Florida cataract, glaucoma, and eyelid surgery center.

Patient Testimonials

When eye surgical expertise, and compassion come together, amazing things happen. Almost every day, we receive wonderful letters of thanks from eye surgery patients. It is testimonials like the ones you read here that validate what we do and keeps us focused on being "Dedicated to the Work of Healing."

Optical Center Right Inside Our Lobby

Our doctors correct your vision, our goal is to preserve your vision. Our optical boutique provides premium lenses to fit everyone's lifestyle. There is no need to drive all over town.  Our professionally staffed boutique caters to each and every patient individually. The licensed optician has over 26 years experience and will give you honest opinions. No need to go elsewhere.

Board Certified Ophthalmologists

The Suncoast Eye Center provides its patients with outstanding vision care. Our professional and friendly medical staff uses the latest technology to meet the needs of our patients. Clinic surgeons are board-certified ophthalmologists with years of experience performing surgical and laser procedures. 

Licensed Optometrists

Optometrists are specifically educated, trained and licensed to examine the eye and surrounding structures for the purpose of prescribing eyewear or contact lenses.  All doctors are board certified optometrists and Dr. Kaplan specializes in comprehensive eye exams, as well as Sports Vision. 

Locations & Contacts

Hudson, Florida
14003 Lakeshore Blvd
Hudson, FL 34667
Phone: (727) 868-9442
Toll Free: (800) 282-6341
Crystal River, Florida
221 N.E. Hwy 19
Crystal River, FL 34429
(352) 795-2526
Deb Marlin (Coordinator)
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Suncoast Eye Center Transportation

Suncoast Eye Center can accommodate patients with oxygen as long as the patient brings along their own supply. Wheelchair patients are also welcome providing the patient can walk into the van on their own. Our vans are not equipped with wheelchair lifts..



Non Emergency Transportation

The Suncoast Eye Center has compiled a list of non-emergency patient transportation companies throughout the different counties. If you reside outside our transportation area and are in need of transportation you may utilize the list below at your own discretion. Some insurance providers may cover transportation, you should check with your company to see if they have a contract with a certain company.

There are many government funded and private transportation companies throughout the state of Florida. Please understand that Suncoast Eye Center is not affiliated with any of the companies and organizations listed below, we are just offering information.

Pinellas County

  • Care Ride, LLC. Wheelchair Transportation Service
    Private Pay (727) 866- 1193
    Medicaid (727) 545- 2100
  • VIP Wheelchair Transport, Inc.
    (727) 530- 3181
  • Wheelchair Transport Service
    (727) 586-2811

Pasco County

  • Pasco County Public Transportation
    West Pasco (727) 834- 3322
    Central Pasco (813) 235- 6073
    East Pasco (352) 521- 4587
  • MedFleet Systems
    727-376-7240
  • Stretcher Limo, Inc.
    727-845-4454

If you have any other questions please feel free to call for additional information:

Office: (727) 868-9442
Toll Free: (800) 282-6341



Saving Sight Together

Dr. Lawrence A. Seigel and Dr. Alan M. Freedman together are continuously reaching out to the community to help others. In 1985, they established the SUNCOAST EYE CENTER FOUNDATION, with the goals of this non-profit foundation being to provide and educate the communities served by the Suncoast Eye Center about healthy eye care.
Follow the link below to learn more about the foundation, its activities, or how you can help our continued growth. learn more »

Eye Surgery Institute

The Suncoast Eye Surgery Institute first opened January 1989. Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with two operating rooms, two laser suites and comfortable pre and post-operative areas. Your surgical experience and comfort should be as pleasant as possible. Providing that personal attention and care is our main goal.
The Surgery Institute is Medicare-certified and fully licensed by the State of Florida. learn more »

Free Speakers Bureau

Need a speaker for your group? The Suncoast Eye Center provides an informative seminar on the aging eye. Covering topics including cataracts, glaucoma, droopy eyelid problems, macular degeneration and several others. The seminar can be tailored to work with your existing program.. learn more »

"The Suncoast Eye Center, Eye Surgery Institute, is dedicated to providing the highest level of ophthalmological care, in a professional, caring, pleasant atmosphere, and is committed to providing their team members a secure, caring, and safe work environment."

"The goal at the Suncoast Eye Center, Eye Surgery Institute, is to continuously strive for improvement in providing quality car to patients, and a pleasant work place for team members."