Monthly Archives: May 2015

Don’t avoid treatment when vision fails

When vision fails one shouldn’t delay a visit to your eye care specialist. Certain diseases like wet macula degeneration or glaucoma must be treated early on to prevent further permanent loss of vision. Cataracts are one of the most common causes of vision loss in this country and luckily this is a problem when fixed… Read More


How to Treat Dark Circles Under the Eyes

Many people around the world are born with or develop dark circles under the eyes. These areas can contribute to a tired or worn appearance that can make someone look older than they really are. Cosmetic companies and beauty shops offer thousands of different skin creams and ointments that supposedly get rid of these dark… Read More


Flashes and Floaters and discussing what to do at North Shore Eye Care

Floaters are part of the vitreous gel in the eye that cast shadows on the retina, the layer of cells lining the back of the eye that senses light and allows you to see. Floaters can appear as different shapes, such as dots, circles, lines, clouds or cobwebs. The eye is filled with a clear… Read More


Cataract Surgery and Fuch’s Dystrophy

Fuch’s dystrophy is an abnormality of the cells that line the inner layer of the cornea. These cells are known as endothelial cells. They are very important to the overall health of the cornea. These cells are responsible for keeping the cornea in a relatively dehydrated state. They pump excess fluid from the cornea. If… Read More


Are You interested in eliminating your eyeglasses and contact lenses?

At North Shore Eye Care with Long Island, New York offices located in Smithtown, Riverhead, Southampton, Deer Park, Holbrook, Southold and Garden City, our doctors offer the latest technology in regard to laser corrective surgery. To find out if you are a candidate for any of these procedures, simply make an appointment at any of… Read More


‘Evening of Beauty’ in Westbury, New York

North Shore Eye Care Oculoplastic Surgeon, Dr. Samuel Baharestani, has been invited to conduct an ‘Evening of Beauty’ at Berke Eye Care in Nassau County. This special event will take place on Thursday, May 28th, 2015, in Westbury, New York. The evening will highlight the use of cosmetic injectables like Botox, Xeomin, and fillers, along… Read More


Don t miss our Live LASIK laser vision correction Seminar at SightMD this Thursday!

North Shore Eye Care is the official eye care provider of the New York Islanders and the Official LASIK Provider of the New York Mets. Our doctors have been honored in Top Doctors: New York Metro Area by Castle Connolly and have also received Patient Choice awards and Compassionate Doctor awards. These awards have been… Read More


Multifocal Intraocular Lens Implants can eliminate the need for eyeglasses after Cataract Surgery

As time goes on and people enter their 40’s, most start to lose the ability to focus at near. This process is called presbyopia. Presbyopia is when the natural lens within the eye gradually becomes less flexible thereby diminishing its ability to change shape which allows one to focus for near vision. Presbyopia is a… Read More


Laser Cataract Surgery with SightMD

At North Shore Eye Care , we give the ability to patients to see far and near. At North Shore Eye Care in Smithtown, New York, our doctors offer the best in intraocular lens (IOL) technology. We perform over a thousand cataract surgery procedures each year. We perform laser cataract surgery and use a technique… Read More


The advantages of femtolaser cataract surgery

A cataract is when the lens in the eye gets cloudy so you can no longer see; even glasses won’t help. The lens gets cloudy for many reasons, most commonly age, but can also be exacerbated by diabetes, smoking, corticosteroid use, and sun or UV light exposure among others. In order to be able to… Read More


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