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Eye, Surgery Center Under New Ownership

Florida Today, October, 2013

Dr. Trespalacios and partner Gary Hardey purchased the Brevard Eye Center. See full story. See full story.

Smaller is BETTER

Space Coast Medical City Cover , Fall 2013

Dr. Trespalacios talks about how iStent can treat both cataracts and glaucoma in a single non-evasive procedure. See full story. See full story.

Dr. Rafael Trespalacios Named to Prestigious 2013 BEST DOCTORS IN AMERICA® List

Press Release, February 6, 2013

Dr. Trespalacios is first to receive the prestigious recognition marks the first time that an ophthalmologist in Brevard County has earned this honor. See full story.

Laser Revolutionizes Corneal Transplants

Florida Today, December 20, 2012

Dr. Trespalacios performs laser cornea transplant on Suntree resident who’s cornea spilt. See full story.

Beyond LASIK


Dr. Trespalacios discusses how the ICL has given those who are not candidates for LASIK the hope of achieving 20/20 or better vision. See full story.

Synthetic Cornea Rejuvenates Sight

Florida Today, December 20, 2012

Dr. Trespalacios performs first bilateral Intacs procedure on Keratoconus patient. See full story.

Can’t See 3-D

Florida Today, April 27, 2010

Dr. Trespalacios explains how not being able to see a 3D movie can be a indication of visual problems that need treatment. See full story.

Tissue Helps Restore Sight

Floriday Today, March 16th 2010

Dr. Trespalacios uses Placenta lining to perform dramatic sight saving surgery. See full story.

Sun Can Produce Growths on Eye

Florida Today, October 6, 2009

Dr. Trespalacios leads Brevard with advanced sutureless, tissue specific, and minimally invasive techniques to treat pterygium damage. See full story.

Partial Corneal Transplant Requires Fewer Stitches, Speeds Healing and Visual Recovery

Florida Today, October 9, 2007

Dr. Trespalacios performs a partial corneal transplant at Brevard Surgery Center in Melbourne. A partial corneal transplant: the diseased inner layer of the cornea is stripped out and replaced with donor cells. See full story.

Dr. Rafael Trespalacios, presenter for “Posters on Demand” at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Program

April 27 – May 2, 2007

Dr. Trespalacios awarded POSTER OF INTEREST recognition for “Posters on Demand” at the annual ASCRS Program for 2007.

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