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2016 Annual North Shore Eye Care Long Island Optometric Symposium June 5th at 8AM

May 27, 2016 — by John Mauro
Tags: Optometric Symposia 2016

Our medical faculty in  this year’s optometric summit meeting are among the finest in their field and we’re extremely pleased to have them share their expertise with our local primary eye care partners on Long Island. Join us on June 5th at the Huntington Hilton for this grand event

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Laser Cataract Surgery at North Shore Eye Care

May 26, 2016 — by Faye Knoll
Tags: Cataract Surgery Laser Cataract Surgery Long Island Ophthalmologist

When considering cataract surgery, let the ophthalmic surgeons of North Shore Eye Care help you.  The eye surgeons of North Shore Eye Care are experts in the field of cataract surgery.  Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgical procedure in the United States. 

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Tinnitus - What's That Sound?

May 25, 2016 — by Gerri
Tags: Tinnitus Hearing Loss Hearing Aid Audiologist

 

Tinnitus is a medical condition characterized by persistent ringing in one or both ears which can only be heard by the affected person. According to the American Tinnitus Association (www.ata.org) tinnitus affects over 50 million Americans. For some people, the sounds may come and go, and for others, they experience symptoms 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For some people, tinnitus is a slight annoyance, and for others it is a severe disruption to everyday life. There is no one "cure-all" for tinnitus, but there are many options available for those who seek assistance. Contact North Shore Eye Care & Hearing for a complete audiological & tinnitus evaluation today.

 

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What is the Difference Between Botox & Xeomin?

May 24, 2016 — by Samuel Baharestani
Tags: Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon Botox Xeomin

Botox and Xeomin are cosmetic injectable medicines that weaken muscles in order to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the face.

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North Shore Eye Care wishing you a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day Summer Weekend

May 23, 2016 — by nsec260
Tags: Memorial Day Weekend Eye Doctor

Summer time is almost officially here and it is always important to be aware of eye protection when performing certain activities such as fishing, camping, swimming.......

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Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness

May 22, 2016 — by Lawrence Zweibel
Tags: Diabetes Diabetic Retinopaty

Diabetes is now the leading cause of new blindness in Americans between the ages of 25 to 74

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2016 Laser Cataract Surgery at North Shore Eye Care in Long Island, seeing a difference!

May 21, 2016 — by John Mauro
Tags: Cataract Surgery Cataract Laser Cataract Specialist

At North Shore Eye Care our surgeons perform over a thousand cataract surgeries each year, using advanced techniques such as topical anesthesia, no needle injections or eye patches.  All of our doctors at North Shore Eye Care are specialized in advanced laser cataract surgery.

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North Shore Eye Care, is proud to be the the 2016 official LASIK Providers of the New York Mets and offers Advanced Laser Cataract Surgery

May 20, 2016 — by John Mauro
Tags: Cataract Surgery Cataract Laser Cataract Specialist

North Shore Eye Care, is proud to be the the 2016 official LASIK Providers of the New York Mets!  The board certified ophthalmologists of North Shore Eye Care are....

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What’s New in Hearing Aids?

May 19, 2016 — by Gerri
Tags: Hearing Aid Technology Audiology

Today’s hearing technology is well-designed to improve the quality of life for countless people with hearing loss. Industry research continues to offer new and exciting developments that have advanced the entire hearing aid industry. Modern instruments allow most wearers to hear speech regardless of direction and background noise. These devices are now wireless and digital and often smartphone capable.

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The Many Forms of Glaucoma

May 18, 2016 — by Andrew Bainnson
Tags: Glaucoma Exfoliation Pigmentary Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the term used to describe a group of eye diseases in which the intraocular pressure (pressure within the eyeball) is increased and causes progressive damage to the optic nerve. (The optic nerve is like a telephone trunk line - it is composed of 1.2 million small fibers and transmits images from the eye to the brain.) As the optic nerve is slowly damaged, characteristically shaped blind areas develop that can progress to loss of vision or even total blindness, usually painlessly.

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