Dr. Jason Handza, President of Gulf Coast Retina Specialists, P.L.L.C, is an independent contractor providing retina care for patients at Eye Associates of Pinellas.
Dr. Handza is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and Fellowship trained Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon. He specializes in the treatment of retinal diseases, including diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, retinal detachments and laser surgery. He has been involved in many research studies, recently as a Co-Investigator in the study of Lucentis, the revolutionary treatment for “wet” macular degeneration.
Dr. Handza received his medical degree with honors from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his post graduate fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the nationally respected University of South Florida Eye Institute.
He has trained under many well known physicians considered to be experts in the field of ophthalmology and vitreoretinal surgery.