A healthy body starts with what you put in it. If you eat junk or foods that are nutritionally deficient, your body will not function at optimum levels. There are specific nutrients that are essential for eye health. According to the American Optometric Association, there are five key nutrients that are essential for incorporating into…Details
Heterochromia is a somewhat rare condition in which there are variations of color in the iris of one or both eyes. It is estimated that around one in six people have it, although in some cases it may be barely discernible so an individual may not even realize that they have it. A common misconception…Details
The effect that UV rays have on the skin is well known. The American Cancer Society has long advocated for the use of protection outdoors, citing the link between UV rays and skin cancer. Many people also know that when they go outdoors they should wear sunglasses with good UV protection. It is fairly common…Details
The Jaguars will have a new way to train for this fall, and it’s called Sports Vision Training. Dr. Kimberly Riordan is heading up a pilot program with the Jaguars to help train their athletes to improve their reaction time, multiple object tracking, and hand-eye coordination. Dr. Riordan discusses this new program on News4Jax:Details
Dr. Kimberly Riordan is spearheading a new Sports Vision Training program with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Florida Eye Specialists is the Official Eye Care Provider of the Jacksonville Jaguars as of 2018 and we are very excited to bring this new technology to the area and to the team. Watch Dr. Riordan discuss this technology and…Details
Summer is one of the best times of the year, as it usually brings vacations, outdoor festivals, and afternoons spent lounging at the pool. All of this fun in the sun means you need to protect yourself, and it’s not just sunburns you need to watch out for.
The lens of your eye is composed of a transparent, flexible tissue that bends light that enters your eye so that you can discern images, read, and see the world around you. This lens, in its healthy, natural state, is clear. This allows the light to move freely through and for you to see without…Details
The cornea is the outer lens of the eye. A normal cornea is clear and dome-shaped, but when the shape is altered, it can cause distortions and blurriness in the vision. This is called keratoconus. Keratoconus is degenerative, but rarely results in complete blindness although a patient’s vision can be significantly impacted – enough to…Details
Every day, from the moment you wake up until you go to sleep, your eyes are working for you. Your eyes are one of the main ways that you experience the world, so keeping them healthy should be a top priority. The month of May is National Healthy Vision Month. This month is the perfect…Details
Modern ophthalmology offers numerous cosmetic eye procedures for patients who are interested in looking refreshed or restoring some of their features to their previous state. These are some of the most popular treatments available that can help you give your eyes a brand new look.