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The Best in Cataract Surgery by Top Cataract Surgeons

February 19, 2017 — by Jeffrey Martin
Tags: Cataract Laser Long Island Eye Doctor

North Shore Eye Care, a division of Sight MD, has board certified cataract surgeons that perform the best in cataract surgery including laser cataract surgery and speciality implants to reduce the need for glasses for far and near.

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Don't Miss Our February Valentine's LASIK Event with Dr Faye Knoll

February 17, 2017 — by John Mauro
Tags: Live Lasik Seminar Top Lasik Doctors In New York

Don't Miss Our LASIK Event with well known cornea specialist and surgeon Dr Faye Knoll on February 21th at 7pm in Deer Park.  Many people have found LASIK surgery to be one of the most rewarding life experiences. At the same time many patients are nervous prior to their surgery. 

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How Is Glaucoma Diagnosed

February 16, 2017 — by Andrew Bainnson
Tags: Glaucoma Angle Closure Glaucoma Open Angle Glaucoma

Glaucoma, a disease where damage to the optic nerve occurs often from increased pressure in the eye can be difficult to diagnose at times.  Many patients have some features but not all and in fact are just borderline for glaucoma.  Regular check-ups for glaucoma will always include tonometry.  Tonometry measures the pressure within your eye.  During tonometry eye drops typically are used to numb the eye. Then using a tonometer a small amount of pressure is applied to the eye to measure the pressure

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Surfer's eye (pterygium)

February 15, 2017 — by Michael Savetsky
Tags: Red Eye Pterygium Pinguecula Cornea Surgeon Savetsky

Many people look in the mirror and see that the inside of their eye is always red no matter what they do...

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Dry Eye Disease With Severe Winter Conditions at North Shore Eye Care

February 14, 2017 — by John Mauro
Tags: Dry Eye Specialist In Long Island Lasik Specialist In Long Island

Dry Eye Syndrome or Ocular Surface Disease can be serious and there are many methods for detection and treatment of this all too common eye disease affecting a multitude of people on a daily basis.

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When should my child use an eye patch?

February 13, 2017 — by Dr. Michelle Liebert
Tags: Michelle Liebert M D Pediatric Ophthalmologist Eye Patches North Shore Eye Care

Patching is recommended when children are diagnosed with amblyopia or lazy eye. It works by occluding the eye with normal vision so that the vision in the poorer seeing,  amblyopic eye improves.   Patching is used to improve vision.  It rarely improves a misalignment of the eye that causes the vision to decrease in the first place.  Many Pediatric Ophthalmologists treat patients with Amblyopia and Strabismus by first patching the good eye to improve the vision in the with poor vision and then doing strabismus surgery on the eyes to improve the alignment.  

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LASIK surgery for astigmatism, farsightedness and nearsightedness

February 12, 2017 — by John Mauro
Tags: Lasik Surgeon Cataract Specialist In Long Island Lasik Doctor In New York

LASIK or Laser in-situ keratomileusiss is a procedure for correcting farsightedness, nearsightedness and astigmatism. Astigmatism is caused by....

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North Shore Eye Care offers Diabetic Eye Exams

February 11, 2017 — by nsec260
Tags: Diabetic Eye Doctor Diabetes Eye Specialist Floater Specialist

Both proliferative and non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy are described along with treatment and diagnosis of these conditions.

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February 10, 2017 — by Gerri
Tags: Audiology Earwax Q Tips Long Island Hearing Loss

In recent weeks, there has been a lot of discussion on the news and in social media regarding the use of Q-tips to remove earwax from your ears.  Although it can seem unhygienic to not “clean out” your ears, Audiologists and Physicians strongly recommend against using objects to remove earwax.

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How to deal with loss of near vision in middle age patients

February 9, 2017 — by Lawrence Zweibel
Tags: New York Mets Eye Doctor Lasik Doctor

People with previously good vision often find it frustrating when they can no longer focus on things that are close to them. For those who are...

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