Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a staff member will be contacting patients to reschedule routine, non-emergent appointments for a May appointment date or later. Effective March 23rd, our office will be available for urgent appointments only. If you have any changes in vision, eye pain, eye infection, or any eye concerns, please call 904-355-5555 to reach an on-call doctor. If you need a prescription refill, please call your pharmacy and have them fax us a request. All requests should be completed within 24-48 hours. Thank you from the staff of Jacksonville Eye Center. Stay Safe and Healthy.

PREMIER LASIK SURGERY & OPHTHALMOLOGY IN JACKSONVILLE, FL

Welcome to Jacksonville Eye Center! Our Board Certified Lasik Surgeon, Dr. Robert I. Schnipper, has provided excellent eye care services for the greater Jacksonville area for over 30 years. Jacksonville Eye Center is proud to be the leader in LASIK surgery in Jacksonville, Florida and the Southeast. Having performed countless LASIK procedures using the Allegretto Wave and blade-free IntraLase technology, Dr. Schnipper and Jacksonville Eye Center have earned a prestigious reputation for its success in LASIK.

We are proud to offer a very broad range of advanced surgical procedures for our patients. With the latest advancements and technology in vision care available at the Jacksonville Eye Center, there has never been a better time to visit us and find out more about your eye care options. Affordable payment plans put the latest in laser within reach of everyone. See what you’ve been missing with laser vision correction. Have Questions? Contact us at 904-355-5555 for more information.

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Dr. Schnipper’s Philosophy: Vision Correction For All Ages

Dr. Robert I. Schnipper, Ophthalmologist and LASIK surgeon at Jacksonville Eye Center, has a philosophy that no matter what age, you can have youthful vision!  Using advanced technology, Dr. Schnipper’s goal is to provide his patients the best possible (optimal) vision at every age. At a thorough consultation with Dr. Schnipper, he will be able to determine which methods of vision correction would work best for you depending on your age group and your current vision.

  • Kids up to age 17 – For children and teenagers under the age of 17, Dr. Schnipper will suggest either glasses or contact lenses for vision correction.
  • Ages 17-50 LASIK surgery is the best vision correction option for people in this age range.
  • Ages 45-60 – For these adults, Dr. Schnipper may suggest LASIK laser vision correction, KAMRA inlay, or refractive lens exchange.
  • Ages 60+ – For seniors, cataract surgery may be the best option. Dr. Schnipper will also discuss a variety of IOL (intraocular lens) options.

To determine which method of vision correction is best for you, schedule a consultation with Dr. Robert I. Schnipper at Jacksonville Eye Center. During your consultation, Dr. Schnipper will do a thorough examination and discuss all of your options. Contact or call us at 944-355-5555 for more information.

BEST LASIK SURGEON & LASIK CENTER IN JACKSONVILLE, FL

Dr. Schnipper and the Jacksonville Eye Center received first place for Best Lasik Eye Center and Best Lasik Eye Doctor for the Folio 500 Best of Jax Awards 2018!

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OUR BOARD CERTIFIED LASIK SPECIALIST
Robert I. Schnipper, M.D.

Pioneer, teacher, advisor, eye physician, and board-certified LASIK specialist, Dr. Schnipper has been a leader in ophthalmology in Northeast Florida for more than 25 years. He founded the Jacksonville Eye Center in 1972 with a commitment to continually improve his patients’ lives with the safest, most accurate procedures, and he continues to bring leading-edge technology to this region.

His reputation has spread far beyond Jacksonville, and patients often come from great distances for his consultation and care, while eye surgeons from around the world travel here to learn his advanced techniques.

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