Dr. Martin E. Burger of LASIK Specialist LLC Jacksonville tallies more than 69,000 successful LASIK procedures on an extensive resumé. Fully immersed in the realm of refractive surgery, Dr. Burger has been a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the International Society of Refractive Surgery, and the American Osteopathic Association. Many patients who depend on their sight for their livelihood––including pilots, commercial drivers, and seeing-eye dogs––have sought out Dr. Burger for their LASIK procedures, which can completely eradicate the need for glasses or contacts.
The refractive-surgery experts at The Center for LASIK employ Allegretto Wave laser technology to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Board-certified ophthalmologists and cofounders Dr. Randy Burks and Dr. Raymond Gailitis each boast more than 15 years of experience in the business of bringing baby blues back into focus. Alongside their compassionate staff, they ensure comfort and confidence within a fully equipped facility. Clients can expect significantly improved vision, which often eliminates the need for glasses and contacts, and grants the ability to easily read more than minds.
Dr. Bita Sabripour's medical colleagues turn to her when they have blurry vision. Whether it's because of her training at two of the world's premier eye centers, the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, or because her office is completely free of solar eclipses, medical professionals recognize the high-quality care one receives at her vision center. From basic exams to postoperative eye care, Dr. Sabripour and her support staff help patients through every step of their ophthalmologic journeys. This support extends to outfitting clients with frames and contact lenses.
At Visual Eyes at Mizner Park and Real Eyes on Atlantic Avenue, licensed optometrist Aaron Evans oversees full-service optometry centers and an inventory of more than 1,500 designer frames from makers such as Gucci, Ray-Ban, and Chanel. The staff uses state-of-the-art technology, including the optomap retinal scan, to examine eyes. The optomap produces full-color, high-definition images of the retina without dilating the eye, which can help reduce blurriness and sensitivity to light after the exam. The doctors prescribe appropriate lenses such as single-vision, bifocal, or progressive, with available add-ons such as Transitions lenses or scratch-resistant coatings. They also stock more than 400 varieties of sunglasses, enough for a gang of 50 spiders protect their eyes and look uniquely cool at the same time.
Lourdes Cano, D.M.D., worked in a prestigious Cuban polyclinic before immigrating to the United States to found Cano Medical Dental, a clinic that houses a team of doctors, dentists, optometrists, and chiropractors under one roof. The assorted physicians accept most major insurance plans for services ranging from diabetes treatment to biopsies to cosmetic dentistry. Cano Medical Dental treats patients six days a week and clients should call ahead to book appointments, as they do when making dinner reservations at fancy restaurants or their grandma’s tiny kitchen table.
Drs. Barry Concool and Marc Bosem helm the Correctvision Laser Institute and have performed more than 40,000 LASIK procedures combined. And though he is eager to help their patients cast off their glasses, contacts, and opera lorgnettes with LASIK, that's not all they do.
Teaming up with Dr. Michelle Gonzalez—the institute's Spanish-speaking clinical director and optometrist—they offer a wide range of corrective-vision procedures, such as cataract surgery and conductive keratoplasty, which uses radio frequency instead of lasers to improve farsightedness. They even smooth over wrinkles with Botox, dermal fillers, and spackling paste.