Vision Correction Blog | Frantz EyeCare, Fort Myers, FL


What is the Importance of Diabetic Eye Care?

Diabetes affects all parts of your health, including your eyes. It can also increase your risk for glaucoma and early cataract development.  A frequent complication of diabetes in the eye is the development of a condition called diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy can seriously threaten your vision if left untreated, which is why regular eye appointments… Read More

The State-Of-The-Art Progression of Refractive Surgery

Refractive surgery is any procedure that changes the focusing power of the eye in order to reduce the need for glasses or contacts. The cornea is the clear part of the front of the eye and is responsible for two-thirds of the focusing power needed to see clearly. As technology has advanced, the number of… Read More

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

6 Tips When Choosing a Cataract Surgeon

If you have cataracts, you will eventually need to have cataract surgery to remove them and restore your vision. While the surgery is relatively simple, it still requires trust and cooperation with your surgeon to be successful.  Finding the right cataract surgeon is important, and it can be challenging to know where to start. Keep… Read More

What is the Purpose of Having Eyelid Surgery?

Most people want to have nice, youthful-looking skin, and aging can pose a challenge to this task. Gravity pulls on it constantly, causing sagging, and stress can cause the skin to wrinkle.  Your body also produces fewer and fewer essential proteins for skin elasticity as you get older, which certainly doesn’t help. These changes can… Read More

Frantz EyeCare Celebrates The Opening Of Clinical Services At Its New Fort Myers Location

Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS, medical director and chief surgeon of Frantz EyeCare, is pleased to announce that the clinic of our new Fort Myers location and corporate headquarters is now open to the public. The office is located at 9617 Gulf Research Lane and is visible from I-75 near Alico Road and Three Oaks Parkway…. Read More

3 Reasons Why SMILE Is More Than Worth It

SMILE is an excellent option for permanent vision correction. This procedure can allow you to reduce your dependence on glasses or contacts. While LASIK takes the spotlight for most name recognition when it comes to permanent vision correction, SMILE is another option with many benefits. Keep reading to learn three reasons why SMILE is more… Read More

A New Advancement in the Treatment of Presbyopia

On October 28, 2021, Allergan (an AbbVie Company), announced that the FDA approved a new treatment for Presbyopia – the Vuity eye drop. Vuity (pilocarpine HCl ophthalmic solution 1.25%) is the first ever FDA approved eye drop designed to treat age-related changes in vision caused by a gradual loss of elasticity in the lens of… Read More

Should I Be Tested For Dry Eye Using TearLab?

Are you experiencing persistent dry eye symptoms like burning, irritation, or itching? You may need to see your eye doctor for testing to determine the cause of your symptoms. The doctors at Frantz EyeCare are using an innovative new technology called TearLab to help determine the cause of your dry eye. Keep reading to learn… Read More

What is Glaucoma?

Do you or someone you know have glaucoma? Glaucoma is known as the “silent thief of sight” and can affect people of all ages. Keep reading to learn more about glaucoma.  What is Glaucoma? It is easy to take something like eyesight for granted. After all, most people can use their vision at all times,… Read More

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9617 Gulf Research Lane,
Fort Myers, FL 33912
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Cape Coral
3515 Del Prado Blvd. South
Cape Coral, FL 33904
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2500 Goodlette-Frank Rd
Naples, FL 34103
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Lehigh Acres
3020 Lee Blvd.
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
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109 Taylor Street
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
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North Naples
1201 Piper Blvd., #22
Naples FL 34110
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7075 Radio Rd
Naples FL 34104
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