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    Welcome to
    Florida Retina Institute
    Excellence in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases & Surgery since 1979

Founded by James A. Staman, MD in 1979, Florida Retina Institute has 19 locations throughout Central Florida, North Florida, and Southeast Georgia. We have proudly delivered Excellence in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases and Surgery for 40 years. Our Retina Specialists focus on the highest quality patient care and best individual treatment plans, applying the latest advances and most sophisticated methods in vitreoretinal medicine.

COVID-19 Action Plan

Florida Retina Institute has implemented a response and action plan to help slow the spread of coronavirus. Patients, caregivers, household members and visitors are required to wear face masks at all times while in an office.

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Thank you for your support and understanding in helping us to protect you!

Mandatory face mask required to be worn at all times. Updated on July 2, 2020.

Our New Addition

Welcome to our Team of Doctors,
Alexander C. Barnes, MD!

Alexander C. Barnes, MD, is currently finishing his vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at Emory University, Emory Eye Center, Atlanta, GA. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cole Eye Institute and his internship in Internal Medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH.

Dr. Barnes earned his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He received his Bachelors of Science from Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ and was a member of the Barrett Honors College, graduating summa cum laude.

Dr. Barnes enjoys tennis, golf, movies, and spending time with his family.

Earning your Trust and Confidence

Top Doctors. Top Education. Top Hospitals.

Top Doctors Dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of vitreo-retinal diseases and surgery, our doctors are consistently recognized as national leaders, selected by their peers as Top Doctors, ranking best in the U.S. and their region.

Top Education Our twelve board-certified ophthalmologists, fellowship trained retinal specialists are one of the most experienced, renowned Team of Doctors. All completed their ophthalmology residencies and vitreoretinal fellowships at some of the most prestigious, top rated hospitals and universities in the United States.

Top Hospitals Being affiliated with the leading hospitals in our regions, we participate in continuing medical education, research and studies clinical trials to further enhance each diagnosis, condition and treatment.

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