Welcome to The Starling Eye Group

Better vision has a direct impact on your quality of life. Only you can ensure that your eyes are in good health by taking time for regular vision check-ups.

Gainesville’s Premier Eye Care Experience

Better vision has a direct impact on your quality of life. Only you can ensure that your eyes are in good health by taking time for regular vision check-ups.

Our state of the art equipment and comprehensive eye exams are among the best you will find. Early detection and treatment of eye disease are critical for long term vision health.

New BlephEx & Blepharitis Treatment

Blepharitis is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the eyelids caused by an overgrowth of normal bacteria living along the lid and the base of the eyelashes. Now, thanks to BlephEx, your eye doctor can precisely and safely, clean and exfoliate your eyelids and lashes, which will almost immediately improve your symptoms. Learn more.

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Our Gainesville Eye Clinic serves Starke, Alachua, Newberry and Jonesville.

EyePromise Restore at Starling Eye Group in Gainesville, FL

Starling Eye Group is proud to partner with ZeaVision EyePromse. With more than 40-million doses consumed and counting, EyePromise is the leading brand of doctor-recommended nutraceuticals for eye health.

EyePromise Restore replicates the natural 2:1 ratio of Zeaxanthin to Lutein found in a healthy fovea to help rebuild macular pigment, preserve and enhance healthy vision, and fight against Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Order yours today!

Cataract Awareness Month: What to Expect from Cataract Surgery

After the age of 50 most people will eventually be diagnosed with cataracts. Cataracts are when the natural crystalline lens of the eyes become clouded, causing vision impairment that can not be corrected by glasses or contact lenses. While commonly an age-related condition, occasionally there are infants born with a...

Sunwear for a Bright Future

According to the Vision Council’s 2016 UV (Ultraviolet Radiation) Protection report, parents are more likely to wear sunglasses (56%) than their children (only 29%!). Yet children, who spend much more time outside, are typically exposed to three times the amount of sunlight and UV radiation that adults get. This early...

How UV Damages Your Eyes

UV Awareness Month: This article might scare you, and we hope it does - just enough to motivate you to wear proper eye protection against the sun. Most people are aware of the dangers ultraviolet (UV)  light from the sun pose to your skin, while the long-term effects of sun...

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Our Office

Starling Eye Group

4635 NW 53rd Avenue Suite 202
Gainesville, FL 32653

If you are a current patient of the practice and you are in need of assistance after hours, please contact Dr.Starling by calling 352-333-9971. You will get the after hours message information on how to have Dr. Starling paged. Emergencies are responded to as soon as possible.

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Office Hours

  • 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, and 1:00 - 6:00 PM*
  • 8:00 AM-  6:00 PM

*Please Note: We are closed on Thursdays from 12-1 PM for staff training