July has been designated as National Ultraviolet Safety Month, and there’s no better time to talk about UV safety than when the weather starts to heat up and the sun stays out all day. UV safety includes protecting your eyes because many people are unaware that extended exposure to UV radiation can cause long-term eye damage.
Across the United States, more than 20 million American suffer from cataracts each year. Cataracts refers to an eye condition where one or both of the eyes’ lenses become clouded and foggy. The severity of a cataract can vary greatly, with some small enough so as not to seriously affect vision and some cataracts causing extremely blurry or clouded vision. By understanding the risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options for cataracts, you can make better informed decisions about your own eye health.
The doctors of Florida Eye Specialists are renowned for their expertise. The team of doctors at Florida Eye Specialists have all come together in large part due to the efforts of Dr. Rajesh Shetty. Dr. Shetty helped found Florida Eye Specialists after serving as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology on the clinical staff of the Mayo Clinic. He has also served as Chief of Ophthalmology at St. Vincent’s Southside Hospital.
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…
In this installment of Ask The Doctors, Dr. Amit Chokshi of Florida Eye Specialists answers the question “Does cataract surgery hurt?”
Dr. Amit Chokshi of Florida Eye Specialists performs a Pro Bono cataract surgery for a former bus driver of special needs kids, who was laid off due to his poor vision.
Questions about laser cataract surgery? Watch our video to learn more about this procedure.
Florida Eye Specialists brings Advanced Laser Cataract surgery using LenSx technology. The LenSx FDA-approved Femtosecond laser brings an incomparable level of accuracy and reproducibility to cataract surgery, with each and every incision mapped using the on-board computer.
At Florida Eye Specialists, we have many premium lens implant options so you can enjoy a better range of vision after your cataract surgery. An artificial lens implant that, unlike a standard IOL, can treat both a person’s cataracts and presbyopia—loss of near and intermediate vision.