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Eye Surgeons Associates Designated as National Leader in High Quality and Efficient Eye Care

Eye Surgeons Associates has been selected as one of 128 physician groups nationwide that exceeded the federal government\'s benchmarks for high quality and cost efficient patient care.

Eye Surgeons Associates Announces Dr. Phinney\'s Retirement

After 25 years of serving the vision needs of the Quad Cities, Dr. Richard Phinney will be retiring at the end of April. Dr. Phinney, a board certified cataract and LASIK surgeon, was the first to offer LASIK in the Quad Cities and has improved the vision of thousands of refractive surgery patients. We’re thankful for his commitment to providing quality eye care for the Quad Cities and wish him the best. Knowing his retirement was imminent, a skilled and fellowship trained cornea specialist was recruited. Dr. Fenzl, who joined ESA last August, will continue to meet the LASIK surgery needs of the Quad Cities.

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month

We live in a very “visual” society. Good vision is usually taken for granted, and is essential for driving, reading, TV watching and recognizing faces in social settings. Many people think that it is normal to lose vision as we age, but this is not necessarily the case. Age- related Macular Degeneration is the most common cause of visual loss in people over 50 years of age. Dr. Howcroft, ESA's retina specialist, defines Age-related Macular Degeneration and who is at risk.

Glaucoma Free Screening

Eye Surgeons is providing free Intraocular Pressure (IOP) checks for National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Visit the Bettendorf or Rock Island clinic Friday, January 22 from 1-3 pm for your test, given on a first come, first served basis. Those at higher risk are over 60, African American, and/or have a family history of glaucoma. If left untreated, glaucoma can cause permanent vision loss or blindness.

  • Founded in 1983, Eye Surgeons Associates has grown to prominence as a regional provider of general and subspecialty ophthalmology. We offer a comprehensive range of eye care dedicated to the preservation, enhancement, and restoration of vision at any age. We also offer hearing and optical services for the convenience of our patients. Equipped with proven technology and backed by a broad range of training and experience, our team of 16 doctors is focused on helping you achieve your best vision for life.

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