Florida Eye Specialists is fortunate to be able to give back to patients in need through pro bono surgeries funded by Florida Eye Cares. Marian Rogers has been fighting with glaucoma for decades. While doctors cannot reverse the vision loss in her eyes, Dr. Shetty performed a new technique with the XEN Gel Stent to
Glaucoma, widely known as the “sneak thief of sight,” is a group of eye diseases that can gradually and unknowingly steal your vision. Millions of Americans have glaucoma, yet many are unaware they have the disease since the symptoms are often unnoticeable at first. Protect your eyes from vision loss through routine eye exams and
Glaucoma is treated by lowering eye pressure. Today, this can be done in a variety of ways, including oral medications, prescription eye drops, laser treatments, surgery, or a combination of these treatments. Prescription eye drops can help by either decreasing the amount of fluid the eye makes or improving how the fluid drains from the
In honor of Glaucoma Awareness Month, Dr. Rajesh Shetty was featured in the January issue of the Ponte Vedra NewsLine to discuss this degenerative eye disease. Dr. Shetty covers causes, symptoms, and the latest treatment options to preserve vision. Read the excerpt from the paper below. Research Finds Glaucoma Patients Have 10 Times as
Diabetes comes with an onslaught of potential complications, high among those complications are eye problems. The good news? With proper treatment and lifestyle changes, many people with diabetes are able to prevent or delay the onset of these symptoms. In a situation where knowledge is power, knowing what to expect can be your best tool
While Glaucoma is a very common eye condition that people are aware of, many are unaware of how it works and the seriousness of the condition. It’s important to understand this group of eye diseases and what you should do in order to protect your eyesight from long-term damage. Glaucoma actually refers to a group
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.