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Florida Eye Specialists and Maida CustomVision to Merge Practices

Jacksonville, Fla. – Maida CustomVision, a leader in laser vision correction, and Florida Eye Specialists will merge beginning Sept. 1. This merger will result in the most experienced team of laser vision correction specialists in Northeast Florida.

LASIK pioneer Dr. Jerry Maida and Drs. Amit Chokshi and S. Akbar Hasan of Florida Eye Specialists have tremendous experience in LASIK surgery and have successfully treated more than 24,000 eyes with laser vision correction combined.

Maida is a leader in refractive surgery and was the first to offer laser vision correction in Northeast Florida. Dr. Chokshi received fellowship training in LASIK at the prestigious New York Eye and Eye Infirmary and served as the director of laser vision correction at the University of Florida. Dr. Hasan completed his fellowship training in Cornea and LASIK surgery from Duke University and served as the former laser vision director at the Mayo Clinic. Both surgeons bring tremendous clinical experience and expertise to the team.

Dr. Maida explains, ”As the premier LASIK only practice, I hand picked Doctors Chokshi and Hasan with Florida Eye Specialists. Working together, we will represent the best team of LASIK surgeons in the area possessing a vast array of tremendous clinical and surgical experience.”

The collaboration also marks the establishment of Florida Eye Specialists’ sixth location. In addition to laser vision correction, the practice treats patients with varying eye conditions including laser cataract surgery, glaucoma and dry eye.

Drs. Chokshi and Hasan are excited to welcome Maida and his staff to the team, as they will work with Florida Eye Specialists to continue to offer patients the best clinical experiences and outcomes.

Dr. Chokshi notes “Dr. Maida shares the guiding philosophy of Florida Eye Specialists – to deliver excellence in eye care to each and every patient.”

“It is a tremendous opportunity for the leading LASIK practices to work together, and we will provide unparalleled vision correction to our patients.” Dr. Hasan adds.

To learn more about MaidaCustom Vision at Florida Eye Specialists, please visit us at

To learn more about all the services Florida Eye Specialists offers, please visit us at FloridaEyeSpecialists. com

Florida Eye Specialists is one of the largest multi-specialty eye practices in North Florida. Owned and operated by ophthalmologists, the practice provides comprehensive care from simple eye exams to complex surgery using the latest technology. Florida Eye Specialists has five locations and has served the community for more than 30 years. The experienced team of ophthalmologists and optometrists is dedicated to leading the industry in eye care and helping patients see clearly.  

Contact Information

  • Name: Bobby Green

    Company: Florida Eye Specialists

    Telphone: 904-642-2222 , -

    Address: 11512 Lake Mead Ave, #534, Jacksonville, FL 32256