Welcome to South Tampa Eyecare
Your Optometrist in Tampa, FL

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Tampa Optometry Services

South Tampa Eyecare has been a leading provider of optometry services and vision care products in the Tampa community since 1983, and we want to help you achieve and maintain clear vision for years to come.

Our experienced eye doctor offers comprehensive vision examinations at our Tampa optometry office and specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide array of eye diseases, conditions, and problems. We use advanced diagnostic technology and vision correction products and are committed to improving the quality of life of persons in the Tampa community through enhanced vision. Give yourself the gift of clear vision – schedule an appointment with Matthew D. Helsing today.

Dr. Matthew Helsing
Tampa Optometrist | South Tampa Eyecare | (813) 286-0433
1108-C S Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, FL 33629-5007

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Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Matthew D. Helsing
    O.D.
    Optometrist
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Why do I need to see an eye care provider? Many “silent” diseases, such as glaucoma and diabetes, can only be detected through regular eye exams. When these conditions are discovered earlier rather than later, they become easier to treat or manage, allowing for better long-term preservation of eyesight. ...

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  • Pediatric Ophthlamology

    Ophthalmology addresses the physiology, anatomy and diseases of the eyes. Pediatric ophthalmology focuses on the eyes of children. Pediatric ophthalmologists examine children’s eyes to see if they need corrective lenses or other treatments to improve their vision. Training for Pediatric Ophthalmologists Pediatric ...

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  • Allergies

    Caused by the same irritants as hay fever, runny nose, coughing, and sneezing, eye allergies commonly affect those who suffer from other allergy symptoms. Not only do eye allergies cause discomfort, but they can also interfere with daily activities. Eye Allergy Causes Medically referred to as allergic ...

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  • Learning-Related Vision Problems

    Learning disabilities may include dyslexia, math disorder, writing disorder, auditory processing deficits, or visual processing deficits. Although each child with a learning disability is unique, many also have associated visual problems. Addressing these vision disorders may alleviate some symptoms ...

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  • UV Radiation and Your Eyes

    Optometry warnings about the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation on our eyes have not yet reached the degree of public awareness of that of skin damage. Yet, the sun can be just as damaging upon our eyes with unprotected exposure. Short-term exposure to very bright sunlight can result in a type ...

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  • How To Protect Your Eyes While Wearing Halloween-Themed Contact Lenses

    Spooky novelty contact lenses can make your Halloween costume even scarier, but are they safe? ...

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  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy

    Fuchs' dystrophy (pronounced fooks DIS-truh-fee) is an eye disease characterized by degenerative changes to the cornea’s innermost layer of cells. The cause for Fuchs' dystrophy is not fully understood. If your mother or father has the disease, then there is roughly a 50 percent chance that you will ...

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  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    One of the leading causes of vision loss in people who are age 50 or older is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This common eye condition leads to damage of a small spot near the center of the retina called the macula. The macula provides us with the ability to clearly see objects that are straight ...

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

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  • Presbyopia

    Somewhere around the age of 40, most people’s eyes lose the ability to focus on close-up objects. This condition is called presbyopia. You may start holding reading material farther away, because it is blurry up close. Reading suddenly gives you eyestrain. You might wonder when manufacturers started ...

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Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "This is the absolute no hassle option for eye care in Tampa. Just moved down from a small Midwest town and was looking for a small town feel eye place. This is it. Great customer service. This will be my eye care home for good. Thanks doc!"
    Dean K.
  • "I’ve seen eye doctors for the last 30 years. I’ve never had a better experience than I did at South Tampa Eyecare. Dr. Helsing and his staff were absolutely wonderful and knowledgeable. Don’t change a thing! You guys are as close to perfection as you can get! A+++"
    Rachele O.

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Hours of Operation

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Office Hours

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-3:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed