Westbury Eye Doctors
Westbury is a village located in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. It is within the Town of North Hempstead. The village history started when Captain J. Seaman bought 12,000 acres from the Algonquian Tribe of the Massapequa Indians in 1657. The community was named after a town in Wiltshire, England by an English Quaker, Henry Willis. In 1658, also an English Quaker, Edmond Titus and his son, Samuel settled in the area together with Richard Stites and his family. Many Quaker families were also seeking a place to freely express their religious beliefs joined the Tituses and Willises. In the late 19th century, the village moved its agricultural setting began to settle and build mansions. The area is now known as Old Westbury. The village was incorporated in 1932. Some Westbury organizations also sponsor many fairs, feasts, and celebrations during the year. The construction of the new memorial park in the area is dedicated primarily to the Westbury People who were lost in the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center. The Village's Recreation Center is the home of some great activities such as table tennis, ballet instruction, and many more. It also sponsors a great After School Program and Summer Playground Program.
In recent times there have been improvements to street lights with pedestrian lanterns, road signs, and flower baskets add to the charm of the Village's business district courtesy of incumbent Mayor Ernest Strada and his subordinates. The Village Square is the newest Westbury Village attraction located at the corner of Post and Maple Avenues. It features 13,000 square feet of community space with an active stone waterfall and brick pavers. The village also plans to put benches and a four-side kiosk to provide information on community organizations, local businesses, and upcoming events. The Westbury School District composes in around six schools offer outstanding programs which help the students to achieve major accomplishments in life.
North Shore Eye Care serves the residents of Westbury with a variety of concerns including cataract surgery. There 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. All of our doctors are board certified and North Shore Eye Care has been named a Crystalens Cataract Surgery Center of Excellence by Bausch and Lomb. These awards reinforce the commitment to excellence at this eye care practice by these eye surgeons.