Eye Tips: Eye Doctor Advice

"Tips from Your Local Eye Doctor"

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Expert Advice for Optimal Eye Health 

As your local eye doctor at Peachtree Ophthalmology, your local eye clinic in Norcross, is committed to providing expert advice for maintaining optimal eye health. Here are some essential tips to care for your eyes: 

  1. Schedule Regular Eye Exams: Routine eye exams are crucial for early detection of eye conditions. Schedule regular check-ups to monitor your eye health and address any issues promptly.
  2. Protect Your Eyes from UV Rays: Wear sunglasses that block harmful UV rays to prevent eye damage and reduce the risk of conditions like cataracts and macular degeneration.
  3. Follow the 20-20-20 Rule: If you spend extended periods on digital devices, take a break every 20 minutes, look at something 20 feet away for at least 20 seconds to reduce eye strain.
  4. Stay Hydrated: Proper hydration supports overall health, including eye health. Drink an adequate amount of water daily to prevent dry eyes and maintain optimal moisture.
  5. Eat a Balanced Diet: Incorporate eye-healthy foods rich in vitamins and minerals, such as leafy greens, fish, nuts, and colorful fruits, to support your vision.
  6. Manage Chronic Conditions: Effectively manage chronic conditions like diabetes and hypertension, as they can impact your eye health. Follow your treatment plan and attend regular medical check-ups.
  7. Quit Smoking: Smoking is linked to an increased risk of eye diseases like cataracts and macular degeneration. Quitting smoking can positively impact your overall eye health.
  8. Practice Good Contact Lens Hygiene: If you wear contact lenses, follow proper hygiene practices to prevent eye infections. Clean and store your lenses as directed by your eye care professional.
  9. Know Your Family Eye Health History: Understanding your family’s eye health history can help identify potential genetic risks. Share this information with Dr. Washington during your appointments.
  10. Be Mindful of Eye Safety: Use protective eyewear when engaging in activities with potential eye hazards, such as sports, DIY projects, or yard work, to prevent injuries.

By following these tips and prioritizing your eye health, you contribute to maintaining clear vision and overall well-being. For personalized advice and comprehensive eye care, schedule an appointment with Dr. Washington at Peachtree Ophthalmology located at Norcross near Peachtree Corners. 

How To Contact Us

Our eye clinic is ideally located close to the intersection of Holcomb Bridge Rd and Spalding Dr. Serving Norcross GA, Duluth, Sandy Springs, Roswell & Johns Creek.


4045 Wetherburn Way, Ste 1
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

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Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sat & Sun: Closed

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