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Dr. Jonathan Adam Adler, M.D.

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Jonathan Adler is an ophthalmologist practicing in Bradenton, FL. Dr. Adler specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Adler can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Adler can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
35 years Experience
Dr. Jonathan A. Adler, M.D.
  • Bradenton, Florida
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

What happens if lens moves after cataract surgery?

The implant can be repositioned or taken out and replaced. The new lens should be sutured into position.

Ophthalmology?

That would be very possible. You would need to be fit for the astigmatism-correcting contact. You should not sleep in them. The best idea is daily disposable lenses. If they feel READ MORE
That would be very possible. You would need to be fit for the astigmatism-correcting contact. You should not sleep in them. The best idea is daily disposable lenses. If they feel irritated or make the eyes red, you should take them out.

Visual snow/lines/cracks/flashing?

People like yourself would benefit from the 20-20-20 rule: every 20 minutes, take a 20-second break and look out beyond 20 feet. This will give your eyes a break. Also using artificial READ MORE
People like yourself would benefit from the 20-20-20 rule: every 20 minutes, take a 20-second break and look out beyond 20 feet. This will give your eyes a break. Also using artificial tears when working at the computer will help. You can also use blue blocking glasses to ease the eyes. Some of the symptoms you are speaking of could be a retina problem and your eyes should be examined by an eye care professional.

How do you know if eye pain is serious?

Eyes in general should not hurt. The most common reason eyes hurt is dryness. You can use artificial tears. If they don’t improve or pain gets worse, see an eye care professional. READ MORE
Eyes in general should not hurt. The most common reason eyes hurt is dryness. You can use artificial tears. If they don’t improve or pain gets worse, see an eye care professional.

Is Refresh Tears good for dry eyes?

Refresh is a good tear drop with a very reputable company. You can try using it 4 times a day, especially when you wake and go to sleep. Also good to use when doing computer work. READ MORE
Refresh is a good tear drop with a very reputable company. You can try using it 4 times a day, especially when you wake and go to sleep. Also good to use when doing computer work.

How long does cataract surgery take for one eye?

The actual surgery is usually 10 to 20 minutes but you come an hour before to get ready and about 30 to 45 afterward .

Stye in my eye that I squeezed?

Use warm compresses. Keep area clean. If eyelid starts to swell more, you may need to see an eye care specialist for an antibiotic prescription.

When should you see a doctor for cataracts?

Once you have diagnosis of cataract, you should get routine yearly checkups. You should go sooner if symptoms bother you. Symptoms include glare and halos with night driving, blurry READ MORE
Once you have diagnosis of cataract, you should get routine yearly checkups. You should go sooner if symptoms bother you. Symptoms include glare and halos with night driving, blurry distance, and near vision that can’t be corrected with glasses.

What happens if you blink during a cataract operation?

When cataract surgery is performed a tiny wire speculum or lid holder is placed inside your upper and lower lid of the eye being operated on.You cannot blink with this in place. READ MORE
When cataract surgery is performed a tiny wire speculum or lid holder is placed inside your upper and lower lid of the eye being operated on.You cannot blink with this in place.

How can I improve my eyesight fast?

To fix your vision in a week, assuming it’s only because of needing vision correction, you need to see an eye care doctor to have an exam and get contacts or glasses. You could READ MORE
To fix your vision in a week, assuming it’s only because of needing vision correction, you need to see an eye care doctor to have an exam and get contacts or glasses. You could also go to a LASIK surgeon to find out if you are a good candidate and have this procedure in one day.

Can eye drops damage eyes?

It depends on which eye drops you are talking about. The ones with preservative can irritate and cause allergic reactions. The ones used to get red out like visine or other ones READ MORE
It depends on which eye drops you are talking about. The ones with preservative can irritate and cause allergic reactions. The ones used to get red out like visine or other ones that have epinephrine cause a rebound redness the more you use them .

How do you treat conjunctivitis in one day?

It depends on the reason for the conjunctivitis. If from infection, you need antibiotic eye drops. You can try artificial tears and cool compresses. If eyes are red without discharge, READ MORE
It depends on the reason for the conjunctivitis. If from infection, you need antibiotic eye drops. You can try artificial tears and cool compresses. If eyes are red without discharge, a new OTC Lumify twice a day could help. If it lasts longer than that, you should see an eye care professional.

Is saltwater good for an eye infection?

An eye infection from contacts can be quite serious. The only treatment, depending on the cause, would be antibiotics, antivirals, or antifungals. You need to see your eye care READ MORE
An eye infection from contacts can be quite serious. The only treatment, depending on the cause, would be antibiotics, antivirals, or antifungals. You need to see your eye care professional for the proper treatment.

What eye drops can I use for bacterial conjunctivitis?

For bacterial conjunctivitis, you require antibiotic drops to treat. You need a prescription for these drops from either ophthalmologist, optometrist, or primary care. The antibiotics READ MORE
For bacterial conjunctivitis, you require antibiotic drops to treat. You need a prescription for these drops from either ophthalmologist, optometrist, or primary care. The antibiotics can be quinolone or aminoglycosides. Your doctor will decide which is best for you.

How long does it take to go blind from glaucoma?

Most people do not go bling from glaucoma. It needs to be diagnosed and treated as soon as possible. Treatments are to lower eye pressure to protect optic nerve. Treatments include READ MORE
Most people do not go bling from glaucoma. It needs to be diagnosed and treated as soon as possible. Treatments are to lower eye pressure to protect optic nerve. Treatments include drops laser and surgery. You need to be followed carefully 2 to 4 times a year by an eye care professional.

How long does a gas bubble stay in the eye after vitrectomy?

Depends on the gas used. There is SF6, which lasts about 4 weeks and C3F8 has that lasts longer.

Does high blood pressure cause blurry vision?

Usually mild to moderate hypertension does not cause immediate blurry vision. A severe hyperdrive episode could cause vision to be blurry. People with hypertension should have READ MORE
Usually mild to moderate hypertension does not cause immediate blurry vision. A severe hyperdrive episode could cause vision to be blurry. People with hypertension should have eye exams to make sure retina isn’t not involved. Most important is to treat the hypertension.

How do you fix an irritated eye?

You can try no preserved artificial tears which you can buy over the counter at any pharmacy Use 1 to 2 drops 4 times a day and if no improvement you need to see an Eyecare professional. READ MORE
You can try no preserved artificial tears which you can buy over the counter at any pharmacy Use 1 to 2 drops 4 times a day and if no improvement you need to see an Eyecare professional.

How can I treat an eye infection at home?

If infection is viral cool compresses and artificial tears can help. Make sure you don’t touch any objects that others could touch because it is contagious.If it doesn’t improve READ MORE
If infection is viral cool compresses and artificial tears can help. Make sure you don’t touch any objects that others could touch because it is contagious.If it doesn’t improve after a few days or gets worse you will need to see sn Eyecare provider time get antibiotics .

Is my eye normal?

It does look like a pterygium .If it is not growing then it is possible that you might be able to wear contacts. You are right that the contact could irritate this area.You need READ MORE
It does look like a pterygium .If it is not growing then it is possible that you might be able to wear contacts. You are right that the contact could irritate this area.You need to be evaluated by an Eyecare specialist to know your best course of action