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.
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