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Dr. Jeffrey Davis

Ophthalmology
Bradenton, FL
17 years experience male

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Office

Parrish, FL

Address

8947 U.S. 301 North, Parrish, FL
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Bradenton, FL

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About

Bio

Dr. Jeffery Davis is a fellowship trained Cornea and Refractive surgery specialist. He completed his undergraduate degree at Stetson University and continued his education by receiving his medical degree from the University of Florida. After his internship at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, he completed his residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School of Ophthalmology. Dr. Davis received subspecialty training in cornea, external disease and refractive surgery as a Cornea Fellow at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. Dr. Davis treats all comprehensive ophthalmology patients including cataract surgery using advanced technology lens techniques such as Crystalens, Toric and ReStor. He also has a specialty training in Cornea/External disease, including dry eye, pterygium, keratoconus, LASIK, PRK, and the latest techniques in cornea transplant surgeries.

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Ophthalmology

Doctor Q&A

85 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Dry Eye/Allergies: Drooping eyes can be exacerbated by dry eye or allergies (usually associated with itching). Eyelids may also droop on there own for mechanical reason... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Staph : Staph aureus is a common bacteria naturally found on all of our eye lids. However, i assume you are talking about a special version of staph called m... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Long time: There is nothing good on the horizon unfortunately.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
None: There is no specific contact lens that is any safer for playing sports in. I do recommend wearing eye protection.
A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Tear film: Tears can dry out overnight leaving a mucous, thick film behind. This is likely what you are seeing.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
See below: The sclera is the white hard covering of the eye. It creates the actual "eye ball" and is made out of dense connective tissue. The conjunctiva is a ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Not really : Although lutein has been shown to be helpful with patients who have certain eye conditions such as macular degeneration, there has been no conclusive ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
It changes: The iris is living tissue and will degrade after death, just like your finger prints will. Therefore they will change.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Migraine: Migraines can be rather painfull and mainifest with eye pain and light sensitivity. It is important he see is pcp and perhaps a migraine specialist t... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
See Below: Uveitis is described as any type of inflammation inside of the eye. There are many different types of uveitis conditions and causes.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Determine the cause: Eye lid twitching can be caused by many things and an ophthalmologist is necessary to determine the true cause. The most common causes are fatigue, s... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
See below: Iris color change can be from congenital changes, trauma, chronic inflammation inside the eye or from certain medications. Changes to the outer corne... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Sinus pain: Sinus pain is a common cause of eye pain and may even cause the feeling of vision blurring. See your eye doctor to be checked and you also may be hel... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Few weeks: It should generally resolve over the next few weeks. The key is to use warm compresses 10 minutes at a time to help decompress it.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Depends: You need to explain what your "visual problems are". Such as blurryness, eye pain, changes in your visual field, spots or floaters in your vision. A... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
See Below: If the condition fails to resolve over the next few days or worsens at any point. Presence of membranes around the eye or decreased vision should als... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Sun glasses: Sun glasses, proper diet and regular eye exams are all easy and cheap ways to keep your eye health in check.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
See Below: A "lazy eye" is a generic term that is often used to describe when one eye (1) does not see as well as another eye or (2) does not align properly with... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Cold: Generally viral illnesses can cause a wide range of problems including flu-like symptoms along with irritated eyes. The eyes are a mucousal gland jus... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
See an eye doctor: This condition should be seen by a pediatric ophthalmologist for diagnosis and treatment.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
See your doctor: This problem should be brought to a pediatic ophthalmologist for treatment and evaluation.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
All: All of these problems can lead to eye issues and you should be regularly followed by and ophthalmologist.
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Go to your doctor: The sounds like something that should be seen by your doctor today for evaluation.
A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Have this checked: There are many possibilities for your dad's symptoms. It is best that he discuss this with the surgeon who did his laser asap.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Dry eye/strain: Dry eye or eye strain can cause discomfort. Try using artificial tears to help lubricate the eye and see if that helps. You may also want to have yo... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Latisse (bimatoprost): There is a prescription only medication called Latisse (bimatoprost) that in some people does help with lash growth. You will need to see an ophthalm... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
No: No medication eye drops should be used with the contact on because they act like a sponge absorbing the medication. I also discourage the use of any ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Depends: Is this a new problem or a chronic one? It is best to see your eye doctor and be evaluated.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
See below: Your visual fild is the zone that you are capable of seeing with out moving your eyes (horiz and vert).
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
See an eye doctor: A red eye in a toddler should be evaluated by a pediatric ophthalmologist to diagnose and then properly treat what the cause of the pink eye is.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Depends: A white spot on the cornea could mean a corneal ulcer and is usually associated with pain. The iris is inside the eye, the cornea in the clear dome o... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
To better see: The darkness allows us to better see the eye for the exam.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Need more info: I'm not sure what you mean by "eye ink". Are your referring to a special dye we inject into the veins to better look at your retina?
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Determine the cause: The key is to determine why your eyes are red. Dry eye is a common cause of this and can often be treated with over the counter artificial tears. Go... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
No: The red eye is from a reflection of your retina (back of your eye) being seen through the pupil.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Breaks/Glasses: To prevent eye strain, take frequent breaks by looking out a window or far off distance. This relaxes the muscle in the eye that is straining to read... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
An : An intraocular pressure (iop) of "30"mmhg is considered high no matter what the patient's age is. There are a multitude of reasons for this elevated ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Depends: Changes inside of your eye can worsen a floater. Changes with your floater should prompt a visit with your eye doctor for a dilated exam as this may ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Yes, but small: Eye floaters are generally a common part of the aging process. Rarely, a floater may indicate an eye problem. New floaters or changes in your floate... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Icterus: Yellow coloration of the white portion of the eye is called icterus and may be associated with liver dysfunction. See your eye doctor for an evaluati... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Many things: Blurry vision is a very non-specific problem. There are many causes of this and you should definitely see an eye doctor to be fully evaluated.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Yes: Yes, you should be checked and may need treatment.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Sinus irritation: Those devices used to clear sinuses can sometimes cause worsening congestion or impacting inside the sinuses. If your pain is severe, you should cont... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
It : It is certainly possible you are having some symptoms from cataracts. A cataract is a change to your natural lens (usually clouding of the lens). Di... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Very little: The procedure is painless. The only discomfort that people may experience is from the pressure created by the eyelid opener, which is minor. After t... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Shampoo: Shampoo is generally well tolerated in the eye. However, a large dose to the eye coupled with a sensitivity can lead to discomfort and discharge as t... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
See Below: This is when a blood vessel along the outer surface of the eye breaks, causing blood to ooze out into the space between the conjunctiva and the sclera... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
No: No there is not. If you have chronic redness over the white part of your eye, see your eye doctor to evaluate what can be done to improve this.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Pressure: They are generally used to lower the pressure in the eye or to help avoid pressure spikes following the laser procedure.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
No: Puffy lower eye lids are caused by many causes including, not enough rest, genetics, medical conditions or drug side affects. Your level of eye sight... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Davis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Davis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I really appreciate your post. Blessed with 20/10, I for last 18 mos have had problems with my eyes tearing constantly in a particular building. Noticing clear film ov...Read More
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checked with eye doctor no problem with eyes.but gave a glass with slightly power.don't feel comfortables.neuro doctor says its migraine
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks for giving the info...I'll sleep early...God bless!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Florida College of Medicine
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

Resurrection Medical Center

Residency

Eastern Virginia College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals

Awards

Kenneth Tuck Advocacy Awared, Virginia Society of Ophthalmology
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
Manatee Sarasota Eye Clinic
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
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