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

VENICE/NORTH PORT/PORT CHARLOTTE, FL— OCT 3, 2018 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 […]

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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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West Nile And The Eyes

VENICE/NORTH PORT/PORT CHARLOTTE, FL— SEP 14, 2018 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, […]

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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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