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Flashes and Floaters.... Should I Wait a Week To Be Seen?

Nov 21, 2014 @ 11:34 AM — by Jeffrey Martin

The board certified eye doctors at North Shore Eye Care in Long Island New York are comprehensive eye care providers with 13 ophthalmologists to serve the community.  Flashes and floaters are a common emergency seen on a daily basis in our eye care practice.

Cataract Surgery the North Shore Eye Care Way

Nov 20, 2014 @ 12:54 PM — by Faye Knoll

The board certified ophthalmologists of North Shore Eye Care are proud to announce we are now offering laser cataract surgery.  This is the most advanced type of cataract surgery available to date. 

The Hempstead division joins North Shore Eye as another Dry Eye Center of Excellence

Nov 20, 2014 @ 12:04 AM — by David Immanuel, MD, PHD

The Hempstead division joins North Shore Eye as another Dry Eye Center of Excellence.   This certification indicates that we use the latest in diagnostic techniques such at tear film osmolarity, inflammadry, and Sjogren's syndrome assay, to help diagnose and treat dry eye syndrome.

The Holidays are just around the corner at North Shore Eye Care and come join us for our Live LASIK Seminar next month on December 2nd

Nov 19, 2014 @ 10:25 PM — by John Mauro

The Holidays are upon us once again and at North Shore Eye Care we offer free consultations to see if you are a LASIK candidate. Come join Dr John Mauro as he conducts a Live LASIK Seminar in Smithtown, New York next month. Unfortunately not every one is a candidate for laser corrective surgery so its important..... 

Ectropion Repair Surgically Repairs a Loose or Sagging Lower Eyelid

Nov 18, 2014 @ 05:03 AM — by Samuel Baharestani

Ectropion is an outward turning of the eyelid(s) or eyelid margin that can be the result of aging, birth defects, nerve paralysis, muscle weakness, sun-induced skin damage, aggressive cosmetic eyelid surgery, or tumor growth.  Outpatient surgery usually provides a quick fix for this common condition.

Do I have to Take That Visual Field Test?

Nov 17, 2014 @ 11:22 AM — by Andrew Bainnson

The visual field test is a subjective measure of central and peripheral vision, or “side vision,” and is used by your doctor to diagnose, determine the severity of, and monitor your glaucoma. The most common visual field test uses a light spot that is repeatedly presented in different areas of your peripheral vision. Less common testing may be performed by a technician manually moving a target to map areas of damage. Visual field tests also help your doctor with neurological conditions such as strokes and tumors as well as detecting damage from common medications that can affect your eyes.

Nassau University Medical Center Invites North Shore Eye Surgeon To Give Grand Rounds On Changes Of The Aging Face

Nov 17, 2014 @ 11:21 AM — by nsec260

The chairman of Ophthalmology at Nassau University Medical Center, Marcelle Morcos, MD, has invited oculofacial cosmetic eye surgeon, Samuel Baharestani, MD of North Shore Eye Care to give grand rounds to the Department of Ophthalmology at Nassau University Medical Center Wednesday, November 19th, 2014.

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Common causes for visual loss in the elderly

Nov 16, 2014 @ 10:24 AM — by Lawrence Zweibel

Even people who have been healthy all their lives can experience visual loss when they age. At least one of the factors mentioned below will affect all of us given enough time.

The History of Cataract Surgery 2014

Nov 14, 2014 @ 04:03 PM — by Jeffrey Martin

Cataract Surgery has been performed for thousands of years.  Of course, what people considered to be cataract surgery in the far past does not resemble what is done today in any way.  Modern laser cataract surgery has made the procedure safer, more precise and more gentle than it has ever been.

Femtosecond Cataract Surgery is now Available for North Shore Eye Care's Eastern Long Island Patients

Nov 14, 2014 @ 10:31 AM — by Paul Choinski

Traditional versus state of the art femtosecond cataract surgery techniques are described and compared.