Laser Cataract Surgery in Miami, Boca Raton, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Parkland, and Sunrise, FL

Laser Cataract Surgery in Miami, Boca Raton, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Parkland, and Sunrise, FL

You need to have cataract surgery and you will only consider a doctor who uses cutting edge technology and knows all the latest procedures. Cataract patients in Miami, Boca Raton, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and the surrounding areas call on Dr. Andrew Shatz. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist with two decades of experience performing laser cataract surgery. As the lead cataract surgeon in his high-tech surgery center in Sunrise, FL, Dr. Shatz has performed more than 25,000 intraocular len...

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Cataract Doctor in Boca Raton, Miami, Palm Beach, Plantation, Fort Lauderdale, and Davie

Cataract Doctor in Boca Raton, Miami, Palm Beach, Plantation, Fort Lauderdale, and Davie

When you are in search of a reputable, highly trained cataract doctor near Boca Raton, Miami, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and the surrounding areas, look no further than Dr. Andrew Shatz. With more than 25,000 intraocular lens procedures under his belt, he is considered the leading cataract surgeon in Southeast Florida, by many. Performing cataract surgery from his cataract surgery center in Sunrise, FL, Dr. Shatz uses the most up-to-date technology. As a board-certified ophthalmologist and nat...

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Cataract Surgery in Palm Beach, Boca Raton, and Parkland

Cataract Surgery in Palm Beach, Boca Raton, and Parkland

You realize that lights are no longer clear and defined. Instead, they are now surrounded by a halo, causing a glare. The crisp vision you once had is now faded and everything seems a little fuzzy. This happens to most people, especially as they age. Cataracts form, causing a clouding of the eye lens. To remove this cloudiness and regain clear vision, cataract surgery is required. Residents of Palm Beach, Boca Raton and Parkland will only trust Dr. Andrew Shatz to perform their cataract surgery....

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Cataract Surgeon in Boca Raton, Palm Beach, and Parkland

Cataract Surgeon in Boca Raton, Palm Beach, and Parkland

You’ve gone for your yearly eye exam and the diagnosis is cataracts. Surgery is in your future but you don’t want any cataract surgeon doing this delicate procedure. These are your eyes! Now, the research begins for the best cataract surgeon in the Boca Raton, Palm Beach, Miami, and Parkland area. When looking for a cataract surgeon, you should have a list of criteria that should be met. These should include: board certified ophthalmologist, advanced training in laser surgery, no-stitch cata...

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Ophthalmologist or Optometrist?

Ophthalmologist or Optometrist?

You’re having blurry vision up close and trouble seeing at night. Should you visit an optometrist or an ophthalmologist? The first thing is knowing the difference between the two. Ophthalmology is the study, diagnosis, and treatment of eye disorders, which requires a medical degree and up to five years of residency in ophthalmology training. An Optometrist is an eye doctor who does not have a medical degree, but instead has a Doctor of Optometry degree. Optometrists can check your eyes, prescr...

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SightTrust Eye Institute Receives 2019 Best of Sunrise Award

SightTrust Eye Institute Receives 2019 Best of Sunrise Award

SightTrust Eye Institute has been selected for the 2019 Best of Sunrise Award in the Physicians category by the Sunrise Award Program. Each year, the Sunrise Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Sunrise area a great place...

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40’s and Blurry

40’s and Blurry

You’re over 40 enjoying life in Miami, Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale but you now need to start moving your glasses forward on your nose, lift them slightly or take them off completely, to see what you are trying to read. You just can’t bring the words into focus. You visit the eye doctor and he says the “C” word. No, not that “C” word, the other one – cataracts! How can that be? Your grandmother had cataracts at 80, you can’t possibly have them in your 40’s. Well, a trip to th...

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Ophthalmologist in Boca Raton, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach, and Parkland

Ophthalmologist in Boca Raton, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach, and Parkland

Some patients are confused about the difference between an ophthalmologist and an optometrist. Both doctors can treat certain eye disorders such as pink eye, allergies and glaucoma. However, an ophthalmologist has the additional training for eye surgery. The ophthalmologist or optometrist will be able to tell you if you need glasses or changes in your eyesight. And, they are different from the optician that fulfills your vision correcting prescription with eyeglasses. Once you’re 60 may nee...

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Cataract Surgeon in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach, Plantation, and Weston

Cataract Surgeon in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach, Plantation, and Weston

“I’m healthy, will I still get cataracts?” We hear this from time to time and the answer is “Is your healthy lifestyle stopping you from aging?”.  Cataracts are generally a product of age. You can exercise, get plenty of rest and eat healthy but your healthy lifestyle does not improve your chances against cataracts. There are some hereditary issues as well as degenerative diseases that can cause cataracts, especially prematurely. But most cataracts are the result of aging.  Think ...

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Intraocular Lens Surgery in Boca Raton, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach, and Weston

Intraocular Lens Surgery in Boca Raton, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach, and Weston

Do you remember the old days when you could recognize patients that had cataract and intraocular lens surgery from the big, dark, wrap-around glasses they used to wear? There’s a reason they used to wear those. Your eye’s natural lens absorbs UV radiation naturally. Take away that lens and replace it with a manufactured lens and you lose that natural protection. This is traditionally what happened during intraocular lens surgery. Your new lens will be made of silicone, acrylic or other plast...

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