Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness and the reality is that everyone is at risk. The sad truth is that there is no known cure for glaucoma and the vision loss it causes is permanent. While it is more prevalent in older adults, 1 in 10,000 babies in the U.S. are born with glaucoma.…
The Jaguars will have a new way to train for this fall, and it’s called Sports Vision Training. Dr. Kimberly Riordan is heading up a pilot program with the Jaguars to help train their athletes to improve their reaction time, multiple object tracking, and hand-eye coordination. Dr. Riordan discusses this new program on News4Jax:
Dr. Kimberly Riordan is spearheading a new Sports Vision Training program with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Florida Eye Specialists is the Official Eye Care Provider of the Jacksonville Jaguars as of 2018 and we are very excited to bring this new technology to the area and to the team. Watch Dr. Riordan discuss this technology and…
Did you know that approximately one in 14 people over the age of 40 has some degree of macular degeneration? Dr. Lott was featured on First Coast Living discussing macular degeneration.
Dr. Rachana Patel is featured on News4Jax discussing early onset cataracts with patient Richard Hedberg. Dr. Patel performed a pro bono cataract procedure for Richard and was able to restore his vision.
With the wrapping up of World Glaucoma Week, we wanted to take some time to discuss recent advancements in Glaucoma Treatment, including the MicroPulse option. Listen as Dr. Kathryn Freidl, along with patient Carol Matthews, discusses these incredible treatment options with First Coast Connect’s Melissa Ross.
Dr. Riordan was featured on First Coast News discussing how cell phone usage has increased a spike in myopia cases. She also discusses the tips to protect your eyes while using your cell phone.
Dr. Ravi Patel performs pro bono cataract surgery for patient Michael McDonald— who lost everything in hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. Michael was on the verge of going blind and through the surgery, Dr. Ravi Patel was able to save his vision.
Eyes are reacting negatively to staring at screens. Dr. Friedl discusses digital eye strain and common problems with cell phones and eyesight on News4Jax. If you think you are suffering from digital eye strain, book an appointment with Dr. Friedl or contact us if you have any further questions.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is on the brink of approving a type of gene therapy to improve vision loss in people with certain types of blindness. The FDA will decide whether to approve the treatment, known as Luxturna, early in 2018. Luxturna (voretigene neparvovec) is a one-time injectable treatment for a condition…