Port Jefferson Eye Care
Port Jefferson is an incorporated village located in Suffolk County, on the North Shore of Long Island, New York. It is within the Town of Brookhaven. Few villages can claim such a broad array of assets as Port Jefferson, from its waterside location at the head of a beautiful deep water harbor to its desirable position as a busy downtown area in the heart of Long Island's prestigious North Shore. The center offer a breathtaking views of Long Island Sound and also hosts an array of cultural presentations such as concerts and art exhibitions, as well as a variety of educational, fitness, and senior programs. The Mather House Museum is one of the historical landmarks in town. It is the headquarters of The Historical Society of Greater Port Jefferson and displays the society's collection of historical artifacts along with special exhibitions. Plus, Port Jefferson has stroll down tree-lined streets, plentiful fine restaurants, and is considered one of the most picturesque of waterside villages to be found on Long Island.
In the 1800s, the area was once a major whaling port and a small ship building community. Its former and merged names include Drowned Meadows and eventually changed its name to Port Jefferson after the community leaders realizing this was a poor name for the ship building business. The community was named after the late President Thomas Jefferson because he was the major source of funding for a project to prevent the flooding of the lower village from where the original name originated. P.T. Barnum, a famous circus owner and several partners established a ferry line. The Village of Port Jefferson became incorporated in 1964.
North Shore Eye Care serves the residents of Port Jefferson with a variety of concerns including Oculoplastic surgery. North Shore eye care has been a leader in eye care in smithtown new york in long island for many years. Our board certified eye doctors perform advanced cataract surgery and lasik laser vision correction with the most advanced technology and vast experience. Recently, we have added an oculoplastic surgeon to our group. Dr. Neil Nichols as a board certified oculoplastic surgeon who specializes in eye lid and facial problems. He performs surgery for droopy eyelids (ptosis), inverted or everted eyelids called entropion and ectropion and a host of other eyelid problems. Dr. Nichols is a board certified eye surgeon that did additional training in eyelid and facial surgery. He is happy to speak to our patients about their cosmetic needs as well including botox and blepharoplasty. He has been trained in skin laser and other rejuvenation procedures of the face.
At North Shore eye care, we continue to strive to perform the highest quality of eye care in the subspecialties of eye care including cataract, lasik, dry eye, and now eye plastic surgery. Call our long island office for your free consultation with Dr. Neil Nichols.