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How to address farsightedness

Farsightedness is a condition that can occur that results in blurred vision with items that are close up and clearer vision with objects that are further away. This condition affects over 14 million American adults in the United States. Also known as hyperopia or “hyperopic vision,” this condition can be easily addressed with corrective lenses… Read More »


What Are Intraocular Lenses and Who Is a Candidate for Them?

Cataracts are one of the most common diseases throughout the US, affecting over 24 million people. As a result, cataract surgery has become a common procedure, with thousands of patients undergoing it every day. And while thick glasses used to be mandatory after such a surgical procedure, these days, intraocular lenses are becoming the norm.… Read More »


January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month!

Glaucoma usually strikes with no warning. It can cause significant harm and impair your vision before you even notice that something’s changed. Thus, it is pivotal to learn as much about this condition as possible. There is no better time to do that than January — the glaucoma awareness month.   Here are the three… Read More »


What is nearsightedness and how is it corrected?

Your eyes play an important role in your everyday life. When problems arise, it can significantly impact your quality of life. Patients who have certain eye conditions, including nearsightedness or “myopia,” will want to speak to an eye professional to get a proper diagnosis and discuss treatment options. What is myopia? Myopia is a common… Read More »


FAQs about cataracts

At Jacksonville Eye Center, our team is here to help patients in achieving and maintaining good eye and vision health. This means knowing about certain conditions that can impact your vision or cause your eye to become unhealthy. One common condition seen in our practice is that of cataracts, and our patients often have questions… Read More »


Choosing an IOL

When patients have perfect eyesight, they can see both near and far with clarity. However, those who do not have perfect eyesight may need some help with a medical professional. Certain vision problems and conditions need to be damaged as soon as possible to reduce the damage they can cause. However, other eye disorders may… Read More »


Are you tired of contacts and eyeglasses?

Are you tired of touching your eyes each day to put in and take out contacts? Are you tired of scratched, fogged, or ill-fitted prescription eyeglasses? Are you ready to free yourself from contacts and eyeglasses permanently? If this sounds like you and you live in the community of Jacksonville, FL, Dr. Robert Schnipper and… Read More »


What are premium IOLs?

During cataract surgery, Dr. Robert Schnipper of Jacksonville Eye Center will replace a patient’s natural lens with a premium IOL, or “intraocular lens.”  Premium intraocular lenses are one way for our team to provide patients with not only a replacement solutions for their clouded natural lenses, but address other vision concerns at the same time.… Read More »


FAQ’s regarding glaucoma

At Jacksonville Eye Center, Jacksonville, FL area patients often have questions about a wide range of eye disease and concerns that can arise over time. One common eye disease that impacts the optic nerve is glaucoma. What is glaucoma? Dr. Robert Schnipper describes glaucoma as a condition that is caused by high pressure levels in… Read More »


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