Both PRK and LASIK eye surgeries are methods for correcting the shape of the cornea, so what makes the two different procedures unique from one another?
At Florida Eye Specialists, we are always excited to add new members to our fantastic team of doctors. We are honored to introduce the newest addition to our family, Dr. Ashley Cowart. Dr. Cowart is an experienced professional in the field of ophthalmology with a passion for her work.
Dr. Kimberly Riordan is the head of Florida Eye Specialists’ Dry Eye Center at our San Marco location, in addition to being a Florida Board-Certified optometrist. Her experience in the eye care field dates back to 2005, when she began her program at the Illinois College of Optometry and later went on to obtain her…Details
Before we know it, tax season will be in full swing! If you’re anticipating a refund on your taxes in 2017, you may have already begun thinking about how that refund cash will be allocated. Before you mentally spend all that hard-earned money of yours, however, consider the ways in which it could be used…Details
It is estimated that millions of people are affected by Dry Eye on a regular basis. This problematic eye condition affects people of all ages and genders, and it can occur at any time. It is worth noting, however, that women are slightly more likely to experience Dry Eye than men. By taking the time…Details
Have you been dreaming of having a LASIK procedure done as a means of correcting your near-sightedness, far-sightedness, or astigmatism? If so, then what are you waiting for? If you’re like most people, the cost of LASIK may have been preventing you from having it done in the past. However, if you’re one of many…Details
With January being National Glaucoma Awareness Month, now is a good time for adults of all ages to review their risk factors for this all-too-common eye disease. Specifically, glaucoma refers to a group of eye diseases that can result in permanent vision loss due to excessive pressure built up along the optic nerve.
Glaucoma refers to a group of ocular conditions that gradually affects eyesight. Specifically, this occurs when excessive pressure is placed on the optic nerve over time, resulting in permanent vision loss. January is glaucoma awareness month; a time for discussion of glaucoma signs and symptoms, types of glaucoma, and the best means of prevention.Details
Florida Eye Specialist, along with the Surgery Center’s donated fees and a cornea donation from the Lions Eye Bank, made another pro-bono surgery possible for a young aspiring doctor who needed a corneal transplant.
Dr. Ravi Patel of Florida Eye Specialist performed a pro-bono cataract surgery for a local welder who was going to lose his job due to his affected vision. This was an unfortunate case in which a hard worker fell through the cracks of insurance coverage. Florida Eye Specialists stepped up to the plate and took…Details