April is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month Eye injuries can occur at any time, but the frequency of those related to sports and recreation are at much higher rates.  According to the U.S. Eye Injury Registry, fishing is the number one cause of sports-related...

What is Astigmatism?

What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a condition that causes your vision to be blurry at any distance and is a very common condition. The causes are either due to irregularly shaped corneas or the curvature of the lens inside the eye, which prevents light from focusing...

Surge in Nearsightedness

Surge in Nearsightedness Around the world there is a rise of nearsightedness (myopia) due to the increase of smart phones, computers, and video games. Over a billion people worldwide are now nearsighted and it is anticipated by 2020 that a third of the world’s...

Welcome Home and to Eye Center South, Dr. Amanda Matthews

Welcome Home and to Eye Center South, Dr. Amanda Matthews Eye Center South, Albany, is proud to ‘welcome home’ Dr. Amanda Mathews, a Georgia native who has returned home to work in our Albany practice. Dr. Mathews specializes in cataract and LASIK surgery...
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