the conscientious decision to close our clinics, optical […]

TEXAS, We Love You and You Are Not Alone!

Texas, You’re Not Alone Yes, Texas, you are in the thoughts and prayers of the nation! Strangers across the United States are rallying for you because brotherly love transcends state boundaries.  In times of crises, the American spirit is to answer the call for help and to render aide to those in need.  Columbus, Georgia […]

Just Play It By Ear Because It’s Beep Ball!

Beep Ball was THE sporting event of the weekend (and you thought it was some boxing match!). The 17th Annual Country’s Beep Ball Tournament saw a lot of “Newbies” on the RibStix team!  Many of the sponsors and volunteers who showed up Friday night to take on the World Champion Indy Thunder were new to […]

Safely Watch the Eclipse LIVE today at 2pm on WTVM!

Safely Watch the Eclipse –   News Leader 9’s, Barbara Gauthier, will be interviewing West Georgia Eye Care Center’s Clinical Manager (Melissa Wells, COT) on WTVM’s Special Live Coverage of the Solar Eclipse. During the past weeks, WTVM and West Georgia Eye Care Center have been getting the message out to protect your vision and eye-health during […]

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 […]