“Trust Your Eye Care to a Specialist”

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Jody Abrams, M.D.

Neuro-Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon
Board-Certified and Fellowship-Trained Neuro-Ophthalmologist
Oculoplastic Surgeon

Areas of Specialty

  • Eyelid Plastic Surgery
  • Eye disorders associated with neurologic diseases, including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, strokes, facial nerve palsy, pseudotumor cerebri and headaches
  • Orbital and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Giant cell arteritis diagnosis and treatment

A Foundation of Educational Excellence

Dr. Jody Abrams graduated from Louisiana State University-Shreveport and completed his medical degree at LSU Health Science Center-Shreveport. After finishing his internship there, he went on to complete his ophthalmology residency, serving as chief resident there also.

Dr. Abrams completed fellowship training in oculoplastic/neuro-ophthalmology At St. John Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Abrams is one of fewer than 500 neuro-ophthalmologists in North America. He joined Coastal Eye Institute in 2017.

Credentials You Can Trust

  • Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellowship-Trained in Oculoplastic/Neuro-Ophthalmology at St. John Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan
  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, North American Neuro-Opthalmology Society

Why Choose CEI?

Coastal Eye Institute (formerly Manatee Sarasota Eye Clinic) is one of the area’s largest ophthalmology practices featuring a comprehensive team of fellowship-trained ophthalmologists in every subspecialty of eye care.From infancy to the golden years...we provide care for the total health of your eyes. Trust your eye care to our specialists!


Coastal Eye Institute has fellowship-trained ophthalmologists in every specialty of eye care:

  • ➢ Laser Cataract Surgery
  • ➢ Glaucoma
  • ➢ Macular Degeneration
  • ➢ Diabetic Retinopathy
  • ➢ Dry Eye Disease
  • ➢ LASIK Laser Vision Correction
  • ➢ Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • ➢ Pediatric Eye Care
  • ➢ Routine Eye Care
Schedule an Appointment

We are happy to work with your busy schedule! With nine physicians and four offices, we are confident we can find a time, day and location that is convenient for you. Call 941-748-1818 and let us help you on your way to seeing more clearly!


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