Dr. Rachana Patel is featured on News4Jax discussing early onset cataracts with patient Richard Hedberg. Dr. Patel performed a pro bono cataract procedure for Richard and was able to restore his vision.
It might not make sense, but dry eye syndrome often leads to watery eyes. Dry eye is all about your tear ducts and the amount and quality of tears they make. Having a lot of tears with the wrong chemical composition can give you the feeling of teary, watery eyes, but those tears won’t do…Details
Prolonged exposure to blue light is becoming more common, and it could have important repercussions for the longevity of our eyes. Below is more information on how blue light affects your eyes and the preventative measures you can take in order to maintain healthy eyesight.
With the wrapping up of World Glaucoma Week, we wanted to take some time to discuss recent advancements in Glaucoma Treatment, including the MicroPulse option. Listen as Dr. Kathryn Freidl, along with patient Carol Matthews, discusses these incredible treatment options with First Coast Connect’s Melissa Ross.
Eye floaters look like tiny specks of debris in your vision. Most eye floaters are harmless, but they can sometimes be a symptom of a larger issue in your eye. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of eye floaters.
Every spring, allergy sufferers reach for eye drops and medications to soothe their eyes. However, the results of a recent study show that people with dry eye may also be most vulnerable during the height of allergy season.
A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens which often results in blurry or hazy vision. The lens is a crucial component of the eye, and it bends the light rays that enter the eye in order to help you focus your vision. The lens needs to be clear in order to do its…Details
February is National AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month. The goal of this initiative is to teach people about the risks of AMD and other vision impairments in the hope that everyone gets the treatment they need for better eye health. Did you know that Florida Eye Specialists has a guide to help those with Age-Related Macular…Details
The new year brings new intentions in the form of New Year’s Resolutions. It’s no surprise that the number one resolution Americans make is to lose weight. If your weight loss program includes regular walks or trips to the gym, you may be getting a bonus benefit you never counted on: protecting your eyesight.
National Glaucoma Awareness Month is in January and is the perfect time to educate yourself on the different types of glaucoma, the most common symptoms, and the best ways to prevent it. At Florida Eye Specialists we stress the importance of preventative eye health, and it all begins with a comprehensive eye examination. Early diagnosis…Details