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3 Signs Your Child Needs to Visit an Eye Doctor

Have you noticed your child struggling with sports, games, reading, or watching television? What about struggles in school or sports? Although struggles in school and on the athletic field don’t necessarily suggest vision problems, it is always a good idea to check with an optometrist just in case. If you notice the following signs in …

Glasses Vs. Contacts: Which Option Is Better for You?

It is estimated that 45 million people wear contact lenses in the US. But, this number pales in comparison to the number of people wearing glasses. As the two most common options for corrective eyewear, it is essential to know which one works best for you. One of the top sources for glasses and contact …

The Difference Between Ophthalmologists and Optometrists

Whether you’re looking for a new eye doctor or going for the first time, the world of optometry is daunting because every position in the field seems to have the same name. When should you look for an ophthalmologist? When should you contact an optometrist in Tampa? Understanding the differences between these two doctors is …

Common Eye Problems an Ophthalmologist Can Treat

Over 3.4 million Americans over the age of 40 are legally blind. As time passes, our eyesight deteriorates. Avoiding the eye doctor can increase the severity and damage of these vision problems. There are several common eye problems you can experience over a lifetime that your local ophthalmologist can treat.  Here’s a list to help …

What Happens After Cataract Surgery?

Every year, about three million Americans undergo cataract surgery. The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery also estimates success rates of cataract surgery up to 98 percent.  Although there are extraordinarily high success rates and the actual surgery duration is only about one hour, many people still feel apprehensive about committing to cataract surgery. …

Common Causes of Poor Vision in Children

Nearly seven percent of children in the U.S are diagnosed with an eye and vision condition. But, many more children suffer with vision issues that go undiagnosed.  Nearsightedness, farsightedness, and blurred vision are among some of the most common eye issues that children face. So, what are some of the root causes of these issues?  …

3 Ways You Can Lower Your Risk for Cataracts

Did you know that by age 75, about half of all Americans will have cataracts? While this may seem like a shocking statistic, there are many simple steps you can take each day to lower your risk for developing cataracts.  To learn more about how you can lower your risk of cataracts, read on for …

Top Benefits of Seeing a Tampa Eye Specialist

When was the last time you paid a visit to an eye specialist in Tampa? To stay up to date on your overall health and wellness, this should be a top priority for you.  In this brief article, our team at Florida Eye Center has shared a few of the key benefits of seeing an …

Top Tips for Maintaining Healthy Eyes

Do you prioritize maintaining your eye health? While seeing is something we may often take for granted, many of us may not have perfect vision forever.  Studies show that across the U.S., an estimated 93 million adults live at risk of severe vision loss. However, only about half of these people report visiting an eye …