Cutting Edge Technology Arrives at Florida Eye

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 […]

Son gets a taste of doctor dad’s work

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 […]