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For Patients - Your first visit

Compassionate Friendly Care

The friendly knowledgeable staff of medical professionals at Retina Group of Florida is beside you from diagnosis through treatment to answer your questions and concerns. At Retina Group of Florida, we genuinely care about our patients. Your initial visit will consist of a comprehensive examination and evaluation of your eye condition, which will require several hours. Subsequent visits may be considerably shorter, depending upon your individual diagnosis and any tests or treatments that may be needed.

Before you see your doctor, an experienced ophthalmic technician will take a detailed medical history, perform visual screening tests, and administer drops to dilate your pupils. This is needed so that the retina specialist can see into the back of your eye where the retina is located. The dilation process usually requires 20 to 30 minutes and will make it difficult for you to focus. You may wish to arrange to have someone drive you home.

Your doctor will review your medical history with you and examine your eyes with special attention to your retina. Your doctor will explain his or her findings and, if necessary, make recommendations for diagnostic testing. Once a diagnosis is established, your doctor will discuss your treatment options, answer any questions that you may have, and send an extensive report to your referring doctor, including recommendations for future care.


Become Our Patient

Excellence Means Putting the Needs of Our Patients First

Become a Patient of Retina Group of Florida Retina Group of Florida looks forward to having you join our host of satisfied patients. Every member of our team -- physicians, medical assistants, technicians, secretaries, receptionists, aides, and insurance specialists -- is committed to you and your family. Each of our doctors has schedules tailored to your needs. Retina Group of Florida is available when you need us.

Retina Group of Florida is open from 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. Our offices are closed on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

To schedule an appointment, please call us at:

  • Retina Group of Florida, Fort Lauderdale: 954-776-6880
  • Retina Group of Florida, Boca Raton: 561-394-6499
  • Retina Group of Florida, Boynton Beach: 561-737-1355
  • Retina Group of Florida, Plantation: 954-452-4500
  • Retina Group of Florida, Hollywood: 954-894-7020
  • Retina Group of Florida, Wellington: 561-784-3788
  • Retina Group of Florida, Delray: 561-501-5666

Once you have made your initial appointment, you can download and complete our registration forms by simply clicking on the links below. You can bring the completed forms to your first appointment. This will help to speed up the registration process and get you in to see the doctor faster.

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Please note: If you are unable to view the forms, you may need to download Adobe Acrobat for free by clicking on the icon below.

Each time you come to the office, please bring your current:

  • List of medications
  • Insurance ID card
  • Any appropriate insurance referrals

Fees and Insurance

Your health insurance plan is likely to cover most professional services performed in our offices. For your convenience, we will be happy to file a claim with your insurance company. If you have questions concerning your coverage, please contact your insurance company.

Although each patient is responsible for payment of fees, we will make every effort to consider your individual circumstances. Please feel free to discuss your questions with our practice administrator.

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International Patients

Retina Group of Florida Serves Patients From Around the Globe

Retina Group of Florida is pleased to welcome international patients. Retina Group of Florida has a long history of caring for patients who travel to the United States for their retinal surgery. To facilitate the needs of these patients we have a full time international patient coordinator and have arranged special rates with local hotels including transportation to surgery and post-operative appointments, flat rate surgical fees at local hospitals, and can assist with travel planning.

To reach our International Patient Coordinator, Amy Trodick, C.O.A., please call (954) 776-6880 Extension 218 during our normal office hours.

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