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Combining State-of-the-Art Technology with a Caring Professional Staff

An ophthalmology team dedicated to providing excellence in every aspect of eye care, we offer complete eye examinations for adults and children, as well as the latest in eye surgical procedures. Our practice combines state-of-the-art technology with a caring professional staff. You are invited to experience our unique approach to eye care.

Latest News

What Causes Dry Eye?

Dry eye syndrome is an extremely common condition experienced by millions across the globe. Also referred to as ocular surface disease, dry eye is often chronic and can have a significantly debilitating effect on your daily life. The symptoms of dry eye disease affect patients in different ways; however, some of the most common include: Burning or stinging sensation in the eyes The feeling that there is something in your […]

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July, 2015 is Eye Injury Prevention Month – Tampa Bay Eye Doctor Offers Some Safety Tips

More than one million eye injuries are reported each year. Dr. Michael H. Manning with Gulfcoast Eye Care says most eye injuries can be prevented with a few extra precautions. Tampa Bay, FL – The American Academy of Ophthalmology estimates that 90 percent of the many eye injuries that occur in the United States each year are preventable. A large number of these injuries cause serious, life-changing effects – including […]

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LASIK or PRK? Tampa Bay Eye Surgeon On the Differences and Benefits of Laser Vision Correction Techniques

Dr. Michael Manning with Gulfcoast Eye Care discusses the differences between LASIK and PRK laser vision correction procedures and why one may be better than the other for certain patients. Tampa Bay, FL – Advances in the field of ophthalmology and vision care over the last several years have changed the way millions of people see. Laser vision correction procedures such as LASIK and PRK have given many individuals an […]

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St. Petersburg LASIK and Vision Correction Practice Gulfcoast Eye Care Acquires Florida Eye Center

Gulfcoast Eye Care, a Tampa and St. Petersburg area facility offering comprehensive treatment options for eye and vision conditions, expands its practice by acquiring Florida Eye Center. St. Petersburg – Gulfcoast Eye Care, a Tampa area eye and vision care practice, is announcing its acquisition of Florida Eye Center in St. Petersburg. Dr. Michael Manning, the head of Gulfcoast Eye Care, says nearly all of the same treatments currently offered […]

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Our Practice Has Added a New Location! Florida Eye Center in St. Petersburg is Now Gulfcoast Eye Care

Gulfcoast Eye Care is proud to announce that we are now making it even more convenient for Pinellas County residents to receive treatment from our experienced eye and vision care team. Our practice recently acquired Florida Eye Center at 1515 9th Ave. North in St. Petersburg. Florida Eye Center was established nearly 25 years ago and has grown to become a multispecialty eye center offering both medical and surgical treatments […]

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Tampa Bay Area Eye Doctor Discusses the Myths and Facts of LASIK Laser Eye Surgery

Dr. Michael Manning of Gulfcoast Eye Care says there are a variety of tall tales surrounding one of the most popular eye treatments available – and he wants to set the record straight. Tampa Bay, FL – Laser vision correction procedures such as LASIK are popular treatments for people who want to reduce their dependence on glasses and contact lenses. The procedures have been performed since the late 1980s, and […]

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Dr. Manning Recounts His Own LipiFlow® Experience

Having suffered from the irritating symptoms of dry eye, our very own ophthalmologist Dr. Michael Manning decided to undergo the LipiFlow® treatment. The revolutionary procedure sends pulses of energy to the meibomian glands that can become blocked over time, helping restore their function. As a result, people suffering from dry eye can experience relief from the bothersome condition. Being a major advocate for LipiFlow®, our ophthalmologist recently sat down in […]

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Florida ophthalmologist discusses breakthroughs for cataract patients interested in renewing their vision

Dr. Manning of Gulfcoast Eye Care discusses the use of Advanced Lifestyle Lenses and how cataract patients can improve their life and regain their youthful vision. For more information or to schedule an exam visit http://www.gulfcoasteyecare.com/cataract-surgery/intraocular-lens-tampa-fl/

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Tampa Bay Ophthalmologist Discusses the Signs of a Cataract and the Exciting New Technology offered at Gulfcoast Eye Care

Dr. Manning from Gulfcoast Eye Care was a guest on WFLA’s TV program Daytime where he discussed the signs of a cataract, and the exciting new advancements in cataract surgery, including Laser Cataract Surgery! To learn more about Laser Cataract Surgery or to schedule your cataract exam contact our office today.

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Dr. Manning Answers Questions About Routine Check Ups for Eye Health

Our experienced LASIK and cataract surgeon Dr. Michael Manning recently sat down with us to answer common questions regarding routine eye care. He explains how regular eye exams are an important part of maintaining good eye health. Depending on your age and whether you have other medical conditions, Dr. Manning offers detailed information, as to how you should care for your eyes and how often you should see an eye […]

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