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EYE CARE SERVICES AT Tallahassee Eye Center


Our eye care center offers a full range of eye health services to clients of all ages, from children to older adults. With a complete array of expert eye care services, Dr. Whaley, and our team, are dedicated to helping you enjoy healthy eyes and sharp vision. Whether you need a new pair of eyeglasses or treatment for an eye disease, our optometric team provides cutting-edge eye and vision care.

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Family Eye Care Services in Tallahassee

Our family practice in Tallahassee conducts all aspects of primary eye care including:

  • Adult and pediatric eye exams
  • Eyeglass prescriptions & contact lens fittings
  • LASIK & refractive surgery co-management
  • Low vision exams and treatment
  • Treatment for dry eye syndrome (DES)
  • Management of ocular (eye) diseases

Our optometrists, Dr. Susan Whaley, Dr. Catherine Hough, and Dr. Rebecca Lassley are committed to providing the highest level of professional, technologically-advanced eye care possible while maintaining our personal, “family practice” attention to each patient.

We take the time to get to know our patients and feel strongly that a good doctor-patient relationship improves the overall quality of healthcare. You can relax knowing that you’ve chosen eye care professionals with a sincere interest to help you and your family enjoy a lifetime of good vision.

Thorough Eye Exams are just the beginning…

Comprehensive eye exams for adults and children, co-management of laser vision correction surgery, caring for eye emergencies and so much more.

The optometrists at Tallahassee Eye Center provide comprehensive eye care to patients of all ages including treatment for a range of conditions including glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, dry eye, cataracts and macular degeneration.


Our Eye Care Services:

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    We appreciate the trust and confidence you place in us to provide you with your best eye health and sight correction. Here’s what you may expect and what we request in order to make your office visit effective and efficient for you.
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    Also called nearsightedness, myopia is a very common vision problem, affecting up to one-third of the U.S. population.
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    Learn more about what problems can be spotted with an eye exam, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.
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    Research is still being done to determine the long-term effects of blue light or high-energy visible (HEV)  light emission, however it is known is that blue light is a cause of computer vision syndrome (CVS) and sleep disruptions.
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    Fact: More children use computers and digital screens than ever before. How does it affect their vision and eye health? Optometrists weigh in here.
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    Early identification of a child's vision problem is crucial.
  • Including Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, and Cataracts.
  • We use the most up-to-date technology to ensure the best eye care possible. Learn about the different types of tests and equipment you may experience on a visit to our Practice.
  • Did you know your optometrist can help you with red eyes, pink eye, or sore eyes, foreign body removal and eye emergencies?
  • If you're ready for an alternative to glasses and/or contacts look to us for co-management of LASIK, cataract, and other ocular surgery.
  • Digital eye strain, eye fatigue and computer vision syndrome (CVS) are conditions that result from extended exposure to digital screens.
  • Dry eyes result from the chronic lack of lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye, which can cause minor irritations, an inability to wear contact lenses and an increased risk of corneal inflammation and eye infections.
  • Orthokeratology, or "ortho-k," is the process of reshaping the eye with specially-designed rigid gas permeable contact lenses. The goal of ortho-k is to flatten the front surface of the eye and thereby correct mild to moderate amounts of nearsightedness and astigmatism.
  • Low vision is the term used to describe reduced eyesight that cannot be fully corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses or eye surgery. The primary causes of low vision are eye diseases, but low vision also can be inherited or caused by an eye or brain injury.
  • Astigmatism is a very common eye condition that's easily corrected by eyeglasses or contact lenses and on some occasions, surgery.
  • Does holding a newspaper farther from your face help you see the words? For this reason, presbyopia is sometimes called "long-arm syndrome."
  • Sports eyewear can give you the performance edge you're seeking for just about any sport (tennis, racquetball, etc.) or recreational activity (hunting, fishing, etc.). It can also provide the safety and eye protection you need as well.