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Our Board Certified Ophthalmology Doctors in Orlando

Dr. Mehul Patel is a board certified ophthalmologist and refractive cataract surgeon who evaluates and manages eye diseases both medically and surgically.  He specializes in… Read More
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Biography Dr. Farhangi is a dedicated comprehensive ophthalmologist and refractive cataract surgeon. She is driven by positive impact on her patients’ lives and their lifestyles,… Read More

Conditions and Treatments

View some of our most commonly addressed conditions and treatments.

Macular Degeneration

Cataract Surgery

Dry Eye Treatment


Laser Surgery

Refractive Surgery

Secondary Cataracts


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Our comprehensive services in ophthalmology at our Lake Nona office include the treatment of many eye diseases, such as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, uveitis, dry eye and screening for medication-induced retinal toxicity. We also offer refractive lens exchange — a surgical procedure for patients 40+ who do not yet have a visually significant cataract and do not qualify for cataract surgery but want to improve their vision.

Our Orlando ophthalmologist works closely with other specialists, including our geriatricians, rheumatologists, dermatologists, endocrinologists and primary care physicians to provide thorough eye care for all patients.

Schedule an appointment with your UCF eye doctor in Lake Nona today!

At UCF Health, our top priorities are patient education and the utmost quality of patient care. Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge and solutions that enable you to live your greatest quality of life. 

Our Lake Nona eye doctor understands the delicacy and complexity of the eye as well as the importance of preserving optimal vision for as long as possible. We use state-of-the-art technologies and perform a number of minimally-invasive procedures to bring you effective treatments and efficient results in ophthalmology. 

Our Ophthalmology Services in Lake Nona

General Eye Exams

During a general eye exam, our UCF eye doctor will complete a comprehensive examination of the eyes. This exam includes a vision check and an array of tests to assess the overall health of the eye. Many of these general exam tests are also performed to assess specialized problems, such as cataracts or glaucoma.

General eye exams are fundamental in early detection of eye diseases and conditions that can lead to permanent loss of vision if left untreated.

Laser Cataract Surgery

Surgery is the only way a cataract can be removed. Laser cataract surgery includes the removal of cataracts and the replacement of the clouded natural eye lens with an artificial, intraocular eye lens (IOL) to improve vision. Using advanced, femtosecond lasers for increased precision and accuracy, our highly-experienced Orlando ophthalmologist offers a stitchless, painless procedure done with virtually no downtime.

Refractive Cataract Surgery

Refractive cataract surgery is similar to laser cataract surgery, but refractive surgery goes the extra mile to restore vision without the need for corrective eyeglasses after treatment. 

Refractive errors, including nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia, often contribute to poor vision. During refractive cataract surgery, our ophthalmologist removes cataracts, replaces the clouded natural eye lens and corrects refractive errors by reshaping or remolding the cornea. We also offer refractive lens exchange — a surgical procedure for patients 40+ who do not yet have a visually significant cataract and do not qualify for cataract surgery but want to improve their vision.

Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery

Glaucoma can be treated with eye drops, laser surgery or surgery performed in the hospital. This condition is associated with increased eye pressure and complications with natural eye drainage, so we offer minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery to facilitate fluid flow from the eye, which effectively decreases eye pressure.

Because glaucoma can progress without a person’s knowledge, scheduling regular eye care exams in Lake Nona with us is crucial for preserving vision.

Practicing Location

    UCF Health is located in first-floor Suite 160 & third-floor Suite 360

    UCF Health Lake Nona


    9975 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, FL 32827

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    Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (First & Third Floors)

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