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Cataract & Refractive

I N S T I T U T E    O F    F L O R I DA

where your eyes are our priority

A leader in the field of Ophthalmology, we are devoted to providing the highest level of diagnostic and treatment services in the United States in a comfortable setting close to you. The result is excellence in care and treatment.

Whatever your eye problems, our staff is trained and experienced to care for you.

Cataract and Refractive Institute of Florida is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of eye conditions and diseases, such as blurred vision, dry eyes, glaucoma, cataracts, retinal detachments, corneal issues, burns and other wounds.

At the Cataract & Refractive Institute of Florida, you are cared for by the best. Led by Dr. James E. Croley III, our exceptional medical team provides a full range of services from LASIK and eyelid lifts to cataract and refractive surgery. We also do medical eye exams for glasses and contacts.


James E. Croley III, M.D.

Dr. Croley is one of the most respected ophthalmologists in the United States. A Magna Cum Laude graduate of Cumberland College in Williamsburg, Kentucky, he attended medical school at the University of Miami in Florida. After an internship at Baptist Medical Centers in Birmingham, Alabama, he served his residency at the University of Alabama Eye Foundation Hospital, where he was named Chief Resident and House Staff Representative.

  • Very professional office, staff and doctor.

  • I did not always know why I was doing some procedures but the end result was great and much better than expected.

  • I trust Dr.Croley with my eyes. He is the best eye doctor I have ever been to. He is genuinely concerned about my pressures and being diabetic he keeps track of any changes. I would and have recommended him to my friends. I feel blessed that Dr. Croley is looking after me.

  • Trust completely. Do not want to ever have to change doctor.

  • Very pleased and love the entire staff. Will highly recommend Dr. Croley. I have good results.

  • I’m now excited to get the other eye done.

  • Dr.Croley and his friendly, efficient staff make my appointments very pleasant. I also appreciate Dr. Croley’s current knowledge of new procedures and possibilities.

  • Very nice office, great staff very caring & friendly

  • Has many patients but devotes time only for you when with you. Made me feel very much at ease with her compassion and personal interest. Office staff very courteous & definitely trust Dr. Croley.

  • Dr.Croley is well-versed and articulate and maintains state-of-the-art knowledge and technology. No reservations in recommendations.

  • I think Dr. Croley and his staff are great.

  • Doctor & staff are very professional & courteous. Helpful with my situation!


The Cataract & Refractive
Institute of Florida

James E. Croley III, M.D.

Office Hours

  • Monday

    7:30am – 4:00pm
    Dr. Croley sees patients at 7:30am in Cape Coral.

  • Tuesday

    8:00am – 4:00pm
    Dr. Croley performs surgeries on this day.

  • Wednesday

    7:30am – 4:00pm
    Dr. Croley sees patients at 7:30am in Cape Coral.

  • Thursday

    8:00am – 3:30pm
    Dr. Croley sees patients at 8:30am in Lehigh.

  • Friday

    8:00am – 3:30pm
    Dr. Croley alternates also in Bonita & Cape Coral.

Request an Appointment

(239) 772-2122

(239) 368-1020

(239) 949-1190