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At Derickson Vision Consultants, complimentary snacks and refreshments greet visitors before Dr. Derickson—a board-certified optometric physician—and his compatriots utilize state-of-the-art equipment to examine eyes and ocular health. Taking the guesswork out of eye measurements, the staff avoids the continual barrage of "better or worse," questions and instead uses retinal-reflection refractive instruments to determine prescriptions. Meanwhile, kids can watch movies in an optical playhouse, and Dr. Derickson, also a certified aviation vision specialist and a private pilot himself, assists pilots with their vision difficulties and helps them avoid mistakenly landing on fashion-show runways.
In their modern medical facility, Bowden Eye & Associates' talented team also bestows a bevy of skin-beautifying cosmetic treatments. Guided by the caring hands of licensed medical aesthetician Karen Lamm, the 40-minute consultation and application of the Obagi Blue Peel Radiance facial treatment gently exfoliates the skin's surface, removing damaged epidermal layers to reveal smoother, tighter, and brighter skin. Obagi formulates a unique of blend of chemicals designed to treat an array of skin conditions, which include acne scarring, photodamage, and perdurable Pinocchio nose.
At Vue Optical Boutique, owner Dr. Dana M. Nolan and her friendly staff expertly outfit men, women, and kids in stylish luxury glasses and sunglasses from brands such as Gucci, Oliver Peoples, and Kate Spade. Shop the chic boutique and select a pair of luxury frames ($150+) before adding a set of single-vision plastic lenses ($90+). Stylish Tom Ford sunglasses ($380), which include aviators, or Fendis protect peepers from the harsh glare of the sun or a Parcheesi rival. Although not included in this Groupon, Vue Optical Boutique also offers eye-care services that use state-of-the-art equipment such as digital retinal 3-D imaging for vision diagnostics, LASIK evaluations, and comprehensive eye-health examinations.
Lord Eye Center's showroom currently boasts thousands of frames from over 30 designer lines. Its refracted selection has expanded over the past 30 years under the direction of Lord Eye's founder, Dr. R. Whitman Lord, who is vice president of the Georgia State Board of Examiners in Optometry. His staff of certified optometrists can straighten a distorted reality typically within an hour, using the on-site optical lab and privileged access to the Matrix's source code. Bringing some panache to impaired pupils, the Lord Eye Center carries a plethora of frames from designer brands such as Candies ($128+), Harley Davidson ($128+), Guess ($168+), and Nike ($198+). Single lenses ($69+) discipline myopic peepers into long-distance focus and bifocals ($99+) render both newspapers and stop signs comprehensible.
The board-certified optometrists at Total Vision Eye Health Associates alleviate ocular ailments with thorough eye examinations and frames from well-known brands. During the one-hour examination, expert technicians wield advanced equipment to scrutinize orbs for overall eye health and diagnose vision strength. Next, opticians collaborate with each patient to measure lens prescriptions, answer questions, and make recommendations regarding personal-vision concerns or vacation destinations. With today's second option, the friendly staff will help clients find the perfect sight enhancers from single-vision ($50+), bifocal ($89+), trifocal ($125+), or progressive ($220+) lenses to frames from designers such as Kate Spade, Dior, and Nike ($59–$700). An arsenal of additions personalize eyewear even further, with customizable lenses boasting antireflective and scratch-resistant technology, or miniature windshield wipers.
Photographs of locals sporting designer frames grace the walls of Gainesville Opticians’ latest display room, cluing first-time visitors in to the optical boutique’s long history as a community staple. One of the staff’s licensed opticians began her relationship with the store as a customer at the age of 8; this kind of decades-long dedication remains a point of pride among the entire staff, who specialize in crafting lens-and-frame combinations that blend functionality with style from the ocular world’s top designers. Rather than rush through the all-important fitting process, staff members will gladly take up to two hours to walk each customer through the store's frame collections, matching their personal style with selections from Paul Smith, Lunor, Ray-Ban, and others. The store’s eyewear sign-out policy allows customers to take a set of frames home before buying, ensuring that the glasses in question don’t clash with territorial hats and scarves.
A veteran of more than 69,000 successful laser vision corrections, ocular adjuster Dr. Martin Burger at LASIK Specialists adjusts patients’ ocular health through the use of LASIK refractive eye surgeries. The accomplished ophthalmologist tailors procedures to match each client’s individual optic ailment, unleashing a range of laser technologies, including custom ablation, high-definition vision, premier LASIK, and field trips to planetarium light shows. Refractive surgery can be used to safely treat most common ocular maladies—including nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism—and most patients are able to resume normal activities within a few days.
With decades of professional experience, founders Danny Marshall and Mark Randall lead a medical team that clears clients' vision with designer eyeglasses and shades. Resident optometrist and competitive blinker Dr. Jason Iannarelli can peer into the eyes of patients and pinpoint their prescriptions. Once he finishes exams or clients bring in a valid prescription from home, high-tech, custom-made lenses—carved in the sophisticated onsite lab—focus eyesight through a wide range of optical enhancements, such as glare prevention, transitional UV protection, and heat vision. Frames from top labels, such as Lindberg, Salt, Salvatore Ferragamo, and Gucci, encircle lenses, gifting patients with both clear vision and stylish faces.
In addition to banishing fuzziness with lab-manufactured light refractors, Eye Design Eyewear equips pupils with chic sunglasses from brands such as Kate Spade and Michael Kors, deftly blocking harmful UV rays and cleverly shielding the eyes during heavyweight staring contests.
Harmony Health Care Clinic offers primary care through Eastern medicine and acupuncture, firm in the belief that these services can augment Western medicine or replace it entirely by preventing illnesses and rejuvenating the body. Acupuncture treatments can address active symptoms and underlying causes in a near painless stimulation of the body's pathways to activate self-healing qi energy. New patients can slip into the soothing clinic for an initial visit, including exploration of medical history, current health woes, and attitudes toward the cactus fruit's spiny geometry ($100). Health-seekers may receive further advice on maintaining healthier lifestyles and nutrition plans in this 60- to 90-minute appointment. A regular 45- to 60-minute visit, for quick pinches of soul-sack maintenance, releases pent up toxins and perfects porcupine impressions ($60).
EyeElements Eyecare Associates' experienced optometrist, Dr. Manish Patel, brings experience as a clinical research optometrist and instructor as he updates glasses and contact prescriptions, diagnoses diseases, such as cataracts and glaucoma, and conducts diabetic evaluations. Helpful employees are on hand to help shoppers with critical eyewear choices, taking lifestyles and face shapes into account to pick frames that are both stylish and suitably durable. Customers choose from the boutique’s style-savvy eyewear gallery, which includes frames from Coach, Gucci, and Dolce & Gabbana, all ready to be fitted with prescription lenses and bristly Groucho eyebrows.
Two thousand pairs of designer frames pepper the walls of My Eyelab's various locations. Clients fresh from an exam with one of the onsite opticians swim through that sea of options, examining spectacles and trying them on to see which pairs will be accepted by their noses. With so many prescription and sunglass options to choose from, customers are able to find many pairs that match their personal style. And with specialty features like flexible arms and shatter-resistant lenses, specs are also customized to wearers' needs. Eye exams are performed by independent eye doctors conveniently located within or adjacent to My Eyelab stores.
In 2009, Melissa Garnier opened a small produce co-op, seeking to save money on her grocery bill while providing her five children with healthy, fresh fruits and vegetables. Today, that co-op has grown into The Neighborhood Garden, a company that regularly supplies 200 Jacksonville families with fresh meats, local honey, dairy goods, and certified organic produce from Albert's Organics in Sarasota. Patrons can pick up pre-ordered edibles from 17 locations, or opt for delivery service.
At Vision Express, helmed by Drs. David and Allison Falden, there's no such thing as waiting days or weeks to see clearly. That's because with its onsite lab, Vision Express can have your single-vision, anti-reflective, polarized, and sunglasses lenses and glasses ready the same day you come in. And every customer gets free ultrasonic cleanings on those glasses for life.
David and Allison Falden are card-carrying eye experts. As Fellows of the American Academy of Optometry, they delve into treatment areas ranging from pediatric vision therapy to specialty contact lenses. They also keep eyes focused with treatments for a range of common vision maladies, adjusting prescriptions with routine exams, performing visual rehabilitation for stroke patients, or designing a monocle big enough to fit the mind’s eye. Their practice’s frame shop helps eyes look as sharp as they feel with designer glasses from brands such as Nike, Dior, and Fendi.
There's a theory that if one practices a specific task 10,000 times, he or she becomes an expert. By this measure, Dr. Gregory Snodgrass is an expert two times over, as he has performed more than 20,000 cataract surgeries in the more than 20 years he has been in practice. He performs these surgeries—as well as treating dry eyes and glaucoma—fits contact lenses, and corrects vision inside Gainesville Eye Physicians East laser surgery center and optical laboratory. Dr. Snodgrass was one of the first ophthalmologists in the region to use the ReSTOR lens, a premium multifocal lens used to help cataract patients see near, far, and into the neighbor’s window.