Fishman & Sheridan eyeCare Specialists

Ophthalmologists Dedicated to
Improving Ocular Health and Vision

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Three convenient ophthalmologist office locations in Leesburg, Clermont, and Eustis

Our Eustis ophthalmology office is located at 1301 S Bay St. This state-of-art flagship facility contains a new and expanded optical department with an extensive collection of designer sunglasses.

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Fishman & Sheridan eyeCare Specialists

At Fishman & Sheridan eyeCare Specialists, in Lake County, FL, we strive to make patients feel at home from the moment they arrive. Our board-certified eye doctors, affiliated with the American Academy of Ophthalmology, provide superior patient-focused care. With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Craig D. Fishman and Dr. Jeffrey A. Sheridan provide comprehensive eye care at all three of our convenient Lake County, FL, locations in Leesburg, Eustis, and Clermont.

At our Florida eye clinics, you can feel confident that your ophthalmologist will listen to your unique goals and recommend the best treatment for your health and lifestyle. We provide a variety of general and specialized ophthalmology treatments to address conditions such as detached retinas, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy. Our optical department's extensive selection of contact lenses and designer eyeglass frames can meet your vision care needs and your aesthetic preferences.

Call our ophthalmologist office at (352) 360-2301 or contact us online to schedule an appointment today.

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Our Mission

We strive to always provide superior, personalized, and patient-focused care, tailored to your unique needs and goals. Your vision and health are our top priorities, which is why we employ the most advanced techniques and technology to help you achieve and maintain optimal vision.

Ophthalmologist, Optometrist, or Optician?

Ophthalmologists, optometrists, and opticians are all eye care professionals, but what is the difference between the three?


An ophthalmologist is a doctor who specializes in vision and eye care. Both Dr. Craig D. Fishman and Dr. Jeffrey A. Sheridan are ophthalmologists who can diagnose eye diseases and conditions, perform eye surgery, and prescribe medication. Ophthalmologists have far more training than optometrists and opticians.


An optometrist can help you manage certain conditions with conservative treatment methods, such as eye glasses and contact lenses. An optometrist can diagnose eye diseases and conditions, but may not be able to treat what they discover during an eye exam. If you are experiencing an eye problem that requires advanced medical care, an optometrist will likely refer you to an ophthalmologist to develop an effective treatment plan.


An optician is a technician trained to design, verify, and fit eye glasses, contact lenses, and other eyesight corrective devices. Utilizing prescriptions supplied by ophthalmologists or optometrists, an optician does not conduct eye exams or write visual correction prescriptions. An optician cannot diagnose or treat eye disease.

Cataract removalAt Fishman & Sheridan eyeCare Specialists our eye doctors specialize in cataract surgery, but our team also strives to provide a full range of procedures to Leesburg, and the central Florida area, with state-of-the-art ophthalmology. Our practices include every service you would find at an optometrist or optician, with the benefit of the additional knowledge and skill of a doctor of ophthalmology.

Cataract Surgery Specialists

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One in six Americans over the age of 40 has cataracts.

Dr. Fishman and Dr. Sheridan are Board Certified Ophthalmologist.  They preform Cataract Surgery at a local Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Both doctors study the latest in IOL (intraocular lens) technology so they can provide it to his patients.

In the case of cataracts, by replacing cloudy lenses with intraocular lenses, our surgical and clinical team can help to restore crisp, clear sight, improving our patients vision and quality of life. Our patients can feel confident in our trusted cataract surgeons, knowing their vision is in the hands of talented and seasoned professional ophthalmologists.

Providing Outstanding Results through Cataract Surgery

Our ophthalmology practice uses the latest technology to make certain that every cataract eye surgery we perform is safe and effective. We use small, self-sealing incisions to access the clouded crystalline lens, which is emulsified using sophisticated ultrasonic tools prior to removal. Finally, the crystalline lens is replaced with a state-of-the-art intraocular lens to restore your ability to focus.

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Cataract surgery can treat this common eye disease with an impressive 98 percent rate of success. Patients in the Lake County, FL, area can expect to enjoy safer driving, a better quality of life, and greater independence after recovering from treatment. Other benefits include an improvement in recreational activity performances and less difficulty reading.

Fishman & Sheridan eyeCare Specialists

Fishman & Sheridan eyeCare Specialists

For more than 20 years, the team at Fishman & Sheridan eyeCare Specialists has provided Central Florida comprehensive eye care. Our three convenient locations offer patients the latest innovations in the field of ophthalmology, so that our eye doctors can provide the best treatment available. We are committed to providing customized and individuated care to our patients to support their vision, health, and overall wellbeing.

The majority of our staff has been with Fishman & Sheridan eyeCare Specialists for a decade or more. From our physicians to our opticians, our friendly eye care specialists are a big reason why our patients love us. Thanks to our expert staff, we are the top choice for eye care and optical center needs in Central Florida.

Contact our ophthalmology offices online, or call our office at (352) 360-2301 to schedule an appointment today.

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Several years ago I met Dr. Sheridan AFTER another eye surgeon caused eye damage. He compassionately and expertly helped me through a terrible time and I believe helped save my sight. I have been a patient ever since. It is so reassuring to walk into a physician's office and know that he instantly recognizes you and clearly remembers your health issues. - Jel P.

Fishman & Sheridan eyeCare Specialists

The Fishman & Sheridan eyeCare Specialists have a Selecta Duet Laser  in Leesburg, FL, which allows Dr. Fishman and Dr. Sheridan to provide patients solutions for a variety of eye care issues. These lasers are conveniently performed in our Leesburg office.

Eyelid surgery offers life-changing benefits to those who are affected with drooping eyelids. This procedure not only rejuvenates your appearance, it can also improve your field of vision. Whether you are looking to address a drooping upper eyelid that impedes your vision, or create a more youthful appearance by reducing puffiness in your lower eyelid, our ophthalmologists can help.

A group of eye diseases that can cause vision loss and blindness by damaging the optic nerve, glaucoma can be detected during a comprehensive eye exam at one of our central Florida ophthalmology centers. Depending on the type and progression of the disease, treatment options can be as simple as non-surgical management with eye drops. Minimally invasive laser treatment can meet your needs if eye drops are ineffective. Our Leesburg eye surgery center can provide more complex but incredibly effective surgical treatments, if needed.

Intraocular lenses can restore blurred vision if the natural lens of your eye suffers from problems that cloud your eyesight. When the entire natural lens is replaced, you can expect significant vision improvement that can reduce or eliminate your need for contact lenses or eye glasses. The Fishman & Sheridan eyeCare Specialists in Lake County, FL, offer a range of IOLs, which allows us to customize the treatment to your specific needs.

Patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) benefit greatly from early intervention, as currently, there is no cure for the disease. Both wet and dry AMD effect the retina, and have an impact on the vision and lifestyles of those afflicted. Fishman & Sheridan eyeCare Specialists have slowed the progression of AMD for countless patients in the central Florida area. We can treat the progression of macular degeneration and its impact on your retina and eyesight, so do not hesitate to contact us to review your treatment options today.

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Eye Care Services

At Fishman & Sheridan eyeCare Specialists, our ophthalmologists strive to meet the diverse needs of our patients. Our ophthalmology eye surgery center allows our team to treat a number of eye diseases and eye problems. We offer a full range of ophthalmology services, including:

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Craig D. Fishman
Dr. Craig D. Fishman, M.D.

Craig D. Fishman, M.D. received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University. He attended New York University for medical school, and completed his ophthalmology residency as chief resident at Emory University. Dr. Fishman has a personal connection to the eye conditions he treats. He performs cataract and glaucoma surgeries, as well as several different laser treatments.

Dr. Jeffrey A. Sheridan
Dr. Jeffrey A. Sheridan, M.D.

Jeffrey A. Sheridan, M.D. combines his unique experience as ophthalmologist in the Air Force with his surgical expertise to deliver individualized care and services. Dr. Sheridan is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in cataracts, Blepharoplasty (drooping eye lids) as well as other eyelid issues, and performs several different lasers. Dr. Sheridan also performs Medical and Cosmetic Botox. He volunteers at a local free clinic to help those in the Lake County, FL, area with eye problems get the treatment they need. 

"The staff here is absolutely wonderful. They're polite. They take time to explain things. You're never rushed out of the office. You get service." Richard R. - Cataract Surgery
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Our Locations

640 S Lake St
Leesburg, Fl 34748

2015 Legends Way
Clermont, Fl 34711

1301 S Bay St
Eustis, Fl 32726

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Fishman & Sheridan eyeCare Specialists - Serving Central Florida

Our team at Fishman & Sheridan eyeCare Specialists has been serving Central Florida for more than 20 years. Dr. Craig D. Fishman and Dr. Jeffrey A. Sheridan provide comprehensive eye care from our three convenient locations. We are proud to be affiliated with:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

For more information about our services, contact us online or call (352) 360-2301 today.

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Leesburg Office

640 S Lake St
Leesburg, FL 34748

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Clermont Office

2015 Legends Way
Clermont, FL 34711

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Eustis Office

1301 S Bay St
Eustis, FL 32726

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