Better Vision ~ Our Specialty

The Eye Institute of West Florida offers comprehensive, world-class ophthalmology serivces and eye care at locations in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Largo, and Clearwater. Board-certified, fellowship-trained ophthalmologists and optometrists available to provide routine vision services and treat the most complex eye conditions.

World Class Ophthalmology Services in Tampa Bay:


Have you been told you have a cataract?

If you are seeking a Tampa Bay area cataract surgeon, trust your eyes to experience.
The Eye Institute of West Florida is a premier cataract eye care facility in Tampa Bay, with offices in Largo, South Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater.

Patients receive the most technologically advanced care available in a safe and caring environment. Whether this is your first consult or you are interested in a second opinion, you can trust your eyes to us.

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Improve your vision with LASIK (Laser in Situ Keratomileusis) surgery that corrects nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism with a minor all-laser outpatient procedure.  Our specialist that perform LASIK surgery are board-certified and fellowship-trained surgeons who are nationally recognized in ophthalmology for their surgical skills.

Enjoy activities without having to worry about your vision!

Call us today to schedule your complimentary, no obligation consultation at one of our convenient location in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Largo and Clearwater.

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Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States and the most common among African-Americans.

The Eye Institute of West Florida has three board-certified, fellowship-trained ophthalmologists and an optometrist, all with specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma.

Schedule an appointment at any of our six locations in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Largo and Clearwater to experience how we offer compassionate care in a comfortable environment.  

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Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid Surgery services are comprised of procedures, surgeries, and treatments to the soft tissue and bone in relation to the facial muscles, eyelids, and orbital anatomy.

Aesthetic Institute, a division of The Eye Institute of West Florida, provides medically necessary and cosmetic surgical and non-surgical procedures for the eyes, face, and skin to patients throughout Tampa Bay.

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Eyelid Surgery


At the Eye Institute of West Florida we treat the most complex retina-vitreous disorders in a safe and caring environment.

Some conditions commonly treated by our retina specialists include age-related macular degeneration, cystoid macular edema, flashes and floaters, diabetic retinopathy, macular holes, retinal tears, retinal detachment, retinitis pigmentosa or other inherited retinal diseases, strokes of the retinal vein, wrinkled retina, and cancers of the eye.

Our Tampa Bay retina specialists are world-renowned experts at diagnosing eye diseases and offering the latest treatment options.

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dry eye

Do you suffer from Dry Eye Syndrome in the Largo, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, or Tampa Area?

More than 6.8% of the U.S. population— over 16 million people of all ages — suffer from chronic Dry Eye Syndrome. It is estimated that less than half (45%) of those suffering from dry eye know it or have been properly diagnosed.

A comprehensive eye exam by a board-certified ophthalmologist at The Eye Institute of West Florida can reveal the stage and severity of your condition.

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dry eye


Aesthetic Institute, a division of The Eye Institute of West Florida, understands the importance of helping you look and feel your best. Our team offers the most advanced surgical and non-surgical procedures to rejuvenate the skin and face.

Our Tampa Bay Oculoplastic Surgeons, Brandon Clair, M.D. and Stacia Goldey, M.D., are trained specifically to understand the intricacies of the face and especially the area around the eyes.

You will leave feeling like the best, most rejuvenated version of you!

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The Eye Institute of West Florida offers world-class care in Tampa Bay for patients experiencing diseases that affect the cornea.

The most common corneal diseases are Fuchs’ Dystrophy, Allergies, Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye), Corneal Infections, Dry Eye, Corneal Dystrophies, Herpes Zoster (Shingles), Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome, Keratoconus, Lattice Dystrophy, Map-Dot-Fingerprint Dystrophy, Ocular Herpes, and Pterygium.

When you need advanced care for conditions that affect the cornea, Dr. Neel Desai is available to care for you.

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Growing eyes deserve expert care. The Eye Institute of West Florida makes eye care fun and friendly for all ages, because healthy vision is a family adventure. Dr. Byrd, our pediatric ophthalmologist, specializes in the delicate world of pediatric ophthalmology, offering advanced tools, treatments, and a gentle touch for your child's vision needs.

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