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
Dr. Riordan was featured on First Coast News discussing how cell phone usage has increased a spike in myopia cases. She also discusses the tips to protect your eyes while using your cell phone.
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
Until recently, patients diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), were given no hope for recovering from any vision loss from the disease. Recent studies have shown reason for hope, though, as researchers have had encouraging results experimenting with stem cells in treating AMD. The research is still in early stages, but some patients in studies…Details
Dr. Ravi Patel performs pro bono cataract surgery for patient Michael McDonald— who lost everything in hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. Michael was on the verge of going blind and through the surgery, Dr. Ravi Patel was able to save his vision.