Dr. Riordan recently appeared on WJXT to discuss how Dry Eye can often be confused with Spring allergies. Many times, patients believe the issue with their eyes are just a result from allergies so they take an antihistamine. Antihistamines can actually make your eyes even drier! Scheduling an appointment with Florida Eye Specialists is a…Details
It’s easy to neglect your eye health until it’s too late, which is why the CDC has named May as National Healthy Vision Month. Healthy Vision Month is a time when eye care professionals want to remind everyone that you only have one set of eyes, so treat them right while you can! Raising awareness…Details
Across the United States, more than 20 million American suffer from cataracts each year. Cataracts refers to an eye condition where one or both of the eyes’ lenses become clouded and foggy. The severity of a cataract can vary greatly, with some small enough so as not to seriously affect vision and some cataracts causing…Details
Dr. Ravi Patel is one of our many skilled and experienced doctors at Florida Eye Specialists. He is a Jacksonville native and graduated from the Bolles School. After completing his fellowship training across the country in California, he returned home. He has been part of the team since 2009 and enjoys providing patients with the…Details
After an accident which left Yariberliz Torres’ eye severely damaged, there was little hope of saving her eye. But thanks to a coordinated effort between Dr. Akbar Hasan of Florida Eye Specialists, Dr. John Sullivan of South East Retina, and Wolfson Children’s Hospital, she was able to receive a pro bono surgery for her eye.…Details
If you’re considering LASIK as a means of improving your eyesight, you’ll want to begin by scheduling a no-cost, no-obligation consultation with a reputable LASIK surgeon. During this consultation, you can take the time to ask some important questions while also determining whether or not you are a viable candidate for the procedure.
Recently, Dr. Akbar Hasan had the opportunity to attend a course in Rotterdam, The Netherlands concerning a new procedure for partial corneal transplants. He has brought his newfound knowledge back to Florida Eye Specialists in order to help patients in the northeast Florida area with certain corneal diseases see more effectively, and heal more quickly.…Details
Florida Eye Specialists is proud to have been a sponsor for the 2017 Jax Reads/NEA Big Read events. The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read in conjunction with the Jacksonville Public Libary presented a six-week program to encourage Jacksonville’s youth to read more. The theme of this year’s event was The Namesake by Jhumpa…Details
At Florida Eye Specialists, we take great pride in offering the highest standard of care to every patient who comes into each of our locations. Our team of eye specialists has served thousands of patients across the region, providing ocular services ranging from LASIK surgery to glaucoma treatment and everything in between.
The annual World Glaucoma Week will take place from March 12—18, 2017, and its goal is to raise awareness of the prevalence of glaucoma, and the various symptoms and risk factors associated with the disease.