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Florida Eye Specialists Adds New Board-Certified Optometrist to Practice

Dr. Christian P. Guier Specializes in Optometry, Laser Refractive Surgery, Glaucoma, Retina, and Oculoplastics JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida Eye Specialists, the largest multi-specialty eye practice in North Florida, today announced the addition of board-certified optometrist and Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry Christian P. Guier, O.D., to the practice. The addition comes as the

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Dry Eye Information

The Fix for Dry Eye

Dry eye is a common eye problem that can cause considerable discomfort. When dry eye symptoms make your eyes feel uncomfortable on a regular basis, help is available. Understanding how this condition is diagnosed and the available dry eye treatments can help you find effective relief. The Diagnosis Process for Dry Eye When visiting a

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Cataract Information

Cataract Specialists Spotlight

In honor of June National Cataract Awareness Month, we want to shine a spotlight on our team of cataract specialists. Our cataract surgeons have performed over 35,000 cataract procedures. Get to know our cataract experts below.

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Cornea Information

Dr. Ravi Patel Performs Life-Changing Cornea Transplant for Professor from the Bahamas

Freeman Kelly, an adjunct professor from the Bahamas, traveled to Jacksonville to receive a life-changing cornea transplant eye surgery.  The 71-year-old professor has suffered from glaucoma and cataracts for years. After undergoing three different eye surgeries, Kelly’s vision still suffered. His blurry and unfocused vision had made it impossible for him to walk or drive

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Eye Health

4 Ways To Improve Your Night Vision

Imagine you’re driving at night on your way to a much-anticipated family holiday gathering, only to end up in the hospital because of your deteriorating night vision. It can happen to anyone, and it’s especially important to get your eyes checked twice a year by a cataract or glaucoma specialist to stave off any issues

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Diabetic Retinopathy

How To Keep Your Eyes Healthy By Maintaining Your Blood Pressure

Having a healthy blood pressure level is an important part of reducing your risk of developing vision problems, such as hypertensive retinopathy or optic neuropathy. Some of these conditions can be hard to catch early on, which puts you at even greater risk of vision loss. The following lifestyle tips can help you adopt healthier

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The Consequences of Untreated Glaucoma

Glaucoma is known as “the silent thief of sight.” This common eye condition is insidious, because the symptoms often go unnoticed, especially early on. Eye damage often begins before you even know you have this disease. Learn more about glaucoma and find out why early detection and treatment are crucial for your sight. Signs and

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Glaucoma Does Discriminate: Here’s What You Need To Know To Protect Yourself

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that causes damage to the optic nerve. As a progressive disease, patients suffering from glaucoma typically report a decrease in peripheral vision, followed by a decrease in central vision. Left untreated, glaucoma can result in permanent blindness. Except in rare cases, glaucoma doesn’t cause pain or noticeable symptoms.

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Cataract Information

7 Silent Signs You Might Have Cataracts

Cataracts are a common cause of vision problems, especially for seniors. This eye condition occurs as proteins in the lens break down and leads to cloudiness that gradually impairs vision. Cataracts can start developing when people are in their 40s, but they typically begin to cause vision problems in adults over 60. However, a lot

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Dr. Amit Chokshi Trains in Low-Cost Cataract Surgery for Mission Work

Dr. Amit Chokshi traveled to Querétero, Mexico this fall to learn a surgical technique called Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery, or MSICS. The training was provided by the Mexican Institute of Ophthalmology.  MSIC is a surgical technique to remove dense cataracts. This technique is used to provide safe, effective, low-cost cataract surgery to patients. By

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