For keratoconus patients, seriously impaired vision can get in the way of living a normal, active life. That’s why dedicated eye doctors at Florida Eye Specialists like Dr. Ravi Patel are committed to bringing the latest advanced keratoconus treatments to Jacksonville-area patients. Florida Eye Specialists was the first in the region to offer a groundbreaking
Adjustable Cataract Lens Treatments Now at Southpoint, Mandarin & Fernandina Beach We are thrilled to announce that Florida Eye Specialists has acquired two additional state-of-the-art Light Delivery Devices for our Light Adjustable Lens™ procedures. These cutting-edge devices are now available at our Southpoint, Mandarin, and Fernandina Beach locations to better serve you after your cataract
Most eye conditions can affect anyone, but those ages 60 and older are most at risk. Age-related eye conditions like macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataracts can cause severe vision loss and blindness. Unfortunately, patients often don’t notice the signs before vision loss occurs, making annual eye exams crucial to diagnose conditions early and preserve vision
Discover the transformative power of the Light Adjustable Lens™ as Dr. Amit Chokshi, ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon at Florida Eye Specialists, shares his experience with this groundbreaking technology in this exclusive interview with First Coast News.
Cataracts and eye floaters affect your vision in different ways, but many believe that a correlation exists between the two. However, the two conditions impact entirely different areas of the eye. Learn more about the relationship between cataracts and eye floaters and the available treatment options at Florida Eye Specialists. What Are Cataracts? Cataracts refer
Getting ready for cataract surgery can feel overwhelming, and it’s normal to have questions. Our expert cataract care team is here to help. Choosing an experienced eye specialist to treat your cataract is important to ensure a short recovery time and extended health of your eye.
Twenty percent of cataracts are caused by overexposure to UV radiation. As National Cataract Awareness Month takes off, it is important to be aware of the negative ways that UV rays affect our eyes. Dr. Kimberly Riordan, an optometrist at Florida Eye Specialists, sat down with TV news station News4Jax to discuss how the sun
It’s easy to take your sight for granted. After about 40 years playing professional golf, I always relied on my sight to help me play my best.
More than a dozen Jacksonville patients in need received the gift of sight this season. It was all thanks to our nonprofit Florida Eye Cares, in partnership with Sunbelt Anaesthesia, Southpoint Surgery Center, and the doctors who donated their time for the second year in a row. “There’s such a wonderful thing about giving the
Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness worldwide. According to CDC estimates, more than 30 million people in the US over age 40 are affected by them. Despite the safety and efficacy of cataract surgery, many older adults do not treat the disease, either due to barriers to treatment or simple unawareness. When a cataract
Twenty-five percent of the population will develop cataracts by the time they reach age 65, according to the National Eye Institute. The likelihood of cataract development increases with each decade of life as the clouding of the natural eye lens worsens with age. It is not possible to reverse cataracts without surgery. While there has
Cataracts are areas of cloudiness that develop on the lens inside your eye. This common eye condition can end up making it harder for you to see clearly as it gets worse. Knowing more about cataracts and cataract surgery can help you identify symptoms and explore your treatment options. Causes The aging process is among