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Our eye care office is conveniently located at Hwy 41 and Mars Hill in Acworth

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Family Eye Care

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Dry Eye

Relieve the Dryness

 

Low Vision

Enhance your Low Vision

 

Orthokeratology

Correct your vision

 

Vision Therapy

Exercise for the eyes

 

Myopia Control

The most common vision problem

 

Ocular Diseases

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Ocular Nutrition

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Welcome to Acworth Family Eyecare

Eyes are important indicators of overall health, and comprehensive eye care goes beyond a prescription for glasses or contact lenses. At Acworth Family Eyecare, we take the time to get to know you, your eye care history, and your vision needs. Our optometrists provide the expert care, advice, options, and follow up you need whether you are a new patient or an existing one. Please contact us to schedule your appointment today.

Our Doctors
Q&A with Our Drs. Reach & Poteet
How do I know if I have Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye can cause quite a few symptoms, anything from the eyes actually feeling dry to the eyes watering often, or having a burning, itchy, or irritated feeling. One of the most common symptoms is the eyes feeling gritty or like something is in your eye. Most people will often experience blurred vision since the tears, which comprise the outermost surface of the eye, are unstable.

Is there anything I can do to prevent it?

Dry eye is multifactorial, and each person’s dry eye is unique to them. To help prevent dry eye, make sure to consume 8 to 10 glasses of water per day to avoid dehydration. Some nutritional supplements, such as fish oil and flaxseed oil, can contribute to a more stable tear layer.

Remember to blink regularly and take breaks often when on a computer, cell phone or when watching television. During times of the year when there is less humidity, a humidifier might be helpful to provide more moisture in the air.

What causes Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye syndrome has several causes. It occurs:

  • As a part of the natural aging process, especially among women over age 40.
  • As a side effect of many medications, such as antihistamines, antidepressants, certain blood pressure medicines, Parkinson’s medications and birth control pills.
  • Because you live in a dry, dusty or windy climate with low humidity.

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Our Services at Acworth Family Eyecare

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We carry the latest European and American designer eyewear collections in a variety of styles, colors and materials just to suit your style.

What Designer Frames?

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Whether you wear daily, weekly or monthly disposables, or conventional (vial) lenses, check out our selection of lenses that fit your needs.

Specialty Contacts & More

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Learn about eye exams, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.

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Conveniently located at Hwy 41 and Mars Hill