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Now Open: Ormond Beach Office

International Eye Associates Joins the Florida Eye Specialists Network Florida Eye Specialists, the largest eye practice in North Florida, and International Eye Associates, a trusted Ormond Beach practice of over 20 years, have joined forces to improve access to specialty eye care in the Ormond Beach area. With this partnership, International Eye Associates and its

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Eye Drop Recalls: Dr. Guier Explains Safety Tips on News4Jax

Eye Drop Recalls: Dr. Guier Explains Safety Tips on News4Jax

FDA Eye Drop Warning: Risk of Eye Infection from Major Brands Recently, the FDA issued a warning for consumers to stop using more than two dozen over-the-counter eye drop products. This warning includes products sold at major retail stores and pharmacies like Target and CVS. The FDA found that these eye drops could cause an

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Contact Lenses & Cataracts: What You Need to Know

Contact Lenses & Cataracts: What You Need to Know

You can wear contact lenses after cataract surgery, but will you need to? And, can you wear your contacts before surgery? Getting ready for cataract surgery can be stressful, but our dedicated team at Florida Eye Specialists is here to help. If you have questions about wearing contact lenses and cataract surgery, our cataract surgeons

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Dr. Habhab Explains Recent Eye Drop Recalls on First Coast

Dr. Habhab Explains Recent Eye Drop Recalls on First Coast News

Dr. Samantha Habhab, a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist at Florida Eye Specialists, is an expert in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. She sat down with local TV news station First Coast News to raise awareness about recent artificial tear drop FDA recalls for products including EzriCare Artificial Tears and Delsam Pharma’s Artificial Tears. As of April 6,

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Dr Riordan in the news discussing uv rays and cataracts

Dr. Riordan Discusses UV Rays & Cataracts on News4Jax

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

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Dr. Cowart in the news for women's eye health

Dr. Cowart Gives Tips for Women’s Eye Health on News4Jax

When it comes to vision problems, women are at a higher risk for eye disease than men. Women are more likely to develop cataracts, macular degeneration, and dry eye due to longer life expectancy and hormone imbalances. Dr. Ashley Cowart, an optometrist at Florida Eye Specialists, sat down with local TV station News4Jax to discuss

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Closeup view of mature woman with cataract

New Study Finds Lower Risk for Dementia After Cataract Surgery

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

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