News & Community

We take pride in serving our patients and the community. We sponsor community educational seminars and support groups. The Eye Center participates in Health Fairs and regularly lectures to service clubs, senior centers, and health care facilities. Our physicians offer continuing education credits to our local physicians, nurses, and technical health care providers.  We often hold contests and give away such things as free designer sunglasses and even LASIK surgery. We also offer educational seminars here at our office several times per year. If you would like to have one of our doctors speak at an engagement for your club or organization, please contact kwilliams@eyecarenow.com

 

Important Insurance Announcement- Superior Vision

The Eye Center of North Florida will no longer be a participating provider with Superior Vision, also known as Versant Healthcare after 1/31/2020.

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Important Announcement for Medicare Patients

Attention Medicare Patients: You must present your new Medicare cards showing the new numbers when you visit our office. Effective 1/1/2020 all claims to Medicare must have the new numbers.

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LASIK For Hero Winner Announced

On Friday November 8, 2019 the Eye Center was proud to present our 2019 LASIK for Heroes award at the annual Bay County Chamber of Commerce First Responder Appreciation Luncheon. Our award recipient primary job is to manage and maintain the County’s Communication Call Center equipment and to manage and maintain all the main 911 […]

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Dr. Bret Fisher authors article in Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today

Dr. Bret Fisher contributed to an article in Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today in the “Refractive Surgery Case Files” series.  His article, “Navigating a History of Refractive Surgery,” can be read here: Navigating a History of Refractive Surgery.  

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EyeSouth Expands into the Florida Panhandle Through Affiliation with the Eye Center of North Florida

EyeSouth Partners (“EyeSouth” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has completed an affiliation with the Eye Center of North Florida (“ECNF”). The affiliation represents EyeSouth’s second in Florida and first in the Panhandle Region. EyeSouth is an eye care-focused management services organization backed by Shore Capital Partners committed to partnering with leading […]

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Dr. Fisher presents on KAMRA at ASCRS

Check out this video of Dr. Bret Fisher providing a booth presentation on KAMRA at ASCRS. 

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Main office closed on May 3

Our main office on HWY 77 will be closed on May 3 for our employees to prepare the clinic to fully reopen on May 6.  After many months of restoration we will finally be back in the clinic!

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Laser & Surgery Center Receives Accreditation

The Eye Center is pleased to announce that our Laser and Surgery Center was recently accredited for the 11th year by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). This is an important milestone in the continuing growth and success of our health care organization. Pursuing accreditation shows our commitment to providing the highest levels of […]

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Webinar for Medical Professionals Featuring Dr. Bret Fisher on Kamra Inlay

KAMRA® Inlay for Presbyopic Patients CorneaGen presents a FREE webinar for medical professionals featuring board certified ophthalmologists Dr. Shamik Bafna of the Cleveland Eye Clinic and our very own Dr. Bret Fisher. Watch the recording here:  

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What Causes Digital Related Eye Strain?

Staring at a screen for long periods may cause your eyes to feel dry and tired, develop blurry vision, fatigue or eye strain but it won’t cause permanent eye damage. Normally, we blink about 15 times a minute, but studies show we blink half to a third that often while using computers and other digital […]

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Dr. Bret Fisher Named Medical Monitor for Ziemer USA

Ziemer USA recently announced that Bret Fisher, MD, will serve as medical monitor to oversee the clinical performance of Ziemer medical devices, including the Ziemer Z8 femtosecond laser and the Galilei Dual Scheimpflug and Placido system. “We are very pleased to fill this important role with a surgeon who has the diverse experience offered by […]

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Why Healthy Eyes Make a Happy Heart

February is Heart Health Awareness Month and serves as an important reminder to focus on ways to keep your heart healthy. But what most people don’t realize, is that having a comprehensive eye exam is an important part of heart health and can actually find underlying heart issues and diseases. During a complete eye exam, […]

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