Dry Eyes – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Dry Eyes – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that occurs when your eyes lack sufficient lubrication. In this article, we’ll explore everything you need to know about this syndrome, covering its symptoms, causes, and treatment options. Whether it’s discomfort or...

Are Glasses Better than Contacts?

  Weigh the pros and cons of wearing glasses and contacts before deciding between the two. Our knowledgeable optometrists Mital Patel, OD, Mark Machen, OD, and Ashley Swalla, OD at Classic Vision Care in Kennesaw and Marietta, Georgia, help you see more clearly...

5 Common Signs of Dry Eyes

  ​​According to the American Optometric Association, up to 49 million Americans suffer from dry eyes. At our offices in Kennesaw and Marietta, Georgia, expert optometrists Mital Patel, OD, Mark Machen, OD, and Ashley Swalla, OD at Classic Vision Care diagnose...
What is Glaucoma?

What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that can cause damage to your optic nerve. This can have a serious impact on your vision. The damage is usually caused by abnormally high pressure in your eye, called intraocular pressure (IOP). This pressure damages your optic...

Who Is at Risk for Glaucoma?​​

Glaucoma causes vision loss and eventual blindness by damaging the optic nerve at the back of your eye. Our knowledgeable optometrists Mital Patel, OD, Mark Machen, OD, and Ashley Swalla, OD at Classic Vision Care help patients prevent and/or manage glaucoma and other...

Do I Need Glasses?

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology®, more than 150 million Americans wear corrective lenses. If your vision has grown worse and objects look a little blurry, join the crowd and consult one of our qualified optometrists, Mital Patel, OD, Mark Machen,...

Protecting Your Eyes In The Summer

Here at Classic Vision Care, we are committed to the health of your eyes. We also want 2019 to be your best summer ever! Today we are sharing some advice on how to protect your eyes during the summer months: Sunglasses with UV Protection. Our eyes need protection from...

The Different Kinds of Contact Lenses and What To Expect

There are several different types of plastic used to make contact lenses, and the most common types of lenses are hard and soft. HARD CONTACTS. Also called a rigid, gas-permeable lens, these are usually made from plastic along with other materials. They will hold...

How To Safely Wear Colored Contact Lenses

Many people use colored contact lenses for a change in their look throughout the year, but at Halloween, those numbers of users increase dramatically. Eye color can often enhance the costumes of the season. There are risks associated with these lenses, however. Many...

7 Tips for Avoiding Eye Infections

In most cases, eye infections aren’t dangerous, but any infection in the human body has the potential to create larger problems. This is especially true of your sensitive eyes. So the best way to avoid the discomfort of an eye infection and any complications that stem...