Tallahassee Eye Conditions

Eye Conditions in Tallahassee 1 JUNE, 2017 Eye Conditions Eye Exams Even though we see ourselves in the mirror everyday, we can fail to notice small details that might be indicators of something more. This is definitely the case with our eyes. Regular detailed eye...

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Annual Eye Exams

Annual Eye Exams in Tallahassee 1 MAY, 2017 Eye Exams Eye Health Annual eye exams are an important element of preventative eye care. Our eye care professionals at Big Bend Family Eye Care in Tallahassee are experts in preventative eye care, and can assist in the early...

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Eye Issues

Identifying Eye Issues in Tallahassee 1 APRIL, 2017 Eye Injuries Airbag Injuries It seems that one aspect of health gets left out of the modern health craze lately, but is just as, if not more, important as any other aspect of our health as we go through life: Caring...

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Lazy Eye

Lazy Eye, or Amblyopia, in Tallahassee 1 MARCH, 2017 Lazy Eye Amblyopia Do you know someone with a "lazy eye"? It's what we call "amblyopia" and it is an eye disorder. Lazy eye affects an estimated 16 million people in the United States. The eye care professionals...

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Eye Injuries

Eye Injuries in Tallahassee 1 FEBRUARY, 2017 Eye Injuries Sports Injuries Did you know that every year, thousands of eye injuries in children are due to sports and other activities? The eyecare professionals at Big Bend Family Eye Care know that while some kids may...

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Airbag Related Eye Injuries

Airbag Related Eye Injuries in Tallahassee 1 JANUARY, 2017 Eye Injuries Airbag Injuries As more research is made available, the professional eye doctors at Big Bend Family Eye Care know that serious eye injuries with children may result from automotive air bag...

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Eye Safety for New Year's

Eye Protection on New Year's Eve in Tallahassee 1 DECEMBER, 2016 Eye Safety Eye Injuries New Year's Wow - 2016 is wrapping up and we are headed full steam into 2017! Big Bend Family Eye Care knows that it's a great time to reflect on what was and to eagerly anticipate...

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Healthy Vision

Healthy Vision in Tallahassee 1 NOVEMBER, 2016 Vision Safety Healthy Vision in Tallahassee Big Bend Family Eye Care understands that our eyes are an important part of your health. How difficult could this world be without or vision? We love to help people improve...

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Halloween Eye Injuries

Preventing Halloween Eye Injuries in Tallahassee 1 OCTOBER, 2016 Eye Safety Halloween Halloween is almost here and is one of our favorite holidays here at Big Bend Family Eye Care. Come on - who doesn't like FREE candy?! However, we also like for everyone else to...

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Eye Myths

Busting Eye Myths in Tallahassee Big Bend Family Eye Care is busting some eye myths to help people better understand their vision. For example, we have all been told by someone at some time, “You’ll hurt your eyes if you do that!” But do you really know what is or is...

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Elderly Driving

Elderly Driving & Eye Exams in Tallahassee Here in the Sunshine State, we have a robust "senior" demographic. This is definitely the state for retirees. And if you are 60 years old or older, due to the normal and gradual loss of vision that comes with age, driving...

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Fireworks & Eye Safety

Fireworks and Eye Safety in Tallahassee Today is July 1. In three days here in the capital, we will celebrate our nation's independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain - all while practicing eye safety. We at Big Bend Family Eye Care love our independence and what...

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Your Baby's Vision

Your Baby’s Vision in Tallahassee Have you ever thought your baby's vision right after birth? Mainly, it’s just black & white and shades of grey. The eye care professionals at Big Bend Family Eye Care knows that the distance in which they see ranges from 6″ to...

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Protecting Your Eyesight

Protecting Your Eyesight in Tallahassee The professional eye doctors at Big Bend Family Eye Care knowing that protecting your eyesight is so very important. Poor vision or the lack thereof creates difficulty in life. Sometimes, protecting your eyesight can be so very...

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Eye Allergies

Tallahassee Eye Allergies Are you a sufferer of allergies? Eye allergies in Tallahassee can be horrible. We have tons of trees and when the pollen kicks up, you can just look around and see the multitude of people sneezing, coughing and rubbing their eyes. Big Bend...

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Glaucoma Awareness

National Glaucoma Awareness Month in Tallahassee Happy New Year! Can you believe that 2015 has already come and gone? January is National Glaucoma Awareness month. Most people don’t know that this vision threatening disease currently affects over four million...

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Vision Changes

How Vision Changes as You Age Most people have experienced changes in their vision at some point in their lives. Big Bend Family Eye Care, a Tallahassee optometrist office, knows all too well about vision changes as we treat people every day for it. Most people don't...

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Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye Syndrome in Tallahassee Winter has finally descended on us here in the Panhandle of Florida and with the cold wind, comes dry, scratchy eyes.  Big Bend Family Eye Care knows that this burning sensation in your eyes that make them water could be the cold wind....

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Eye Emergency

Eye Emergency in Tallahassee Have you ever been doing an activity and all of a sudden, something small gets in your eye and no matter what you do to get it out, it seems to just get worse. Maybe  your eye got poked during a game of pickup basketball. Big Bend Family...

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Polarized Sunglasses

Wearing Polarized Sunglasses When Fishing in Tallahassee Here in Tallahassee, we have our fair share of amazing lakes full of all types of fish. We have to remember that Florida is called the “Sunshine State” for a reason. Big Bend Family Eye Care - Tallahassee's...

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Pediatric Eye Exams

Pediatric Eye Exams in Tallahassee Most people did not know that 80% of all of the learning for a child occurs in his or her first 12 years is done through their eyes? If your child is having a hard time seeing the chalk board at school or wants to sit close to the TV...

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UV Rays & Sunglasses

UV Safety Month in Tallahassee At Big Bend Family Eye Care, we take UV Safety Month is a great time to spread the message of sun, fun and UV safety to your community. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is the main cause of skin cancer. UV rays can...

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Cataract Detection

Foggy Window or Cataract? One early symptom of a cataract is a blurring of the vision that makes everything appear as if you’re looking through a foggy window or cloudy piece of glass. Left untreated, the outlook is dim. With the help of the professional optometrists...

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