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Shingles in the eye…

Sep 18, 2014 @ 11:27 AM — by Faye Knoll

Herpes zoster virus causes the illness known as shingles.  It is the same virus that causes the chicken pox.  After infection with the chicken pox virus, the virus lays dormant in a sensory nerve.  Years later during a time of stress or immunocompromise, this virus can reactivate, causing shingles.

Learning about LASIK and Dry Eye Disease

Sep 17, 2014 @ 12:40 PM — by John Mauro

North Shore Eye Care, the 2014 Official LASIK Provider for the New York Mets, is delivering the best in LASIK at the best value to our community. Next week in Smithtown, Dr Lawrence Zweibel will be hosting a live LASIK event.

Glaucoma- What is It?

Sep 15, 2014 @ 10:46 PM — by Andrew Bainnson

 Glaucoma is a common eye disease that affects over 2.2 million people.  Almost half of all glaucoma patients don’t know they have the disease.  In the world, glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness.

How best to avoid cataracts and when to consider improving your sight

Sep 14, 2014 @ 12:48 PM — by Lawrence Zweibel

In this blog we present risk factors that one may want to avoid in preventing cataract formation and when to consider cataract surgery when they do form.

Tagged with: Cataracts

Need Cataract Surgery? What You Should Know

Sep 13, 2014 @ 04:06 PM — by Jeffrey Martin

When it comes to cataract surgery, there are many things a patient needs to be informed about in regard to the treatment.  North Shore Eye Care has cataract experts all over Long Island.

Eye Trauma and Injury

Sep 12, 2014 @ 08:18 PM — by John Mauro

As board certified ophthalmologists we see many emergencies. In the event an injury should occur, at North Shore Eye Care we have very expanded hours from early morning to often late in the evening including Saturdays

Corneal Dystrophies

Sep 11, 2014 @ 09:53 AM — by Faye Knoll

Corneal dystrophies are inherited disorders of the cornea.  They are bilateral and progressive.  There is no element of inflammation or environmental risk factors that predispose you to these disorders. 

Laser Cataract Surgery

Sep 10, 2014 @ 10:21 AM — by John Mauro

Patients have a choice in cataract surgery now.  Laser Technology has revolutionized cataract surgery making it a safer, more successful surgery. Our physicians, Dr. Lawrence Zweibel, Dr. Jeffrey Martin, Dr Faye Knoll, Dr Paul Choinski, Dr Steve Greenberg, Dr John Mauro, Dr Lawrence and Christine Bouno, Dr Andrew Bainnson, Dr William Kasper, Dr David Immanuel and Dr Grace O'malley all....

Pink Eye Is Always in Season

Sep 9, 2014 @ 08:05 AM — by Andrew Bainnson

As we head into cold and flu season we also start seeing an increase in cases of conjunctivitis.  Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the clear covering, the skin so to speak, covering the white part or sclera of the eye.  It is commonly called “pink eye” because of the color the eyes develop 

LASIK, the solution to your problems when glasses and contacts have become a burden.

Sep 7, 2014 @ 01:00 PM — by Lawrence Zweibel

For many reasons people from all walks of life have chosen LASIK as the method of choice to achieve excellent uncorrected vision.

Tagged with: Lasik