Monthly Archives: June 2015

Blocked Tear Duct Surgery – Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)

Blocked tear ducts are a common problem for Long Island patients who present to our offices with tearing and discharge from their eyes. One or both eyes may be affected and one may be worse than the other. Usually, there is no obvious cause for the problem, but a history of a previous nasal surgery… Read More

Treat Amblyopia before it’s too late

Amblyopia is a term Ophthalmologists use to define what many think of as a “lazy eye.” Amblyopia, however, is a term that most people associate with eye misalignment. The term that Ophthalmologists use for a misalignment of the eyes is “strabismus.” Strabismus can also be categorized into an eye cross, or esotropia, an eye drifting… Read More

Learning about Presbyopia and Multifocal Lenses at SightMD

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

Just exactly what is Uveitis and what can be done about it at SightMD

Although uveitis is defined as inflammation of the uvea, or uveal tract (iris, ciliary body and choroid), it can occur in any part of the eye including the retina, vitreous, cornea, sclera, optic nerve and lens. It can occur secondary to infection, autoimmune disorders (which causes the body to attack its own tissues), or sometimes… Read More

Glaucoma and learning about prevention, evaluation and treatment at SightMD

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. Glaucoma is dangerous because most people do not notice any symptoms until after permanent damage has been done. If it is detected early, treatment can usually prevent irreparable harm. In… Read More

Learning about Allergic Conjunctivitis at SightMD

20% of the population suffer from allergic conjunctivitis each year half of these people have a personal or family history of atopy, an allergic hypersensitivity characterized by eczema, hay fever, or allergic asthma. Allergic conjunctivitis occurs when the surface of the eye is exposed to irritants (called antigens) that begin a cascade of reactions leading… Read More

Learning about Advanced LASIK surgery and laser vision correction

North Shore Eye Care is delivering the best in LASIK at the best value to our community. Our Community Superstars promotion is for law enforcement, firefighters, EMT’s, nurses, doctors and teachers. Along with the best board certified LASIK surgeons in Long Island, our community superstars receive a larger discount, a free LASIK exam with one… Read More

Advanced Laser Cataract Surgery in 2015 available at SightMD on Long Island

Patients now have a choice in cataract surgery. Technology has revolutionized cataract surgery making it a safer, more successful surgery. Dr. Lawrence Zweibel, Dr. Jeffrey Martin, Dr Faye Knoll, Dr Paul Choinski, Dr David Immanuel, Dr Steve Greenberg, Dr John Mauro, Dr Lawrence Buono, Dr Christine Buono, Dr Andrew Bainnson and Dr Grace O’malley all… Read More

Hamptons Botox and Filler Doctor

North Shore Eye Care is Long Island’s most well-established provider of ophthalmic services. With offices in Southampton, Southold, Riverhead, Smithtown, Deer Park, Holbrook, Garden City, and Hempstead, we offer easy access to our board certified physicians for patients looking for facial rejuvenation procedures or laser vision correction. Botox and Xeomin are injectable medicines used to… Read More

Latest cataract surgery offered at SightMD

Cataract patients are coming to North Shore Eye Care for state of the art cataract surgery With twelve Board Certified Ophthalmologists working in eight different locations throughout Suffolk County you can be assured of getting the finest care should you require cataract surgery. Our Doctors have gotten top Doctor awards as well as being listed… Read More

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