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Jonathan Frantz, MD, Ophthalmology, Fort Myers, FL, Lee Memorial Hospital


Ophthalmology Fort Myers, FL

Cataract Related, Cornea & External Disease, Refractive Surgery

Cataract & Refractive Specialist & Medical Director at Frantz EyeCare

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Education & Training

  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine
    Louisiana State University School of MedicineFellowship, Cornea, External Diseases, and Refractive Surgery, 1987 - 1989
  • Louisiana State University Eye Center
    Louisiana State University Eye Center1984 - 1987
  • University of Miami/Jackson Health System
    University of Miami/Jackson Health SystemInternship, Internal Medicine, 1983 - 1984
  • University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
    University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of MedicineClass of 1983
  • Vanderbilt University
    Vanderbilt UniversityB.A., Chemistry, Magna cum Laude, 1975 - 1979

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1989 - 2023
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 1983 - 2007
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Honorary Deputy Lee County Sheriff’s Office, 2018
  • Best Doctor Best Doctors in America, 2012
  • Guide to America's Top Ophthalmologists Consumer's Research Council of America, 2012
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Case of the Quarter  
    Frantz J, Refractive Surgery, 1/1/2005
  • Pearls  
    Frantz J, Refractive Surgery, 1/1/2002
  • Excimer laser Photorefractive Keratectomy in High Myopia  
    Sher N, Barak M, Daya S, DeMarchi J, Tucci A, Hardten D, Frantz J, Eiferman R, Parker P, Telfair W, Lane S, Lindstrom R, Archives of Ophthalmology, 1/1/1992
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Moist-Pak Storage of Epikeratophakia Tissue Lenses
    Frantz J, McDonald MB, Santana E, Buchen S, Cunanan C, Beuerman R, Knight P, Kaufman HE, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Meeting, Sarasota, FL, 1/1/1988
  • Trantas'-Like Dots Associated with Preserved Saline Solution in a Soft Contact Lens Wearer
    Frantz J, Salcom R, Green M, Kumar P, McDonald M, Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 1/1/1988


  • Accuracy of Intraoperative Aberrometry in Predicting Postoperative Astigmatism in Patients Undergoing Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery 
    Chicago, IL - 1/1/2016
  • Advancements in Refractive and Cataract Surgery Symposium 
    Fort Worth, TX - 1/1/2015
  • Introducing the VERION Image Guided System 
    Boston, MA - 1/1/2014
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  • Topical Diclofenac in the Treatment of Ocular Pain After Excimer Photorefractive Keratectomy Ref. and Corneal Surgery 
    Sher N, Frantz J, Talley A, Parker P, Lane S, Ostrove C, Carpel E, Doughman D, DeMarchi J, Lindstrom R
  • Topical Anesthesia in Cataract Surgery Using Scleral Pocket Incision 
    Frantz J, Brown D, Ocular Surgery News, Surgical Maneuvers

Press Mentions

  • Dr. Jonathan Frantz a Featured Speaker at AAO in Chicago
    Dr. Jonathan Frantz a Featured Speaker at AAO in ChicagoOctober 21st, 2016
  • Cataract Patient First to Get Latest Lens Implant Technology in SWFL
    Cataract Patient First to Get Latest Lens Implant Technology in SWFLSeptember 6th, 2019
  • Doctors Detecting Ocular Melanoma
    Doctors Detecting Ocular MelanomaJuly 19th, 2018
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