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Glaucoma Specialist, Benjamin Whigham, M.D., Joins SightMD

SightMD, a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology platform and a portfolio company of Chicago Pacific Founders, today announced that it has hired glaucoma specialist, Benjamin T. Whigham, M.D. to join its growing team of over 80 providers in the Tri-state area. Dr. Whigham is a former post-doctorate clinical fellow at Columbia University Medical Center in New York,… Read More


Vitreo-Retinal Specialist, Yefim Genson, D.O., Joins SightMD

SightMD, a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology platform and a portfolio company of Chicago Pacific Founders, today announced that it has hired retinal specialist Yefim Genson, D.O., F.A.C.S. to join its growing team of over 80 providers in the Tri-state area. Dr. Genson is an attentive and uniquely-trained ophthalmologist with sub-specialty training in the diseases and surgery of the vitreous… Read More


Does Age Matter With LASIK?

Have you been thinking about getting LASIK eye surgery? Are you tired of wearing glasses or contacts? Deciding to get LASIK eye surgery is life-changing. As long as you meet the criteria for the procedure, you should be able to have it. There is no “right” age or age limit on getting LASIK eye surgery…. Read More


SightMD Announces Partnership with George T. Schirripa, M.D.

SightMD, a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology platform and a portfolio company of Chicago Pacific Founders, announced a strategic partnership with George T. Schirripa, M.D.  The partnership expands SightMD’s leading position in New York, adding the Company’s second location in Westchester County and bringing SightMD’s current footprint to 35 locations and 70+ providers spanning Westchester County through… Read More


SightMD Announces Acquisition of Park Avenue Eye Institute and Robert R. Ditkoff, M.D.

SightMD, a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology platform and a portfolio company of Chicago Pacific Founders, today announced a strategic partnership with Robert R. Ditkoff, M.D., P.C., d/b/a Park Avenue Eye Institute, a Manhattan-based ophthalmology practice. Park Avenue Eye Institute represents SightMD’s second office in Manhattan, with its leading provider, Dr. Ditkoff, bringing over 30 years of… Read More


Why Do I Need A Hearing Exam?

Do you remember the last time you had a hearing exam? Do you find it difficult to hear people when they talk quietly? If you do not know when your last exam was, and you experience any of these hearing issues, it might be time for an exam. Hearing issues are a lot more common… Read More


SightMD Announces Strategic Partnership with Joseph A. Blanco, M.D., P.C.

SightMD, a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology platform and a portfolio company of Chicago Pacific Founders, today announced a strategic partnership with Joseph A. Blanco, M.D., P.C., a Manhasset-based ophthalmology practice. The acquisition represents SightMD’s first office in Manhasset, N.Y., while Dr. Blanco brings 30+ years of ophthalmic experience to SightMD’s growing team of over 70 providers… Read More


SightMD Announces Acquisition of Hatsis Laser Vision

SightMD, a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology platform and a portfolio company of Chicago Pacific Founders, today announced a strategic partnership with Alexander P. Hatsis, M.D., FACS of Hatsis Laser Vision.  The partnership expands SightMD’s presence on Long Island, adding an additional Nassau County location and three providers to SightMD’s current footprint of 32 locations and 70+… Read More


What Are Cataracts?

One of the most gratifying procedures we perform at SightMD is cataract surgery at SightMD. Cataracts are the world’s leading cause of reversible blindness. In the US alone they affect over 20 million adults. Keep reading to learn more about cataracts! What are cataracts? We’re all born with a lens in our eye. The role… Read More


What is a Lazy Eye

We’ve all heard the term “lazy eye,” but what does it mean? Every day, we see patients here at SightMD. Some have a lazy eye or other conditions like ptosis or strabismus. Keep reading to learn more about these conditions! “Lazy eye” isn’t the right term A lazy eye is a generic term that implies… Read More


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