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What is Glaucoma?

April 25, 2017 — by Victor Giamos

Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that may lead to blindness if not treated appropriately.

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Join Us Next Week for a Live LASIK presentation in Nassau County

April 24, 2017 — by David Immanuel
Tags: Live Lasik Nassau County Idesign Ilasik

Please join us for our next free live LASIK presentation in Nassau County on Tuesday evening, May 2nd.  I will give a short presentation about the advantages of having LASIK at North Shore Eye/SightMD followed by a live video presentation.  Refreshments will be served and all attendees will receive a $1000 rebate for LASIK surgery.   No interest financing for 2 years through CareCredit is also available, making LASIK more affordable than ever. 

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What is Retinopathy of Prematurity?

April 24, 2017 — by Dr. Michelle Liebert
Tags: Michelle Liebert M D Long Island Pediatric Ophthalmologist Sight Md Retinopathy Of Prematurity

Retinopathy of Prematurity is a potentially blinding disease in premature infants caused by abnormal development of the blood vessels in the retina.  The retina is the inner layer of the eye that transmits images to be interpreted by the brain.  Babies 1250 grams or less and 31 weeks or less are at the greatest risk of getting this disease. 

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Modern Laser Cataract Surgery at North Shore Eye Care/SightMD

April 22, 2017 — by John Mauro
Tags: Cataract Surgery Femtosecond Laser Intraocular Lens Implant

Technology has now evolutionized cataract surgery making it a safer, more accurate and successful surgery. Laser cataract surgery has changed the landscape of cataract surgery.   Laser Cataract Surgery enables us to more accurately reduce astigmatism in patients and hence maximize our efforts in making patients more independent from using their glasses.

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Come visit our LASIK center featuring our all new iDesign Technology

April 21, 2017 — by John Mauro
Tags: Live Lasik Seminar Top Lasik Doctors In New York

One of the most advanced laser vision correction center is in Smithtown, New York featuring our all new iDesign Technology.  North Shore Eye Care/SightMD is the official LASIK Provider of the New York Mets 

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April 20, 2017 — by nsec260
Tags: Hearing Specialist Top Audiologist On Long Island

When a hearing instrument stops working reliably, you could be a candidate for new hearing aids, or at least a significant repair. 

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Simple Laser Treatment For Glaucoma

April 19, 2017 — by Andrew Bainnson
Tags: Glaucoma Slt Trabeculoplasty Iridotomy

Open angle glaucoma treatment concentrates on lowering the pressure inside the eye to prevent damage to the optic nerve.  The most common treatments for glaucoma have been use of medications usually in the form of eye drops and laser treatment.  Laser treatments and some medications allow for faster drainage of the aqueous fluid, while other medications reduce the amount of aqueous fluid produced.  If medications and laser fail to reduce the pressure to an adequate level incision surgery may be required to create a new drainage channel.

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Blepharoplasty | Eyelid Specialist | Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon

April 18, 2017 — by Samuel Baharestani
Tags: Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon Blepharoplasty Eyelid Specialist Plastic Surgery

[Long Island, New York] - An oculoplastic surgeon is an eyelid expert who performs blepharoplasty to remove excess skin, eyelid bags, and dark circles from around the eyes.  This safe cosmetic procedure is a very popular plastic surgery to improve the face and turn back the clock.

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What is a Pediatric Ophthalmologist?

April 17, 2017 — by Dr. Michelle Liebert
Tags: Michelle Liebert M D Long Island Pediatric Ophthalmologist Sight Md North Shore Eye Care

A Pediatric Ophthalmologist is a medical and surgical doctor who graduated from medical school and specializes in the development of children's eyes.  The development of the visual center of the brain occurs between the ages of birth and approximately 9 years of age.  Whether a child needs glasses, medical treatment or surgery, the goal of a Pediatric Ophthalmologist is to develop optimal vision by this age.  

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Plastic Surgeon Samuel Baharestani, MD, Named Top Influencer Worldwide

April 16, 2017 — by nsec260
Tags: In The News

Prominent oculoplastic surgeon, Samuel Baharestani, MD has been named one of the 500 most influential cosmetic surgeons worldwide, according to RealSelf 500, a leading online resource destination for patients seeking elective cosmetic procedures. Dr. Baharestani – who currently heads the cosmetic and reconstructive oculoplastic surgery department for SightMD – received the award for his positive surgical outcomes and his commitment to patient education. 

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