North Shore Eye Care is a leading eye care practice in Long Island New York. With locations in Smithtown, Deer Park, Holbrook and Riverhead, you are never far from a North Shore Eye Care board certified eye doctor that is ready to help you with everything from general eye care to eye diseases such as glaucoma, cataract, macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, uveitis, dry eye, eyelid problems and of course, we have the best LASIK center in Suffolk County. At our eye care practice, we have always had the philosophy that the patient comes first and we make sure that we have the very best in diagnostic equipment and surgical skill to get you back on the road to clear stable vision. Our eye doctors are routinely named in Top Doctors: New York Metro Area by Castle Connolly. As a matter of fact, Dr. Larry Zweibel, Dr. Jeffrey Martin, and Dr. Grace O'Malley have been included as Top Doctors for years. Dr. Martin and Dr. John Mauro have also been voted Patient Choice and Compassionate Doctors, two awards from Vitals.com. Our eye doctors are very involved in continued education of the primary eye care doctors in Long Island, optometrists. We have a large symposium every six months that is highlighted with six lectures from expert eye doctors from all over the country. All of these endeavors keep North Shore Eye Care at the forefront of eye care in our region. From the moment you walk through the doors of North Shore Eye Care at any of our locations, you will know that you have arrived at a top eye care practice.
When is comes to cataract care, our board certified cataract experts perform cataract surgery through a small incision using eye drop anesthesia with an average case time of 10 minutes. What does that mean to you? It means better vision without the need for stitches, needles around the eyes or an eye patch after surgery. Our patients are able to return home the very same day and start their important eye drops and get on the way to recovery. For patients that would like better vision at near and far without the need for glasses, we offer lifestyle premium implant lenses like Tecnis Multifocal, Crystalens and Restor 3.0. These implant lenses are designed to allow a patient to see far and near without the need or with less need for glasses or contact lenses. We are also expert users of the astigmatism correcting Toric implant.
When is comes to LASIK laser vision corrrection, we use iLASIK which is bladeless custom LASIK that corrects nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. We use all blade-free laser called Intralase to make a flap in the superficial layers of the cornea and then use automatic centering and tracking Visx Star S4 technology to perform the custom laser eye surgery with iris registration. Our new state of the art LASIK center if the newest and most advanced LASIK center on Long Island in New York and it is located right in our Smithtown location. We offer zero percent financing and a lifetime commitment so if you need a touch-up or an enhancement, it is free for life. You can't beat that from the Official LASIK Providers of the New York Mets and the Official Eye Care Provider of the New York Islanders.
For those patients with glaucoma, we have a board certified glaucoma specialist, Dr. Sonya Dhar, who is an expert in open angle glaucoma and narrow angle glaucoma. She did specialty training in the disease of glaucoma as well as the treatment including eye drop medications, laser and surgery. She is a great asset to the glaucoma patients of Long Island.