Information About Vision Services

The Cataract & Refractive Institute of Florida in Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres, and Bonita Springs, FL offers a select list of general and advanced eye care services. We treat a wide variety of ocular conditions, including common eye infections, allergies, dry eye syndrome, cataracts, and glaucoma. We also boast an on-site optical center that offers name brand contacts and stylish eyewear to correct vision issues, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and vision loss due to advanced age. We invite you to explore our procedures to learn more.

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An eye exam is a comprehensive assessment of your vision and eyes, which helps identify if there are any health concerns or underlying issues.

Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a common vision condition that prevents individuals from seeing objects that are far away clearly.

Hyperopia or farsightedness is a vision impairment that affects one's ability to see items up close, such as when reading, writing, or texting.

Presbyopia is essentially age-related farsightedness as it negatively impacts one's ability to see things up close due to the natural aging process.

Common eye infections, such as blepharitis, pink eye, and styes, can present irritating symptoms, like itchiness, redness, discharge, and watery eyes.

Eye allergies can cause symptoms, such as itchiness, light sensitivity, and redness, but these concerns can be easily treated with medication.

Astigmatism is a type of visual impairment that occurs when the shape of the cornea is too long or the curvature of the eye's lens is irregular.

Dry eye syndrome is a disease that occurs when tears are unable to provide sufficient moisture to the eyes, resulting in inflammation and irritation.

There are several different types of effective treatment options that patients can choose from to help alleviate dry eye syndrome.

Contact lenses and traditional eyeglasses are the most common forms of treatment for visual impairments, such as nearsightedness and farsightedness.

Refractive lens exchange (RLE) is a surgical procedure that is performed to remove the eye's natural lens to replace it with an artificial one.

A cataract is the clouding of the natural lens of the eye and usually occurs with advanced age and presents symptoms of foggy or blurred vision.

Traditional cataract surgery utilizes cutting-edge tools and techniques to manually remove cataracts from the eyes to safely restore optimal vision.

Laser cataract surgery is a modern form of treatment that utilizes advanced technology to safely and effectively remove cataracts to improve vision.

There are a wide variety of cataract lense options to choose from when undergoing cataract removal surgery, such as monofocals and multifocals.

Glaucoma is the term that describes the collection of eye diseases that are responsible for causing blindness in men and women over the age of 60.

Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) is a collection of innovative procedures that are used to treat patients who are suffering from glaucoma.

A trabeculectomy is a procedure that creates a new drainage system in the eye in order to lower intraocular pressure for severe glaucoma patients.

Our ophthalmology practice offers a select list of laser procedures to treat men and women who are suffering from different types of glaucoma.

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