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Why Women Have More Eye Disease Than Men

According to the National Eye Institute, two out of every three cases of blindness or vision problems occur in women. Studies from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) show that women are more likely to develop certain eye diseases, like age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, glaucoma and dry eye. Women face unique risk factors and

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Cornea

Now Available: Groundbreaking Keratoconus Treatment

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

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Online check-in now available

New Digital Check-Ins and Consent Forms Coming Soon

At Florida Eye Specialists, our commitment to innovation and exceptional patient care drives us to explore cutting-edge solutions. That is why we are excited to introduce a new digital check-in and consent system. Starting in November, patients will be invited to join our new check-in process. Pilot Program to Improve Patient Care The pilot program

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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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Cataracts

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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