Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can damage the optic nerve and result in gradual vision loss or permanent blindness if left untreated. While some patients have this eye disease on its own, glaucoma can also occur as a secondary condition.
Dr. Freidl sat down with local TV news station News4Jax to raise awareness about glaucoma and promote a day of free vision screenings in honor of World Sight Day, which was celebrated on October 13.
Dr. Freidl was featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record for being the first ophthalmologist in Northeast Florida to perform cataract surgery with the Vivity Lens. This lens option performs better for patients who have had LASIK, or have glaucoma, macular degeneration, or dry eye. Read more about Dr. Freidl’s experience with this innovative lens option.
With the wrapping up of World Glaucoma Week, we wanted to take some time to discuss recent advancements in Glaucoma Treatment, including the MicroPulse option. Listen as Dr. Kathryn Freidl, along with patient Carol Matthews, discusses these incredible treatment options with First Coast Connect’s Melissa Ross.
Florida Eye Specialists is made up of the most qualified doctors in the area, including Dr. Freidl. Kathryn B. Freidl, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist in Jacksonville, Florida. She trained at Philadelphia’s prestigious Wills Eye Institute, the largest center in the United States for the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. She is an active