Services

services overview

Comprehensive Eye Health Exams

  • Advanced screening and diagnostics with Optos
  • Contact Lens Exams and Fittings including Specialty Lenses
  • Dry Eye Management
  • Glaucoma Evaluation and Management
  • Cataract Surgery Co-Management
  • Diabetic Eyecare
  • Macular Degeneration Management
  • Amblyopia or Lazy Eye Management
  • Ocular Disease Prevention
  • Treatment of Eye Infections and Injuries

Bear Eye Care offers a complete range of eye care services to all our patients. Correcting refractive errors with eyeglasses and contact lenses, helping you find amazing frames, or diagnosing/treating eye conditions and diseases, our experienced team including Dr. Rimmer and our licensed Optician will give you the very best eye care solutions.

Eye Health Evaluation

With our years of experience in diagnosing and treating typical vision disorders such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, amblyopia, presbyopia, cataracts, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy, Dr. Renee Rimmer and her team are equipped to provide appropriate therapeutic medical eye care.

At the same time, the Bear Eye Care team offers a wide array of high-quality eye care products at reasonable prices. Our patients never pay too much for the best quality in eyeglasses, contact lenses, sunglasses, progressive and bifocal lenses, and outstanding service.

Treatment of Eye Disease

If you are diagnosed with an eye disease, you want the best treatment available to get your eyes healthy again. At Bear Eye Care, we stay current with best treatment practices. Based on your diagnosis, we may recommend a wide variety of approaches, including improved nutrition, prescription medicines, therapy and vision exercises, or medical procedures.

Good Eye Care Begins With A Yearly Eye Exam!

Although many do not realize it, the best way to protect your vision is with a yearly eye checkup.  Even a basic eye exam can instantly detect many health-threatening conditions, such as tumors, vascular irregularities, and diabetes-related injury to the retina. At Bear Eye Care, that basic checkup is brief and painless.

optomap retinal exam
 

In our continued efforts to bring the most advanced technology available to our patients, Bear Eye Care is proud to announce the inclusion of the Optomap Retinal Exam as an integral part of your eye exam.

Many eye problems can develop without warning and progress with no symptoms. Early on, you might not notice any change in your vision. However, diseases such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, retinal tears or detachments, as well as other health problems such as diabetes and high blood pressure, can often be detected with a thorough exam of the retina. The retina is the part of your eye that catches the image of what you are looking at, similar to the film in a camera.

An Optomap Retinal Exam provides:

  • A scan to confirm a healthy eye or detect the presence of disease.
  • An overview or map of the retina, giving your eye doctor a more detailed view than she can achieve by other means.
  • The opportunity for you to view and discuss the Optomap images of your eye with your doctor at the time of your exam.
  • The ability for your Optometrist to make important comparisons if potential problems show themselves at a future exam
lasik
 
LASIK

LASIK, a form of refractive surgery, is an popular option for vision correction, often eliminating the need to wear glasses or contact lenses. Simply put, LASIK reshapes the cornea with a laser.

Other surgical alternatives have become available. Among these is a technique called phakic IOL implantation which involves implanting a lens behind the cornea, but in front of the iris. With this new option, many of those who were too highly nearsighted for LASIK are now candidates for refractive surgery.

If you are interested in refractive surgery, please let us know. Refractive surgery is not to be taken lightly. Detailed testing is necessary to determine whether or not you are a good candidate for the surgery.  If testing shows you to be a good candidate, we can help you choose the refractive surgeon who is most appropriate for your case. In addition, we provide post-operative care for refractive surgery. 

Location & Hours

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3831 E. First Street
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Phone: (706) 632-1995
Fax: (706) 632-9852

Monday 9:00am — 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:45am — 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:45am — 4:00pm
Thursday 8:45am — 5:00pm
*Lunch 1:00-2:00

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Featured Video Education


Take a moment to watch the following videos featuring our latest eye health tips, products, and office technology! We welcome you to visit our video education library as well, which has many more informational videos. If you have questions at any time, be sure to contact us. We'd love to help!

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