Monthly Archives: May 2016

Botox for Men | Long Island, New York

Botox is an injectable medicine manufactured by Allergan Aesthetics to relax fine lines and wrinkles on the face. Derived from a naturally-occurring muscle toxin, Botox temporarily weakens muscles to straighten the overlying skin of the face and surrounding structures. Typical areas of injection include the glabella (eleven lines), crow’s feet (areas around the eyes), and… Read More

Accomodative esotropia-crossed eyes that can be fixed with glasses

Accomodative esotropia is a type of strabismus where a child, in an effort to see more clearly, crosses his eyes. Children with this problem are usually farsighted, or hyperopic. If glasses are prescribed, the child no longer needs to work past his far-sightedness to see and the eyes typically straighten out immediately. Accommodation is a… Read More

iLASIK for all ages: a remedy for nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism

iLASIK is the safest and best way to get rid of glasses and contacts. Using a femtolaser to make the flap instead of a metal blade makes the procedure safer and more precise. Utilizing treatments that are customized to the unique characteristics of every eye and trackers that lock on to the eye to compensate… Read More

2016 Annual North Shore Eye Care Long Island Optometric Symposium June 5th at 8AM

Leading surgeons from the ophthalmic industry will illustrate how recent breakthroughs in glaucoma management, cataract surgery and the treatment of retinal and macular disorders can help primary eye care doctors preserve vision loss during Sunday June 5th 2016 Long Island Optometric Symposium sponsored by North Shore Eye Care. Primary eye care doctors (optometrists) are the… Read More

Laser Cataract Surgery at North Shore Eye Care

When considering cataract surgery, let the ophthalmic surgeons of North Shore Eye Care help you. The eye surgeons of North Shore Eye Care are experts in the field of cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgical procedure in the United States. The surgeons of North Shore Eye Care do small incision surgery…. Read More

Tinnitus – What’s That Sound?

Do you hear ringing, hissing, buzzing, or pulsing sounds? If so, you may be suffering from tinnitus, a medical condition characterized by persistent ringing in one or both ears which can only be heard by the affected person. According to the American Tinnitus Association ( tinnitus affects over 50 million Americans. For some people, the… Read More

What is the Difference Between Botox & Xeomin?

Botox is an injectable medicine that is manufactured by Allergan. It can be used medically to treat blepharospasm (excessive blinking), hemifacial spasm (facial twitching), aberrant regeneration, hyperhidrosis (excess sweating), and several other neurologic conditions. Botox can be used cosmetically to relax muscles and soften fine lines and wrinkles on the face. The Food and Drug… Read More

SightMD wishing you a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day Summer Weekend

Eye protection is very important at all times unfortunately not everyone adheres to this recommendation until something happens to their eye/eyes. North Shore Eye Care advocates safe and effective practice by utilizing protective eye wear whether its in the form of safety goggles or just plain sunglasses for ultraviolet light protection. Today, North Shore Eye… Read More

Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness

Diabetes is a serious medical problem that has reached epidemic proportions in this country. Partly to blame is our high caloric diets that are rich in sugar and saturated fats. This coupled with a sedentary life style and increasing obesity has resulted in nearly 26 million Americans suffering from diabetes with another 79 million considered… Read More

2016 Laser Cataract Surgery at SightMD in Long Island, seeing a difference!

At North Shore Eye Care our surgeons perform many cataract surgeries each year, using advanced techniques such as topical anesthesia, no needle injections or eye patches. All of our doctors at North Shore Eye Care are specialized in advanced laser cataract surgery. A cataract is a natural clouding or yellowing of the lens inside your… Read More

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