Is Your Family At Risk For Glaucoma?

If you have a family history of glaucoma, you probably already know about it. Speaking to your aunts and uncles and other family members is an excellent way to find out what health problems your family is prone. But, to begin a conversation about glaucoma, you must know what it is. A group of diseases […]

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Eric A. Liss, M.D. Receives Board Certification From American Board Of Ophthalmology

Community Eye Center and St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center are pleased to announce that Dr. Eric A. Liss is now a board certified ophthalmologist. The certification is sponsored by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Board Certification requires passing a series of two exams after graduating from medical school as an MD and after a four […]

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Holiday Food For Thought

A time for family and good cheer, the holiday season is nearly upon us. With this time of year in full swing, we know that many indulging meals and treats will be served and consumed.  Before your cooking and feasting commence for the holidays, take a look at these ingredients that contain eye-nourishing nutrients and […]

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Protect The Eyes From UV Sun Exposure

Our eyes are only 2% of our entire body but are the only organs that permit light to enter the body allowing us to see. It is essential to protect our eyes from adverse risks to our vision such as UV exposure. The sun sustains life on earth; however, its rays also pose threats to […]

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Facts About Diabetic Retinopathy

It is estimated that 420 million people have diabetes. This number has increased from 108 million since 1980. With increased prevalence, health professionals are calling it an epidemic. Although much attention is given to the disease, there is less talk about serious eye complications associated with it. This article is to provide information about the […]

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Scary Facts About Halloween Contacts (With Photos)

It’s that time of year again. Halloween offers us a time to talk about special effect contacts. Special effect contact lenses are a favorite way for people to distinguish a look or costume. These contacts are extremely popular around Halloween as a way to add a creative edge and help costumes stand out from the […]

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Celebrate The Season Optical Trunk Show

Visit Community Eye Center’s Port Charlotte location on November 9, during the Celebrate the Season Optical Trunk Show. 
 From 9 am – 2 pm receive huge discounts on high-quality eyeglasses and frames. A licensed optician will be on-site to provide a one on one consultation. Along with this friendly and professional treatment, patients can […]

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5 Facts- Functional Blepharoplasty

VENICE/NORTH PORT/PORT CHARLOTTE, FL— OCT 3, 2018 Blepharoplasty is the formal name that describes eyelid surgery (sometimes also called eye-lift surgery). Eyelid surgery may be performed to remove excess skin from the upper eyelids and to reduce bagginess from lower eyelids. Often thought of as a cosmetic procedure to enhance a person’s appearance, a person […]

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Ophthalmologists Optometrists And Opticians

There is a question about eye care professionals that our staff receives frequently. It is a question that is hugely significant when scheduling an eye appointment at Community Eye Center. “What’re the differences between ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians?” We are always happy to address this concern for patients because it streamlines their visit by providing […]

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Tips To Prevent Computer Eye Strain

VENICE/NORTH PORT/PORT CHARLOTTE, FL— SEP 27, 2018 With a constant increase in the use of technology, many have found careers that require them to stare at computer screens for several hours at a time. This can cause the eyes to strain. Problems with the eyes can occur and are categorized as computer vision syndrome or […]

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