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Now at Mandarin & Fernandina Beach: Cataract Lens Treatments

Now at Mandarin & Fernandina Beach: Cataract Lens Treatments

Adjustable Cataract Lens Treatments Now at Southpoint, Mandarin & Fernandina Beach We are thrilled to announce that Florida Eye Specialists has acquired two additional state-of-the-art Light Delivery Devices for our Light Adjustable Lens™ procedures. These cutting-edge devices are now available at our Southpoint, Mandarin, and Fernandina Beach locations to better serve you after your cataract

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Can Dry Eyes Cause Blurry Vision?

Can Dry Eyes Cause Blurry Vision?

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, over 20 million people have dry eye in the U.S. This common eye condition can cause painful and frustrating symptoms. But can dry eyes cause blurry vision? Unfortunately, yes, but the good news is that you don’t have to live with itchy, dry eyes. Read on to learn

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5 Eye Conditions Patients Over 60 Need to Know

5 Eye Conditions Patients Over 60 Need to Know

Most eye conditions can affect anyone, but those ages 60 and older are most at risk. Age-related eye conditions like macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataracts can cause severe vision loss and blindness. Unfortunately, patients often don’t notice the signs before vision loss occurs, making annual eye exams crucial to diagnose conditions early and preserve vision

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Signs You May Need Droopy Eyelid Surgery

Signs You May Need Droopy Eyelid Surgery

Do you have trouble keeping your eyelids open? Are they beginning to impair your vision? Drooping eyelids, also known as ptosis, are very common. They are often the result of age, as the skin around the eye loses elasticity and the eyelid muscles weaken.  When this happens, excess skin or fat accumulates above and below

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Getting to Know Dr. Norman

Getting to Know Optometrist Dr. Ron Norman

We proudly welcome Ron Norman, O.D., to the Florida Eye Specialists team. As an optometrist, he specializes in primary patient eye care. Dr. Norman is known for his deep passion for treating ocular diseases and commitment to providing exceptional patient care. Keep reading to learn more about his background, and the experience he brings to

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The 5 Best Eye Drops for Dry Eye

What are the best eye drops for dry eyes? With so many options to choose from, it can be hard to decide. The best way to find the right dry eye treatment for you is to be evaluated by an eye doctor.  Your optometrist or ophthalmologist can help determine what form of dry eye disease

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Getting to Know Dr. Donald A. Barnhorst 

At Florida Eye Specialists, we’re committed to providing quality care from diagnosis to treatment. That’s why we are proud to announce our merger with cataract specialist Dr. Donald A. Barnhorst, M.D., and his team at Barnhorst Eye Associates.  Dr. Barnhorst is known for his deep passion for ophthalmology and his commitment to providing high-quality patient

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Floaters in the eye, medical symptom in optics

Do Cataracts Cause Eye Floaters?

Cataracts and eye floaters affect your vision in different ways, but many believe that a correlation exists between the two. However, the two conditions impact entirely different areas of the eye. Learn more about the relationship between cataracts and eye floaters and the available treatment options at Florida Eye Specialists. What Are Cataracts? Cataracts refer

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Contact Lens Tips For Dry Eye — Maintain Healthy Vision

Dry eye can significantly impact your quality of life when symptoms like headaches, blurred vision, and dizziness keep you from doing the things you love. It can also make it difficult to enjoy clear vision when wearing contact lenses. Take proactive steps to maintain healthy eyes and follow these valuable contact lens tips if you have dry eye. 

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How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Vision Loss

Monitoring high blood pressure and eye health can warn you of possible health concerns. Blood pressure is one of the most important health indicators, and untreated high blood pressure can lead to many different medical conditions throughout the body, including deadly strokes and heart attacks. By taking care of your eyes, you’ll be able to

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