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Dr. Patel Performs Pro Bono Surgery for Diabetic Dad in Need
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Dr. Ravi Patel Performs Pro Bono Cataract Surgery for Diabetic Dad in Need

Florida Eye Specialists is proud to fund pro-bono surgeries for vision-saving care through the Florida Eye Cares foundation.  William Servance, a Jacksonville dad of two, received one of these free cataract surgeries when his insurance wouldn’t cover the cost. Dr. Ravi Patel performed the crucial surgery in October. Now, Severance says, he can see better

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Giving Back

Dr. Shetty Saves Glaucoma Patient’s Sight With Innovative Surgery

Florida Eye Specialists is fortunate to be able to give back to patients in need through pro bono surgeries funded by Florida Eye Cares. Marian Rogers has been fighting with glaucoma for decades. While doctors cannot reverse the vision loss in her eyes, Dr. Shetty performed a new technique with the XEN Gel Stent to

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Getting to Know Dr. Christian Guier, Board-Certified Optometrist

Dr. Christian Guier, O.D., F.A.A.O., always puts compassion first when it comes to treating his patients. He is the newest optometrist practicing at Florida Eye Specialists, but he comes to our team with many years of experience. He was the first clinical optometrist at Mayo Clinic, providing care there for 24 years. We are excited

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Florida Eye Specialists Adds New Board-Certified Optometrist to Practice

Dr. Christian P. Guier Specializes in Optometry, Laser Refractive Surgery, Glaucoma, Retina, and Oculoplastics JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida Eye Specialists, the largest multi-specialty eye practice in North Florida, today announced the addition of board-certified optometrist and Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry Christian P. Guier, O.D., to the practice. The addition comes as the

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In the News

Dr. Freidl Featured in the JAX Daily Record

Dr. Freidl was featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record for being the first ophthalmologist in Northeast Florida to perform cataract surgery with the Vivity Lens. This lens option performs better for patients who have had LASIK, or have glaucoma, macular degeneration, or dry eye.  Read more about Dr. Freidl’s experience with this innovative lens option.

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Dr. Ravi Patel stands next to cornea transplant patient Freeman Kelly who is lying in a surgical bed
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Dr. Ravi Patel Performs Life-Changing Cornea Transplant for Professor from the Bahamas

Freeman Kelly, an adjunct professor from the Bahamas, traveled to Jacksonville to receive a life-changing cornea transplant eye surgery.  The 71-year-old professor has suffered from glaucoma and cataracts for years. After undergoing three different eye surgeries, Kelly’s vision still suffered. His blurry and unfocused vision had made it impossible for him to walk or drive

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Dr. Riordan Discusses: The Link Between Internet Usage And Dry Eye

Dr. Kimberly Riordan was featured in The Ponte Vedra Recorder to discuss the link between internet usage and dry eye. According to one poll, the average U.S. person is now spending over 13 hours per day looking at a screen. That’s an increase from 10 hours last year. This can cause dry eye symptoms like

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