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Dr. Habhab Explains Recent Eye Drop Recalls on First Coast
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Dr. Habhab Explains Recent Eye Drop Recalls on First Coast News

Dr. Samantha Habhab, a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist at Florida Eye Specialists, is an expert in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. She sat down with local TV news station First Coast News to raise awareness about recent artificial tear drop FDA recalls for products including EzriCare Artificial Tears and Delsam Pharma’s Artificial Tears. As of April 6,

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Dry Eye Information

How to Prevent Dry Eye When You Have Seasonal Allergies

Allergy season is the worst time of year for people with dry eye. Symptoms of itchiness, blurry vision, and watery eyes are often exacerbated by blooming flowers, trees, and yard work, making it impossible to enjoy your everyday life. Thankfully, you can take steps to protect your eyes and reduce painful symptoms. And if these

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Coming Soon: Adjustable Cataract Lenses

Florida Eye Specialists Pioneers Technology to Customize Vision After Cataract Surgery The dedicated team at Florida Eye Specialists will soon offer the first cataract lens implant that can fine-tune vision after cataract surgery.  Using the groundbreaking Light-Adjustable Lens™ technology, our cataract surgeons can make precise adjustments to patients’ eyes based on their personal preferences. This

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Eye Health

Is Eye Strain Affecting Your Quality of Life?

Everyone’s eyes can feel tired occasionally, but if your symptoms of eye fatigue, blurred vision, or dry eye disrupt your everyday life, it’s time to make a change. Eye strain commonly affects as many as 50 – 90 percent of computer workers. 

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Dr. Lott Specialist Spotlight
Doctor Spotlight

Getting to Know Dr. McGregor Lott

At Florida Eye Specialists, we’re committed to providing quality care with the latest technology, from diagnosis to treatment. Dedicated doctors like McGregor Lott, M.D. make our practice Jacksonville’s leader for comprehensive eye care and personalized patient treatments. 

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Diabetic Retinopathy

Patient Story: Living with Diabetic Retinopathy

A simple exam for blurry vision helped lead patient Dennis Sanderson to a proper diabetes diagnosis and receive the treatment he needed. Since starting his journey with Florida Eye Specialists and Dr. McGregor Lott, Dennis has seen a significant impact on his sight. 

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Glaucoma Information

Glaucoma Myths: Everything You Need to Know

If you have symptoms of glaucoma or were recently diagnosed, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed or confused. Unfortunately, there are many myths and misconceptions surrounding the condition that make it difficult to find the right treatments.

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Dry Eye Information

Why Are My Eyes So Dry in the Winter?

It’s no secret that eye protection is essential throughout the summer months, but did you know that this is also important during the winter, too? As temperatures drop, our eyes are exposed to dry air and other extreme conditions, making dry eye symptoms extremely common. Fortunately, there are many measures you can take to protect

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Cataract Information

Glaucoma vs Cataracts: What Do You Need to Know?

Our eyes, like all other body parts, become more susceptible to disease as we age. The most common vision-related problems in older adults are glaucoma and cataracts. In fact, these are two of the most common causes of vision loss in the world.

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Diabetic Retinopathy: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication within the retina caused by diabetes. Symptoms of this condition are not always noticeable — many cases go unnoticed until they become severe. That’s why it is important to receive a comprehensive dilated eye exam annually.

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Changes Coming to Our Nocatee Location – Optical Shop Closure

Dear Patients,

Starting October 1st, 2023, we are discontinuing the sale of eyeglass frames at our Nocatee location. Please note that all other services will continue to be available at this location. Our dedicated team of eye care providers and staff are committed to providing you with the highest level of care for your eye health and ensuring you receive the necessary treatments and examinations.

We apologize for any inconvenience and greatly appreciate your understanding. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact our customer service team who will gladly assist you.

Thank you for your continued trust and support. We look forward to serving you with our comprehensive eye care services at our Nocatee clinic location.

Please call our location if you have questions (904) 249-3937 – we’ll be happy to assist.