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Special hours on Wednesday, December 17, 2014- we will be open from 12:00 PM- 7:30 PM Don’t forget all Dolce and Gabbana frames are 50% off with complete pair puchase. (no insurance or discounts!)

Cataract Awareness and Prevention

It's National Cataract Awareness Month According to the World Health Organization, cataracts are responsible for 51% of cases of blindness worldwide - although this blindness...

Are You Ignoring Your Dry Eyes?

You Don’t Have to Live With Dry Eyes Have you noticed that your eyes feel chronically dry, itchy, scratchy or even sometimes watery? Many people...

Does Smoking Affect Vision?

Eye Doctors Weigh In: How Smoking Can Harm Your Vision & Eye Health We all know that smoking is bad for you, especially the risks that...

Sjogren’s Awareness Month – Understanding The Invisible Disease 

In honor of Sjogren’s Awareness month, eye care providers are helping to spread the word to increase awareness about this hard-to-diagnose disease. Sjogren’s is a...

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Hey women! Did you know that women are more likely to suffer from vision problems and are at higher risk of permanent vision loss than...

The Right (and the Wrong) Way to Clean Your Glasses

There is nothing worse than a dirty spot on your glasses - well except perhaps many dirty spots or smudges. When that happens, most of...

It’s Time to Talk About Blue Light

Workplace Eye Safety Month Blue light. Do you know what it is? Do you know where it comes from, or how it can be harmful...

Understanding Eye Color

Eye color is a hereditary trait that depends on the genes of both parents, as well as a little bit of mystery. The color of...

6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is a serious condition that can threaten your vision and general well-being. Characterized by the deterioration of the central area of the...

Are You Missing Your Child’s Hidden Vision Problem?

Your toddler may show every sign of good eyesight including the ability to see objects in the distance, however that doesn't necessarily mean that he or she doesn’t have a vision problem.

“The Sneak Thief of Sight” Is On Our Minds This January

Make your resolution for healthy vision this year with increased awareness of the leading cause of blindness worldwide.

Holiday Season Shopping: Are Nerf Guns Safe for the Eyes?

This is the one way you can be sure that you or your child’s eyes are truly safe during Nerf shooting:

Dry Eye Syndrome Causes and Cures

Despite the fact that it is one of the most common eye problems, a surprisingly large percentage of patients are not aware of it.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Chances are it affects you or someone you know. November has been dedicated as a time to spread awareness about the disease, its risk factors and the effects it has on your body, your daily life and the lives of your loved ones.

Don’t Let Fall Eye Allergies Get You Down

Red, itchy, watery eyes and swollen eyelids (along with sneezing, congestion or a runny nose)...

How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear...

An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective...

10 Tips to Teach Children About Eye Safety

It is important to teach your children about eye health and safety from a young age.  This includes awareness about how your overall health habits...

When 20/20 Vision isn’t Enough For Your Child

Since studies show that learning is 80% visual, children with untreated vision problems can really suffer when it comes to school. Most people think that...

Cutting Edge Eye-dentification

We have all seen the futuristic thrillers that use high-tech eye scanning identification systems but nowadays the technology does exist to use them in real...

Innovations in Color Blindness

There have been a lot of videos going viral lately of color blind people “seeing color” for the first time using specialized glasses. The emotional...

Poolside Eye Safety

Whether it is the sea, the sand, the sun or the softball field, summer brings people outside and this creates exposure to a multitude of...

Cataract Awareness Month: What to Expect from Cataract Surgery

After the age of 50 most people will eventually be diagnosed with cataracts. Cataracts are when the natural crystalline lens of the eyes become clouded,...

Sunwear for a Bright Future

According to the Vision Council’s 2016 UV (Ultraviolet Radiation) Protection report, parents are more likely to wear sunglasses (56%) than their children (only 29%!). Yet...

How UV Damages Your Eyes

UV Awareness Month: This article might scare you, and we hope it does - just enough to motivate you to wear proper eye protection against...

What is a stye anyway?

A stye (known by eye doctors as a hordeolum) is an infection of an oil gland which forms a pimple-like bump on the base of...

Eye Allergies

Along with congestion, runny nose, coughing, sneezing, headaches and difficulty breathing, individuals with allergies often suffer from eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis resulting in red,...

Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses 

If you are over 40 and have difficulty seeing close up, you probably have a common age-related condition called presbyopia which is when the eye’s natural...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger...

Preventing Age-related Macular Degeneration

February is AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month in the United States, and it’s White Cane Week in Canada. Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in adults aged 50 and older. Awareness...

SEG will be closed on Friday, February 12, 2016

Starling Eye Group staff will be attending training on Friday, February 12, 2016 and the office will be closed.  We will re-open on Monday, February 15, 2016 at 8 AM.  Have a great weekend!

Resolve to Prevent Glaucoma in 2016

This year, make healthy eyes and vision your resolution. Find out if you or a loved one is at risk for glaucoma, and take steps...

Why Do We Need Glasses?

Refractive errors including myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia.

Holiday hours 2015

December 24 and 25- closed
December 28- 8-7:30pm
December 29-8-6pm
December 30-8-7:30pm
December 31-8-2
January 1- closed

Eye Safe Toys and Gifts for This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for giving, and parents, grandparents, family and friends need to know how to choose toys and games that protect children’s health and eyesight.

How Do We See?

Have you ever thought about how vision works? It's an incredible system and process!

How to Prevent Diabetic Vision Loss

Prevention and treatment for eye complications associated with Diabetes

Decorative Lenses Could Cost You Your Vision

Beware this Halloween and think before you blink (in decorative contact lenses that is)! Sure, decorative contact lenses can enhance any Halloween costume, but if...

It’s Time to Be Serious About Home Eye Safety

Home Eye Injury Awareness and Prevention

6 Common Eye Myths Debunked

Over the centuries there have been a lot of old-wives tales circulating about eyes and vision. You know, like the one that if someone hits...

Protective Sports Eyewear is a Serious Matter

There are thousands of eye injuries a year related to sports. According to the National Eye Institute eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness...

How Pregnancy Affects Vision

The hormonal fluctuations experienced during pregnancy can cause many unexpected changes in your body, including your eyes and vision. Most of these changes are temporary...

Is Your Baby’s EyeSight Developing Normally?

A baby’s visual system develops gradually over the first few months of life. They have to learn to focus and move their eyes, and use...

Guidelines For Picking the Right Pair of Shades

There is a lot more that goes into finding the right pair of sunglasses than just fit and fashion.  While it’s important to look and...

6 Things You Need To Know About Cataracts

Cataracts are a leading cause of vision loss in the United States and Canada. Here are 6 things you need to know. 1. Chances are...

What You Need to Know About Firework Eye Safety

Independence Day may have passed but fireworks season is still in full swing and fireworks-related injury and death is a real and serious danger.  According...

5 Ways to Ensure Healthy Vision

Your eyes are constantly at work for you, playing a vital role as you navigate through each day. As May is healthy vision month, here...

What Women Need to Know About Eye Health

According to Women’sEyeHealth.org, ⅔ of blindness and visual impairment occurs in women. Additionally, an estimated 75% of visual impairment is preventable or correctable with proper...

Enjoying Life During Eye Allergy Season

Spring is in the air. But along with the beauty of the blooming flowers and budding trees, comes allergy season. The high pollen count and...

Can you Really Go Blind from Looking at a Solar Eclipse?

Last week, people in South America, Europe, North Africa, and parts of Asia and the Middle East saw a solar eclipse. As you may have...

10 Steps to Prevent Vision Loss

March is Save Your Vision Month, a time to raise public awareness about how to protect your eyes and your vision. Most people aren’t aware...

Refocus on the Digital Age with Computer Glasses

Digital devices have impacted our world in so many positive ways, allowing us to connect, work, play and get information at the speed of light....

Living With Low Vision

February is Low Vision and Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month.   Low vision describes a set of conditions in which there is significant visual impairment...

Under Pressure: Are you at Risk for Glaucoma?

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.  Glaucoma is a serious, vision threatening disease. You can save your eyesight, by knowing the facts. Are you at risk...

Know How and When to Treat an Eye Infection

It’s that time of year again…coughs, sneezing, running noses and itchy, red eyes.  How do you know when an eye irritation is something that needs...

8 Tips to Beat Winter Dry Eyes

One of the most common patient complaints during the winter months is dry eyes. In the cooler climates, cold winds and dry air, coupled with...

Dolce and Gabbana 50% off 12/17/14

Also our hours will be 12:00 PM- 7:30 PM on Wednesday 12/17/14

“Eye” Am Home for the Holidays – 7 Eye Tips for College Students

Winter break is in a few weeks and, with college students finding their way home for the holidays, it is a good time for parents to...

Thanksgiving week hours

We will be open on Wednesday, November 23rd from 8 AM- 6PM.   We will be closed on Thursday and Friday and will reopen at 8 AM on Monday, November 28th.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Do You Know the Facts About Diabetic Eye Disease?

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Do you know the facts?

7 Things You Should Know About Eyelid Twitches

You may have experienced this before. Out of nowhere, your eyelid starts twitching uncontrollably. While this can be a cause of aggravation, eyelid twitches, spasms...

October is…

October is 'Eye Injury Prevention Month' in the USA and 'Eye Health Month' in Canada. There are about 285 million people living with blindness and...

World Sight Day Challenge – No More Avoidable Blindness

The World Sight Day Challenge, slated to take place on October 9, 2014 is an annual awareness day that aims to focus global attention on...

Protect Children’s Eyes During Sports

The new school year has kicked off and you can tick off purchasing all that back to school equipment. Now, it's time to think about...

Cutting Edge Glaucoma Technology

A futuristic, yet simplistic, eye implant paired with a smartphone app may change the way eye doctors treat glaucoma.

Comfortable Vision for Back-to-school Reading

School is starting: Do you know how to set up your child’s homework and reading spot? Reading and writing are some of the most fundamental...

Be on the Lookout for Vision Problems this Summer Break

Summer vacation is well under way, but did you know that even when your child is out of the classroom, vision problems can have an...

Should You Be Worried About Eye Floaters?

Eye floaters are actually more common that you may think. Many people notice specks or cobweb-like images moving around in their line of vision, at...

Keeping an Eye on Cataracts

Cataracts affect millions of people nationwide and as the population continues to age, the numbers keep increasing. The good news is, cataracts are often manageable...

A Look Behind Sleeping Eyes

Have you ever wondered what your eyes do when you finally close them after a long day of visual processing and stimulation? Let's take a...

6 Things You Should Know about UV Radiation and Your Eyes

The heat of long summer days is nearly upon us. As the sun's rays intensify and people spend more time outdoors in the sunshine it...

Dealing with Your Tween’s and Teen’s Eyesight

It can be devastating for a tween or teen to be told he or she needs to wear glasses, especially if it is sudden. Many...

9 Tips for Coping With Eye Allergy Season

Spring is on the way. Soon the sun will be shining, the flowers blooming and allergy season will be upon us. If you have allergies,...

How Your Eyes Convey Emotion

Your eyes communicate much more than you may realize, in fact they play a huge role in your non-verbal communication. Consciously or not, the way...

Protecting Your Eyes From The Desk Job

There are so many people who spend hours a day, if not most of the day working on a computer or mobile device. They usually...

New Study Shows How Your Eyes Shed Light on Your Health

It's been said that your eyes are the window to your soul. Well, research is showing that your eyes are a window to a lot...

Hope in Sight for Low Vision

February is low vision awareness month. Low vision is a condition in which an individual suffers significant vision loss that can't be fully corrected with...

How to Encourage Young Kids to Wear their First Pair of Glasses

Your child's first pair of glasses will make an important difference in his or her ability to see and interact with the surrounding world. However,...

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma Glaucoma, which refers to a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve, is often called 'the...

New Year’s Resolutions for An Eye Healthy 2014

The New Year is a time to start fresh and renew our commitment to health, happiness and success. It’s important to include eye and vision...

Fun Holiday Gifts That Are GOOD for Children’s Vision

The holiday season is on our doorstep. With technology so much a part of our lives, the easy go-to gifts for kids often include an...

What You Should Know about Diabetes and Your Vision

Diabetes affects people of all ages, races and genders.  An estimated 25.8 million Americans or 8.3 percent of the population suffer from the disease, according...

Keeping Your Contact Lenses Clean

If you wear contact lenses, you probably know the hygiene routine you should follow when removing your lenses: Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and...

10 Tips to Protect Your Vision

Did you forget to put on your sunglasses today? Are you constantly sitting in front of a computer screen without taking breaks to look away?...

This Halloween Be Wary of Costume Contact Lenses

As Halloween approaches and costume planning gets more serious, many consider the use of novelty or costume contact lenses as a way to add that...

How to Prevent Dry Eyes During Air Travel

Many travelers experience dry eyes after extended travel by air. The dry environment of a temperature- and pressure-controlled air plane cabin can take its toll...

Does Chlorine Hurt your Eyes?

Just because the summer is coming to an end, doesn’t mean that we have to say goodbye to the swimming pool. Whether it means a...

Technology in the Classroom and the Eyes

The use of technology has become commonplace in the classroom. So much so that today’s generation of students, from kindergarten to university, navigates computers, smartphones...

Treating Vision Problems Lowers Risk of Falling in Seniors

For adults over the age of 65, the right pair of vision correcting glasses can literally be a life saver. Seniors aged 65 and up...

The Great Glasses Play Day 2013

The first weekend of August (August 3rd and 4th) has been marked as the 2nd annual Great Glasses Play Day. The event, which first launched...

First Aid for Eye Injuries

To ensure that your eyes remain healthy, it is essential to protect them from injury and to take proper care measures if an injury has...

Understanding the Eye Chart

Eye charts of different variations have become a standard in vision screenings and eye exams. One of the most familiar charts associated with vision is...

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts, one of the most common causes of blindness, develop when the lens of the eye, located behind the iris and pupil, becomes opaque or...

Age Related Macular Degeneration and Your Central Vision

Did you know that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss and blindness among adults aged 50 and above?...

How to Choose the Right Sunglasses

Do your sunglasses have what it takes to protect your eyes? As the summer heats up and people spend more time outdoors, it is very...

Women’s Eye Health Month: An Eye on Cosmetics

Women's eyes are regularly exposed to potential irritants through the use of cosmetics. As eye shadow, mascara and eye liner can breed unseen dirt and...

A Recipe for Eye Health

Did you know that your dietary choices have an impact on your eye health and vision? Opting for appetizing food that at the same time...

Spring Eye Allergies

Spring is right around the corner, as the winter begins to wind down and the fresh, warmer air begins to rear its head. Unfortunately for...

The Right Way to Clean Your Eyeglasses

We all know how frustrating it can be trying to see clearly through a smudged pair of glasses; clean lenses can really make a world...

Dry Eye Syndrome: When Dry Eyes are Chronic

Dry eyes are a common problem for many individuals particularly during the winter months when exposure to dry air and whipping wind is increased. However,...

UV Protective Sunglasses: Winter Sports and UV Rays

Sunglasses are an essential part of your wardrobe, even in the winter. While many people associate the need for 100% UV protective sunglasses with warm...

National Diabetes Month: How Diabetes Effects Vision

Are you aware that having diabetes increases your chances of vision loss? Diabetes is the primary cause of total vision loss in people between 20...

Can People With Astigmatism Also Wear Lenses?

If you have astigmatism and you don't wear contact lenses, then you'll be interested to hear this. Contact lenses are actually a method of correcting...

How Retinoscopy Works

There may be a few tests that you have seen during an eye exam and wondered what they measure. Having beams of light shined into...

Keeping an Eye on Your Smartphone

Take a look around- you are likely to find that pretty much everybody is texting, playing on, surfing and even working from their mobile devices....

Multifocal Lenses

If you're middled-aged and having some difficulty reading books and newspapers, you may have developed presbyopia, a common age-related condition that makes it harder to...

Helping Lazy Eyes Get Active

Lots of kids have a lazy eye. It forms when vision in one eye is stifled. Vision might be suppressed if someone struggles to see...

Eye Exam Approaching? Here’s What You Need to Know

How can you make your next eye exam even more productive? In order for us to guarantee that your exam is effective and productive, there...

Night Vision

  You wake from a dream in the middle of the night, or perhaps you're searching for the light switch or door in a room...

Focusing on Presbyopia

Often, middle-aged people find that they're starting to have a hard time reading. Being able to see clearly things that are up close is a...

Playing Safe

It's important for parents to know how to choose toys that are the safest and the most beneficial for kids. Infants are born with an...

Back To School With Good Vision

  As you might have guessed, a lot of progress at school is achieved visually. Despite the overt link between sight and learning, a lot...

What is Convergence Insufficiency?

Too often, kids are incorrectly diagnosed with all sorts of behavioral issues, when the real issue actually is something else entirely. In truth, he or...

20/20 Vision: What Does it Mean?

We've all come across the expressions 20/20 vision and visual acuity. But do people know what these terms actually mean? Understanding them will enlighten you...

A Fresh Look for Your Eyes

This summer, how about trying an updated look for your eyes? Introducing FreshLook®. They offer a large assortment of colored contact lenses, which allow you...

Clean Lids for Healthy Eyes

Have you ever experienced inflamed eyelids, also known as blepharitis? Blepharitis is a commonly occurring eyelid inflammation, often associated with a bacterial eye infection, specific...

Fresh Lenses: Why?

Do you ever end up leaving your soft contact lenses in for just a bit too long? It's a fact of life that generally, things...

Cataract Awareness

June is Cataract Awareness month. Have you been informed that cataracts are the leading source of vision loss among adults aged 55 and older? Actually,...

Protecting Yourself from UV Rays

It's a fact that basically everybody is exposed to UV rays. Even though this is the case, the possible risks of long-term exposure to these...

The Importance of a Comprehensive Eye Exam

It's May, and that means that it's Healthy Vision Month. When did you last have a comprehensive eye exam? Checking your eyes annually is one...

Introducing Transitions® Optical’s Vantage™ Lens

Great news for anyone in the market for dependable variable tint lenses: Transitions® Optical has put out the newest addition to their extensive range. It's...

Warning Signs of Poor Vision

Often, when either children an adults experience poor vision, it can be caused by a number of factors including changes in the body or abnormalities...

Women’s Eye and Vision Health

It's April, which is Women's Eye Health and Safety Month. Women go through various stages throughout their lives, and each can impact vision differently. Eye...

April is national Sports Eye Safety Month

With the spring, along with a greater opportunity to engage in outdoor sports, comes an increase in the number of sports related eye injuries. Each...

Eye Care on The Go

Road safety depends largely on your ability to see well. As a matter of fact, safe driving depends on a combination of a number of...

Caring for Your Vision in the Workplace

Prevent Blindness America (PBA) has marked the month of March as Workplace Vision Wellness Month. The aim of this directive is to educate businesses and...

What is Astigmatism?

The cornea around your iris and pupil is, under usual circumstances, spherical. As light enters your eye, the cornea's job is to project that light,...

Pink Eye: Types and Treatments

Conjunctivitis, also referred to as pink eye, is one of the most common eye diseases, especially when it comes to kids. Pink eye can be...

Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness

February has been designated by Prevent Blindness America to raise awareness about age related macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision. Did you know that age...

Best Contact Lens Care Means the Right Solution

Research conducted by Bausch & Lomb in August revealed that a large number of adults regularly use dangerous chemicals instead of contact solution to wet...

Dry, Burning Eyes? Could Be Dry Eye Syndrome

The winter leads to many more instances of dry eyes as a result of the circulation of cold, dry air.

You Need to Wear Shades in the Winter too!

Winter has officially arrived, which means in some locations biting winds and frigid rains and sometimes snow are also on their way. You wouldn't ever...

This Month Increase Your Awareness of Glaucoma

Since this month is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, in this article we would like to review the importance of recognizing the threat of this vision...

How Age Affects Your Vision – Presbyopia

Contact your Gainesville, FL Optometrist to Learn More About Treatment Options Many adults at some point experience presbyopia or a reduced ability to focus on...

Save 50% on Prada frames!

From December 28, 2011- December 30, 2011 save 50% on any Prada frame in stock.  Can not be combined with any insurance or discount program....

We will be closed on January 2, 2012

In celebration of the New Year's holiday, we will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2012.  We will reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at...

A Holiday Guide to Toy Eye Safety

The holidays are upon us which means dolls, radio controlled airplanes, and Leapster Explorers. Well intentioned grandparents delight in treating the young ones to the...

Don’t Lose Your FSA Dollars!

Looking for new glasses for the kids? Wondering if your prescription has changed? Contemplating refractive surgery? The time has arrived to save big on your...

Color Blindness: An In-depth Look

Call our Gainesville, FL Optometrist for a consultation

Diabetic Retinopathy: A Leading Cause of Blindness

Are you aware that diabetes is the number one causal agent of blindness in adults between age twenty and seventy-four? Since 2008, over 4 million...

All About Lazy Eye. Treatment in Gainesville, FL

For optimal vision, the eyes and the brain need to operate together. When this system breaks down, the result can be amblyopia or lazy eye....

Veteran’s Day Special! Save 50% on Dolce and Gabbana and Polo!

Beginning November 1st- we are running a special on Dolce and Gabbana and Polo frames.  Buy a complete pair of glasses (frame and lenses) and get 50% off of your frame until 6PM on Friday, November 11, 2011.

No other insurance or discounts can be used with this special offer.

Hurry in for the best selection!

Gainesville, FL Eye Tests: What Does 20/20 Vision Really Mean?

  Have you ever wondered why 20/20 is the standard for ''perfect'' eyesight and what it really stands for? The term 20/20 vision expresses normal...

Fall Eye Allergy Relief in Gainesville, FL

  Toward the end of the summer, many people begin to experience symptoms of ragweed allergy or hay fever. In addition to nasal symptoms such...

This Halloween Beware of Special Effect Contact Lenses

  With the fall comes Halloween and with that, dressing up. As a consumer, you want to know of certain threats to your eyes that...

Computer Vision Syndrome Treatment in Gainesville, FL

    Findings from the American Optometric Association indicate that above seven out of 10 of workers that work for the majority of the day...

Eye Safety at Home

  As September marks Home & Sports Eye Safety Month, we've chosen to focus on ways to keep your house safe for your eyes particularly...

Contact Lenses and Makeup: Tips from your Gainesville, FL Eye Doctor

If you use contact lenses there are some guidelines that should be followed in regard to the use of cosmetics. Below are some pointers on...

Sunscreen and your Eyes

If you have ever gotten sunblock in your eyes, you know firsthand how painful it can be. In fact, someone who has experienced a severe...

Schedule An Annual Eye Exam in Gainesville, FL, in Honor of Cataracts Awareness Month

Many don't know that cataracts are the leading culprit for vision loss for adults 55 and over. In truth, more than half of senior citizens...

School’s Coming… Time for a Gainesville Eye Exam

Children across the country are gearing up for a new school year. Now's the time to examine your children's eyesight . Proper eyesight is crucial...

Teenagers and Contacts

The need to purchase glasses is often difficult for a teen. Young adults can cringe at the idea of having to wear eyeglasses and appearing...

Starling Eye Group will close at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. We will reopen Thursday at 8:00 AM.

We apologize for any inconvenience.  

Help! How to Handle Frequently Encountered Eye Injuries

There are a variety of types of eye injuries that can take place, some more serious than others. Some might necessitate emergency treatment and immediate...

The Importance of Routine Eye Examinations

When we have healthy eyes, it's normal to forget about the importance of taking preventative steps such as an optical exam. Nevertheless, timely diagnosis of...

10 Quick Tips for Summer Eye Care

It’s official - summer is here and it’s time to ensure you safeguard your eyes from the risks of UV exposure and other summertime dangers....

Protective Glasses for Kids

Did you know that annual statistics show that sports-related eye injuries account for 40,000 trips to the hospital? That's equal to one eye injury every...

Optometry Insight: Carrots and Eyesight

Are carrots really good for eyesight? While eye care professionals affirm that the orange root vegetables are made up of large amounts of a vitamin...

Be Aware of the Dangers of UV for Your Eyes

Thanks to education to increase knowledge of the hazards of Ultraviolet (UV) radiation to your skin, (which include sunburn and skin cancer), most are familiar...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Caring for Your Contacts

Many find it fairly confusing navigating the contact lens care section of most pharmacies. But as daunting as it is, it's essential to understand proper...

Rigid Lenses: Do They Make Sense for You?

Although you may be more familiar with soft contact lenses, another less familiar brand of contact lenses exists: rigid gas permeable (RGP) contact lenses, sometimes...

Don’t Let Eye Allergies Get You Down

Are you experiencing red eyes, itchy eyes or watery eyes? If yes, it could be due to seasonal eye allergies. For many, spring is pollen...

Purchasing Eyeglasses: Online vs. Optical Store

While most Internet users have become accustomed to buying more and more products through the Internet, glasses are one item that needs to be carefully...

Care Credit

Care credit is a medical line of credit that may be used at many other health professional offices (such as dentists, orthodontists, plastic surgeons, and...

Eyeglasses – Plenty of Great Choices

New options to help you look good and see better!

Online Patient Registration Forms

Fill in your patient history online, before your next appointment. Find out how...

Request Your Next Appointment Online…

You can now request your next appointment online. Find out how...

Winter Dry Eye Syndrome… Some Simple Tips

While you may think of winter as the rainy time of year with all the precipitation, the atmosphere is really a lot dryer during the...

Do You Know About AMD and Low Vision? Become Aware This Month

February is dedicated to creating awareness of macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision. AMD is the number one source of blindness for seniors. AMD often...

Be Aware of the Dangers of Glaucoma

To spread the word about the ''sneak thief of sight,'' January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness, responsible...

Winter Eye Care Advice… It’s Time for Sunglasses

You read it correctly. Sunglasses are not just an important accessory in the sunny season. Although most of us are aware of the damage the...

Become a fan of Starling Eye Group’s Facebook page!

Become a fan!  Sign up as a fan of Starling Eye Group on facebook and receive special notifcations of promotions and special events exclusive to...

SEG adds a new Florida licensed optician

Starling Eye Group proudly welcomes Lauren McClain to our staff!  Lauren is a Florida licensed optician with over 20 years experience in the optical industry. ...