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Program offers free eye care.

Program offers free eye care.

Port St. Lucie – elderly people without health insurance do not have to go without their eyesight as well, thanks to doctors like Silviano Matamoros. Under the National Eye Care Project, Matamoros and other area doctors treat patients who either do not have insurance, or whose policies do not cover the procedures they need. Patients who qualify for the National eye Care project pay nothing out of their own pockets. Dr. Silviano Matamoros in an examination room of his Port St. Lucie office. Under the National Eye Care Project, Matamoros and other area doctors treat patients who either do not have insurance, or whose policies do not cover the procedures they need. Patients who qualify for the National Eye Care Project pay nothing out of their own pockets. “Most people have some form of insurance, but some people don’t have eye care coverage,” said Dr. Mark Michels, a West Palm Beach ophthalmologist who participates in the National Eye Care Project. “It’s a good service for the community,” said Michels, who also has an office in Port. St. Lucie. “We’re just triying to provide them with a service they would not otherwise receive”. The National Eye Care Project is sponsored by the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. To qualify for the program, a person must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident and 65 years of age or older. They must be unable, for financial reasons, to get medical care from an ophthalmologists who has treated them in the past. Every patient receives a comprehensive medical eye examination and treatment for whatever condition or disease is diagnosed. Participating... read more
Center for Eye Care, Surgery offers total medical care.

Center for Eye Care, Surgery offers total medical care.

“Today, eye surgery is a quick recovery times. It allows patients to resume normal activities very quickly.” Dr. Silviano Matamoros. Center for Eye Care and Surgery. The Center for Eye Care and Surgery is a state-of-the-art facility providing total eye care for the entire family. The highly trained staff takes a team approach to all of your eye care needs. “We provide medical and surgical treatment of the eye, advanced cataract surgery, excimer laser vision correction – and we can treat glaucoma, diabetic eye disease and all aspects of general ophthalmology,” said Dr. Silviano Matamoros, M.D. “We also have a full optical dispensary of all the needs of the family.” From your child’s first eye exam to treatment for injury or disease, Center for Eye Care and Surgery is equipped with up-to-date, advanced technology equipment. This allows them to diagnose and treat eye conditions relatively easily and to provide total eye care. Matamoros and Ron McCord, M.D., are board certified and backed by a professional and caring staff. “Today, eye surgery is a quick, comfortable and safe procedure with quick recovery times,” he said. “It allows patients to resume normal activities very quickly.”Whether cataract, refractive laser correction to reduce dependency on glasses or contact lenses (PRK, Lasek or Lasik), these modern surgeries are done with a topical anesthetic with no stitches. These procedures are done on an outpatient basis. “Refractive surgery is safe and very popular for improving vision,” said Matamoros. He provides a free consultation to see if surgery will improve your vision. No pressure! You decide if refractive surgery is right for you. Lasek was definitely the... read more
José José “El príncipe de la canción” Operado en Port st. Lucie

José José “El príncipe de la canción” Operado en Port st. Lucie

El pasado 5 de Noviembre, el legendario de la canción romántica, José R Sosa, más conocido como José José fue operado de catarata en la ciudad de Port St Lucie, por el Oftalmólogo Dr. Silviano J Matamoros Saborío, a continuación también el Dr. Salomón Melgen intervino, para remover un sangrado secundario a su retinopatía diabética. El cantante ha venido perdiendo progresivamente su visión, debido a una densa catarata y a sangrados repetidos asociados con la diabetes. “Esto venia afectando mi calidad de vida, mi ánimo y a veces no reconocía a las personas” indicó la estrella de la música romántica. Los cirujanos expresaron que lo mejor fue combinar los dos procedimientos en un mismo quirúrgico, para maximizar los chances de éxito y minimizar las molestias al paciente. Al concluir el procedimiento el Dr. Matamoros Saborío dijo sentirse muy satisfecho de cómo evoluciono la cirugía y confiado de que el pronóstico era excelente para recuperar la visión. José José y el doctor Silviano Matamoros minutos antes de ingresar a la cirugía. “Me da un gran gusto saber que este procedimiento le va a ayudar a José José a recuperar su confianza y volver a los escenarios con mejor agudeza visual”, indico Matamoros. El cantante, se mostro muy optimista después de la operación y expreso que se sentía muy agradecido y satisfecho por los servicios que había recibido en el Centro Quirúrgico de parte del Dr. Matamoros y del Dr. Melgen. “Yo sé que todo va a resultar un éxito pues confío plenamente en las habilidades de mis cirujanos. Definitivamente no pude estar en mejores manos” expreso la estrella de la... read more

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