Where do I get eclipse viewers? Posted on 08/03/2017
Want to view the eclipse safely? Follow this link to the
American Astronomical Society's recommendations on legitimate
companies who sell them.
Solar or eclipse viewers are thousands of times darker than
regular sunglasses! Be safe and get ones that will protect
you as you witness this beautiful and rare event!
Doc, I have something in my eye... Posted on 07/21/2017
You know that feeling when you have something in your eye and it is driving you crazy? Imagine having 27 things in your eyes! We here at Five Points Eye Care are happy to report this was not one our patients! Happy Friday everyone!
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We will close at noon on Friday, July 7th Posted on 06/30/2017
Although we are usually open until 5:00 PM on Fridays, on
Friday, July 7th we will close at 12:00 PM. We apologize
for any inconvenience.
We will be closed on April 14th in the afternoon Posted on 04/10/2017
We are usually open from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM on Fridays but
we will be closing at noon on Friday, April 14th for a
special staff retreat. If you have an emergency,
please call our answering service at 706-543-2020 and they
will direct you to the doctor on call for our office.
Happy Holidays! Posted on 12/19/2016
We appreciate our patients and staff for a wonderful
2016! Thank you for trusting us with your sight! To
celebrate with our families we will be closed December 26th and
Happy Anniversary, Marie! Posted on 10/20/2016
Marie Isreal celebrated 13 years at Five Points Eye Care on
October 20th! Dr. Jon treated her to a special breakfast
outside on our lawn with her favorite breakfast and
flowers. She also received a bulletin board full of
statements of what makes her so special by the rest of the
staff and Drs. Nadine and Meg. Thanks for all you do,
Best Eye Care Specialist for 2016! Posted on 08/29/2016
We are so honored to be voted Best Eye Care Specialist by our
patients for the 3rd year in a row! Thank you for
trusting Drs. Jon and Nadine Forche, Dr. Meg Brya and the
staff at Five Points Eye Care to take care of your eyes and
make sure your vision is the best it can be. We love
Welcome new staff! Posted on 08/24/2016
We have several new staff members that have joined Five Points
Eye Care in the past few months! Welcome to Paula
Bleecker, Dylan Kemp, Allison Adams and Kathy Ramsay.
They are an integral part of our friendly staff who always put
Stacey's Sweet 16 Anniversary! Posted on 07/19/2016
Stacey Allen, one of our optometric technicians, celebrated her
"Sweet" 16 years here at Five Points Eye Care with a special
tiara, balloon and cupcake! Thank you, Stacey, for all
you do for our practice!
Welcome Celeste! Posted on 10/02/2015
Celeste joined our staff in August 2015
as our patient care coordinator. You may see her friendly
face when you arrive at our front desk or have her help you
on the phone when she is in our call center. She lives in Danielsville
with her husband and is pursuing a degree in
medical assisting. She enjoys reading,
spending time with her family, traveling, hunting and
Baby Quinn is born! Posted on 08/31/2015
Five Points Eye Care welcomes Quinn Faucher to our
family! Baby Quinn was born on August 31st at 11:39 AM,
weighing 8 lbs 3 oz and measuring 20 1/2 inches
long. Katie and the baby are healthy and doing great!
A special birthday card Posted on 05/15/2015
Dr. Jon and Nina share a birthday next month! Thank you,
Nina, for your sweet card to Dr. Jon. What a special
Children First Administrative Professional's Day Luncheon Posted on 05/08/2015
We sponsored the Children First Administrative Professional's
Day luncheon where several staff members enjoyed a great
lunch. Staff that couldn't go (because we never close!)
were treated to lunch by the doctors. Our staff is the
Athens Clarke County Health Fair Posted on 04/20/2015
Staff members Noemi Osorio and Kristin Napier performed vision
screenings and educated attendees about their eyes at the
Athens Clarke County Health Fair in April. Thank you
for representing Five Points Eye Care!
Drs. Jon and Nadine speak at Doctors ACO meeting Posted on 01/16/2015
Drs. Jon and Nadine Forche were honored to speak at this week's Doctors ACO meeting. Doctors ACO is an Accountable Care Organization founded by physicians to help cut costs in health care. In attendance were internists, primary care physicians and several specialists. The topic was Clinical Cases for Primary Care Physicians/Internists. They talked about when to refer red eyes to eye care providers and the effects of high blood pressure on the eyes. We thank Dr. Subodh Agrawal, a cardiologist at Athens Heart Center, for inviting us!
Happy holidays from Five Points Eye Care! Posted on 12/19/2014
We appreciate our patients and staff for a wonderful 2014! Thank you for trusting us with your sight!
Welcome baby girl Napier! Posted on 11/12/2014
Congratulations to Kristin Napier and her husband who welcomed
their first baby, Alanna Joy, on October 29th! Alanna was
7 lbs 12 oz at birth. We got to meet baby Alanna at the
office last week and she is beautiful!
Dr. Jon given award by the Georgia Optometric Association Posted on 10/31/2014
At the annual fall meeting of the Georgia Optometric
Association the Bernard Kahn Memorial Award was presented to
Dr. Jon Forche in recognition of his exemplary service to the
profession of optometry. Dr. Forche was recognized for
his leadership of the GOA PAC, which is now one of the
largest optometric PACS in the nation. Congratulations,
It's Dr. Nadine's turn as a Notable Alumna! Posted on 10/17/2014
Dr. Nadine Forche was honored by the Ohio State University College of Optometry as one of their 130 Notable Alumni during their Centennial Celebration this year. Congratulations, Dr. Nadine! Click here to see her accomplishments.
Dr. Jon Forche is chosen as a Notable Alumni Posted on 10/10/2014
Congratulations to Dr. Jon Forche who was chosen as a Notable Alumni from the Ohio State University College of Optometry in celebration of their 100 year anniversary! Only 130 alumni were chosen for this honor. Click here to see his accomplishments on their website.