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Dr. Shetty inspects Marian Rogers eyes during an eye exam
Giving Back

Dr. Shetty Saves Glaucoma Patient’s Sight With Innovative Surgery

Florida Eye Specialists is fortunate to be able to give back to patients in need through pro bono surgeries funded by Florida Eye Cares. Marian Rogers has been fighting with glaucoma for decades. While doctors cannot reverse the vision loss in her eyes, Dr. Shetty performed a new technique with the XEN Gel Stent to

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Dr. Christian Guier performs an eye exam on a patient
General

Getting to Know Dr. Christian Guier, Board-Certified Optometrist

Dr. Christian Guier, O.D., F.A.A.O., always puts compassion first when it comes to treating his patients. He is the newest optometrist practicing at Florida Eye Specialists, but he comes to our team with many years of experience. He was the first clinical optometrist at Mayo Clinic, providing care there for 24 years. We are excited

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General

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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In the News

Dr. Freidl Featured in the JAX Daily Record

Dr. Freidl was featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record for being the first ophthalmologist in Northeast Florida to perform cataract surgery with the Vivity Lens. This lens option performs better for patients who have had LASIK, or have glaucoma, macular degeneration, or dry eye.  Read more about Dr. Freidl’s experience with this innovative lens option.

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Dr. Ravi Patel stands next to cornea transplant patient Freeman Kelly who is lying in a surgical bed
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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Dr. Koike with Ponte Vedra Recorder logo and Florida Eye Specialists logo. Text reads "Dr. Koike Discusses: Glaucoma in The Midst of COVID-19"
In the News

Dr. Koike Discusses Glaucoma In The Midst Of COVID-19

Dr. Kenzo Koike was featured in The Ponte Vedra Recorder to share his expertise on glaucoma in the context of the global pandemic. A recent study shows that glaucoma appointments are down 88% due to COVID-19. Unfortunately, this is a major concern since glaucoma, if given the opportunity, can steal your vision quickly and the

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Dr. Shetty poses. Text on the image reads "Discusses Everything You Need to Know About Cataract Surgery"
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Dr. Shetty Discusses Everything You Need to Know About Cataract Surgery

Dr. Shetty was featured in Florida Health Care News to discuss everything you need to know about cataract surgery. Cataracts are a clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye. Cataract surgery, which involves the replacement of the cloudy lens, is one of the most common procedures in the country, with more than 3.5 million

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Cataract Information

Dr. Chokshi Featured in the Ponte Vedra Recorder: Training in Low-Cost Cataract Surgery

Dr. Amit Chokshi was recently featured in the Ponte Vedra Recorder with his daughter Sofia. He discusses their father-daughter mission trip last year to Querétero, Mexico. Dr. Chokshi learned an important cataract surgery technique to help underserved patients. The trip also brought him closer together with his daughter, while fostering her interest in medicine and

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