Wainscott Eye Doctors
Wainscott is a hamlet and census-designated place located in Suffolk County, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York. It is within the Town of East Hampton on the border with Town of Southampton, and it is also listed on United States on Geographic Names database as Midhampton although the name is not used locally. The county seat is Riverhead. The neighborhood has a total area of 7.3 square miles, of which, 6.8 square miles of it is land and 0.5 square miles of it is water. Wainscott encompasses the Atlantic Ocean to the south, the village of Sagaponack on its west, and on the east is the village East Hampton. The neighborhood was originally named after a Wainscott, Kent north of Maidstone, England, an area memorialized in Charles Dicken’s Great Expectations and from which most of the early settlers of the East Hampton came from. In 1688, another settler named John Osborn was arrived in the area. He has been farming Wainscott land for more than 10 generations.
Wainscott was the only hamlet probably best preserved its rural charm, despite new, expensive housing that has eaten away some of the potato fields next to the ocean. The Georgica Association, a private group that was responsible in building handsome places on large lots at Georgica Pond, and also established Wainscott's reputation for style and privacy in the 1890s. The association drove changes in the road patterns to preserve that privacy. During World War II, they took the landmark windmill now on its property off Beach Lane. It had been constructed in Southampton in 1813, lent to Wainscott in 1852 and then prompted to Montauk in 1922 by private interests. Wainscott has some of the most expensive property in the world. Compared to the rest of the country, Wainscott's cost of living is 124.77% higher than the United States average. The Main Beach Surf and Sport on Montauk Highway are the famous attractions in town that offers lessons, equipment rentals, and tours. There are also several boutiques and eateries that are scattered throughout the area.
North Shore Eye Care serves the residents of Wainscott with a variety of concerns including diabetic retinopathy. It is estimated that approximately 25% of people with type 1 diabetes will have some form of diabetic retinopathy five to ten years after their symptoms develop. It is important to keep blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels under control. This drastically reduces the risk of developing retinopathy. But, your best protection against retinopathy is having your eyes examined regularly, with photography when you are first diagnosed and then every year. Diabetic retinopathy affects the blood vessels supplying the retina – the seeing part of the eye. The vessels in the retina of the eye can become blocked, start to leak and/or grow abnormally like weeds.
This damage eventually can lead to permanent damage to the retina if left untreated. is a condition where the body does not produce adequate insulin or cannot use insulin properly. Insulin is a hormone that breaks down glucose (sugar) so that it can be used by the body. The body's problem with in not making enough insulin causes the level of glucose in the blood to rise. This can cause a wide range of complications, including retinopathy, neuropathy and nephropathy. People with diabetes are at risk of developing a complication called diabetic retinopathy.