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Save 50% on Sunglasses!

June 01, 2017

Get 50% off a complete pair of sunglass frames and prescription polarized lenses.

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Save $50 on every $100 you spend on frames and lenses

February 06, 2017

If your goal in 2017 is to save money, improve your style, or take care of your eye health, this deal is for you.

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Transitions XTRactive

May 11, 2016

Transitions Optical has released its darkest everyday lenses: Transitions XTRActive™ photochromic lenses. Behind the windshield of a car, the lenses activate moderately to a comfortable tint level. Indoors, the lenses provide a slight tint, whereas Transitions VI lenses appear clear.

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Am I a Candidate for LASIK?

April 05, 2016

Interested in LASIK eye surgery? Stop by Eye Elements in Dunwoody during the month of May for "LASIK Wednesdays". You can receive a personalized LASIK consultation and be eligible to receive $1000 OFF your LASIK surgery!

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February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month

February 02, 2016

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness among older Americans, but new treatments have dramatically changed the course of this disease over the last 10 years, making AMD more manageable than ever before. During AMD Awareness Month in February, Eye Elements is reminding people with or at risk for AMD that they can save their vision thanks to recent treatment advances. However, early detection is a critical first step.

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Happy Thanksgiving: Chia Pumpkin Pie Pudding Recipe

November 25, 2015

While delicious, this Chia Pumpkin Pie Pudding recipe has a number of key ingredients to support a healthy tear layer to reduce the symptoms of dry eye. Maintain healthy eyes by eating nutritiously and incorporating some of these eye-healthy, anti-inflammatory ingredients.

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VSP Open Enrollment

November 11, 2015

Take care of your eyes by enrolling yourself and your family in a Vision Service Plan (VSP) during your insurance open enrollment period. Insurance open enrollment is typically November 1st through January 31st, and this is your opportunity to secure insurance benefits for you and your family. From saving money, to keeping your eyes healthy, you will like what you see with VSP.

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The Dangers of Digital Eye Strain

October 04, 2015

The Dangers of Digital Eye Strain Today's modern society is visually connected to computers, tablets, phones, and games. As technology evolves, we find ourselves spending more time peering into an abyss of high-energy visibile blue light for hours. Research has determined that accu...

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Modern Day Cataract Surgery

August 19, 2015

Modern Day Cataract Surgery If you have cataracts and need surgery to restore your vision, fear not -- cataract surgery is one of the most frequently performed surgeries, and modern cataract surgery is safer and produces better visual outcomes than ever before. Still, you should be well in...

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July is Dry Eye Awareness Month

July 12, 2015

Chronic Dry Eye - A New Treatment Millions of Americans suffer from chronic dry eye disease, a condition in which the eye does not produce adequate quantity or quality of tears. While the condition occurs in both men and women, it is much more common in women. Over 3 million women in the United ...

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What is ORTHOKERATOLOGY?

June 10, 2015

OrthokeratologyOrthokeratology (also called "ortho-k") is the use of specially designed rigid gas permeable contact lenses to reshape the front surface of the eye (cornea) and thereby correct refractive errors.Ortho-k gas permeable (GP) lenses typically are worn at night during sleep, and then are removed immediately upon awakening. After only a few overnight sessions of wearing the lenses, most

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Free LASIK Information Session

May 27, 2015

Interested in #LASIK eye surgery? Schedule an appointment for a free LASIK information session on Tuesday, June 2nd, and receive $500 OFF your LASIK procedure! Call 770-399-0488 for appointment availability as space is limited

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Is My Child Old Enough to Wear Contact Lenses?

May 27, 2015

Is My Child Old Enough to Wear Contact Lenses?Two common questions we hear in our office from parents are, "Can kids wear contact lenses?" and "How old does my child need to be to wear contacts?"You may be surprised to discover that contact lenses are often prescribed to correct vision problems in very young children–even infants. However, while physically there may not be a minimum or

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Polarized Sunglasses For the Summer

May 08, 2015

Polarized Sunglasses and How They WorkPolarized lenses are premium sunglass lenses that solve a problem that regular sunglasses cannot: reflective glare.To understand how polarized sunglasses work, it's time for a little physics lesson. (C'mon it won't be that hard!) Sunlight and ReflectionsSunlight is emitted in all directions, and individual light waves are somewhat random in their

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Computer Vision Syndrome: Symptoms, Treatment, & Prevention

April 17, 2015

Computer Vision Syndrome: Symptoms, Treatment & PreventionThe benefits of modern-day computing and the Internet have led to a group of eye and vision-related problems. Collectively, this group is called Computer Vision Syndrome or CVS. CVS is caused by spending an extended amount of time looking at computer screens and other digital devices.Between work and home computers, laptops, tablets

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Healthy Foods for Healthy Eyes

March 12, 2015

Lutein and Zeaxanthin rich tasty Salad That Helps the Macular PigmentsThe oxygen-containing xanthophylls lutein (L), and zeaxanthin (Z), are two of more than 600 known naturally occurring carotenoids. Synthesized by plants, these yellow, orange and red carotenoid pigments act to absorb light energy for photosynthesis and to protect the plant from high energy UV light. These xanthophyll pigments

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Why Is My Eye Red?

January 30, 2015

An eye that suddenly becomes red is one of the main reasons people seek the services of an eye doctor. And for good reason.Significant discomfort, blurred vision or both often accompany a red eye. And, well, a red eye just looks bad, too.The front surface of the eye is composed of two structures: the clear cornea in the center of the eye (overlying the colored iris and the pupil), and the tough

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Benefits of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

January 19, 2015

When we conduct a contact lens evaluation and fitting in our office, your personal preferences and routines help determine which lens replacement schedule we recommend. The most common replacement schedules are every day, every two weeks, or every month. Each schedule has its strong points.Here, we focus on the benefits of daily disposable contact lenses, often called "Dailies."You never have to

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Dry Eye Syndrome

December 26, 2014

Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) is a common condition that we see most often in older adults. Medically, we call it "keratoconjunctivitis sicca", but most people know it as simply "dry eyes".For millions of people, dry eye syndrome is a condition in which the eyes don't produce enough tears to adequately lubricate and nourish the surface of the eye (the cornea) and surrounding tissues. Dry eyes can also

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Take Advantage of Your Health Savings Account (HSA)

December 07, 2014

If you participate in a Health Savings Account (HSA) through your employer's benefits plan, time may be running out. Some plans require the money you contributed to be used by December 31st, or you risk losing it. Vision related services and expenses may qualify for HSA reimbursement through your HSA benefits. This includes eye health examinations, contact lenses. eyeglasses, prescription

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Why Nearsightedness Is More Common Today

November 11, 2014

At Eye Elements, we have studied and implemented treatments for various eye conditions and ailments. In order to do so to the fullest, we study trends and patterns in eye health across the world. With this information, clinics and caregivers like us are applying modern techniques and practices to our specific population's eye health and wellness. So when we found a strange new trend in vision

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Glasses: Choosing from All the Lens Options

November 03, 2014

When you walk into an optical store, you might feel a little overwhelmed at all the choices available to you. We think your experience in an optical store should be a little like a kid in a candy store. You want to look great when you are wearing your glasses, and having a wide selection to choose from makes it possible for you to find the eyeglasses that are just right for you. The lens you

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3 Tips for Maintaining Eye Health

October 30, 2014

You use your eyes for just about everything you do, and your eyes have to last you the rest of your life! At Eye Elements, we want to help you maintain your eye health and vision, and we offer the best eye care in Alpharetta. Here are three tips for maintaining eye health and keeping your vision sharp for years to come. Use these every day and keep your eyes in great shape. 1. Utilize the

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The Top 3 Reasons People Avoid Seeing an Eye Doctor

October 13, 2014

Are you holding your book further away from your eyes than you used to? Do you squint when you’re watching TV? It is normal to experience changes in your eyesight as you age. Although there are some problems that can be serious, most vision problems can be taken care of with a trip to your eye doctor. Unfortunately, many people skip out on regular eye exams. Below, we discuss some of the

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6 Reasons to Go to an Eye Clinic

September 06, 2014

Some believe that your eyes are the windows to your soul. Research is showing that your eyes can show impending health problems before they become serious. For these reasons and others, it is extremely important to have your eyes checked regularly, as well as when you are having eye pain or issues that need immediate attention. We strongly suggest that you schedule yearly eye exams at an eye

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How To Choose Great Looking Eyeglasses!

August 15, 2014

Choosing the right style of glasses can be daunting, especially when there are literally thousands of fashionable styles to choose from. At Eye Elements, we give you tips on how to choose the best-looking eyeglasses. Our secret? Choose glasses that compliment your unique face shape. Here we list the 4 most common face shapes, as well as which frames will match your face best. ound Face

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Just for Kids: "Back to School" Event

July 14, 2014

IMPORTANCE OF CHILDREN'S VISION 80% of a child's learning occurs through the eyes. However, on a daily basis, kids' glasses encounter everything including fingerprints, scratches, and harsh glare. Each of these can make it harder for them to see, to keep their glasses clean, and can cause tired strained eyes. Most importatly, these act as unwanted distractions while your child is trying

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Eye Elements Featured in Dunwoody Crier

June 24, 2014

Eye Elements was featured in the local Dunwoody Crier Newspaper on June 24, 2014. Learn more about our humble beginnings as a business by author Carol Niemi. To read the full article, follow the link below: Eye Elements Featured in Dunwoody Crier Thanks for your support Dunwoody!

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Authorized Google Glass Provider

May 10, 2014

Eye Elements is now an authorized provider of prescription lenses for your Google Glass frames! Bring in your Google Glass frame and have our expert opticians provide prescription lenses that provide you with high-definition optical clarity. See some of our happy Google Glass customers below!

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Contact Lens Exams: Why Is It Important?

February 19, 2014

Contact lens exams, like all regular eye exams, allow your eye doctor to take a thorough look at the health of your eyes and the quality of your vision. Doing this regularly — about once a year — also lets your eye doctor keep a close eye (if you’ll pardon the pun) on any changes to your vision before they become serious. However, if you’re a contact lens wearer,

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