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.
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