Dr. Eric A. Liss, MD

Board-Certified Ophthalmologist

A Board-Certified Ophthalmologist, Dr. Liss provides comprehensive ophthalmic care with an interest in advanced cataract surgery, macular degeneration and inflammatory disorders of the eye.

Publishing research in the areas of retinal disease, refractive surgery, glaucoma and disorders of the ocular immune system, Dr. Liss is a recognized speaker, presenting his findings at multiple national ophthalmology conferences.

Providing a full range of superior ophthalmic care to patients, Dr. Liss considers treating patients to be his privilege; he is motivated by improving the lives of his patients. He recalls the greatest honor of his career as surgically restoring sight for a patient who became completely reliant upon the care of family members due to advanced cataracts.

Born and raised in Sarasota, FL, he is proud to call himself a native Floridian. Spending the majority of his life in Southwest Florida, he values the community and cherishes any opportunity to participate in the many local charities and causes that Community Eye Center supports.

Dr. Liss spends his free time enjoying the beautiful weather in Southwest Florida with his dog, gardening and cultivating tropical fruit.

Board Certification

AAO ( American Academy of Ophthamology) Board Certified


Residency: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Internship: Riverside Regional Medical Center, Hampton Roads, VA

Medical School: Florida International University College of Medicine, Miami, FL (Summa Cum Laude)

Graduate: Emory University, Atlanta, GA (Public Health and Epidemiology)

Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Florida Medical Association
  • Florida Society of Ophthalmology
  • Charlotte County Medical Association

What patients say about Dr. Liss

"I had my cataract surgery here. I'm extremely happy with Dr Liss, I can see just like I could at 20 yrs old, I'm now 65. Thank you to so many that were so nice, helpful & courteous to me."

Cynthia Moody

Self-Verified Patient Of Dr. Liss'

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