Monthly Archives: July 2015

Live Xeomin and Belotero Demonstration Highlights ‘Evening of Beauty’ on Long Island

On Thursday, July 30, 2015, North Shore Eye Care hosted an ‘Evening of Beauty’ in Riverhead, New York for Long Island patients to learn more about botox, fillers, and cosmetic eyelid surgery offered by our ophthalmic plastic surgery team. Men and women of all ages attended as we unveiled the “secrets to ageless beauty” at… Read More


How the Herpes virus can affect your eyes…

Herpes Simplex Virus is the virus that causes cold sores. It is a very common virus, and most people have been exposed to it at some point in their lives. This virus can also present itself in the eye. It affects all different parts of the eye including the eyelid, conjunctiva, cornea, iris, and retina…. Read More


Diabetes Can Result in Blindness

Diabetes affects nearly 26 million adults and children in the United States. Another 79 million Americans are classified as pre-diabetic and are at risk for developing type II diabetes. By the year 2050 it is estimated that 33% of American adults will have diabetes unless we take steps to stop it. Two out of three… Read More


SightMD ‘Evening of Beauty’ Listed in Hamptons Magazine

North Shore Eye Care will be hosting an ‘Evening of Beauty’ on Thursday, July 30, 2015, in our Riverhead office on Long Island. The event will bring together participants from New York City to The Hamptons and Montauk to learn more about options for rejuvenation of the face with botox, fillers, and cosmetic surgery. From… Read More


An Introduction to Oculoplastic Surgery

Oculoplastic surgery (also known as ophthalmic plastic surgery) brings together the most advanced concepts of two dynamic fields of medicine – ophthalmology and plastic surgery. The field concentrates on plastic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, orbit, and lacrimal system, but also includes cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and brows. Oculoplastic surgeons also perform minimally… Read More


Treatment and Diagnosis of Styes (Chalazia/Hordeolum)

A chalazion, also known as a meibomian gland lipogranuloma, is a cyst in the eyelid that is caused by inflammation of a blocked sweat gland or meibomian gland, on the lid. It is so common that most Ophthalmologists see a few patients a day who present with these chalazia. They are more common in the… Read More


Achieve Great Spectacle-free Vision by Correcting Astigmatism during Cataract Surgery

Astigmatism is determined by the shape of the eye and determined predominantly (80%) by the shape of the cornea, the clear dome over the iris and pupil. Instead of being spherical like a basketball, an eye with astigmatism is oblong like a football. Because the shape of the eye is different at the long and… Read More


Come and join us for our LIVE LASIK Seminar Tuesday, July 28th with Dr Lawrence Zweibel, MD at 7pm in our Smithtown office

At North Shore Eye Care next week, we are having a LASIK Seminar by LASIK surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Zweibel at our Smithtown office. To help kick off the Summer LASIK season on Long Island, North Shore Eye Care is hosting a ‘Live’ LASIK event on Tuesday, July 28th at 7 pm at their Smithtown office…. Read More


What is the Cornea?

Most people aren’t aware of the fact that there are many different sub specialties within the field of ophthalmology. As a cornea specialist at North Shore Eye Care, I would like to explain what the cornea is and how I may be able to help you. The cornea is a clear, thin piece of tissue… Read More


How Is Glaucoma Diagnosed?

Glaucoma, a disease where damage to the optic nerve occurs often from increased pressure in the eye can be difficult to diagnose at times. Many patients have some features but not all and in fact are just borderline for glaucoma. Regular check-ups for glaucoma will always include tonometry. Tonometry measures the pressure within your eye…. Read More


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