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Yearly Archives: 2017

A New Approach to Treating Dry Eyes

Have you ever felt like your eyes are so dry that you’d like to remove them, soak them in solution, letting them absorb as much moisture as possible, and then put them back in? Or maybe you’ve been in a situation where your vision is distorted (and your box of tissues depleted) because your eyes… Read More


Why a Subspecialty Ophthalmology Practice is Best for your Eye Care

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,… Read More


Aren’t You Ready to Lose Your Readers?

‘I think I left my reading glasses on my nightstand. Oh no, maybe I put them in my purse? I was reading the newspaper this morning, so I know I had them in the kitchen at some point. Oh! I’ll just grab the pair I hid from myself so I wouldn’t lose them. I hid… Read More


Renowned Multi-Specialty Eye Care Practice Opens New Doors

The Eye Institute of West Florida is one of the largest multi-specialty ophthalmology practices in the country. Founded by Stephen M. Weinstock, M.D., FACS in 1974, what began as a one-physician practice is now home to 28 physicians, with six offices across the Tampa Bay area. The Eye Institute has been caring for people in… Read More


A Rejuventated You | The Aesthetic Institute of West Florida

Certain things in life are inevitable. One of those things is aging. Whether we like it or not, aging is a natural part of life. However, just because we’re getting older doesn’t mean looking old is also inevitable. With today’s advanced technology and techniques, there is an excess of options to refresh our appearance. These… Read More


Simple Procedure Allows Patients to See Without Bothersome Floaters

Everybody who suffers from eye floaters has something in common besides actually having floaters: they want relief from the visual distraction that follows them everywhere they go. Ordinarily most of these floaters go away by themselves. However, in some cases, they can become very disturbing to your vision. In the past you either had to… Read More


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

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… Read More


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

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… Read More


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

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… Read More


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

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. Dr. Weinstock’s complete schedule is below: Thursday, January 26 12:00 pm: Dr. Weinstock presents at noon today as a joint speaker on Durezol and Ilevro with… Read More