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  • Tips to help you with your eye-related allergy symptoms

    April showers bring May flowers…. And May flowers bring pollen! This time of year, as beautiful as it is, can be a very bothersome time if you struggle with seasonal allergies. For those who deal with eye-related allergy symptoms, we have some helpful tips for you! These tips do not serve to replace any established […]

    Continue Reading March 3, 2023

  • January is “Glaucoma Awareness Month.” Learn more about it here!

    Glaucoma is a disease that damages your eye’s optic nerve. Today, Emerald Coast Eye Care shares more about the disease here with quick facts, who is at risk, treatment options and more! If you are wondering if you might have this condition, schedule an appointment with Dr. Patterson to be examined for glaucoma or any […]

    Continue Reading January 13, 2023

  • What Is the Optomap Machine at Emerald Coast Eye Care?

    You’re at Emerald Coast Eye Care for your annual eye exam, and as you’re filling out paperwork you notice an optional “retinal screening” called the Optomap that is not covered by insurance. As you skim the page for more information, you might still be left with questions. Today, Emerald Coast Eye Care will share more […]

    Continue Reading January 6, 2023

  • Dry Eyes? Emerald Coast Eye Care Has the Tool for You.

    Do your eyes itch, burn, sting, or water like crazy? Maybe you have even been prescribed eye drops that you use religiously, but you are still experiencing these symptoms. There is a chance you may have Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) aka the leading cause of dry eye disease. MGD refers to your Meibomian glands (the […]

    Continue Reading October 21, 2022

  • Help your child love their glasses with these tips!

    Since school has been in session for almost a month now, your child might be realizing that their vision is a little bit blurry. Maybe they are having to move closer to read the board, or ask their friend nearby what the screen says. If this is the case, it’s definitely time to let your […]

    Continue Reading September 9, 2022

  • Happy National Eye Exam Month

    Happy August and Happy National Eye Exam Month! For some, this time of year might mean it’s time to go back to work or school, but regardless of what your plans look like for the upcoming weeks, this month serves as your reminder to schedule an eye exam!     The month of August was […]

    Continue Reading August 10, 2022

  • What if we had a choice?

    If an eye disease was an inevitable part of your life, wouldn’t it be nice if you could pick which disease you had? If you could, you would want to pick cataracts. Today, cataract surgery can not only remedy the disease but it can make your eye sight better than it ever was before. Thanks […]

    Continue Reading March 10, 2014

  • Welcome to the New Emerald Coast Eye Care Website!

    We’re proud to announce the launch of our brand new website. The site was designed with you in mind and is chock-full of several useful features. It’s now easier than ever to make an appointment, download patient forms, view current specials and promotions, and learn about the many products and services we offer at our […]

    Continue Reading March 10, 2014