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How Long is the Recovery Process after Refractive Lens Exchange?

One of the many benefits of RLE (Refractive Lens Exchange) is the minimal recovery time experienced by most patients. In fact, many individuals are able to return to normal routines after one day. Following the procedure, you will be given anti-inflammatory and antibiotic eye drops to facilitate healing. You will also be asked to return to Gulfcoast Eye Care for a few follow-up visits to check on your rate of […]

Benefits of Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE)

Refractive Lens Exchange, commonly referred to as RLE, offers many individuals who are not candidates for LASIK and other laser vision correction treatments an alternative to improve vision affected by nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, or presbyopia. Refractive Lens Exchange essentially involves removing the eye’s natural lens and replacing it with an advanced intraocular lens implant (IOL). Our experienced ophthalmologist, Dr. Michael Manning, can perform Refractive Lens Exchange procedures on an outpatient […]

Am I a Good Candidate for Refractive Lens Exchange?

While LASIK and other laser vision correction techniques are very popular among patients who wish to reduce their reliance on glasses and contact lenses, the fact is that those treatments are not the only advanced options available. Refractive Lens Exchange, or RLE, offers very similar outcomes and, in some cases, may even be a more ideal choice. Here at Gulfcoast Eye Care, Dr. Michael Manning can perform a thorough eye […]

How Long is Recovery from Cataract Surgery?

It may surprise you to know that recovery from cataract surgery is often a fairly quick process. Here is Dr. Michael Manning with some helpful information on what can be expected during recovery from advanced cataract surgery: What type of aftercare is required for patients during recovery from cataract surgery? After cataract surgery, care is required to help ensure the best possible outcome. Post-operative eye drops are recommended to prevent […]

Can I Mix Different Multifocal Intraocular Lenses?

Our experienced cataract surgeon, Dr. Michael Manning, recently sat down to answer some frequently asked questions about cataracts and some of the options available to our patients here at Gulfcoast Eye Care. Take a look at what he has to say about multifocal intraocular lenses below, and please contact our practice with any further questions you may have, or to schedule an eye examination. In which cases would mixing multifocal […]

Complications Associated with Cataract Surgery

Even with the many advances that have been made in the field of cataract surgery, including the advent of laser cataract treatment, it’s important to note that all surgical procedures carry some degree of risk. With that in mind, our experienced cataract surgeon, Dr. Michael Manning, has made cataract surgery a large focus of our practice. He has successfully performed this procedure on many individuals, and his skills and expertise, […]

Dry Eye Treatment with LipiFlow® – Tampa and St. Petersburg Ophthalmologist Discusses the Benefits

Dr. Michael Manning, the head of Gulfcoast Eye Care, offers insight into an advanced procedure designed to significantly reduce the symptoms of dry eye syndrome. Tampa Bay, FL – Itchiness, burning sensations, and other symptoms affecting the eyes may not simply be allergies and they may not go away quickly. In fact, those symptoms may indicate dry eye syndrome, an extraordinarily common eye condition that affects millions of people every […]

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 […]

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 […]

July is Eye Injury Prevention Month

In a split second – or the blink of an eye – an eye injury can cause serious damage to your vision and change your life. It’s been estimated that one million people each year suffer eye injuries in the United States alone, and a large majority of these injuries are preventable. July is Eye Injury Prevention Month, and Dr. Michael Manning and the team here at Gulfcoast Eye Care […]

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How Long is the Recovery Process after Refractive Lens Exchange?

One of the many benefits of RLE (Refractive Lens Exchange) is the minimal recovery time experienced by most patients. In fact, many individuals are able to return to normal routines after one day. Following the procedure, you will be given anti-inflammatory and antibiotic eye drops to facilitate healing. You will also be asked to return to Gulfcoast Eye Care for a few follow-up visits to check on your rate of […]

Benefits of Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE)

Refractive Lens Exchange, commonly referred to as RLE, offers many individuals who are not candidates for LASIK and other laser vision correction treatments an alternative to improve vision affected by nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, or presbyopia. Refractive Lens Exchange essentially involves removing the eye’s natural lens and replacing it with an advanced intraocular lens implant (IOL). Our experienced ophthalmologist, Dr. Michael Manning, can perform Refractive Lens Exchange procedures on an outpatient […]

Am I a Good Candidate for Refractive Lens Exchange?

While LASIK and other laser vision correction techniques are very popular among patients who wish to reduce their reliance on glasses and contact lenses, the fact is that those treatments are not the only advanced options available. Refractive Lens Exchange, or RLE, offers very similar outcomes and, in some cases, may even be a more ideal choice. Here at Gulfcoast Eye Care, Dr. Michael Manning can perform a thorough eye […]

How Long is Recovery from Cataract Surgery?

It may surprise you to know that recovery from cataract surgery is often a fairly quick process. Here is Dr. Michael Manning with some helpful information on what can be expected during recovery from advanced cataract surgery: What type of aftercare is required for patients during recovery from cataract surgery? After cataract surgery, care is required to help ensure the best possible outcome. Post-operative eye drops are recommended to prevent […]

Can I Mix Different Multifocal Intraocular Lenses?

Our experienced cataract surgeon, Dr. Michael Manning, recently sat down to answer some frequently asked questions about cataracts and some of the options available to our patients here at Gulfcoast Eye Care. Take a look at what he has to say about multifocal intraocular lenses below, and please contact our practice with any further questions you may have, or to schedule an eye examination. In which cases would mixing multifocal […]

Complications Associated with Cataract Surgery

Even with the many advances that have been made in the field of cataract surgery, including the advent of laser cataract treatment, it’s important to note that all surgical procedures carry some degree of risk. With that in mind, our experienced cataract surgeon, Dr. Michael Manning, has made cataract surgery a large focus of our practice. He has successfully performed this procedure on many individuals, and his skills and expertise, […]

Dry Eye Treatment with LipiFlow® – Tampa and St. Petersburg Ophthalmologist Discusses the Benefits

Dr. Michael Manning, the head of Gulfcoast Eye Care, offers insight into an advanced procedure designed to significantly reduce the symptoms of dry eye syndrome. Tampa Bay, FL – Itchiness, burning sensations, and other symptoms affecting the eyes may not simply be allergies and they may not go away quickly. In fact, those symptoms may indicate dry eye syndrome, an extraordinarily common eye condition that affects millions of people every […]

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 […]

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 […]

July is Eye Injury Prevention Month

In a split second – or the blink of an eye – an eye injury can cause serious damage to your vision and change your life. It’s been estimated that one million people each year suffer eye injuries in the United States alone, and a large majority of these injuries are preventable. July is Eye Injury Prevention Month, and Dr. Michael Manning and the team here at Gulfcoast Eye Care […]

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