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COVID-19 Related Eye Problems on the Rise

Dry Eye Syndrome, Blepharitis, and Styes on the Rise due to the COVID-19 Pandemic The physicians at The Eye Institute of West Florida, along with eye doctors across Tampa Bay and the country, are noticing an uptick in some of the most common eye problems. These eye conditions (dry eye syndrome, styes and Blepharitis) can… Read More


Medicare Advantage Plans differ from Traditional Medicare

Are Medicare Advantage Plans Worth The Risk? Now is the time to start thinking about your insurance plan before the enrollment period. If you are considering Medicare Advantage for your healthcare needs, ask yourself one simple question. Is Medicare Advantage worth the risk? Medicare Advantage plans have become an alternative option to traditional Medicare. The… Read More


The Eye Institute of West Florida is Closed on Labor Day

All office are closed on Monday, September 7th, 2020 in observance of Labor Day. We would like to thank our staff for their enduring commitment to the health and safety of our patients. Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 8th, 2020. For emergencies, please contact our after hours line at (727) 562-6839.


Dr. Brandon Clair, Eyelid Specialist, Joins The Eye Institute of West Florida

Brandon C. Clair, M.D. is an ophthalmologist specializing in oculoplastic, orbital, and reconstructive surgery. After growing up outside of Philadelphia, PA, Dr. Clair completed medical school in New York at SUNY Upstate Medical University. He then went to Baltimore, MD for his internship at the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he met his wife…. Read More


The Eye Institute of West Florida Notice

This notice contains important information about a recent breach of personal information from The Eye Institute of West Florida affecting a small subset of patients. If you were affected, you should have received a letter from The Eye Institute of West Florida regarding this breach. If you did not receive a letter regarding this breach,… Read More


Dr. Amy Martino, Glaucoma Specialist, Joins The Eye Institute of West Florida

We are pleased to announce Amy Martino, MD, has joined our practice and is now accepting patients starting in August! Dr. Amy Martino is one of Tampa Bay’s premier board-certified, fellowship-trained Glaucoma Specialists. She is committed to providing advanced treatments for glaucoma patients of The Eye Institute of West Florida. She was one of the… Read More


Tissue tuck technique provides alternative method of pterygium removal – Neel Desai, MD

Dr. Neel Desai explains a new, innovative technique for pterygium surgery Dr. Desai published an article in the medical journal “Ocular Surgery News” regarding a new “tissue tuck” technique he developed for pterygium surgery. Pterygium surgery is used to remove the white mass (pterygium) that can develop on the sclera (white of the eye) that… Read More


The Eye Institute of West Florida is moving its Clearwater Office August 3rd

The Eye Institute of West Florida is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in Clearwater, FL on August 3, 2020. The office located in the Fessler complex at 3165 McMullen Booth Road will be moved to 3220 McMullen Booth Road. Located less than a mile North of the Fessler complex, the new Clearwater office is… Read More


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


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