What Happens During a Routine Eye Exam?

Do you have an eye exam coming up? Regular exams are important for maintaining healthy eyes and clear vision.  For most adults, it’s recommended that you get an eye exam at least every couple years. Your eye doctor may recommend more frequent exams if you wear glasses or contacts, have a chronic eye condition, or… Read More

How Do Eye Doctors Treat Dry Eye Syndrome?

Do your eyes lack the proper moisture? When your eyes are dry, it can affect you in a variety of ways. If you’re experiencing symptoms like an itchy or burning sensation, light sensitivity, and blurry vision, dry eye is often the culprit. More than sixteen million Americans have dry eye syndrome, but that doesn’t mean… Read More

Can You Use Flex Dollars at an Eye Exam?

Do you have a flexible spending account, also known as FSA? Many people have an FSA through their employer but may not know exactly how they work or what they can be used for.  An FSA is a special type of savings account that you can use to pay for qualifying out-of-pocket healthcare expenses. That… Read More

To be Frank…

Dr. Skilling retires after forty-five years in ophthalmology There aren’t enough words to describe Dr. Francis Skilling’s forty-five-year tenure in the medical field. After forty-two years at Eye Associates of Tallahassee and serving thousands of patients, Dr. Skilling’s retirement is bittersweet to many. He has been a leader in the North Florida medical community, and… Read More

3 Reasons You Need Yearly Comprehensive Eye Exams

We are often asked why it is important to have yearly comprehensive eye exams. If you don’t have a family history of eye disease and you don’t have any visions problems, do you really need to schedule yearly eye exams? What is the point of a yearly exam when nothing ever seems to change with… Read More

How Much Do You Really Know About Eye Charts?

It’s found in every optometrist’s office, family doctor’s office, and even in schools. It’s the eye chart. As the central part of any eye exam, this chart helps your doctor test your visual acuity and determine whether you need corrective lenses in order to see clearly. But what exactly is this ubiquitous chart’s history, and how did… Read More

3 Things You Should Think About When Booking Your Next Eye Exam

Thinking you only need an eye exam if you have poor vision is perhaps the biggest mistake you can make related to your eye care. Eye exams are for more than just prescribing glasses and conducting eye tests. Eye exams are extremely important for catching problems like cancer or glaucoma before they become serious and untreatable. Aside… Read More

Dr. Weaver & Team Complete 3rd Mission Trip to Peru

At Eye Associates of Tallahassee, we love to give back to those in need. Our doctors and staff feel lucky to have access to some of the most advanced technology in the world – and for the third year in a row, we’ve flown our skill overseas to provide eye care for those who need… Read More

How To Prevent Eye Infections From Contacts

Contacts are an amazing invention. They are a terrific alternative to glasses, and for those who are not ready to undergo LASIK eye surgery, it is a great way to show off your eyes free from spectacles. But using these inconspicuous lenses requires additional responsibility. They may be a great way to show off your eyes,… Read More

4 Health Problems A Routine Eye Exam Can Detect

It’s widely accepted that going in for your yearly physical is crucial for detecting serious problems, but many people fail to apply this mentality to their yearly eye exam. It’s a shame considering regular eye exams can help detect a number of devastating health conditions, many of which are treatable if found early. What’s even… Read More