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Protect The Summer Days Against UV Rays

Safety in the Florida sun – particularly during the summer – is critically important, and by now, most of us are aware of the damage that the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause to the skin and the eyes. There are three types of ultraviolet rays: UV-A, UV-B and UV-C. UV-C is the least harmful… Read More


Dry Eyes…But My Eyes Water All Day!

As a corneal specialist, the biggest misconception I encounter is that you cannot have dry eyes if your eyes are constantly tearing. In fact, the overproduction of tears is a coping mechanism the eye has to comfort itself from the effects of a dry eye. Dryness of the ocular surface can cause a variety of… Read More


Dr. Frantz Voted Best Cataract Surgeon in Southwest Florida

News-Press Readers Have Spoken You probably know someone who has had cataract surgery. The truth is, everyone who lives long enough will eventually develop cataracts. It’s one of the leading causes of visual impairment among older Americans. But even as you age, you want to maintain your active Florida lifestyle, and Dr. Jonathan Frantz of… Read More


Preventive Care And Treatment For Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a prevalent eye condition that affects many people over the age of 50 and is a leading cause of vision loss in the United States. It affects your macula which is part of the retina, the “wallpaper” in the back of your eyes. The macula is responsible for central vision… Read More


Avoid Postponing Critical Medical Care

An astounding number of Americans have delayed or avoided medical care due to concerns about COVID-19 – creating potentially dangerous consequences for those in need of treatment. In a survey conducted in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 40.9% of U.S. adults delayed or avoided medical care based on a survey of U.S. adults between June… Read More


The Importance of Eye Exams in School Age Children

Whether our children in Lee County are going back to school for face to face instruction or virtual learning, they will be guaranteed to be using their eyes continuously throughout the day. It is important for children to get a baseline eye exam prior to or soon after starting school. In addition to evaluating the… Read More


Frantz EyeCare’s 5th annual Day of Giving Back

Frantz EyeCare is proud to announce its fifth annual Day of Giving Back – scheduled for Friday, September 25th- when deserving individuals will receive the gift of sight, compliments of Frantz EyeCare! This is the fifth year Frantz EyeCare has partnered with Mission Cataract USA to provide free Cataract Surgery to qualifying patients. Mission Cataract… Read More


UV Safety in The Summer Sun

Living in the Sunshine State, it might seem like worshiping the sun is only natural. Though as John Denver said, sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy – that sunshine can have significant negative repercussions. Most if not all of us are aware of the damage that the sun, particularly the high energy ultraviolet (UV)… Read More


Eye Care During the Global Pandemic

The global coronavirus pandemic has disrupted every aspect of our daily lives. As it pertains to health care in Florida, Governor DeSantis issued an executive order that all elective surgery be canceled until May 9. His most recent “safer at home” order mandates all non-essential personnel to stay home and maintain strict social distancing and… Read More


Maintaining Eye Health In The Workplace

Each day, about 2,000 US workers sustain a job-related eye injury that requires medical attention. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, about one-third of these injuries require treatment in hospital emergency departments and more than 100 of these injuries result in one or more days away from work. An eye opening… Read More


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