How Does Sleep Apnea Affect The Eyes?

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Eye Health on July 26, 2022

According to the National Sleep Foundation, 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, with 80 percent of cases undiagnosed. Sleep Apnea is a condition marked by abnormal breathing during sleep, often multiple times per night, causing lower-quality sleep and affecting your eyes. It takes longer for patients with sleep apnea to produce replenishment tears. You… Read More


What Are The Different Variations Of Color Blindness?

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Eye Health on July 19, 2022

What Is Color Blindness? According to the National Eye Institute, color blindness, also known as color vision deficiency (CVD), is a condition that affects 300 million people who do not see color the way they should. Color blindness affects approximately 1 in 12 men and 1 in 200 women with the condition where their eyes… Read More


How Does Swimming Affect your Eye Health?

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Eye Health on July 14, 2022

person in a pool with goggles and a swimming cap

Summer is officially in full swing, and what better way to escape the endless heat than to splash in cool water. Before you head out for your next swim, we want to open your eyes to some helpful eye health tips for summer fun at the pool. Protect Your Tear Film  What is a tear… Read More


Uv Safety Awareness Month

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in News on June 28, 2022

We welcomed summer and celebrated National Sunglasses Day this week on June 27, 2022. As we approach July, which marks UV Safety Month, it’s a perfect time to grab your best sunglasses while you are out and about to enjoy your favorite summer activities. Did you know it wasn’t until the 1900s that sunglasses became… Read More


Men’s Eye Health

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Eye Health on June 15, 2022

International Men’s Health Week is celebrated this week from June 13 – 19. Men’s Health Week falls perfectly just before Father’s Day, and to celebrate the week, we are highlighting a few things you or the men in your life can do to keep your eye health in top shape. You only have one set… Read More


What Are The Signs Of Retinal Detachment?

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Eye Health on June 8, 2022

Our eyes are windows to our health, impressive complex organs that need special attention. We like to empower our patients with a wealth of knowledge on their eye health, and we would like to discuss today’s retinal detachment. According to the British Journal of Ophthalmology, Retinal Detachment is a sight-threatening condition that affects 1 in… Read More


JUNE IS CATARACT AWARENESS MONTH

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Eye Health on June 2, 2022

Did you know that June is Cataract Awareness Month? Together with Prevent Blindness, the eye doctors at Cobb Eye Center are dedicated to increasing awareness of cataracts and educating patients about one of the leading causes of treatable vision loss in the United States. According to Prevent Blindness, more than 25 million Americans will develop… Read More


Prevention Tips for Eye Emergencies When Traveling

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Eye Health on May 26, 2022

Family taking picture on airplane

According to AAA, 39.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day holiday weekend. This is an 8.3% increase over 2021 60% percent increase bringing travel volumes almost in line with those in 2017. If you and your family plan to travel this Memorial Day weekend, we wanted to give… Read More


MAY IS HEALTHY VISION MONTH

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Uncategorized on May 4, 2022

Spring is here with lots of sunshine and warmer weather, leading to many people exercising and having fun outdoors. It is something about the warm weather that encourages us to live a healthier and more physical fitness lifestyle that includes eating fruits and vegetables, long walks in the park, and even having a set goal… Read More


April is Sports Eye Safety Month

Posted by: Cobb Eye Center in Eye Health on April 7, 2022

Sports Eye Safety Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, a reminder initiated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) to raise awareness about preventing sports-related eye injuries. Nearly 30,000 sports-related eye injuries are treated in U.S. emergency rooms each year, and 90 percent of these eye injuries could be avoided by wearing protective eyewear. Take Me Out To The… Read More


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