Amit Chokshi, MD
S. Akbar Hasan, MD

Florida Eye Specialists
(800) 914-6768

Southside Location
11512 Lake Mead Avenue, Suite 534
Jacksonville, Florida 32256

San Marco Location
1325 San Marco Boulevard, Suite 900
Jacksonville, Florida 32207

Riverside Location
714 Stockton Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204

Ponte Vedra Location
224 Ponte Vedra Park Drive, Suite 300
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

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Helping patients seeking LASIK in Jacksonville and the surrounding area

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Amit Chokshi, MD, and S. Akbar Hasan, MD, are board-certified ophthalmologists with more than 30 combined years of ophthalmic surgery experience in the Jacksonville area. Their areas of expertise include LASIK laser vision correction (for nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism), presbyopia correction with the Crystalens, “no shot, no stitch, no patch” cataract surgery, glaucoma, diabetic eye disorders, laser surgery for medical eye disorders, dry eyes and macular degeneration. Drs. Chokshi and Hasan are board certified by both the American Board of Ophthalmology and the National Board of Medical Examiners.


To schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Chokshi or Dr. Hasan and learn more about your vision correction options, contact their office at (800) 914-6768.

More About Vision Correction with Florida Eye Specialists

For LASIK surgery, Drs. Chokshi and Hasan use the Bausch and Lomb Zyoptix laser system. Zyoptix is a custom wavefront-guided system that can measure up to 65 different corneal aberrations (the previous standard was three). Orbscan provides 3-D topographical maps of both the front and back of the cornea, making LASIK safer and more effective.

In addition to LASIK, PRK and LASEK laser vision correction, Drs. Chokshi and Hasan also offer correction for presbyopia. By implanting leading-edge IOLs (intraocular lenses), such as Crystalens or AcrySof ReSTOR, they are able to simultaneously correct patients’ distance, intermediate and reading vision.

To learn more about these procedures and to see what our patients say about Drs. Chokshi and Hasan, visit our website at

LASIK Success Stories

“Dr. Chokshi and the whole staff were very professional in every step of the way during my visits, procedure and follow up. I would recommend them to anyone who is thinking of LASIK to visit Florida Eye Specialists! Thank you.” —Ron




“The surgery was absolutely fantastic! Painless, best thing I ever did for myself. And all the personal attention I received from the staff was second to none. Dr. Chokshi has assembled a FIRST CLASS team!” —Johnny




“This is a miracle surgery for sure. To go from wearing contacts or glasses everyday for years to nothing is just amazing and I would recommend it to everyone. The process was so fast with so little pain and an amazing doctor to talk you through everything was very comforting. I would like to give a huge thanks to Dr. Chokshi and his staff.” —Tiffany




“Dr. Chokshi and staff maintain a courteous and professional environment in which all of my questions and concerns were met. The staff ensure that patients have sufficient information to make a decision regarding refractive surgery. My vision was corrected as soon as I opened my eyes. I give him my highest recommendation and my only regret is not having the operation sooner.” —Jay

More About the Eye Doctors of Florida Eye Specialists

Amit Chokshi, MD, is a graduate of the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami. After completing his residency at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, Dr. Chokshi completed refractive and corneal surgery fellowships at Laser and Corneal Surgery Associates and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. He has served as the director of the University of Florida Laser Eye Center in Jacksonville. Dr. Chokshi has also worked as an assistant professor and the director of the cornea and external disease division at the University of Florida Department of Ophthalmology in Gainesville. Dr. Chokshi is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the International Society of Refractive Surgery, the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society, and the Cornea Society.

S. Akbar Hasan, MD, earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He completed a medical internship at the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education before fulfilling his ophthalmology residency at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Hasan then completed an advanced training fellowship in cornea and external disease at Duke University Hospital. He served as the lead corneal and cataract surgeon and as director of the Laser Vision Correction Program at the Mayo Clinic for 10 years. Dr. Hasan continues to perform research in his field, to present at national medical conferences and to author scientific articles that are published in peer-reviewed journals.

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