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Cataract Surgery at SightMD in Long Island New York

When it comes to cataract surgery, the board certified eye doctors at SightMD are thrilled to be at the forefront of technology and technique and enjoy being the choice of Long Island when it comes to cataract treatment.  SightMD has 25 locations across Long Island, Queens and Manhattan.  We are a next generation eye care… Read More


Learning about LASIK and Dry Eye Disease for 2017

When you think of LASIK at North Shore Eye Care/SightMD, our new state-of-the-art LASIK center has bladeless and custom technology. The LASIK center is strictly temperature and humidity controlled. Whether you are nearsighted, farsighted or have astigmatism, our Customvue/Idesign mapping system creates a unique fingerprint of your visual system much like the fingerprint on your… Read More


UNTREATED HEARING LOSS AND AUDITORY DEPRIVATION; IS THERE A CONNECTION?

When an individual is first diagnosed with a hearing loss some of the most common questions are Can I a wait another year? Do I really need hearing aids? What if I only wear one hearing aid? Many patients come to there initial audiological evaluation because they are being told by family members or friends… Read More


Glaucoma Patients Should Consider Astigmatism Correction during Cataract Surgery

               Glaucoma patients should consider astigmatism correction during cataract surgery.  Glaucoma is a slowly progressive degenerative condition affecting the optic nerve.  Over time, increased eye pressure and/or poor blood flow to the nerve causes damage to the nerve.  Initially the peripheral vision is affected, but eventually, the central vision… Read More


Cataract Appointments: What a perspective patient should expect.

Patient’s interested in scheduling Cataract Surgery will start with a cataract evaluation. A cataract evaluation takes place in the office with your prospective surgeon. At this appointment, patient’s should prepare to be dilated. Eye drops are administered, causing your pupils to widen, allowing in more light, & giving your doctor a better view of the back… Read More


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