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Dr. Stacia Goldey, Oculoplastic Surgeon, joins The Eye Institute of West Florida

The Eye Institute of West Florida is pleased to announce the addition of Stacia H. Goldey, MD to our eye care team. Dr. Goldey is a board-certified Oculoplastic Surgeon. She served her residency at Shands Teaching Hospital at the University of Florida, followed by a fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Orbital Surgery at the Jules… Read More


Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day! The Eye Institute of West Florida would like to pay tribute to all the amazing mothers without whom none of this would be possible. Please enjoy our Mother’s Day Family Album below. All pictures featured in our gallery are of a physician or staff member with their mother or children. Click the… Read More


The Eye Institute of West Florida is resuming operations

The Eye Institute of West Florida is resuming operations and seeing patients on a limited schedule. We are working hard to accommodate more patients while maintaining our COVID-19 (coronavirus) safety measures. Rest assured we are taking every precaution to safeguard our patients and staff. Based on CDC recommendations, we require patients coming in to our… Read More


The Eye Institute of West Florida is now offering Telemedicine Appointmentments

We are now offering virtual visits for patients in need of eye care. The Eye Institute remains committed to safeguarding our patients, staff and community during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. If you need us we are here for you. Patients are able to have a virtual appointment with select providers during Florida’s mandated “Safer at… Read More


Dr. Robert Weinstock shares important information on digital eye strain amid Coronavirus outbreak

Dr. Robert Weinstock, Director of Cataract and Refractive Services at The Eye Institute of West Florida, shares insight into protecting your eyes from digital eye strain. As more and more people are working or distance learning from home during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, they are exposed to more screen time. Dr. Weinstock shared some important… Read More


COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update for Patients

*Note this article will be continually updated with the latest information regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus). It has been the founding principal of The Eye Institute of West Florida to ensure the health and safety of our patients. In response to recent events regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus), we are taking additional precautions to ensure the welfare of our… Read More


Optical Frame Sale – Monday, March 9

It’s time for our semi-annual Frame Sale at The Eye Institute of West Florida! Enjoy 50% off all frames (excluding Maui Jim, Costa, and Oakley brands) at our Largo optical location on Monday, March 9. *Not to be combined with any other promotion, discount or insurance plan. Valid at Largo location only. Not valid on… Read More


New Breakthrough Wet Macular Degeneration Treatment Beovu® Available

New, FDA-approved breakthrough wet macular degeneration treatment Beovu® is now available at The Eye Institute of West Florida. World-renowned Retina Specialist Dr. Leonard Kirsch is one of the first physicians in Florida to offer Beovu® to his patients. Much like Eyelea® and Avastin®, Beovu® is an injectible drug designed to treat patients with wet age-related… Read More


Dr. Robert Weinstock trials Beyeonics™ Surgery Headset

Robert Weinstock Trials Beyeonics Visualization System

Our very own Dr. Robert Weinstock is the first ophthalmologist in the US to try out a breakthrough new virtual reality headset to help improve cataract surgery. Using the same technology that fighter pilots use in the cockpit, the Beyeonics™ virtual reality headset system enables the surgeon to virtually step into a detailed environment of… Read More


Dr. Steven Kane performs first eye tissue transplant in the Yucatán

Dr. Steven Kane, one of The Eye Institute of West Florida’s premier Cornea Specialists, teamed up with the Lion’s Eye Institute for a teaching conference in Mexico last winter. During the “Curso Internacional de Cornea y Cirugía Refractiva” or “International Course of Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Dr. Kane along with colleague Dr. Ben Lambright taught… Read More