Monthly Archives: June 2015

Cataracts are one of the leading causes of reversible vision loss in the USA

Cataracts are the leading cause of visual loss in the United States. Cataracts are a clouding of the natural lens within the eye. Anyone who lives long enough will develop some degree of cataract formation. It is estimated that right now there are 25 million Americans with cataracts in one or both eyes with this… Read More

The Best in LASIK in Long Island New York

North Shore Eye Care has been providing the best in LASIK laser eye surgery for over 20 years. In Nassau and Suffolk County of Long Island New York, our board certified eye doctors provide the very best in LASIK laser eye surgery as well as advanced surface ablation. Laser eye surgery is capable of correcting… Read More

Long Island Residents are at Risk to Develop Eyelid Skin Cancer

Because of our abundance of sandy beaches and sunny summer months, Long Island residents are at risk for developing skin cancer around the eyes. Because the eyelids receive plenty of sun exposure, they are among the most common sites on the face for having a skin cancer appear. Decreasing sun exposure, wearing appropriate sunscreen, and… Read More

SightMD Invites Everyone To Our ‘Live’ LASIK At our Smithtown Seminar on June 23rd at 7pm given by Dr John Mauro

To help kick our Summer LASIK season on Long Island, North Shore Eye Care is hosting a ‘Live’ LASIK event on Tuesday, June 23rd at 7 pm at their Smithtown office. This event is open to the public and attendees will witness a live LASIK procedure being performed by our very own eye surgeon, Dr… Read More

Long Island Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeon to be Featured in Southampton Radio Broadcast

John Christopher, local radio host of Peconic Public Broadcasting, has invited Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon Dr. Samuel Baharestani to discuss recent trends in cosmetic eyelid surgery in the Hamptons and East End of Long Island on his radio show. The show will air on Friday, June 19, 2015, at 5:30 PM. “I am excited to… Read More

Asian Blepharoplasty | Double Eyelid Surgery by an Oculoplastic Surgeon

Asian blepharoplasty is the most common cosmetic eyelid procedure in the world. Both in the Far East and on Long Island, double eyelid surgery is performed to give the eyelid a higher crease. This safe, outpatient procedure is done in an ambulatory surgery center and offers great cosmetic benefits for people looking to achieve periocular… Read More

Laser Treatment For Glaucoma Available at SightMD

Open-angle glaucoma, the most common form of glaucoma, affects about 3 million Americans. Half of these people do not even know that they have glaucoma. While there is no current cure for glaucoma, earl detection and treatment can help prevent further loss of vision and blindness. Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the normal… Read More

LASIK is now one of the most popular elective procedures in the USA, and for good reason

Since its approval in the United States nearly twenty years ago Lasik has become one of the most popular elective procedures performed in this country with more than 700,000 procedures performed electively in this country alone. This is not surprising as it is also the safest elective procedure with an extremely high satisfaction rate. Other… Read More

‘Evening of Beauty’ in Riverhead, New York, to Highlight Botox, Xeomin, Juvederm, Radiesse, and Belotero Treatments on Long Island

North Shore Eye Care, Long Island’s most established ophthalmology practice, will be hosting an ‘Evening of Beauty’ at our Riverhead office on the East End of Long Island. The event will take place the evening of Thursday, July 30, 2015, from 6 to 9 PM. The ‘Evening of Beauty’ follows the highly successful launch of… Read More

How to Treat and Prevent Styes

A stye is a sudden inflammation of the eyelids that results from a blocked oil gland. Usually, the eyelid becomes red and painful to the touch. Some patients are predisposed to getting styes, so at home treatment options may be necessary to prevent them from occurring in the first place. When the stye first appears,… Read More

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