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Yearly Archives: 2015

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

Physicians and employees of The Eye Institute of West Florida head to Las Vegas to deliver presentations, lecture on advancements in ophthalmology and attend different courses at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting. They join at least 30,000 eye care professionals from all over the world, from surgeons to administrative staff. The six day… Read More


The Eye Institute of West Florida Looks Back on 40 Years

In the Fall 2015 edition of Pinellas Health Care News, Dr. Stephen Weinstock discusses what differentiates The Eye Institute of West Florida from general ophthalmic practices, stating, “Our physicians are accomplished ophthalmologists with subspecialty training in all the major areas of ophthalmology…When a new patient comes in, the examining physician will quickly determine why it is… Read More


Introducing Dr. Chad Hummel, the first Cataract, Refractive and Cornea Surgery Fellow at 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. Dr. Hummel joins The Eye Institute… Read More


Lose Those Bags For Good

As we age, our skin slowly loses its natural elasticity. This may result in droopy or puffy eyelids; Dr. Jasmine Mohadjer, a fellowship-trained, board-certified oculoplastic surgeon at the Eye Institute of West Florida and Aesthetic Institute of West Florida, specializes in surgeries to correct this. In the most recent feature in Florida Health Care News, Dr. Mohadjer… Read More


2015 ASCRS Symposium

The ASCRS Annual Symposium is the largest meeting in the United States solely dedicated to the needs of the anterior segment specialist*. The 2015 ASCRS Annual Symposium will take place in San Diego from April 17 through April 21. Robert J. Weinstock, MD and Neel R. Desai, MD will be featured speakers at a number… Read More


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

Robert Weinstock, MD, was announced the newest Chief Medical Editor of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today (CRST) earlier this year. In his CRST editorial debut, Dr. Weinstock discusses the challenges ophthalmologists face with integrating electronic health records (EHRs) into practices. A year after the Eye Institute of West Florida “completed the painful process of implementation,”… Read More


Eyeglasses for Haiti

Donations of eyeglasses can be dropped off at a collection box in the lobby of The Eye Institute of West Florida’s Largo office at 148 13th St. SW, Largo, Florida 33770 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.


In Trusting Hands

After spending her life in glasses and contacts, Jeril Cohen put her vision in the hands she trusts most; her son’s. Using the most advanced technologies in cataract surgery, Robert J. Weinstock, MD of the Eye Institute of West Florida was able to get his mother out of glasses for the first time in her… Read More


Part 2: How to become a better femtosecond cataract surgeon

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. bit.ly/163En8M


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

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