News & Announcements

  • We are open today!

    Posted on 09/11/2017

    We will remain open to patients today unless we lose power for
    an extended time.  We will post any updates on our website
    and on Facebook.  Stay safe and dry!

  • 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!

    Click here for the story.  

  • 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
    Happy Holidays!

    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
    January 2nd.

  • Happy Anniversary, Marie!

    Posted on 10/20/2016
    Happy Anniversary, Marie!

    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
    Best Eye Care Specialist for 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
    our patients!

  • 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
    patients first!

  • 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
    Welcome Celeste!

    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
    Baby Quinn is born!

    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
    A special birthday card

    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
    Children First Administrative Professional

    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
    Athens Clarke County Health Fair

    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
    Happy holidays from Five Points Eye Care!

    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
    Welcome baby girl Napier!

    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
    Dr. Jon given award by the Georgia Optometric Association

    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,
    Dr. Jon!

  • 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.