Vision Correction Blog | Frantz EyeCare, Fort Myers, FL


The Eye Care Team That’s Taking Better Vision to Greater Heights

Over three decades ago, Dr. Jonathan Frantz planted his personal and professional roots firmly in Southwest Florida with a dream to revolutionize eye health services in the area. For more than 28 years, he has been the chief surgeon and medical director of Frantz EyeCare – a multi-specialty eye care practice with eight thriving locations… Read More

What Happens During SMILE?

Laser eye surgery is a popular procedure to correct vision problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. The most common type of laser eye surgery is called LASIK.  However, LASIK isn’t the best choice for everyone. SMILE is another type of refractive surgery that can allow you to experience greater visual freedom. Keep reading to learn… Read More

What Types of Cataracts Are There?

Given enough time, everyone will experience cataracts. However, not everyone will experience cataracts the same way.  There are many different types of cataracts, all of which can affect your vision and quality of life. Keep reading to learn more about cataracts, including the different types! What Is A Cataract Made Of? To understand the different… Read More

Can You Get Cataracts in Your Thirties?

Typically, when most people hear the term cataracts, they think about a condition that affects older people. It is true that cataracts are usually found in senior citizens, but in reality, they can develop in people at any age.  Newborns can even be born with cataracts. Keep reading to learn if you can get cataracts… Read More

What IOL Should I Choose?

An intraocular lens, or IOL, replaces the natural lens in your eye, which is where the cataract is, during cataract surgery. Choosing the right IOL can make a massive impact on your quality of life after cataract surgery. Without an IOL or your natural lens, you wouldn’t be able to see. There are many IOL… Read More

If I Have Diabetes, How Often Do I Need to See My Eye Doctor?

Scheduling regular appointments with an eye care professional is key for maintaining healthy vision. However, if you have a health condition like diabetes, eye exams are even more important.  Diabetes is a health condition that causes you to have chronically high blood sugar. It can affect all different parts of the body, including the eyes…. Read More

For premier eye care, physician-owned practice offers an advantage

Sometimes it is easy to take for granted the day-to-day access we have to some of the best medical care options in the world. But even with such high-quality care available, patients find that the complexity of medical and insurance environments are often overwhelming. Because of the multi-step financial and approval process, sometimes the patient… Read More

Is LASIK Surgery Permanent?

LASIK is a type of refractive surgery. Its popularity is largely due to how effective it is at correcting refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. It is also fast, usually taking less than thirty minutes to complete.  However, people are often concerned that LASIK will only last a few years, putting them back where… Read More

5 Reasons You Should Consider Refractive Surgery

Having clear vision is a primary factor that contributes to how free and confident you feel in life. It allows you to navigate the world and enjoy memorable sights.  That’s why people wear glasses and contacts. Glasses and contacts both accomplish the same thing: they correct refractive errors.  A refractive error is when the shape… Read More

What Treatments Are Available for Glaucoma? 

Glaucoma is a very serious eye condition. Unlike other eye conditions that present very obvious symptoms, glaucoma can sometimes be challenging to recognize since the symptoms are often very minimal. If left untreated, glaucoma can eventually lead to permanent vision loss. With the proper treatment, glaucoma progression can be halted, and vision loss can be… Read More

How Often Do I Need an Eye Exam?

Eye exams are an essential part of keeping your vision healthy. They give you and your eye doctor an in-depth look at what your eyes need and what you are at risk for.  Without regular checkups, you could be vulnerable to permanent vision damage due to eye conditions, even if you aren’t experiencing any present… Read More

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