State of the art cataract surgery

Posted on Jun 18 2010 by Lawrence Zweibel

State of the art cataract surgery is now available in Smithtown, Long Island.  Using state of the art phacoemulsifiers cataracts can be dissasembled and removed from the eye with microincisions performed through a microscope that allow patients to resume normal activities the next day without the need for sutures or patching.  Using ultrasound energy using a titanium tip that moves faster than 30,000 cycles per second the cataract is quickly removed from the eye.  Through the same incision a new lens is inserted replacing the unwanted cataract.  These lenses come in a variety of forms enabling patients to see without spectacles in most cases.

The eye surgeons at North Shore Eye Care have been performing cataract surgery for the past 35 years, since lens implants first came into use in this country.  Drs. Lawrence Zweibel and Jeff Martin are Fellows of the American College of Surgeons and are recognized by Castle Connelly's Top Doctors in the New York Metro area.  They hav e been recently joined by Dr John Mauro, a fellowship trained uveitis expert and fellowship trained Lasik surgeon.

At North Shore Eye care we serve patients as far east as Riverhead, the Hamptons, Mattituck, Sag Harbor, Manorville, Shirley, Patchogue, Coram, Medford, Holbrook, Stony Brook, Port Jefferson, Smithtown, Kings Park, Northport, Huntington, Dix Hills, Commack, Long Beach, Port Washington, Garden City, Hicksville, and all other areas in Suffolk and Nassau County including New York City.

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