Although LASIK eye surgery is a popular procedure around the world, there is still a significant amount of misinformation surrounding it. We want to help set the record straight by debunking some of the most common LASIK myths. Myth 1: LASIK is for nearsighted patients only When the LASIK procedure was first developed, it was…Details
July has been designated as National Ultraviolet Safety Month, and there’s no better time to talk about UV safety than when the weather starts to heat up and the sun stays out all day. UV safety includes protecting your eyes because many people are unaware that extended exposure to UV radiation can cause long-term eye…Details
Ocular Shingles are a serious problem for some patients, but there are treatment options available. Dr. Ravi Patel appeared on News4Jax to with a patient who suffered from Ocular Shingles to discuss this disease and the possible treatment options.
Dr. S. Akbar Hasan is the first in the region to perform the new DMEK surgery, which replaces an ultra-thin section of the cornea, which improves vision outcomes, recovery time, and adoption of the donor cornea. Book an Appointment with Dr. Hasan or contact us to learn more about if DMEK surgery is right for…Details
In an effort to reach those living with undiagnosed vision problems, June has been designated as Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts can cause serious vision issues, but help is available for those who experience this very common problem.
As we age, many of us develop excess skin or fat deposits that build up around the eyelids. This often causes the skin around the eyelids to sag or droop. For many people, the procedure known as blepharoplasty may be the answer to restoring the eyelids’ youthful look and fresh appearance.
Do you check your phone every morning after you wake up and every night right before bed? How often are you staring at the screen during the day? Staring at your phone screen too much can cause eye damage. Recently, Dr. Riordan was recently featured on Action News Jax to discuss the impact your phone can…Details
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