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You’ll find it all here. Experience. Excellence. Commitment.

The physicians and the staff at Retina Specialists of Tampa are dedicated to providing the highest standards of care in the treatment of eye diseases. Dr. Tarabishy and Dr. Dunn are committed to excellence in treating patients with age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and conditions requiring surgical Vitreoretinal surgery. We specialize in the pain-free treatment of the most challenging retinal disease cases and continuously work to provide our patients with the greatest possible experience, and the best visual outcome. We create a tailored treatment plan specific to the patient’s condition and needs.

As retinal disease affects people of any age, the physicians at Retina Specialists of Tampa see and treat patients of all ages. For each, we create a treatment plan tailored to their specific needs. Patients are typically referred to us by their eye care specialist, primary care provider, ophthalmologist or optometrist. Whether you require eye surgery or less invasive treatments, our goal is to provide you with highly-specialized eye care in a personal and individualized manner, involving your primary care physician, family members and care givers if desired.

We believe that the happiest patients are those who are educated about their healthcare options.  We respect every patient’s right to privacy, confidentiality, and dignified, personalized care delivered with caring and compassion.

Retina Care

Macular Degeneration

Diabetic Retinopathy

Retinal Detachment

The Experience in Retinal Care You’ve Been Looking For

Ahmad Tarabishy, MD

Vitreoretinal Surgeon

Dr.  Ahmad Bakir Tarabishy clinical interests include uveitis and systemic inflammatory diseases, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and surgical treatments of various retinal diseases including complex diabetic and rhegmatogenous retinal detachments. He is passionate about retina surgery and employs the latest cutting-edge surgical techniques.

Evan Dunn, MD

Vitreoretinal Surgeon

Dr. Evan Dunn graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Central Florida. He subsequently completed medical school at the University of Miami, where he was awarded the Tod Gassen International Fellowship. His Transitional year and Ophthalmology residency were completed at Indiana University, where Dr. Dunn was Chief Resident of the Transitional Year program. Dr. Dunn was instructed by leaders in the field of retina, uveitis, glaucoma, oculoplastics, pediatrics, and neuro-ophthalmology during his residency.

The Experience in Retinal Care You’ve Been Looking For

Ahmad Tarabishy, MD

Ahmad Tarabishy, MD

Vitreoretinal Surgeon

Dr.  Ahmad Bakir Tarabishy clinical interests include uveitis and systemic inflammatory diseases, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and surgical treatments of various retinal diseases including complex diabetic and rhegmatogenous retinal detachments. He is passionate about retina surgery and employs the latest cutting-edge surgical techniques.

Evan Dunn, MD

Evan Dunn, MD

Vitreoretinal Surgeon

Dr. Evan Dunn graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Central Florida. He subsequently completed medical school at the University of Miami, where he was awarded the Tod Gassen International Fellowship. His Transitional year and Ophthalmology residency were completed at Indiana University, where Dr. Dunn was Chief Resident of the Transitional Year program. Dr. Dunn was instructed by leaders in the field of retina, uveitis, glaucoma, oculoplastics, pediatrics, and neuro-ophthalmology during his residency.

What’s New at Retina Specialists of Tampa

Seeing Floaters And Flashes: Is This An Emergency?

If you are seeing floaters and flashes, you may be wondering if this is an emergency. One could possibly be, and the other is usually not serious. Let’s explain in more detail. What Are Floaters And Should You Be Worried? Floaters are typically innocent little black dots or squiggly lines that you can see in your…

Ginia’s Story

Learn how Ginia Continues Her Life-Long Passion of Iconography with the Help of Dr. Tarabishy At 82, Ginia woke up one day to find that her eyesight was distorted. An appointment with her ophthalmologist confirmed that she had age-related macular degeneration, or AMD. Without good eyesight, she couldn’t write or teach others how to write…

How Diabetes Affects The Eyes

Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way our body processes blood sugar or glucose. When there is too much sugar in the blood, it causes problems with your health. You can’t cure diabetes, but it can be managed. One of the common health problems is how diabetes affects the eyes. Diabetic Retinopathy The…