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  • Retina Vitreous
    Associates of Florida
    QUALITY ~ COMPASSION ~ TRUST
  • Expert Care
    Our retina experts evaluate and manage
    the most complex retinal disorders.
  • Extraordinary Results
    Our retina surgeons are among the
    most skilled in the country.

Retina Vitreous Associates of Florida

Our Board Certified, Fellowship Trained physicians and their expert staff have been providing exceptional retina care to the Tampa Bay Community for 43 years.

Macular Degeneration
Diabetic Retinopathy
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Diagnostic Challenges

Modern Intravitreal Therapy

  • AvastinInexpensive anti-VEGF and nearly clinically equivalent to other therapies.
  • LucentisAnti-VEGF developed for the eye with little systemic exposure.
  • EyleaAnti-VEGF now approved for many retinal disease. Possibly more potent than other agents.
  • JetreaIntravitreal enzyme for vitreo-macular traction.
  • OzurdexDexamethasone slow release implant FDA approved for many retinal diseases.
  • IlluveinLong acting steroid implant available in 2015

Our Doctors

Dr. Pautler graduated with high honors from the University of Florida where he was inducted into Phi Eta Sigma honor society. He obtained his retina training at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami. He continues to participate in clinical research and is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of South Florida. He has been elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in Americafor 1998 to 2013.

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Dr. Cohen graduated with honors from Harvard College in Mathematics and completed his medical training at Harvard Medical School.  He completed two years of Retina fellowship training at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami.  He is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of South Florida and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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Dr. Billiris Findlay has been practicing retina since 1997.She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of South Florida in Chemistry.She completed her medical training and Ophthalmology Residency at USF and her Retina Fellowship with Retina-Vitreous Associates of Florida. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology.

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Dr. Eichenbaum is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in diseases and surgery of the vitreous and retina.  He earned his medical degree at the University of South Florida in Tampa and completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of South Florida. Dr. Eichenbaum completed his two year vitreo-retinal fellowship at Tufts University in Boston.  He has published in several professional journals and textbook chapters.

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