Cape Coral Family Eye Doctor
Don’t take problems with your eyes or vision lightly. When you need an experienced family eye doctor in Cape Coral, schedule an appointment with Elmquist Eye Group.
Elmquist Eye Group has been serving Lee County and Southwest Florida since 1992. E. Trevor Elmquist, DO, his partner, Kate Wagner, OD, and his associates, Nina Burt, OD and Sarah Eccles-Brown, MD, offer a complete range of services, including comprehensive eye exams and the diagnosis and treatment of presbyopia, myopia, hyperopia, strabismus, dry eyes, cataracts, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, macular degeneration (AMD), and other eye conditions.
Dr. Elmquist is an experienced board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in general ophthalmology and cataract surgery. His skills are regarded among the best in the nation, as evidenced by his selection as one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. This list identifies the top 1% of doctors in each medical field, both nationally and regionally, based on the nominations of other physicians.
Elmquist Eye Group also offers a full-service optical boutique with a wide range of eyeglass options. You will find the latest in eyewear designs and lens technology, and a team of knowledgeable, licensed opticians who can assist you in selecting frames and lenses that fit your unique lifestyle and personality.
Common Eye Conditions
Elmquist Eye Group provides state-of-the-art treatment for all members of the family, from children to seniors. Even if you think your eyes are healthy, you may have a condition that has no obvious warning signs or symptoms. The best way to know for sure is to schedule regular eye exams, especially if you experience any of these common eye conditions:
- Eye twitching – This condition is usually normal and painless but may make it difficult to keep your eyes open, causing severe vision impairment. If you or someone in your family experiences excessive eye twitching, get in touch with us for an eye exam as soon as possible.
- Eye tearing – Tears are often caused by an uncomfortable contact lens or conditions such as dry eye syndrome. If the eye is swollen or tender to the touch, however, or you have a fever, schedule an exam with your eye doctor.
- Blurred vision –Blurred vision may be a sign of a serious eye problem. If you are diabetic and notice changes in your vision, be sure to discuss the problem with your eye doctor.
- Floaters and flashes of light– A few floating spots and specks are normal, but a large increase in spots along with bright flashes of light may mean you have a detached retina. Schedule an eye exam right away.
- Cloudy vision – If you have trouble reading, watching television, or working at your computer, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses, schedule an eye examination to find out if you have a cataract.
- Loss of peripheral vision– Problems with your side to side vision may signal the early stages of glaucoma. When detected and treated at an early stage, glaucoma can be controlled, so make an appointment to discuss the treatment options.
Whether you are new to the Cape Coral area or have lived here for many years, consider Elmquist Eye Group. We are committed to providing you and your family with the finest eye doctors available. Call us at (239) 936-2020 to schedule an appointment.