Monthly Archives: October 2015

How to deal with loss of near vision in middle age

For all those frustrated, middle aged people who are losing their focusing abiity to see things both near and far away, new surgical modalities are now available for reducing the need of reading glasses and bifocals One of the first signs of aging is the loss of ability to see objects close to you when… Read More


Top Cataract Eye Doctors Delivering the Best in Cataract Surgery

When it comes to cataract surgery, it is important to continually learn new techniques and adopt the latest technology to stay current and make sure that your patients receive the best that eye care has to offer. At North Shore Eye Care, with a history of over 50 years, we have always had the desire… Read More


What is a pterygium and what can I do about it?

Most pterygia start off as pingueculae. A pinguecula is a whitish-yellow growth or elevation on the white part of the eye. They are most commonly located nasally or temporally along the interpalbebral fissure which is the area between the upper and lower eyelid. When pingueculae start to grow centrally over the cornea creating a wing-like… Read More


Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon, Dr. Samuel Baharestani, MD, Invited to Lecture at American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada

Dr. Samuel Baharestani has been invited to lead a discussion on the internet presence of oculoplastic surgeons at the ASOPRS Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. The meeting attracts oculoplastic surgeons from around the world to discuss the latest trends in cosmetic and reconstructive ophthalmic plastic surgery. By collaborating with colleagues from New York University… Read More


Laser Treatment for Glaucoma Is Simple and Effective

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, earyl detection and treatment can help prevent further loss of vision and blindness. Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the normal… Read More


Radiesse Hand Rejuvenation | Long Island, New York

Aging, sun damage, and genetics all play a role in the changes we see in our hands. For many years, no good solution existed for combating this problem. Now, Radiesse is available for cosmetic hand rejuvenation for patients looking to improve their appearance. Radiesse is a dermal filler manufactured by Merz Aesthetics. This type of… Read More


State of the art Cataract Surgery in 2015 at SightMD on Long Island/New York

Patients now have a choice in cataract surgery. Technology has revolutionized cataract surgery, in our opinion making it a safer and more successful surgery. Dr. Lawrence Zweibel, Dr. Jeffrey Martin, Dr Faye Knoll, Dr Paul Choinski, Dr David Immanuel, Dr Steve Greenberg, Dr William Kapser, Dr John Mauro, Dr Lawrence Buono, Dr Christine Buono, Dr… Read More


Consider getting rid of your glasses and contact lenses ?

Laser vision correction (LASIK, PRK, LASEK) can correct nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism. Although there is currently no correction for presbyopia, some patients desire monovision where one eye (dominant eye) sees for distance and one eye (non-dominat eye) sees for close. If this is acceptable after a trial with contact lens to the patient,… Read More


SightMD Receives 4 Nominations In 11th Annual ‘Best of Long Island’ Contest

In unprecedented fashion, North Shore Eye Care has been nominated in four categories in this year’s ‘Best of L.I. 2016’ 11th annual event, the largest business and professional awards program in the history of Long Island, according to Dr. Jeffrey Martin, medical director of North Shore Eye Care. Final results will be announced in December…. Read More


Dry Eyes Exacerbated in the Winter Months

Chronic dry eye can be a debilitating eye condition that can potentially become very difficult to treat. The doctors of North Shore Eye Care have state of the art equipment available to them to help them evaluate and treat this chronic problem. Dry eye is a very common problem. It tends to become worse in… Read More


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