Monthly Archives: December 2016

Happy New Year from everyone here at North Shore Eye Care

At North Shore Eye Care next year, we are having a Live LASIK Event and Seminar by LASIK surgeon, Dr. Jeff Martin at our Smithtown office. Lasik laser eye surgery has been a great part of North Shore eye care in smithtown new york. Our long island eye care practice has been a leader in… Read More


Macular Degeneration : A Common Eye Disease

At North Shore Eye Care, with offices located in in Nassau and Suffolk Counties our doctors are known for complete eye care. All of our doctors, 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… Read More


Come visit our state of the art LASIK center with iDesign

Our success at North Shore Eye Care is due to the fact that we strive to provide the best results for our patients. Is it time for you to think about LASIK surgery. North Shore Eye Care is the official LASIK Provider of the New York Mets. Some patients are nervous about laser vision correction…. Read More


Cornea Transplantation – You’ve Got Options (part 3)

With many new options, regarding cornea transplantation, it’s no wonder that a patient needing a full-thickness cornea transplant (or PKP) is becoming a second-tier choice for surgeons. However, there are cases where one needs this type of therapy in order to see better. These can include advanced keratoconus, scarring or infections that involve or involve… Read More


The Best LASIK Eye Surgery in Long Island

LASIK is the premeire laser eye surgery procedure that corrects nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Patients with myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism have been corrected at North Shore Eye Care, a division of Sight MD, for over 20 years. Nearsighted people are not able to see far away. This starts in the teens and tends to get… Read More


Exotropia

Exotropia is the type of eye misalignment, or strabismus, where the eye turns out. Another term used for this condition is “Wall Eyed.” An exotropia can be congenital or acquired, constant or intermittent. The more common is an intermittent exotropia, where the eye only turns out when the patient is tired, daydreaming or sick. An… Read More


North Shore Eye Care wished you a Merry Christmas and a Happy Hanukkah

The Doctors and staff at North Shore Eye Care are grateful for the support and trust bestowed on us by our patients this year. As the largest and most successful lasik center in Suffolk County our board certified ophthalmic surgeons are dedicated to offering are patients the very best in care. To meet with this… Read More


What’s New From The 2016 American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting

Every year in October, thousands of ophthalmologists from around the world gather for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting. This year it was held in Chicago, Illinois. It is an opportunity for eye surgeons to learn new skills and surgical techniques, brush up on their clinical knowledge and try out exciting, cutting edge… Read More


An Eye Exam Can Reveal a Lot about your Overall Health

The eye is a unique organ. As ophthalmologists, we are able to look into your eyes and view blood vessels and nerves without having to cut open anything. This is what gives us so much information about the overall health of our patients. Furthermore, many systemic diseases have ocular manifestations. Diabetes, hypertension, various autoimmune disorders,… Read More


Cataract blurry vision a common symptom amongst the elderly

North Shore eye care is a leader in cataract surgery in smithtown new york in long island. Our three board certified cataract surgeons perform cataract surgery through a microscopic incision and rarely use stitches, an eye patch or needles around your eye. We use IV sedation and numbing eye drops and the cataract surgery is… Read More


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