The Eye Associates is exceptionally well regarded in West Florida and because of our ongoing commitment to patient satisfaction, The Eye Associates has won numerous awards. For those seeking the latest treatment of conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, or retinal disease, skin cancer, droopy eyelids or for those who just want new glasses, The Eye Associates has a proven expertise that has been recognized time and again. BEST Ophthalmologist, Bradenton Herald Readers Preference Award - 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002 BEST Optometrist, Bradenton Herald Readers Preference Award - 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2006, 2003, Finalist - 2009, 2008 BEST Eyewear, Bradenton Herald Readers? Preference Award - 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2003, Finalist - 2009 BEST Dermatologist, Bradenton Herald Readers? Preference Award - 2010, Finalist - 2012, 2011 BEST Hearing Specialist, Bradenton Herald Readers? Preference Award - Finalist - 2012, 2011, 2010 BEST Healthcare Provider, Living On The Suncoast - 2012, 2011, 2010 BEST in Eyecare, Anna Maria Island Sun - 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2003 ?The Eye Associates specializes in restoring and improving sight, and takes great pride in our knowledge, educational standards, and quality patient care. We refuse to compromise your care for any reason, and are completely dedicated to you, our patient.? - Harris Silverman, M.D. The Eye Associates, founded in 1980 by Harris Silverman, M.D., provides high quality routine, medical, surgical, and optical eyecare, as well as cosmetic, dermatology and hearing services, for all ages in Sarasota, West Bradenton, East Bradenton, Ellenton, and Sun City Center. Our Board Certified Physicians are among the most experienced and well trained in the country, and their commitment to keeping up with the most advanced technology is unsurpassed. Since The Eye Associates has 15 award-winning physicians covering the specialties of cataract, glaucoma, cornea and dry eyes, retina, refractive surgery, cosmetic eyelid surgery, contact lenses, hearing evaluations and dermatology, we are able to provide patients with almost any specialty care needed. Patients are often surprised to hear their surgeon?s voice on the phone, checking on them after having surgery. It?s just one of the special things that we do at The Eye Associates to help you feel well cared for. Our philosophy goes beyond our sophisticated diagnostic and microsurgical equipment. Our goal is to listen to individual needs and treat each patient with those needs in mind. Because of this, our patients consistently pay us the highest compliment of recommending us to their family and friends.