Many things have changed over the years, but our dedication toward excellence in eye care and eye surgery has remained with us at our Smithtown new york practice. Dr. Jeffrey Martin Dr. Larry Zweibel and Dr John Mauro are board certified and perform the best in cataract surgery in a practice that does about over a thousand cataract surgery procedures a year. here are several theories that exist that can cause cataracts including: smoking, diabetes, excessive exposure to sunlight, steroid use and certain other medications. The typical symptoms that may occur (blurry vision, glare around lights at night, haloes, colors losing there contrast and increased nearsightedness. The increased nearsightedness is also cause a temporary improvement in close-up vision, but likely to worsen as the cataract continues to grow. Since cataracts tend to progress slowly, your vision changes are subtle and you may not notice any changes in your vision at first. When you see your eye doctor, a complete medical history and eye examination is necessary, which involves dilating your pupil to visualize the cataracts and the retina.At North Shore Eye Care we perform over a thousand cataract operations each year using the most advanced techniques. Dr. Martin, Dr. Zweibel and Dr Mauro rarely use stitches, periocular needle injections or even eye patches.