North Shore Eye Care Blog

North Shore Eye Care Blog

Glaucoma screening important for prevention of vision loss

Jan 25, 2015 @ 02:33 PM — by Lawrence Zweibel

Glaucoma is a treatable disease that should be diagnosed early since unlike cataracts, when vision is lost it can no longer be restored.

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Is Laser Cataract Surgery Better Than Traditional Cataract Surgery?

Jan 23, 2015 @ 10:33 PM — by Jeffrey Martin

At North Shore Eye Care, we are now performing many laser cataract surgery procedures each month.  When we first adopted the technology,  there was uncertainty about the potential benefit of using laser in cataract surgery.  We are now believers.

What is the Cornea and how can I Maintain its Health?

Jan 22, 2015 @ 11:08 AM — by Faye Knoll

Most people aren’t aware of the fact that there are many different subspecialties within the field of Ophthalmology.  As a cornea specialist at North Shore Eye Care, I would like to explain what the cornea is and how I may be able to help you.

Learning about Uveitis at North Shore Eye Care

Jan 22, 2015 @ 12:42 AM — by John Mauro

What is Uveitis?  Uveitis is inflammation in the eye that can occur because of infection, autoimmune disorders (which causes the body to attack its own tissues), or for unknown reasons. It may also involve many other autoimmune diseases such as....

Cosmetic Options For Your Eyelids and Face

Jan 20, 2015 @ 02:32 AM — by Samuel Baharestani

At North Shore Eye Care we offer cosmetic procedures for the eyelids and face to help you to look and see your best.  From eyelid and brow lifting to botox and fillers, we strive to provide our Long Island patients with many options for facial rejuvenation.

Advanced Laser for Glaucoma in Smithtown and Riverhead

Jan 19, 2015 @ 12:49 PM — by Andrew Bainnson

Open-angle glaucoma, the most common form of glaucoma, affects about 3 million Americans.  Half of these people do not even know that they have glaucoma. While there is no current cure for glaucoma, earl detection and treatment can help prevent further loss of vision and blindness. 

When to consider cataract surgery when vision fails

Jan 18, 2015 @ 12:20 PM — by Lawrence Zweibel

Some thought is required when deciding when you should plan your cataract surgery.

The Importance of Omega 3 Supplements in Treating Dry Eye Syndrome

Jan 17, 2015 @ 08:26 PM — by David Immanuel, MD, PHD

Dry eye disease is a prevalent and debilitating disease causing a plethora of symptoms including itching, redness, tearing, burning, dryness, foreign body sensation, light sensitivity, and fluctuating vision.  Omega-3 supplementation is an essential part of our treatment regimen for dry eye syndrome.  There are also many other health benefits to taking omega-3 supplement including preventing cardiovascular disease, hypertension, high cholesterol/triglycerides, stroke, arthritis, macular degeneration, memory loss, and obesity.

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Dry Eye Symptoms Worsened in the Winter Months

Jan 15, 2015 @ 06:31 PM — by Faye Knoll

Chronic dry eye can be a debilitating eye condition that can potentially become very difficult to treat.  The doctors of North Shore Eye Care have state of the art equipment available to them to help them evaluate and treat this chronic problem.

Next Tuesday, Dont Miss Our First Live LASIK Event for 2015!

Jan 14, 2015 @ 09:59 AM — by John Mauro

Many people have had LASIK surgery and find that it is one of the most rewarding life experiences. That being said many patients are nervous prior to their surgery and of course thats completely normal. North Shore Eye Care is a leader in LASIK laser vision correction. Next Tuesday night (read more..)