Rocky Point Eye Doctors
Rocky Point is a hamlet and census-designated place located in Suffolk County, on the North Shore of Long Island, New York. It is within the Town of Brookhaven along the Long Island Sound, 7 miles east of the harbor of Port Jefferson. Rocky Point is one of the four north shore towns represented in the Council of Dedicated Merchants whose members work together to promote local business. The area was once a home to the site where American radio company RCA operated a very large transmitting and transmitter research facility known as Radio Central. The radio company began to transmit transatlantic radio messages from Radio Central after its opening on November 5, 1921. RCA Radio Central at Rocky Point was considered the world's largest and most powerful wireless transmitting station, and after World War I, Radio Central was established at the suggestion of Navy officials to acquire the American Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company. This was encouraged by the government because of the importance of an American-owned and operated overseas communications system.
In 1970s, the 5200 acre Rocky Point site was demolished and now consists of many concrete ruins and downed telephone poles and radio towers. Rocky Point is a home of the inventor and scientist Nikola TeslaÃ¢â?¬â?¢s early research facilities. One of the historical landmarks in Rocky Point is the Noah Hallock Cemetery which is the oldest tombstone, dated 1766. With about forty members of the Hallock family are buried at the little cemetery on Hallock Lane. While shopping centers, restaurants, and services DOT Route 25A; the beaches, the natural resources, geographic beauty and sublime ecology have always been protected by local residents and government.
North Shore Eye Care serves the residents of Rocky Point with a variety of concerns including Glaucoma. Glaucoma cannot be diagnosed by a simple screening pressure test, a common misperception amongst many patients. This is because up to 20% of people may have normal pressures at time of screening. Conversely, many patients with elevated intraocular pressures may not have glaucoma. Because diagnosing glaucoma is not always straightforward, especially in early cases your eye care specialist often relies on other diagnostic tests and signs. For instance the appearance of the optic nerve entering the eye is often an indicator of a problem. When the optic nerve has a scooped out appearanc centrally it is referred to as an optic nerve cup. If enlarged or has an assymetrical appearance it may be suggestive of glaucoma. This and other signs and test such as visual fields help make the diagnosis. Also of importance is family history and patiet age.
At North Shore Eye Care we have the latest diagnostic equipment to help you make this diagnosis. Our Board Certified Opthalmologists have extensive training and experience dealing with glaucoma diagnosis and treatment..We have extensive hours serving patients up to 12 hours a day most days of the week. Patients with emergent needs can be seen within a few hours and our office is open daily 6 days a week.