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Latest Eye Care News

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


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