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What Is Blindness?

September 23, 2016 — by Brad Kligman
Tags: Blindness Blind Celebrities Cornea Transplant Cornea Specialist Long Island

When asked which of our five senses a person fears losing the most, the answer is almost always sight.  Going blind is certainly a terrifying thought, but what really is blindness?  Many imagine walking around in total darkness without any visual cues to help navigate through the world.  While this is the case for some, the term blindness actually encompasses a broad spectrum of visual impairment and thousands of possible causes.

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The Convenience of North Shore Eye Care

September 22, 2016 — by Faye Knoll
Tags: Ophthalmologist Eye Doctor Long Island Suffolk

The eye physicians and surgeons of North Shore Eye Care, a division of Sight MD, are committed to our patients. Besides providing the most cutting edge and sophisticated eye care available to date, we are also dedicated to making our patients’ experience at North Shore Eye Care as pleasant as possible.

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September 21, 2016 — by Gerri
Tags: Hearing Loss Noise Induced Hearing Loss Audiology

Approximately 36 million Americans have hearing loss. It is estimated that one in three people developed hearing loss as a result of exposure to noise.

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Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon, Dr. Samuel Baharestani, Hosts Cosmetic Event on Long Island

September 20, 2016 — by nsec260
Tags: Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon Botox Juvederm Liquid Facelift Obagi Chemical Peel

The Smithtown, Garden City, and Southampton locations of North Shore Eye Care will be the site of a Back to School Beauty Week from September 28 - October 1, 2016. Discounted Botox and other beauty packages will be available for patients during a free cosmetic consultation. Advanced registration is necessary to attend.

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Sudden visual loss is a frightening problem that is often treatable

September 18, 2016 — by Lawrence Zweibel
Tags: Retinal Detachments Retinal Vein And Artery Occlusions

Sudden visual loss is often treatable and therefore an immediate evaluation should be performed.

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September 17, 2016 — by Gerri

People have any number of reasons for ignoring hearing loss and continuing to go through everyday life struggling to hear. For some, getting hearing aids makes them feel old. For others, hearing aids don’t seem to be worth the money. Here are several reasons to try hearing aids and see how it can change your life.

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North Shore Eye Care, a division of SightMD, Takes a Giant Step in Raising Awareness and Funds to Combat ALS Disease

September 16, 2016 — by nsec260
Tags: In The News

The staff and doctors of North Shore Eye Care, a division of SightMD, and their optometric partners anticipate a great turnout for the Fall ALS Walk on Saturday. 

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On September 27th Tuesday night join us for our Live LASIK Event and LASIK Seminar given by well known LASIK surgeon Dr John Mauro at 7pm in our Smithtown office

September 15, 2016 — by nsec260
Tags: Live Lasik Surgery Lasik Seminar Top Lasik Doctors Of New York

Come join us tomorrow in Smithtown for our LASIK Seminar and Live LASIK Event by Dr. John Mauro,  Following the seminar Dr Mauro will perform a live LASIK surgery. All attendees will receive...

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The Basics of Glaucoma

September 14, 2016 — by Andrew Bainnson
Tags: Glaucoma Angle Closure Glaucoma Iridotomy

There are two basic types of glaucoma; open-angle and closed or narrow angle glaucoma. Open angle glaucoma is the more common of the two; angle closure glaucoma can result in much more rapid vision loss and thus needs to be treated immediately. While open angle glaucoma can exist for many years lurking in the background, angle closure glaucoma usually presents with a very painful red eye accompanied by blurry vision, extreme pain as well as nausea and vomiting 

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Lip Fillers - Juvederm | Restylane | Belotero

September 13, 2016 — by Samuel Baharestani
Tags: Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon Lips Juvederm Restylane Belotero

Bigger, fuller lips can be achieved with fillers like Juvederm, Restylane, and Belotero. When performed by a board certified surgeon, lip fillers can give a lasting and natural improvement in the appearance of the lips.

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