Eye Consultants of Bonita Springs
23451 Walden Center Drive
Bonita Springs FL 34134
Stephen E. Pascucci, MD, FACS, a board-certified eye surgeon, offers cataract and lens replacement surgery to patients in Bonita Springs, Naples and Fort Myers, as well as LASIK surgery. The News-Press recently featured Dr. Pascucci as "Bonita's Best" Eye Surgeon and "Bonita's Best" LASIK Surgeon in its Readers' Choice Poll. In 2005, the Bonita Springs cataract surgeon established Eye Consultants of Bonita Springs. Before that, Dr. Pascucci served as a partner and board member of Northeastern Eye Institute in Scranton, Pa., where he practiced ophthalmology for 16 years. During his time at Northeastern Eye, he founded both the Laser Center and the Cornea and External Disease Service. At Eye Consultants of Bonita Springs, Dr. Pascucci provides vision correction with cataract surgery, LASIK and advanced surface ablation (ASA), delivering outstanding results to patients.
Dr. Pascucci performs "no-stitch, micro-incision" cataract removal surgery with advanced intraocular lens implants (IOLs). The cataract surgery Bonita Springs provider starts the procedure by creating a miniscule, self-sealing incision in the eye capsule that holds the cataractous (cloudy) crystalline lens. Then, in a technique called "phacoemulsification," Dr. Pascucci uses ultrasound energy to break up and irrigate the eye's natural lens for simple removal. Once he has removed the cataract-diseased lens, he inserts a premium IOL to help the patient see clearly after surgery.
Dr. Pascucci specializes in advanced IOL options for cataract surgery, helping patients enjoy a full range of vision often without glasses. The Tecnis Multifocal, ReSTOR and Crystalens lens implants simultaneously correct for distance and near vision. And, toric lens implant options are available for patients with astigmatism. Respected for both his skill as a surgeon and his patient care philosophy, Dr. Pascucci performs thorough pre-operative assessments for his patients, taking time to help them choose the most appropriate lens implant option.
The eye surgeon performs cataract surgery under topical anesthesia, and patients typically find that the procedure is virtually painless. Dr. Pascucci's patients achieve clearer vision at multiple distances, and in many cases significantly decrease their daily dependence on prescription eyewear.
In addition to cataract surgery, Eye Consultants of Bonita Springs also offers LASIK, advanced surface ablation (ASA) and other vision correction procedures.
To schedule a personal consultation with Dr. Pascucci to learn more about your vision correction options, please contact Eye Consultants of Bonita Springs by calling (239) 449-6119 today.Email the Surgeon
Stephen E. Pascucci, MD, FACS, earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pa. He performed an internship in internal medicine at the Lankenau Hospital in Philadelphia, as well as a residency in ophthalmology at the University of South Florida, Tampa. Dr. Pascucci then completed a fellowship in cornea and external disease under the directorship of Dr. Michael Lemp at Georgetown University. The ophthalmologist served as medical monitor for the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus Study and the Corneal Donor Study. He has been involved in several investigations evaluating the efficacy and healing properties of next-generation antibiotics. In addition, he has been a member of the medical advisory committee of the Lions Eye Bank of Northeastern Pennsylvania, the Gatifloxacin Advisory Committee, the Conductive Keratoplasty Clinical Advisory Committee, and the Bausch & Lomb Medical Advisory Board. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Review of Ophthalmology and Refractive Eye Care for Ophthalmologists, and he serves as editor of review of Ophthalmology Online. He has co-authored textbooks on ophthalmology and has contributed to chapters in others.
Dr. Pascucci lives in Naples with his wife and their dog, Cosmo. He enjoys boating, cycling, cooking and travel. He also enjoys walking every day in paradise and does not miss the cold Pennsylvania winters.
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