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What are your risk factors for developing glaucoma, a common cause of visual loss

Dec 21, 2014 @ 03:37 PM — by Lawrence Zweibel

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the United States and elsewhere.  It may go without symptoms before serious and permanent visual damage occurs.

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Calling All Kids... Pediatric Ophthalmology at North Shore Eye Care

Dec 20, 2014 @ 08:39 AM — by Jeffrey Martin

North Shore Eye Care is thrilled to start offering pediatric ophthalmology at our Long Island Offices in Smithtown and Riverhead.  Dr. Michelle Liebert has been in practice for 10 years and will be serving all of offices including Riverhead, Smithtown,  Southampton, Southold, Deer Park, Holbrook, Garden City and Hempstead.

Diabetes very Commonly Affects the Eyes

Dec 19, 2014 @ 02:17 PM — by Paul Choinski

Diabetes and Diabetic Retinopathy are discussed along with a brief discussion of testing modalities that can be used to help manage this condition.

North Shore Eye Care congratulates our very own Dr John Mauro for becoming a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Dec 17, 2014 @ 11:50 AM — by nsec260

Our very own Dr. John Mauro was among 1,640 Initiates from around the world who became Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) during the Convocation ceremony at the College’s 2014 annual Clinical Congress in San Francisco, California last month

Tearing is a Condition We Commonly Treat at North Shore Eye Care

Dec 16, 2014 @ 04:17 AM — by Samuel Baharestani

Tearing is a common condition experienced by our patients on Long Island.  This can be the result of an abnormality of the eyeball, the eyelids, or the tear drainage system.  At North Shore Eye Care, our specialists can accurately diagnose the cause to recommend the right treatment.

iLASIK, Bladeless Custom LASIK vs. PRK or LASEK... What is the difference?

Dec 15, 2014 @ 10:39 AM — by Jeffrey Martin

Laser vision correction has been used for over 20 years to correct patients with nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism.  The most common laser eye surgery procedures today are LASIK and PRK (LASEK).  What is the difference?

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How to treat glaucoma in pregnancy

Dec 14, 2014 @ 04:30 PM — by Lawrence Zweibel

Glaucoma is a common disease that most Ophthalmologists see and treat many times a day.  Luckily it doesn't occur often during pregnancy, but when it does treatment can be more complicated.

Which Intraocular Lens Implant Should I Choose when having Cataract Surgery ?

Dec 12, 2014 @ 07:14 AM — by Paul Choinski

The current techniques for cataract surgery are discussed and then intraocular lens implant options are described.

Happy Holidays from North Shore Eye Care

Dec 11, 2014 @ 01:25 PM — by Faye Knoll

All the Ophthalmologists at North Shore Eye Care want to wish everyone a very happy holiday season.  With the start of the holiday season, we have the opportunity to catch up with old friends and family.  We have office parties and social gatherings.  Now is a great time to consider laser vision correction  las. 

Laser Cataract Surgery and LASIK Vision Correction at North Shore Eye Care for 2015

Dec 10, 2014 @ 06:37 PM — by John Mauro

Patients now have a choice in cataract surgery.  Technology has now evolutionized cataract surgery making it a safer, more successful surgery. Laser cataract surgery has changed the landscape of cataract surgery. Our doctors...