Healthy Vision Institute

Healthy Vision Institute
A Complete Diabetic and Senior Eye Care Center

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(727) 738-5900

Dr. Claudio Ferreira

Retinal Specialist

World Renowned Retinal Surgeon

Dr. James Powers is a renowned retinal surgeon and specialist dedicated to providing exceptional care to seniors. With extensive experience in treating conditions such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and cataracts, he is committed to preserving vision and improving the eye health of his senior patients.

Dr. James Powers, MD (5)

Dr. Ferreira's Story

Dr. Ferreira’s deep rooted desire to help people came from watching his father who was an ophthalmologist.  Since then, Dr. Ferreira has continued to learn from ophthalmologists from all over the world. After studying medicine at the University of Vassouras in Brazil, he completed his chief residency at University of California Los Angeles. For the past 19 years, Dr. Ferreira has played a key role in successfully maintaining people’s healthy vision in Fort Myers. 

Advanced Technology

Our advanced eye care technology ensures precise diagnoses and innovative treatments, enhancing the vision of seniors.

Patient Focused Experience

We prioritize the unique needs and preferences of our senior patients, delivering personalized care that ensures a positive and comfortable experience.

Compassionate Care

Our dedicated team is trusted for exceptional eye care, prioritizing seniors with expertise and compassion.

Dr. Ferreira's Specialties

Macular degeneration     Retinal Detachment     Diabetic Eye Diseases

Eye Pain     Glaucoma     Blindness

Dry Eye     Floaters

We are positive you will love him, and his abilities to help you continuing living life clearly.

Just listen to some of the happy patients Dr. Ferreira has helped!


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  • Licensed in the state of Texas – USA
  • Licensed in the State of Florida – USA
  • Licensed in the State of Massachusetts – USA.
  • Licensed in the State of Tennessee – USA.
  • Licensed in the State of Virginia – USA.
  • Licensed in the State of California – USA.
  • Licensed in the State of Rio de Janeiro – Brazil.
  • Undergraduate School
    • College Objetivo SP-G, Goiania, Brazil – BA in Electronics
  • Medical School
    • University of Vassouras – School of Medicine, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Surgical Vitreo-retinal Fellowship
    • Vitreoretinal Foundation
  •  Surgical Vitreo-retinal Fellowship
    • Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology
  •  Ophthalmology Residency 
  • General Surgery Internship
  • Consultant for Genentech
    • Lucentis case studies – Eye Health Vision Centers – North Dartmouth, MA
  • Consultant for OSI/Eyetech
    • Roundtable – Dallas, Texas
  • Consultant for OSI/Eyetech 
    • Roundtable – Miami Beach, FL
  • Consultant for OSI/Eyetech – Update in Macular Degeneration
    • Roundtable – Columbus, OH
  • Allergan Posurdex Phase 3 Retinal Vein Occlusion Program
    • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • The Pacific American Volunteer Association Appreciation Award 2002
    • Los Angeles Eye Institute / LensCrafters – Gift of Sight Program
  • The Pacific American Volunteer Association Appreciation Award 2003
    • Los Angeles Eye Institute / LensCrafters – Gift of Sight Program
  • Acute Internal Medicine and General Ophthalmology
    Charlottesville Free Clinic – Charlottesville, VA
  • Chief Resident Department of Ophthalmology
    • Charles Drew University/UCLA, Los Angeles, California
  • Lee County Medical Society
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology – Fellow
  • Brazilian Society of Ophthalmology
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Recertification to Dec 31, 2031
  •  American Board of Ophthalmology Certification –“Board Certified”
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
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New Port Richey

5413 U.S. Highway 19
New Port Richey, FL 34652


2565 Enterprise Rd.
Clearwater, FL 33763

Saint Petersburg

603 7th St South
Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri: 6am-10pm
Sat-Sun: 8am-2pm


Phone: 800-123-4567 Text: 800-123-4568

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