West Nile and the Eyes

West Nile and the Eyes Did you know that West Nile Virus can result in lesions to the part of the eye which gives us our sharp, central vision? With the recently issued mosquito-borne illness advisory, Community Eye Center (CEC) seeks to inform about eye manifestations of the West Nile Virus. Late last week, health the Florida…

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Red Tide and Eyes

Dr. Eric A. Liss weighs in on Red Tide and the effects on eyes with an emphasis on eye symptoms that should never go unchecked.

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Jon K. Batzer, O.D. Celebrates 30 Years with Community Eye Center

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL— JUNE 20, 2017 Community Eye Center is proud to announce that Jon K. Batzer, Chief of Optometry and Optometric Physician is celebrating 30 years with CEC on July 20, 2017. “Throughout my years of practice I have tried to treat all my patients as though they were my own family, providing them…

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Eric A. Liss, M.D. Joins Communtiy Eye Center / St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL— OCTOBER 8, 2017 Community Eye Center and St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center are proud to announce the addition of Dr. Eric A. Liss to their Ophthalmology/Surgical staff. Dr. Eric Schaible, Partner and Research Director of Community Eye Center and St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center stated “we welcome Dr. Liss as a surgeon…

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Local Physician, Dr. Joseph Spadafora Travels to Italy/Sicily to Oserve at Centro Clinico G.B. Morgagni

VENICE/PORT CHARLOTTE, FL— JULY 7, 2016 Dr. Joseph Spadafora, Partner and Medical Director of Community Eye Center and St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center recently traveled to Italy and Sicily.  While there he observed/performed cataract surgery and a unique and complex glaucoma surgery with a novel lens fixation for a dislocated lens with tissue glue. Dr.…

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DR. ERIC SCHAIBLE AND DR. JOSEPH SPADAFORA HONORED AS “HEROES” TO CHARLOTTE CARES

VENICE/PORT CHARLOTTE, FL— March 30, 2017 Community Eye Center and St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center’s Partners, Dr. Joseph Spadafora and Dr. Eric Schaible were honored as “Heroes” level Donor to the Charlotte Cares Campaign.  In addition to the Charlotte Cares Campaign, Community Eye Center was also recognized as a new Donor to CCF. The award…

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COMMUNITY EYE CENTER/ST. LUCY’S EYE SURGERY CENTER OPENS VENICE LOCATION

VENICE/PORT CHARLOTTE, FL— May 17, 2017 Community Eye Center and St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center announce their newest location at 1988 Tamiami Trail S, Venice, Florida.  The Grand Opening and ribbon cutting were held on Friday, May 6th.  The Venice location joins the Port Charlotte and North Port locations. “Since 1981 Community Eye Center has…

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