A 2006 visit with a former friend from New York City helped steer Monique Badillo toward life on the Space Coast working as as a certified ophthalmic technician (COT). Amazingly, living near her friend in Palm Bay was Yvonne Santiago, clinic manager for Florida Eye Associates, whom had trained Badillo to be a COT in … Continue reading Technician gets to the heart of eye problems
Dr. L. Neal Freeman, chief of ophthalmology at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, board-certified surgeon with Florida Eye Associates and volunteer ophthalmologist with the humanitarian organization Surgical Eye Expeditions International, took his 14-year-old son, Lev, with him on a surgical trip to El Progreso, Honduras,in March. During the past 22 years, Freeman has completed … Continue reading Son gets a taste of doctor dad’s work
Now it’s possible to get high quality digital images of the retina (back of the eye), without the hassle of being dilated. Douglas Anderson founded Optos in 1992 after his 5-year-old son went blind in one eye due to a detached retina that was detected too late. Although his son had had regular checkups, the … Continue reading Cutting Edge Technology Arrives at Florida Eye
Visit the Health Expo this weekend at Merritt Square Mall. The event runs all weekend. Dr. Michelle Wang will give a talk on Glaucoma at 12 noon on Saturday. It’s a fun event with a lot of great information and some giveaways. Be sure to stop by the Florida Eye booth.
Here’s the new Florida Eye Associates vehicle. Look for our cool new car cruising the streets of Brevard County. Patients like it so much, some have taken photos of it! Let us know what you think.