Can exercise reduce your risk of cataracts? A recent study published in the International Journal of Ophthalmology showed that taking part in regular physical exercise, such as walking or cycling, significantly reduced the risk of age-related cataracts by 10 percent. How can exercise improve your eye health? Dr. Akbar Hasan was featured in the June
Dr. Akbar Hasan was featured in the June issue of the Ponte Vedra Recorder to discuss cataracts, how to know if cataract surgery is right for you, and the new technology and options available. Cataracts are a normal part of aging, but cataract surgery isn’t just for the elderly. A recent study published in the
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
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.
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.
To further our ability to serve you, we are proud to announce that Drs. Amit Chokshi and S. Akbar Hasan of Florida Eye Specialists will be collaborating with Dr. Jerry Maida of Maida Custom Vision at a new LASIK only location.