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

Will I Need Glasses After LASIK?

If you are looking into getting refractive surgery, your main goal is likely to reduce your dependence on visual aids and gain greater visual freedom. Relying on glasses and contact lenses can be a hassle. Glasses can be easily broken, lost, or misplaced, affect your style, and limit the activities or hobbies you want to… Read More

What is Blepharitis?

There are many possible causes of red, itchy eyes. Allergies and dry eyes are common culprits of these symptoms, among many others. However, sometimes, these symptoms are the result of an issue involving the eyelids. Blepharitis is a common eye condition that affects the eyelids but can cause some uncomfortable symptoms in the eyes as… Read More

A “Patients First” Approach to Better Vision

Frantz EyeCare is the largest physician-owned and led multi-specialty eye care practice in Southwest Florida. The Frantz EyeCare physician team is staffed with highly skilled, board-certified specialists devoted to providing the most compassionate patient care while utilizing the most advanced technology in the eye industry. Patients Before Profits When Dr. Jonathan Frantz launched his own… Read More

How Do Eye Doctors Test Eye Pressure?

During a routine eye exam, your eye doctor likely performs a quick and painless test to measure the pressure inside your eyes. Also known as intraocular or eye pressure, this measurement is key to detecting vision-threatening diseases like glaucoma.  Like most aspects of eye health, early detection and treatment are vital to preventing the progression… Read More

6 Signs LASIK Could Be Right For You

LASIK eye surgery has become an increasingly popular option for people looking to reduce their dependency on glasses or contacts. The procedure uses lasers to reshape the cornea and improve vision.  Though the results are often life-changing, LASIK isn’t right for everyone. Keep reading to learn six signs that LASIK could be right for you!… Read More

Can Cataract Surgery Correct Astigmatism?

There are many conditions that can affect your eyes. Unfortunately, these conditions can sometimes happen at the same time.  Occasionally, however, you have the opportunity to solve more than one problem with only one treatment. Cataracts and astigmatism are two common eye conditions that can be treated at the same time. Keep reading to learn… 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

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