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Category: Cornea

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


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


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


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