Monthly Archives: November 2017

What’s New in Hearing Technology?

Signia Hearing has recently released new technology with advanced features for better hearing – The Signia Nx Signia’s Nx platform includes all of the advanced features found in their Primax hearing instruments with the added feature called “Own Voice Processing.” What is “Own Voice Processing”? One common concern among hearing instrument wearers is the sound… Read More

Happy Holidays from SightMD

All the ophthalmologists at SightMD want to wish everyone a very happy 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. We have a lifetime commitment… Read More

Seek Treatment with Sudden Onset of New Vitreous Floaters

One of the most common visual changes people will experience are vitreous floaters.  Vitreous floaters should not be ignored. When they suddenly occur it signals that something new has happened within your eye requiring a prompt thorough examination. The most common cause of floaters is separation of the vitreous body from the inner walls of… Read More

SightMD, the Leader in Eye Care on Long Island

The SightMD Difference SightMD is the leader in eye care on Long Island, also in Queens and Manhattan.  SightMD has grown as a next generation eye care practice with the best in eye care technology and surgical technique.  SightMD is open 7 days a week.  Our call center is open 24 hours a day, seven… Read More

Cataracts are a leading cause of visual loss in the United States.

Cataracts are a clouding of the natural lens in the eye. Everyone at some point has some degree of cataract formation. It is estimated that right now there are 25 million Americans with cataracts in one or both eyes with this number expected to double by the year 2050. Cataracts are a leading cause of… Read More

How can my hearing aids help me when using a cell phone?

Hearing Aids, like cell phone technology, have come a long way in the past few years.  They now have connectivity, giving them the ability to pair wirelessly to your iPhone or to your iPad. You may wonder why you would want them to connect to each other. There are many reasons why this is helpful… Read More

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at SightMD!

Happy Thanksgiving! Previously North Shore Eye Care, now SightMD, has been a leader in bladeless custom lasik for years. Our board certified lasik surgeons perform the best in lasik and talk our patients through every procedure. Our long island patients enjoy our smithtown new york eye care facility. For our fearful patients, we offer a… Read More

December Live LASIK Open House with Dr. Lawrence Zweibel

Dr.Lawrence Zweibel will be hosting our December Live LASIK open house on Tuesday December 5th, 2017 at 7PM in our Smithtown laser center (260 Middle Country Rd, Ste.204, Smithtown, NY 11787). This live event is open to the public and all attendees will receive a complimentary LASIK consultation, $1000 off of their procedure, 2 year… Read More

Secondary Cataract after Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is one of the most common and most successful surgeries performed. While the risk rate of this surgery is very low, there is a very common thing that can happen in up to 8% of patients, called Posterior Capsular Opacification or PCO. PCO can also be referred to as a secondary cataract, but that’s… Read More

Dilating drops, what are they and are they necessary?

Dilating drops are an integral part of the eye exam for adults and for children.  They allow the doctor to see past the pupil, to examine the inside of the eye.  They allow us to diagnose conditions such as Glaucoma, Diabetic retinopathy and Macular degeneration.  In addition, they relax they ability for children to accomodate,… Read More

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