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Announcements and Press Releases

January 1, 2014
The Number of Americans Losing Their Vision to Age-Related Macular Degeneration Is on the Rise. Annual Eye Exams Are Paramount in Protecting Sight, According to Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute

December 2, 2013
Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute & The American Academy of Ophthalmology Offer Tips for an Injury-Free Holiday Season

November 2013
Florida Eye Stresses the Importance of Annual Eye Exams for Diabetics Especially During November, Diabetes Awareness Month

September 2013
Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute Announces Construction of Its New Comprehensive Eye Care Facility in Wellington, Expected to Open Late Spring 2014

February 2013
AMD Is the Leading Cause of Blindness in Adults 65 & Older, Affecting Millions of Americans. Annual Eye Exams Are Key in Protecting Sight

January 2013
During National Glaucoma Awareness Month Florida Eye Strives to Educate the Public About the Second Leading Cause of Blindness

November 2012
November Is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

August 2012
August Is National Cataract Awareness Month

July 2012
Breakthrough Treatment for Millions Living with Macular Degeneration

July 2012
Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute & Eye Smart Urges Everyone: Leave Fireworks to the Professionals

May 28, 2012
Dr. Barry Schechter Now Using Ouchless® Needle

March 6, 2012
Hope for Millions with Age-Related Macular Degeneration — Early Awareness & Proper Treatments are Key to Fighting Vision-Robbing Condition

January 9, 2012
During National Glaucoma Awareness Month, Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute Hopes to Educate the Public About the Disease Which Is the Second Leading Cause of Blindness in America

Octrober 24, 2011
November Is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month — Local Ophthalmologist Stresses the Importance of Annual Eye Exams to Preserve Sight

April 4, 2011
Dr. Barry Schechter of Florida Eye Wins Top Video Award for “World’s Hardest Cataract” from ASCRS

March 1, 2010
Hope for those with Age-Related Macular Degeneration. March is Age-Related Macular Degeneration & Low Vision Awareness Month

December 27, 2010
January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

November 2, 2010
According to the CDC: One-Third of Americans Will Have Diabetes by 2050

August 26, 2010
Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute Joins Palm Beach County Lions Club to Collect Used Eyeglasses for Those In Need Around the World

May 17, 2010
Florida Eye Hosts Its Latest Educational Seminar At The Movies!

April 19, 2010
Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute Thanks Friends, Patients, Fellow Physicians and the Community at Large for Their Generous Support of its Haitian Rescue and Relief Efforts

April 19, 2010
Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute’s Marketing & Public Relations Director Goes to Jail for the Best of Causes!

January 15, 2010
Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute Asks Optometrists & Ophthalmologists in Palm Beach County to Drop Off Any & All Eye Care Related Supplies to Aid Haitian Rescue & Relief Efforts to Its Offices Or Directly to Toussaint L’ Ouverture High School in Boynton Beach

January 15, 2010
During National Glaucoma Awareness Month, Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute Hopes to Educate the Public About Glaucoma, the Second Leading Cause of Blindness in America

December 23, 2009
Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute Holiday Collection Drive Much Appreciated by the Forgotten Soldiers Outreach Organization, Inc.

December 7, 2009
The Doctors and Staff of Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute Welcome Internationally Recognized Surgeon to Their Practice

December 20, 2009
Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute Encourages the Community to Drop Off Supplies and Letters for U.S. Troops at Three of Their Palm Beach County Locations

November 11, 2009
November Is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month — Local Palm Beach County Ophthalmologist Stresses the Importance of Adhering to Special Vision Guidelines to Diabetics

October 19, 2009
Florida Eye Ophthalmologist Chosen ‘Best Medical Specialist’ In Boynton Beach for the Second Year in a Row By Boynton Forum Readers!

October 8, 2009
Florida Eye’s First Continuing Education Seminar of the Season Deemed a Huge Success By Attending Palm Beach County Optometrists

October 1, 2009
Florida Eye Ophthalmologists Tell Patients the Most Ordinary Things Can Cause the Most Extraordinary Eye Injuries — Prevention is the Key

August 14, 2009
Once Going Blind, Twenty-One-Year-Old Cataract Patient Ryane Mckenna of Palm Beach County Now Describes Her Vision as “Crystal” Clear and Colorful!

August 13, 2009
With Vision Problems Affecting One in Twenty Preschoolers and One in Four School-Aged Children, the Ophthalmologists at Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute are Urging Parents to Have Their Children’S Eyes Examined Once a Year, Every Year

May 19, 2009
Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute Announces Positive Trial Results of New Treatments for Serious Eye Conditions Suffered by Millions

May 4, 2009
Katz and Dogs Update! Local Ophthalmologist and Veterinarian Declare Yesterday’S Retinal Surgery On Troy a Huge Success

April 28, 2009
Katz and Dogs! Local Ophthalmologist Who Operated On Dog to Save its Vision to Perform Another Retinal Procedure On Second Dog Tomorrow