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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


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


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


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


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