Cape Coral Eye Care
If you are looking for high-quality eye care centers in Cape Coral, Florida, we encourage you to get in touch with Elmquist Eye Group. We are a team of compassionate, concerned physicians who take a genuine interest in your eye health and provide valuable advice.
Elmquist Eye Group has been serving Lee County and Southwest Florida for over two decades. E. Trevor Elmquist, DO is an outstanding board certified ophthalmologist who offers wide-ranging knowledge about diseases and other conditions that may affect your vision. Dr. Elmquist’s skilled associates, including Kate Wagner, OD, managing partner, Nina Burt, OD, and Sarah Eccles-Brown, MD, and Yasaira Rodriguez, MD, provide a complete range of eye care services.
As evidence of our mission to provide our patients with exemplary service, Elmquist Eye Group has maintained an “A” rating with Angie’s List since 2008 and earned their esteemed Super Service Award. We are one of only a few Southwest Florida ophthalmology and optometry practices to consistently perform well enough to earn this Award.
Eye Care Services
Click on the links below to learn more about several of the eye care services we provide at Elmquist Eye Group:
- Cataract Evaluations
- Refractive Cataract Surgery
- LASIK Evaluation & Surgery
- Blepharoplasty Evaluation & Surgery
- Glaucoma Evaluation & Treatment
- Macular Degeneration Evaluation
- Diabetic Eye Exams
- Dry Eye Diagnosis & Treatment
- Blepharitis Treatment – Spa Scrubs
- Full-Service Optical
How to Maintain Healthy Eyes
Having your eyes examined should be an integral part of your overall preventive health care plan. A comprehensive dilated eye exam is often the only way to detect conditions such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration, which may have no symptoms in the early stages. With early detection, these conditions can be treated, reducing your risk of vision loss.
For example, studies show that one of every three people with diabetes is not aware they have the disease. Your eye doctor may be the first to detect the symptoms by looking at the blood vessels in the retina of your eyes. A condition known as diabetic retinopathy can damage retinal tissues and lead to impaired vision or even blindness, if left untreated.
We recommend comprehensive dilated eye exams every two years for most patients; however, all individuals with diabetes should have a dilated eye exam at least once a year. Starting at age 60, the American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends annual exams. African-Americans are at higher risk for developing glaucoma, so annual dilated eye exams should begin at 40 years old.
Even if you think your eyes are healthy, a comprehensive eye examination is the only way to be sure.
Schedule an appointment today with Elmquist Eye Group, one of the best eye care centers in Cape Coral, by calling (239) 936-2020.