Monthly Archives: August 2016

What Is An Attack of Glaucoma

There are two basic types of glaucoma; open-angle and closed or narrow angle glaucoma. Open angle glaucoma is the more common of the two; angle closure glaucoma can result in much more rapid vision loss and thus needs to be treated immediately. While open angle glaucoma can exist for many years lurking in the background,… Read More


Learning about Uveitis

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


What is the Difference between iLASIK and LASIK?

North Shore Eye Care, the 2016 Official LASIK Provider for the New York Mets, is delivering the best in LASIK at the best value to our community. Offering discounts to our supersytars. The promotion is for law enforcement, firefighters, EMT’s, nurses, doctors and teachers. Along with the best board certified LASIK surgeons in Long Island,… Read More


Why LASIK surgery at North Shore Eye Care ?

At North Shore Eye Care we are the official LASIK providers of the New York Mets and we offer free consultations to see if you are a LASIK candidate. There are many important tests that are crucial to determining a patient’s candidacy. Is it time for you to think about LASIK surgery. One of the… Read More


Free live LASIK Seminar in Nassau County on September 13th

North Shore Eye Care will be hosting a free live LASIK presentation open to the public on September 13th for their Nassau divisions in Hempstead and Garden City. I will be hosting the seminar demonstrating a live procedure and giving a short presentation about having LASIK at North Shore Eye. All attendees will receive $1000… Read More


Are you Interested in getting rid of your glasses or 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


Recurrent Corneal Erosion: severe eye pain upon awakening

Recurrent corneal erosions, also known as recurrent erosion syndrome (RES), is a disorder of the epithelial cells that line the surface of the cornea. It is a chronic, relapsing disorder which results in periodic episodes of exquisitely painful epithelial erosions. Oftentimes these corneal erosions result in such severe symptoms that patients are unable to work… Read More


Bringing Complete Eye Care to North Shore Eye Care Now!

Here at North Shore Eye Care, our board certified physicians all are experienced in the proper screening, diagnosis and treatment of many eye diseases. This includes: glaucoma, cataracts, diabetes, macular degeneration, dry eye syndrome, uveitis, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, allergies, emergency eye problems and general eye examinations. In addition, we are one of Long Island’s… Read More


Macular Degeneration is a common Eye Disease that can be Diagnosed during a thorough Eye Exam

At North Shore Eye Care, all of our surgeons perform comprehensive, dilated eye exams. Why is it important to have a dilated eye exam ? A dilated eye exam allows one to examine the entire retina in the back of the eye in order to detect various retinal disorders such as retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy,… Read More


Flashes and Floaters, what are they?

Floaters are part of the vitreous gel in the eye that cast shadows on the retina, the layer of cells lining the back of the eye that senses light and allows you to see. Floaters can appear as different shapes, such as dots, circles, lines, clouds or cobwebs. The eye is filled with a clear… Read More


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