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UF Health

The Oaks

6201 W. Newberry Road Gainesville, FL 32608 FOR APPOINTMENTS: Phone (352) 733-0111

Clinical Specialities

Basic Diagnostic Medical, and Surgical

Comprehensive Service

The UF Health Eye Specialties Comprehensive Eye Service provides basic diagnostic, medical, and surgical services, evaluation of patients who may have visual loss or complaints, but do not have a diagnosis, and glasses and basic contact lens prescriptions.

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A wide range of options

Contact Lens Service

We offer both Cosmetic contact lens services including the treatment of myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia with both soft and rigid lenses and Speciality fittings including the management of keratoconus, corneal scars, corneal transplants, and aphakia.

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Only fellowship trained in Gainesville

Cornea/External Disease

We are Florida’s major referral center for dry eyes, herpetic eye disease and corneal dystrophies, such as Fuch’s dystrophy and lattice dystrophy. We offer the latest techniques in anterior segment surgery including cataract surgery, corneal transplants and refractive surgery (LASIK, PRK, LASEK, INTACs).

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renowned glaucoma specialists

Glaucoma Service

We are a regional center for pediatric glaucoma care. UF ophthalmologists offer treatments for trabeculectomies with the use of antifibrotic agents and perform cataract surgery and a variety of laser surgeries for glaucoma patients.

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Neurological diseases


The field of neuro-ophthalmology is concentrated on neurological diseases affecting the visual and ocular motor system. Through our relationship with UF neurologists, neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons we offer the most advanced treatment options for optic nerve diseases.

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Medical and Surgical Management

Oculo-Plastics Services

These cases include repair of entropion and ectropion, blepharoplasty, lacrimal surgery, and ptosis repair. Special emphasis is placed on orbital surgery, as well as the repair of traumatic floor fractures of the orbit and lid lacerations.

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Pediatric Ophthalmology Service

UF ophthalmologists who specialize in pediatric ophthalmology/ocular motility treat thousands of patients annually for strabismus, cataracts, glaucoma, tumors, and congenital eye diseases. Services are provided at UFHealth Eye Center – The Oaks

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(iLasik) Service

iLASIK is the most advanced LASIK procedure available. It is performed by combining bladeless corneal flap creation and customized corneal correction based on a “fingerprint” of your eye. UF Refractive Surgery Center is currently the only provider of iLASIK in the area.

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Vitreoretinal Service

The vitreoretinal service provides state-of-the-art medical and surgical care for patients of all ages with diseases of the retina, macula and vitreous.

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Cataract Surgery Service

Our surgeons have the ability to perform laser-assisted cataract surgery and use intraoperative aberrometry to precisely and carefully perform your surgery at our on-site, state-of-the-art surgery center.

Patient Overview


Your Child’s Appointment

We have a team dedicated to providing your child with a comprehensive eye examination. Our eye care team is led by our pediatric ophthalmologist and our orthoptists.

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Adult Appointment

The first visit to the ophthalmologist is a comprehensive evaluation that will take about one and a half hours. Your visit may take longer if you need specialized testing or have complex eye problems.

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Clinical Faculty

We are dedicated to providing our patients with exceptional doctors . You can also request an appointment by calling (352) 733-0111 between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.

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