Although LASIK eye surgery is a popular procedure around the world, there is still a significant amount of misinformation surrounding it. We want to help set the record straight by debunking some of the most common LASIK myths. Myth 1: LASIK is for nearsighted patients only When the LASIK procedure was first developed, it was…
Dr. S. Akbar Hasan is the first in the region to perform the new DMEK surgery, which replaces an ultra-thin section of the cornea, which improves vision outcomes, recovery time, and adoption of the donor cornea. Book an Appointment with Dr. Hasan or contact us to learn more about if DMEK surgery is right for you.
Dr. Ravi Patel is one of our many skilled and experienced doctors at Florida Eye Specialists. He is a Jacksonville native and graduated from the Bolles School. After completing his fellowship training across the country in California, he returned home. He has been part of the team since 2009 and enjoys providing patients with the compassionate and skilled eye care they deserve.
Recently, Dr. Akbar Hasan had the opportunity to attend a course in Rotterdam, The Netherlands concerning a new procedure for partial corneal transplants. He has brought his newfound knowledge back to Florida Eye Specialists in order to help patients in the northeast Florida area with certain corneal diseases see more effectively, and heal more quickly.…
At Florida Eye Specialists, we take great pride in offering the highest standard of care to every patient who comes into each of our locations. Our team of eye specialists has served thousands of patients across the region, providing ocular services ranging from LASIK surgery to glaucoma treatment and everything in between.
At Florida Eye Specialists, we are always excited to add new members to our fantastic team of doctors. We are honored to introduce the newest addition to our family, Dr. Ashley Cowart. Dr. Cowart is an experienced professional in the field of ophthalmology with a passion for her work.
Dr. Kimberly Riordan is the head of Florida Eye Specialists’ Dry Eye Center at our San Marco location, in addition to being a Florida Board-Certified optometrist. Her experience in the eye care field dates back to 2005, when she began her program at the Illinois College of Optometry and later went on to obtain her Doctorate of Optometry.
Before we know it, tax season will be in full swing! If you’re anticipating a refund on your taxes in 2017, you may have already begun thinking about how that refund cash will be allocated. Before you mentally spend all that hard-earned money of yours, however, consider the ways in which it could be used to improve your quality of life. If you’re part of the 75% of American adults who needs corrective lenses, why not look into applying some of your tax refund to a LASIK procedure?