10 04, 2014

COMMEMORATING 40 YEARS IN EYE CARE

By | April 10th, 2014|Cataract Center|0 Comments

Dr. Stephen Weinstock, Ophthalmologist, is marking the 40th anniversary of his practice this year. In 1974 he opened a small office in Largo which has grown and expanded to become the Eye Institute of West Florida, a leading institution for ophthalmology and research center with eight partners providing innovative care using leading edge technologies for [...]

15 01, 2014

Astigmatism Correction with Toric Lenses

By | January 15th, 2014|Cataracts|0 Comments

Dr. Robert Weinstock speaks about Astigmatism Correction. The different procedures that can be used with cataract surgery to remove Astigmatism. Using Toric lenses correcting the shape of the cornea. The Cornea should be shaped like a basketball while with an Astigmatism the cornea is shaped more like a football which bends the light entering the [...]

14 01, 2014

Refractive Surgery – Intraoperative aberrometry enhances accuracy of accommodating IOL with LRIs

By | January 14th, 2014|Cataracts|0 Comments

Postoperative manifest refraction was within 1 D of the target in almost all cases. Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2013 Intraoperative wavefront aberrometry enabled accurate and predictable accommodating IOL implantation and limbal relaxing incision placement, according to a study. At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting in San Francisco, Robert J. [...]

13 01, 2014

Laser Cataract Refractive Surgery – Greater Precision Leads To Better Vision

By | January 13th, 2014|Cataracts|0 Comments

It started with ill-fitting contact lenses. Liz Murphy went more than a year without contacts that fit properly and were comfortable. Responding to Liz’s dilemma, her friend Sue recommended the eye doctors who had impressed her most, the physicians at The Eye Institute of West Florida.   “I went for a regular eye exam about [...]

13 01, 2014

Laser Cataract Surgery – Two Eye Problems, One Surgery

By | January 13th, 2014|Cataracts|0 Comments

Eye specialist corrects astigmatism at time of cataract surgery. Carolyn Walton knows a lot about numbers. The math teacher and retired principal has made them her career; but like many things, they started getting harder for her to see. “I had quite a bit of difficulty seeing my board and seeing my computer and my [...]

13 01, 2014

GLAUCOMA: TAKE THE PRESSURE OFF

By | January 13th, 2014|Cataracts|0 Comments

Thanks to new technologies and techniques, patients can now successfully manage their glaucoma #glaucoma without drops. Mary Murphy was in her 30s when she was diagnosed with higher than normal eye pressure. Mary Murphy “They discovered it during a routine eye examination for glasses,” recalls the 72-year-old retired registered nurse. “It was so long ago. [...]