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Laser Vision Correction

Atlantic Eye Institute provides a unique value to your LASIK investment by offering state-of-the-art technology with a team of expert surgeons and personalized care.

The Atlantic Eye Difference

The surgeons at Atlantic Eye Institute believe in a team approach to LASIK. They will work together to plan your individual treatment and each surgeon is present during your surgery. The doctors at Atlantic Eye Institute are on call for their patients 24 hours a day and 7 days a week for any and all of your eye care emergencies.

Dr. Neil Shmunes (a Jacksonville native) graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Medical College of Georgia in 1981 and has been performing refractive surgery since 1985. Dr. Shmunes founded Atlantic Eye Institute in 2000, after branching out from Baptist Eye Institute.

Dr. Charles Duss (also a Jacksonville native) received his Bachelor of Science degree, graduating Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Notre Dame in 1999. He joined Atlantic Eye Institute in 2007 after extensive training in refractive surgery techniques.

Dr. Michelle Diaz is the newest addition to our team joining in January 2016. She attended the University of South Florida where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2003. After completing her residency in ophthalmology, she completed a 1 year fellowship in refractive surgery.


By considering your ocular anatomy and personal lifestyle, we can determine whether LASIK or PRK is right for you.


The key to producing the best results in laser refractive surgery is to combine the best technology available with a skilled surgeon.


We take an upfront approach to every aspect of Laser Vision correction. Understanding the cost factor is as important as knowing the potential for risk.


From your initial exam to your recovery, we are with you every step of the way.


Check out some of the things are patients are saying after having laser vision correction at Atlantic Eye Institute.

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Atlantic Eye Institute is ready to help you Live Your Vision℠

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