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A Multifocal Intraocular Lens Implant may Eliminate the need for Eyeglasses following Cataract Surgery

Oct 31, 2014 @ 01:38 PM — by Paul Choinski

Presbyopia is described along with methods of correcting it such as a multifocal intraocular lens implant used during cataract surgery.

Herpes of the eye…

Oct 30, 2014 @ 01:16 PM — by Faye Knoll

Herpes simplex virus is the virus that causes cold sores.  It is a very common virus, and most people have been exposed to it at some point in their lives.  This virus can also present itself in the eye.  It affects all different parts of the eye including the eyelid, conjunctiva, cornea, iris, and retina. 

What are Flashes and Floaters and discussing what to do at North Shore Eye Care

Oct 29, 2014 @ 06:20 PM — by John Mauro

Here at North Shore Eye Care, its important to be able to recognize certain eye issues or symptoms. If you have the sudden onset of floaters in your vision and/or flashing lights in the periphery of your vision, it is recommended that you call your eye doctor immediately to arrange an examination. 

Do I have a stye or chalazion?

Oct 28, 2014 @ 03:31 AM — by Samuel Baharestani

Styes and chalazia are among the most common conditions that occur in the eyelids. When the normal oil glands of the eyelids become blocked, your body will respond by creating inflammation to help to get rid of the blockage. As a result, the area usually becomes red, swollen, and tender to the touch. If the swelling continues for several weeks, the stye may develop into a more chronic inflammatory condition known as a chalazion.

How is Glaucoma Diagnosed?

Oct 27, 2014 @ 05:07 PM — by Andrew Bainnson

Glaucoma, a disease where damage to the optic nerve occurs often from increased pressure in the eye can be difficult to diagnose at times.  Many patients have some features but not all and in fact are just borderline for glaucoma.

Best of Long Island’ 10th Annual Event Includes Three Nominations for North Shore Eye Care

Oct 27, 2014 @ 04:15 PM — by nsec260

North Shore Eye Care is one of 15-18 local businesses and people nominated in the category of both Best Lasik Surgery Practice and Best Ophthalmology Practice. 

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Laser Cataract Surgery... Is It Better?

Oct 26, 2014 @ 09:07 PM — by Jeffrey Martin

At North Shore Eye Care with offices across Long Island New York, we have adopted the latest in cataract surgery technology, laser cataract surgery.  Is it better?

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Herpes Simplex infections can lead to scarring and loss of vision

Oct 25, 2014 @ 08:06 PM — by Lawrence Zweibel

It is best to diagnose herpes simplex infections early to avoid scarring and visual loss.

Dry Eye is very Commonly Encountered in Eastern Long Island

Oct 24, 2014 @ 09:00 AM — by Paul Choinski

Dry Eye, also known as Ocular Surface Disorder, is discussed along with it's signs, symptoms, and possible treatment modalities.

Recurrent Corneal Erosions

Oct 23, 2014 @ 05:47 PM — by Faye Knoll

Recurrent corneal erosions, also referred to as recurrent erosion syndrome (RES), is a disorder of the epithelial cells that line the surface of the cornea.  It is a chronic, relapsing disorder which results in periodic episodes of exquisitely painful epithelial erosions.  Oftentimes these corneal erosions result in such severe symptoms that patients are unable to work or perform routine daily activities.