Eye Surgeons in Lee County, Florida

The eye surgeons at Elmquist Eye Group in Lee County, Florida are committed to protecting your best possible vision. We have been serving Cape Coral, Fort Myers and all of Southwest Florida for more than 25 years.



Yasaira Rodriguez, MD is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She is also a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and specializes in premium cataract surgery, LASIK, eyelid surgery, and in-office procedures.

Our Surgical Expertise

Elmquist Eye Group’s comprehensive services include bladeless laser-assisted cataract surgery, LASIK laser vision correction, blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery, glaucoma laser surgery and a complete range of other eye care services for children and adults.

Cataract Surgery: Cataract surgery is one of the safest surgeries performed in the U.S. today, with a success rate that exceeds 95%.  The procedure is quick, most patients experience little or no discomfort, and clear vision is usually restored within a few days. Elmquist Eye Group offers bladeless laser-assisted cataract surgery, a procedure that is designed to make the treatment more precise, safer and more accurate.

LASIK Surgery: LASIK is an FDA-approved outpatient surgery that takes less than 15 minutes in most cases and is virtually painless. It can reduce or eliminate your dependence on glasses or contacts. At Elmquist Eye Group, our preferred technique is the “all-laser” LASIK procedure, which modifies the cornea with cool laser beams instead of a metal blade. This state-of-the-art technique provides an unprecedented level of safety, precision, and comfort.

Glaucoma Surgery: Each person’s eyes are unique, and the treatment for glaucoma will depend upon the nature and severity of the disease. Although glaucoma cannot be cured, when detected and treated at an early stage, it can be controlled. Eye drops, oral medications, laser surgery, and conventional surgeries are used to prevent damage to the optic nerve from occurring or to slow its progress.

Eyelid Surgery: Eyelid surgery, also called blepharoplasty, can open up the appearance of the eyes and make you look more awake and refreshed by removing loose, sagging skin or fat deposits in the upper eyelids. It can also reduce wrinkles and creases. If you are worried about lingering scars, experienced surgeons like Dr. Rodriguez make tiny incisions that follow the natural creases of the eyelid. As a result, scars are camouflaged, and they fade away completely over time.

If you believe you may need eye surgery of some kind, call Elmquist Eye Group in Lee County, Florida at (239) 936-2020 to schedule an appointment with one of our skilled surgeons. We would be happy to share more facts and answer any questions you may have about the procedures.