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TECNIS® Symfony IOL Offers The Eye Institute of West Florida\'s Patients Freedom From Glasses

TECNIS® Symfony IOL Offers The Eye Institute of West Florida's Patients Freedom From Glasses

Created on: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

The Eye Institute of West Florida is led by the vision of delivering our patients the best care available in a safe and caring environment. One way we continue working toward this goal is by providing our patients the most advanced technology available to ensure the best vision correction possible. When it comes to refractive vision correction treatments to reduce or eliminate your need for glasses, the new advanced TECNIS® Symfony Intraocular Lens (IOL) may be the best option for you.

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May is Healthy Vision Month: The Eye Institute of West Florida’s Top Tips for Healthy Vision

May is Healthy Vision Month: The Eye Institute of West Florida’s Top Tips for Healthy Vision

Created on: Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Did you know that, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, approximately 37 million adults in America currently have some sort of eye disease, whether it be age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy or glaucoma? More alarmingly, if left untreated, each of these diseases can cause visual impairment or blindness. The Eye Institute of West Florida is dedicated to providing the best care to our patients with the goal of reducing or eliminating the risk of long-term damage caused by eye disease.

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Why a Subspecialty Ophthalmology Practice is Best for your Eye Care

Why a Subspecialty Ophthalmology Practice is Best for your Eye Care

Created on: Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

The Eye Institute of West Florida was founded by Stephen M. Weinstock, M.D., FACS in 1974 with the goal of providing expert eye care for every eye disease while always putting the patient first. What started as a practice with one physician has expanded to become one of the largest subspecialty ophthalmology practices in Florida, with nine fellowship trained, specialty ophthalmologists, three general ophthalmologists, eight optometrists and a cataract and refractive cataract surgery fellow. The practice has five locations throughout Tampa Bay in Largo, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and South Tampa.

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Dr. Robert Weinstock Co-Program Chair for 2017 Caribbean Eye Meeting in Cancun, Mexico

Dr. Robert Weinstock Co-Program Chair for 2017 Caribbean Eye Meeting in Cancun, Mexico

Created on: Friday, February 03, 2017
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

It’s a busy month for Dr. Robert Weinstock, Director of Cataract and Refractive Services at The Eye Institute of West Florida. This weekend he and Dr. William Wiley, cataract and refractive surgeon at Cleveland Eye Clinic, are the Program Chairs for the 2017 Caribbean Eye Meeting in Cancun, Mexico. The meeting, taking place from February 3-6, 2017, includes the most innovative cataract and refractive surgeons within ophthalmology. Dr. Weinstock and Dr. Wiley will facilitate the meeting in addition to presenting throughout.

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Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is 2017 Symposium in Naples, FL

Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is 2017 Symposium in Naples, FL

Created on: Thursday, January 26, 2017
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Dr. Robert Weinstock is in Naples, Florida for the annual Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is conference. He will be speaking, presenting and chairing events throughout the conference. Read more about his involvement in the conference here!

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LENSAR Laser Streamline III Upgrade \\\\ Laser Cataract Surgery

LENSAR Laser Streamline III Upgrade \\ Laser Cataract Surgery

Created on: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

The Eye Institute of West Florida among the first practices in the world to receive LENSAR's Streamline™ III upgrade for refractive and cataract patients.

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As Seen in Florida Health Care News: See Better with Vision Correction

As Seen in Florida Health Care News: See Better with Vision Correction

Created on: Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

In this recent Florida Health Care News article, featuring Tampa Bay Realestate Agent, Jane Levin and Julie Weintraub of the Gold and Diamond Source and Julie Weintraub's Hands Across the Bay, two different procedures to get patients out of glasses are highlighted. Refractive cataract surgery and clear lens exchange are two ways to improve vision and decrease or eliminate dependence on glasses.

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CLINICAL TRIAL in Tampa Bay to Reduce or Eliminate Need for Reading Glasses: Raindrop Near Vision Inlay

CLINICAL TRIAL in Tampa Bay to Reduce or Eliminate Need for Reading Glasses: Raindrop Near Vision Inlay

Created on: Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Find out how you may qualify for our clinical study to reduce or eliminate your need for reading glasses, at no cost! Raindrop Near Vision Inlay is exclusively available in the Tampa Bay area at The Eye Institute of West Florida.

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Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today: Masters of Innovation

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today: Masters of Innovation

Created on: Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Read Dr. Robert Weinstock's recent editorial, "Masters of Innovation," featured in Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today!

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New Raindrop Near Vision Inlay Eliminates the Need for Reading Glasses

New Raindrop Near Vision Inlay Eliminates the Need for Reading Glasses

Created on: Thursday, October 06, 2016
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

The Eye Institute of West Florida is the first practice in Tampa Bay to offer the Raindrop Near Vision Inlay. Following the FDA's approval of ReVision Optics' Raindrop Near Vision Inlay, Dr. Robert Weinstock, Director of Cataract and Refractive Surgery at The Eye Institute of West Florida, performed the first cases in the area, correcting presbyopia and allowing patients to read without the need for reading glasses.

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Dr. Robert Weinstock Awarded Top Doctor in Tampa Bay

Dr. Robert Weinstock Awarded Top Doctor in Tampa Bay

Created on: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Robert J. Weinstock, M.D., Director of Cataract and Refractive Surgery at The Eye Institute of West Florida is awarded top doctor in Tampa Bay Metro Magazines "2015-2016 Best Doctors in Tampa Bay," top doctor in Tampa Magazine's "Top Doctors" edition and Ocular Surgery News' 2016 "Premier Surgeon - 300 Innovators in Refractive Cataract Surgery."

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American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery 2016 Summer Symposium

American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery 2016 Summer Symposium

Created on: Thursday, July 14, 2016
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Dr. Robert Weinstock, Director of Cataract and Refractive Surgery at The Eye Institute of West Florida, heads to Deer Valley, Utah for the 2016 American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery Summer Symposium. This annual meeting includes peer-to-peer case discussions and video sessions with some of the most advanced and innovative leaders within ophthalmology.

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The Eye Institute of West Florida Discusses "Cataract Awareness Month"

Created on: Friday, June 03, 2016
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

In honor of "Cataract Awareness Month,” The Eye Institute of West Florida discusses the importance of cataract awareness and how you can achieve clear vision today.

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2016 American Cataract and Refractive Surgery•American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators Symposium & Congress

2016 American Cataract and Refractive Surgery•American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators Symposium & Congress

Created on: Friday, May 06, 2016
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Dr. Robert Weinstock, Dr. Stephen Weinstock, Dr. Neel Desai and staff of The Eye Institute of West Florida head to New Orleans for the 2016 American Cataract and Refractive Surgery•American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators Symposium & Congress

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Like Father, Like Son

Like Father, Like Son

Created on: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

In this recent "Pinellas Health Care News" article, Dr. Robert Weinstock reflects on performing cataract surgery on his father, renowned cataract surgeon and founder of The Eye Institute of West Florida, Dr. Stephen Weinstock.

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As Seen in Senior Voice America: Top Rated Eye Specialists in Tampa Bay

As Seen in Senior Voice America: Top Rated Eye Specialists in Tampa Bay

Created on: Monday, March 07, 2016
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

A recent article in "Senior Voice America" tells the story of two patients of The Eye Institute of West Florida. When their vision was at risk, they trusted their eyes to top specialists in the area.

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Dr. Robert Weinstock and Dr. Neel Desai Attend the 2016 Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is! Meeting

Dr. Robert Weinstock and Dr. Neel Desai Attend the 2016 Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is! Meeting

Created on: Thursday, January 14, 2016
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Dr. Robert Weinstock and Dr. Neel Desai attend the 2016 Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is! Meeting, taking place in Naples, Florida. The weekend-long conference, which takes place from January 13-17, includes lectures, exhibits, wet labs, case presentations and more. Many of the world’s top cataract surgeons all gather in Naples, Florida to learn and innovate to continue improving cataract and refractive surgery.

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The Eye Institute of West Florida Attends the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2015 Meeting

The Eye Institute of West Florida Attends the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2015 Meeting

Created on: Friday, November 13, 2015
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Physicians and employees of The Eye Institute of West Florida join some of the top minds in ophthalmology in Las Vegas at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting. The Eye Institute of West Florida's doctors are scheduled to deliver presentations, lecture on advancements in ophthalmology and teach latest techniques. Employees of The Eye Institute will attend different courses to learn pearls and gather insight as to how to continue providing the best care possible for our patients.

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The Eye Institute of West Florida Looks Back on 40 Years

The Eye Institute of West Florida Looks Back on 40 Years

Created on: Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Stephen Weinstock, MD, FACS founded The Eye Institute of West Florida in 1974. More than forty years later, The Eye Institute of West Florida continues to provide quality eye care for our patients...and their family members.

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Introducing Dr. Chad Hummel, the first Cataract, Refractive and Cornea Surgery Fellow at The Eye Institute of West Florida

Introducing Dr. Chad Hummel, the first Cataract, Refractive and Cornea Surgery Fellow at The Eye Institute of West Florida

Created on: Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

The Eye Institute of West Florida is thrilled to welcome Dr. Chad Hummel to our staff. Dr. Hummel joins The Eye Institute as the first fellow in our new accredited Cataract, Refractive and Cornea Surgery Fellowship, headed by Robert J. Weinstock, M.D., Director and Neel R. Desai, M.D., Co-Director.

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Lose Those Bags For Good

Lose Those Bags For Good

Created on: Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Droopy, puffy eyelids can be eliminated with an outpatient procedure called blepharoplasty. Dr. Jasmine Mohadjer of the Eye Institute of West Florida and Aesthetic Institute of West Florida helps patients' lose their bags for good.

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2015 ASCRS  Symposium

2015 ASCRS Symposium

Created on: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Dr. Robert Weinstock and Dr. Neel Desai will attend and speak at the 2015 ASCRS Symposium and Congress. The ASCRS Symposium is the largest meeting in the US exclusive to the needs of the anterior segment specialist.

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Dr. Robert Weinstock\'s Editorial Debut in Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today

Dr. Robert Weinstock's Editorial Debut in Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today

Created on: Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

In his editorial debut as the Chief Medical Editor of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, Dr. Robert Weinstock discusses the challenges practices face in the new world of electronic health records.

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Eyeglasses for Haiti

Eyeglasses for Haiti

Created on: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

The Eye Institute of West Florida is donating glasses to help former employee working with Mission Haiti provide glasses to children in need.

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In Trusting Hands

In Trusting Hands

Created on: Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Robert Weinstock, MD of the Eye Institute of West Florida performs cataract surgery on his mother, giving her clear vision without the need for glasses or contacts for the first time in her life.

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Part 2: How to become a better femtosecond cataract surgeon.

Part 2: How to become a better femtosecond cataract surgeon.

Created on: Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Bit.ly/163En8M In a second interview, Dr. Robert Weinstock shares his knowledge as an experienced surgeon using the latest laser-assisted cataract procedure with other surgeon. Read the attached link.

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How to become a better femtosecond laser cataract surgeon. Part 1

How to become a better femtosecond laser cataract surgeon. Part 1

Created on: Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

http://bit.ly/1zJj5ZL
Expert panel discussion on how to become a better cataract surgeon using the femtosecond laser technology.

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Lasers for cataract surgery now and in the future - a video interview of Dr. Robert Weinstock

Lasers for cataract surgery now and in the future - a video interview of Dr. Robert Weinstock

Created on: Monday, December 22, 2014
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Known for his key role in the development of lasers for cataract surgery, Dr. Robert Weinstock describes how this new technology has made an impact on his practice and how it is evolving.

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How To Become A Better Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgeon

How To Become A Better Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgeon

Created on: Friday, December 19, 2014
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Dr. Robert Weinstock is among a select panel of experts from around the world discussing their experiences with femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery, with the objective of improving the procedure. http://bit.ly/1zJj5ZL

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Femto Cataract Capabilities: What I Love the Most and What I Wish For describes Dr. Robert Weinstock at the Caribbean Eye Meeting.

Femto Cataract Capabilities: What I Love the Most and What I Wish For describes Dr. Robert Weinstock at the Caribbean Eye Meeting.

Created on: Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Dr. Robert Weinstock is familiar with the Victus, LenSx and Lensar femtosecond laser platforms. Each have their own individual qualities. Dr. Weinstock lists what he would like to see improved in the future with cataract laser platforms.

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Dr. Robert Weinstock to take over as Chief Medical Editor of the Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today publication in 2015.

Dr. Robert Weinstock to take over as Chief Medical Editor of the Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today publication in 2015.

Created on: Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Dr. Robert Weinstock will take over as Chief Medical Editor of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today beginning February 2015. We are proud of Dr. Weinstock's accomplishments and feel his new role will be bring new vitality and interesting discussions to the forefront of ophthalmology. Congratulations Dr. Weinstock!

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Introducing the first Refractive Cataract Fellowship at The Eye Institute of West Florida

Created on: Tuesday, December 09, 2014

2015 will be the inaugural launch of the Weinstock/Desai Refractive Cataract Fellowship at The Eye Institute of West Florida. Director, Dr. Robert Weinstock, and Co-Director, Dr. Neel Desai, have made their final selection of candidates and have submitted a request for approval, according to Krista Hailwood, fellowship coordinator. Cataract surgery has turned a new era that involves newer techniques, technology and skill set to reduce patient dependency on glasses after surgery. Dr. Weinstock and Dr. Desai will champion their first student while helping him/her achieve the first Weinstock/Desai Refractive Cataract Fellowship.

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Surgeons get help in new Image Registration software when selected best IOL for patients

Surgeons get help in new Image Registration software when selected best IOL for patients

Created on: Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Surgeons get help in new Image Registration software when selected best IOL for patients. Dr. Robert Weinstock discusses the benefits of TrueGuide by TrueVision.

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BALANCING INTEREST AND INTEGRITY - by Dr. Robert Weinstock at Millennial Live 2014 in Austin

BALANCING INTEREST AND INTEGRITY - by Dr. Robert Weinstock at Millennial Live 2014 in Austin

Created on: Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Dr. Robert Weinstock explains by putting the patient first as his driving passion, as an ophthalmologist he has made a difference in medicine. As architects of innovation, physician who are also consultants, it becomes transparent whether the purpose was about the patient or money. Dr. Weinstock gives advice to aspiring doctors on how to nurture relationships in business in order to become a consultant. http://millennialeye.com/series/daily-coverage-millennialeye-live-2014/video.asp?f=isume

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SHOW ME THE MONEY - by Dr. Neel Desai

SHOW ME THE MONEY - by Dr. Neel Desai

Created on: Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

http://millennialeye.com/series/daily-coverage-millennialeye-live-2014/video.asp?f=etige
Dr. Neel Desai breaks it down in this video where he explains how new technology can drive business even at a time when insurance reimbursements are low and demographics have changed.

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Restoring Clear Vision

Restoring Clear Vision

Created on: Monday, November 17, 2014
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Dr. Robert Weinstock restores vision using lasers and the latest intraocular lens technology in his state of the art operating room.

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The 2014-2015 Seminar Calendar is out.

The 2014-2015 Seminar Calendar is out.

Created on: Friday, October 31, 2014
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

The Eye Institute of West Florida hosts several monthly informative public seminars for people to come learn about the latest treatment options and technologies for treating eye diseases and disorders. Our fellowship trained physicians lead discussions where attendees are encouraged to ask questions and/or participate in free screenings. RSVP today at (727) 581-8706.

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Dr. Robert Weinstock is moderator to a July article discussing the STAAR Toric IOL.

Created on: Friday, October 31, 2014

Dr. Robert Weinstock is moderator to a July article discussing the ease of use, versatility, efficacy, and safety of the STAAR Toric IOL to correct astigmatism.

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Dr. Robert Weinstock voted Best Doctors 3rd year in a row.

Dr. Robert Weinstock voted Best Doctors 3rd year in a row.

Created on: Friday, October 31, 2014
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Voted Best Doctors® by his peers 3 years in a row, Dr. Robert Weinstock continues to bring newer methods and technology to market helping other surgeons perform cataract surgery with better and safer outcomes for patients.

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Cassini Topography with Multi-colored LED

Cassini Topography with Multi-colored LED

Created on: Thursday, October 02, 2014
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Leading physicians from around the world have helped develop and evaluate the impact using the Cassini Topography with Multi-colored LED point-to-point ray tracing technology on patient outcomes. Dr. Robert Weinstock has wirelessly integrated Cassini's diagnostic technology seamlessly...

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Best Doctor Award 2013 for Dr. Robert Weinstock

Created on: Thursday, October 02, 2014

For years Dr. Robert Weinstock has been a leading innovator in the development and evaluation of refractive cataract technologies. For his outstanding patient outcomes and devotion to his field he is the recipient of the coveted Best Doctor Award 3 years running.

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Astigmatism Correction Using Computer Precision

Astigmatism Correction Using Computer Precision

Created on: Thursday, October 02, 2014
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

See clearly after cataract surgery. Blurred vision caused by astigmatism can now easily be corrected in the hands of experienced physicians using the latest precision equipment. At The Eye Institute of West Florida, our surgeons use integrated software, innovative template overlays and lase...

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LENSAR Refractive Suite of the future is here

LENSAR Refractive Suite of the future is here

Created on: Friday, September 26, 2014
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

LENSAR's Refractive Suite offers our surgeons the latest operating room innovations through connectivity to pre-operative data, automated intelligent treatment planning, and on-screen guidance, connecting the LENSAR Laser to our 3-D TrueVision System and all in real time. “This Suite of t...

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Cassini Topographer meets LENSAR

Created on: Friday, September 26, 2014

LENSAR pushes the evolution of operating room technology using Cassini. Now Robert Weinstock, MD, Neel Desai, MD and Stephen Weinstock, MD are using the latest OR innovations to view live information about the true measurement of corneal astigmatism for premium surgical planning. Pre-...

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Telling It Like It Is Meeting with Robert Weinstock, MD as lecturer

Created on: Friday, September 26, 2014

Robert Weinstock, MD, will be speaking at the 4thannualTelling It Like It Ismeeting on January 15th-18that the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota. He is considered by Robert Osher, MD, as a ‘World-class faculty' and is his 4thinvitation as guest speaker. He wil...

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London ESCRS Meeting

Created on: Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Dr. Robert Weinstock lectures in London at the 2014 ESCRS Meeting. TOPCON Lensar invites Dr. Weinstock to speak on 3 occasions during his visit to London. Visit http://www.escrs.org/london2014/ for more information.

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Review of Ophthalmology: Femto Laser Cataract: Avoiding Complications

Created on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

Dr. Rob Weinstock, contributing writer to Review of Ophthalmology, describes in a recently published article - FEMTO LASER CATARACT: AVOIDING COMPLICATIONS - shows how he manages challenging cases. A look at an incomplete capsulotomy and how a skilled surgeon expertly maneuv...

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Early study of transzonular delivery of medication

Created on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

Passionate about patient safety, surgical results and patient experience, Dr. Rob Weinstock is conducting a small group study testing TriMoxi and TriMoxi+Vancomycin eye injections over traditional eye drops to prevent post-surgical endophthalmitis or inflammation. The results he sees will some da...

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Correcting Corneal Astigmatism With Laser Incisions

Correcting Corneal Astigmatism With Laser Incisions

Created on: Thursday, August 21, 2014
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Since his fellowship training under his father, Dr. Robert Weinstock has adopted many newer innovations and techniques to correct astigmatism. The computer guided precision and accuracy of lasers have made a significant improvement of vision outcomes over the years. Dr. Rob util...

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Look Younger, See Better

Look Younger, See Better

Created on: Friday, June 06, 2014
Author: The Eye Institute of West Florida

Dr. Jasmine Mohadjer discusses youthful looking eyes with blepharoplasty - eyelid surgery.

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