Entries by Misty Kearney

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 […]

LASIK, Lids, Labradors and National Police Week

Last week was National Police Week! Coincidentally, we had a very nice patient visit the office to inquire about LASIK who happens to be an officer for the Columbus Police Department. He shared some stories of situations where his glasses were a barrier to performing his best on the job. At West Georgia Eye Care […]

Blessings in the Storms

A weather front filled with electrical storms and tornadoes wreaked havoc across the southeastern states the first week of last month.  Columbus was not spared and many residents had damage to trees and property.  One of those trees was especially dear to Margie Tanner.  If you have been a patient at our Main Office on […]

Some Pictures Tell the Story Better Than Words!

You really can hear the story behind these pictures by just looking at this 13 year old patient’s precious face after surgery! Her before and after eye photos speak loudly.  See her diseased and opaque cornea that offered her only a life of blindness and view all of the potential her new clear cornea offers […]

Fun Fact Friday… A Hummingbird’s Wing Flap

Spring has arrived in West Georgia! The signs are everywhere from blooming flowers and budding trees to the return of hummingbirds! We are blessed in this area to be the spring and summer home for some species of these jewel-like, colorful creatures! If you want to invite them to your home, offer them homemade nectar […]

Happy Easter – Vision of a Different Kind

Yesterday, a patient and her husband were praying together very quietly in a corner of our waiting room before her surgery. She was both excited and anxious about her pending procedure to improve her vision.  It seems she already has the most valuable vision which is vision of a different kind than eyesight. Spiritual vision […]