Dr. Eric Schaible Retires From Community Eye Center.
Community Eye Center announces the retirement of Dr. Eric Schaible, MD, FACS. Dr. Schaible served as the Eye Research Director and provided ophthalmic care for the past 28 years, specializing in complex cataract surgery, trauma, premium lens implants and treatment of astigmatism.
Besides publishing numerous papers on neurosurgery and ophthalmology, Dr. Schaible conducted research on laser cataract surgery and was a member in eight affiliations including the American College of Surgeons and American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Eric Liss will be handling patient appointments. Dr. Liss, born and raised in Sarasota, is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist who will provide comprehensive ophthalmic care. He has a special interest in advanced cataract surgery, macular degeneration and inflammatory disorders of the eye. Dr. Liss has also published research on retinal disease, refractive surgery, glaucoma and disorders of the immune system, and presented his findings at national ophthalmology conferences.
When asked to reflect on his career, Dr. Schaible said, “I have enjoyed taking care of my patients and helping them see better. It gives me a sense of accomplishment when they are pleased after surgery. I will miss that the most.”
While he has no immediate plans, Dr. Schaible said he will enjoy “time without demands.”
Community Eye Center is among 29 locations and 5 surgery centers under Quigley Eye Specialists umbrella throughout south Florida. Quigley Eye Specialists is one of the largest patient-centric ophthalmic-optometric private practice provider groups in the state, with 42 eye care specialists.
Quigley Eye Specialists was founded more than 30 years ago by Dr. Thomas Quigley and has grown to become one of the nation’s leading multispecialty ophthalmology practices. The physician-led organization specializes in cataracts, laser cataract surgery, glaucoma, LASIK, dry eye, eyelid surgery, retina, cornea conditions, routine eye care, and facial plastic surgery.
About Quigley Eye Specialists.
Quigley Eye Specialists is a network of leading multispecialty optometry and ophthalmology practices specializing in cataracts, laser cataract surgery, glaucoma, LASIK, dry eye, eyelid surgery, facial plastic surgery, retina, cornea conditions, optical and routine eye care. Headquartered in Florida, with locations throughout the state, Quigley Eye Specialists physicians provide superior care while improving patient lives through innovation and treatment.