If you are like many people, you may get nervous when you go to the doctor. The anxiety is certainly understandable, especially when it comes to visiting an eye doctor for glaucoma – having a vision problem is very distressing. Worrying about the visit may prevent you from getting all you can out of your…Details
Diabetic patients are often advised to visit their eye care doctors frequently and undergo regular eye check-ups. The reason being, people with diabetes are more likely to suffer from eye diseases and are at a higher risk of blindness than those who do not have diabetes. We have created an infographic about the eye conditions…Details
Glaucoma is a disease that occurs when something damages your optic nerve, which transmits information about the images you see to your brain. Usually the damage to the optic nerve is the result of high pressure inside the eye. Medical professionals refer to this pressure as intraocular pressure (IOP). Left untreated, high IOP continuously damages…Details
Nearly 2.5 million eye injuries occur in the United States each year, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Understanding and implementing safety practices, such as using protective eyewear, could prevent 90 percent of injuries. October is Eye Injury Prevention Month. This observance allows us to build awareness of common eye injuries, and more importantly…Details
Florida Eye Specialists is proud to announce that we are growing our team of doctors! We are honored to introduce the newest addition to our FES family, Dr. McGregor N. Lott. As an experienced professional with nearly 15 years experience in the field of ophthalmology, Dr. Lott has a sincere passion for his work. We…Details
Many people know how diabetes affects the body’s ability to make or use insulin, but diabetes can also affect your eyes very dramatically. Sugar in the blood, also known as blood glucose, is an important source of energy for cells. Having too much glucose in the blood, though, can damage small blood vessels that deliver…Details
If you are like most people in the United States, you spend about nine hours in front of a computer, television, tablet or smartphone screen each day. While technology makes many aspects of everyday life easier, staring at screens all day is hard on your eyes. Many people experience eye discomfort after using digital technology…Details
On August 21, 2017, skywatchers are going to be able to experience a sight that hasn’t been visible in over 20 years: a solar eclipse. While most of the country will see a partial eclipse to varying degrees, the lucky residents within a certain 70-mile-wide path that stretches across the country will get to experience…Details
Dr. Lott was featured on Action News Jax discussing how to protect your eyes during the solar eclipse in preparation for the event that is to take place on August 21, 2017.
Dr. Chokshi was featured on First Coast News discussing how to protect your eyes from the summer sun. In this story, patient Pam Cress is featured discussing cataracts, a possible side effect of sun exposure.