Monthly Archives: November 2016

Cornea Transplantation – You’ve got options (Part 1)

The cornea is the clear dome covering the front of the eye. Despite being a small structure, it is a well organized tissue with 6 distinct layers – one being newly discovered in just the last 3 years! That being said, the knowledge of these layers is what gives us the ability to innovate and… Read More


Pink Eye Has Returned In Time For The Holidays

As we head into cold and flu season we also start seeing an increase in cases of conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the clear covering, the skin so to speak, covering the white part or sclera of the eye. It is commonly called “pink eye” because of the color the eyes develop. There are… Read More


Kybella Event Draws Residents from all over Long Island

Kybella is an injectable product approved by the food and drug administration (FDA) for treatment of submental fullness (fat below the chin). The molecule dissolves unwanted fat to restore a slimmer and more youthful neckline. Kybella now offers a non-surgical alternative for patients who dislike the appearance of their neck and would like to avoid… Read More


Dr. Jonathon Ellant Joins Medical Staff at SightMD

Award-winning cataract and refractive surgeon, Jonathan P. Ellant, MD, today announced his affiliation with North Shore Eye Care, a division of SightMD, New York’s largest and fastest-growing ophthalmic provider group, according to Jeffrey Martin, MD, Managing Partner of North Shore Eye Care. “Dr. Ellant has been named ‘One of America’s Top Eye Surgeons’ every year… Read More


Live LASIK surgery and seminar at SightMD this Tuesday

North Shore Eye Care, a leader in LASIK surgery on Long Island will be hosting a LASIK seminar this Tuesday, the 29th of Novemberl. LASIK is one of the most commonly performed elective procedures in this country with approximately 700,000 procedures performed annually in this country alone. LASIK has withstood the test of time after… Read More


Happy Holiday Season from North Shore Eye Care

All the Ophthalmologists at North Shore Eye Care want to wish everyone a very happy Thanksgiving and holiday season. With the start of the holiday season, we have the opportunity to catch up with old friends and family. We have office parties and social gatherings. Now is a great time to consider laser vision correction…. Read More


New Audiologist in Garden City

Please join us in welcoming our new Audiologist in Garden City. Jill Diamond, Au.D. earned her Master of Arts degree in Audiology from the University of Colorado in Boulder Colorado in 2000. She earned her Doctor of Audiology from Salus University in Elkins Park Pennsylvania in 2007. Following her graduate work, Dr. Diamond completed an… Read More


Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at SightMD!

At North Shore Eye Care, we specialize in the treatment of dry eye. There are many things that cause dry eye along with the common causes that have always been there. Due to hormone change, post menopausal women routinely suffer from dry eye. Aging, smoking and certain medications like blood pressure medication and antidepressants cause… Read More


Gentle Laser Can Reduce Reliance on Medications for Glaucoma

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


Sleeping in your contact lenses?

During this holiday season, when the tryptophan hits you hard, don’t fall asleep in your contact lenses. Don’t get that lazy thought in your head! Even if it says or it’s inferred that you can sleep in a particular type of contact lens, don’t do it. Don’t believe the hype! Sleeping in your contact lenses… Read More


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