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June is Cataract Awareness Month

As June is Cataract Awareness Month, we wanted to share news about one of the Premium IOL Lenses with which we’ve been having much success: A new IOL and option for some patients considering cataract surgery is the enVista Toric Intraocular Lens (IOL). The enVista is...

May Is Healthy Vision Month

What are you doing to make sure your peepers are in good shape? According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, approximately 37 million adults in America have age-related macular degeneration, cataract, diabetic retinopathy, or glaucoma, all of which can cause...

February Is Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Dr. Randy Katz, Florida Eye's retina/vitreous specialist has always made it a point to discuss yearly eye exams as the key to preserving healthy eyesight. "Many adults put off getting annual eye exams," Dr. Katz said. "This is the only way eye doctors can monitor for...

Meet Our Optometrist, Dr. Joanna Galasso

Joanna Galasso, O.D., is a South Florida native. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.S in Molecular Biology and Microbiology in 2008, and then attended the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA, where she graduated in 2012. She then...

Glaucoma Awareness Month is Here!

Glaucoma is known as the silent thief of sight, as it is painless and people sometimes don’t realize they have a problem until they have lost significant amounts of vision. Anybody with a family history, diabetes or nearsightedness is at increased risk and should be...

Patient Success Story: Joan Williamson

Meet Joan Williamson, who recently had cataract surgery at Florida Eye with Dr. Jason Gorscak, our Refractive Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma & Comprehensive Ophthalmologic Care Specialist. Joan got to us through a word of mouth referral from one of her husband's...

Patient Success Story: Karen Pachenko

Dr. Barry Schechter is a specialist in Cornea & Cataract Services, Glaucoma, External Disease & Comprehensive Ophthalmology. Karen Pachenko had recently moved to Florida from another state and was looking for an ophthalmologist. My sister-in-law highly...

Tips for Choosing Safe Toys This Holiday Season

It's that time of year again… Time to shop for children's toys for the holiday season. There's no doubt that toy shopping can be fun, however, don't forget that there are toys out there that can cause serious eye injuries. Do your homework before purchasing your...

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