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September is Healthy Aging Month


Each month, the American Academy of Ophthalmology ( focuses its national public education and eye health awareness efforts on one or more topics. September is AAO’s Healthy Aging Month. Every week this month we’re reminding our patients to focus on their eye health by reading their excellent articles:

Baseline Eye Exam

Did you know that you should have a baseline comprehensive eye exam at least by age 40? Read AAO’s article here:


Finding it harder to read that smartphone up close? Around age 40, most people will start to experience “presbyopia” which literally means “aging eye.” Learn more about what’s happening to your eyes:


Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in people over 60. Read their article at to learn more about the risks. Learn more about glaucoma treatments at North Georgia Eye Clinic.

Retaining Your Independence

Among seniors, vision problems are one of the most significant contributors to loss of independence. Maintain your freedom with these sight-saving habits:

Healthy Lives = Healthy Eyes

Eating right, exercising often, and seeing your ophthalmologist regularly will help keep you healthy as you grow older. See how healthy lives = healthy eyes:

Is it time for your comprehensive eye exam? To schedule your appointment, simply give us a call at (770) 534-1711 or contact us online. We look forward to seeing you and partnering with you for a lifetime of healthy eye care!