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Contact Lens Related Problems

July 21, 2016 — by Faye Knoll
Tags: Contact Lens Cornea Ophthalmologist Long Island

A contact lens is a clear piece of plastic that sits on the surface of the cornea.  It corrects for your glasses prescription, so it allows you to see very well without the need for cumbersome glasses.  Contact lenses, if used appropriately, are a wonderful tool to get excellent vision.  In fact, depending on your glasses prescription, many times people see better with their contacts than they do with their spectacles.  Unfortunately, contact lenses can be very dangerous if not used correctly.  As a cornea specialist at North Shore Eye Care located on long island, I have seen many cases of contact lens related damage to the eyes.  

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Botox Treats Wrinkles of the Face

July 20, 2016 — by Samuel Baharestani
Tags: Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon Botox Garden City Smithtown Riverhead

Botox is an injection used to treat wrinkles between the eyebrows and around the eyes.  It can also be used "off-label" to relax lines in the forehead and other areas of the face.  An ophthalmic plastic surgeon is uniquely trained to get the best results from Botox injections by treating the delicate structures around the eyes.

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North Shore Eye Care Welcomes Award-Winning Eye Surgeon Craig Richter, MD At Their Newest Location In Huntington, NY

July 19, 2016 — by nsec260
Tags: In The News

 

With the addition of Dr. Richter’s practice, North Shore Eye Care,  a division of SightMd now offers patients convenient access to practices in Smithtown, Garden City, Riverhead, Holbrook, Deer Park, Southampton, Southold, Queens, Hempstead and Huntington. 

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New Advances in LASIK Surgery in 2016 at North Shore Eye Care

July 18, 2016 — by John Mauro
Tags: Lasik Surgeon Cataract Specialist In Long Island Lasik Doctor In New York

Laser vision correction at North Shore Eye Care can correct nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism. With the new iDesign platform....

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North Shore Eye Surgeons Can Help Eliminate Your Dependence On Eyeglasses And Contact Lenses with Laser Vision Correction

July 17, 2016 — by nsec260
Tags: Idesign Lasik Top Lasik Doctors

The iLASIK and PRK procedures using the all new iDesign are briefly discussed along with the experience one might expect when having one of these procedures done at North Shore Eye Care.

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Blepharoplasty Recovery

July 16, 2016 — by Samuel Baharestani
Tags: Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon Eye Surgery Eyelid Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty is a procedure performed by an oculoplastic surgeon to remove excess skin and fat from the upper and lower eyelids.  Most patients will have a quick recovery from this safe outpatient procedure.

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Non-Surgical Facelift | Long Island, New York

July 15, 2016 — by Samuel Baharestani
Tags: Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon Facelift Botox Xeomin Radiesse

Fillers like Radiesse, Juvederm, Restylane, and Voluma can be used to lift the face and achieve a rejuvenated look.  With Botox or Xeomin and an Obagi Radiance Chemical Peel, we can achieve many of the goals of a surgical facelift.  Kybella can also be used to enhance the appearance of the neck and chin.

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LASIK Seminar next week at North Shore Eye Care, New York with Dr Faye Knoll

July 14, 2016 — by John Mauro
Tags: Lasik Specialist Top Lasik Doctor In Long Island Best Lasik Doctors In Long Island

Please join us on July 26th at 700PM in our Deer Park Office for a LASIK Seminar next week at North Shore Eye Care, New York with Dr Faye Knoll, MD

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How is Angle Closure Glaucoma Treated?

July 13, 2016 — by Andrew Bainnson
Tags: Laser Iridotomy Glaucoma Angle Closure Glaucoma

 Laser Iridotomy is the procedure with which we treat acute attacks of narrow angle glaucoma or angle closure glaucoma.  It is also the procedure used to prevent attacks from occurring in those patients at risk for attacks of glaucoma.Laser iridotomy is a procedure that makes a small opening in the iris (the colored part of the eye) to relieve increased eye pressure due to a type of glaucoma called angle-closure glaucoma

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Blepharoplasty for Droopy Eyelids

July 12, 2016 — by Samuel Baharestani
Tags: Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon Blepharoplasty Garden City Smithtown Riverhead

Blepharoplasty is a procedure performed by an oculoplastic surgeon (eyelid specialist) that removes excess skin and fat from the upper and/or lower eyelids.  Dark circles and eyelid bags can be improved with surgery.

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