Dry Eye and Cornea Treatment Center provides top-notch ophthalmology care in Tampa, FL

At Dry Eye and Cornea Treatment Center, we offer services tailored to capitalize upon Dr. Maskin’s extensive practical and research experience.

Steven L. Maskin: Leading Dry Eye and Cornea Treatment Specialist Located in Tampa, FL

Comprehensive Care Tailored to Your Eye Health Needs
Dr. Maskin completed clinical and research fellowships in Cornea and External Disease at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL, where, as a recipient of an NIH Grant, he also studied Meibomian glands. He is a 2019 recipient of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award, honoring physicians for their significant contributions to the Academy, its scientific and educational programs, and to ophthalmology. He was chosen Best Doctor of the Year by his peers every year from 1999 to 2015. He is a courtesy professor at the Department of Medical Engineering at the University of South Florida.
Innovative Eye Care Services: Transforming Vision and Life Quality

Dr. Steven Maskin’s Dry Eye and Cornea Treatment Center stands at the forefront of innovative eye care, offering advanced treatments for Dry Eye/Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD), Meibomian Gland Probing, Eye Surface Disease, Pterygium Surgery, and Eye Surface Cancer. Renowned for groundbreaking techniques and a patient-focused approach, Dr. Maskin’s practice promises not just treatment but transformation for those suffering from debilitating eye conditions.

Dry Eye/Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)

Dry Eye/MGD affects millions worldwide, leading to discomfort and impaired vision. Dr. Maskin’s expertise in dry eye relief and MGD treatment options offers hope and healing. Utilizing cutting-edge diagnostics and treatments, including the Maskin® Probe and Protocol, patients experience significant improvement in symptoms and quality of life. Early intervention and personalized care are pillars of Dr. Maskin’s approach, ensuring each patient receives the most effective management for their Dry Eye/MGD.

Meibomian Gland Probing

A revolutionary technique devised by Dr. Maskin, Meibomian gland probing, addresses the root cause of MGD. This minimally invasive procedure releases constricting tissue, restoring gland function and relieving symptoms. Patients benefit from a significant reduction in eye discomfort and dryness, marking a major advancement in MGD management. Dr. Maskin’s pioneering work in this area is a beacon of hope for those seeking innovative eye care solutions.

Eye Surface Disease

Comprehensive management of eye surface disease is a cornerstone of Dr. Maskin’s practice. From dry eye and MGD to more complex conditions, his tailored treatment plans are designed to preserve and enhance corneal health. Employing the latest in medical therapy and surgical techniques, Dr. Maskin addresses each aspect of eye surface disease, ensuring outcomes that improve vision and comfort. His expertise in eye surface disease treatments and commitment to corneal health maintenance set a standard of excellence in care.

Pterygium Surgery

For patients suffering from pterygium, a benign growth on the eye that can impair vision and appearance, Dr. Maskin offers expert pterygium removal surgery. With a focus on vision restoration techniques, his surgical interventions are characterized by high success rates and minimal recurrence. Patients regain not only their sight but also confidence, thanks to Dr. Maskin’s skillful and aesthetic approach to pterygium surgery.

Eye Surface Cancer

Addressing eye surface cancer with precision and compassion, Dr. Maskin provides advanced care for this serious condition. Through early detection, state-of-the-art treatment options, and ongoing support, he ensures the best possible outcomes for his patients. His expertise in ocular oncology advancements offers a beacon of hope, emphasizing the importance of specialized care in the fight against eye surface cancer.


Dr. Maskin’s dedication to advancing eye care through innovation, education, and personalized treatment plans shines across all services offered at the Dry Eye and Cornea Treatment Center. If you or a loved one is battling with eye health issues, take the first step towards improved vision and quality of life. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Maskin today, or explore our website to learn more about how these life-changing treatments can help you. Together, we can transform your eye health and restore hope.

Ophthalmology Specialties Provided

Dry Eye

Meibomian Gland Probing

Eye Surface Disease

Pterygium Surgery

Eye Surface Cancer

Comprehensive Care Personalized to Your Needs


Dr. Maskin’s Comprehensive Dry Eye Book Now Available!

Written for both patients and doctors, the book reviews the science of MGD and challenges commonly held views about the cause of disease. A must-read for anyone suffering from Dry Eye. Learn more about Dr. Maskin’s innovative approach to achieving accurate diagnoses and prescribing effective treatments targeted for each individual case.


By Steven L. Maskin, M.D.


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