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Getting to Know Dr. Steven R. Maier

Florida Eye Specialists is Jacksonville’s leader for comprehensive eye care—from diagnosis, to treatment, to surgery. In line with our mission to provide excellent care and the latest technology to our Jacksonville communities, we are thrilled to add yet another highly-skilled physician to our team. Steven R. Maier, M.D., is...

What is a Diabetic Eye Exam?

While it is well known that diabetes can cause complications like cardiovascular disease or kidney damage, the relationship between diabetes and the eyes isn’t talked about as often. But it’s important to be aware that diabetes can put patients at an increased risk for developing dangerous eye conditions, collectively...

Dr. Patel Performs Pro Bono Cataract Surgery

Florida Eye Specialists is proud to fund pro-bono surgeries for vision-saving care through the Florida Eye Cares foundation.  William Servance, a Jacksonville dad of two, received one of these free cataract surgeries when his insurance wouldn’t cover the cost. Dr. Ravi Patel performed the crucial surgery in October. Now, Severance...

When Do You Need Droopy Eyelid Surgery?

Do you have trouble keeping your eyelids open? Do you feel like they are beginning to impair your vision? Drooping eyelids, also known as ptosis, are very common. They are often the result of age, as the skin around the eye loses elasticity and the muscles supporting the eyelids...

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