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Astigmatism vs. normal vision

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Understanding Astigmatism

What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a refractive error that occurs when the cornea or lens of the eye has an irregular shape. Instead of being perfectly round like a basketball, the cornea or lens may be shaped more like...

May 04, 2024
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Advances in Eye Care

LASIK Follow-Up Care

Understanding LASIK Follow-Up Care LASIK eye surgery is a life-changing procedure that can dramatically improve your vision and liberate you from the hassles of glasses and contact lenses. However, achieving optimal results requires diligent post-operative care and regular follow-up...

April 11, 2024
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Advances in Eye Care

Light Adjustable Lenses: Revolutionizing Vision Correction

Advancements in the field of ophthalmology have brought forth innovative solutions to improve vision and enhance quality of life. One such breakthrough is the Light Adjustable Lens (LAL). With its ability to be customized and fine-tuned post-surgery, the LAL...

June 21, 2023
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Eye and Ear Health, Getting Care

How Long Do I Have to Wear an Eye Shield After Cataract Surgery?

If you have been diagnosed with cataracts and decided to undergo surgery, you should know that this operation is safe and relatively quick, as it can be performed between 30 and 45 minutes. It is important, however, to be familiar...

May 04, 2023
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Advances in Eye Care, Eye and Ear Health

LASIK vs Cataract Surgery: How do they compare?

If you’ve been following “Everyday Insight” on a regular basis (and we at SightMD hope you are), you’ve most likely read blogs about or glanced over descriptions of the terms—“cataract surgery” and “LASIK eye surgery.” In fact, you may...

April 07, 2023
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Eye and Ear Health, Getting Care

Workplace Eye Safety Awareness Month

Each day on job sites across the U.S over 2,000 eye injuries occur and one in ten of those injuries required missed days of work to recover. Of the total amount of work-related eye injuries that occur, 10 to...

March 14, 2023
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best of long island lasik practice

Advances in Eye Care, Eye and Ear Health

The Best LASIK Practice on Long Island

SightMD has now earned the Best LASIK Surgery practice title for nine years in a row! Here at SightMD, we have spent years refining the art of laser vision correction so that we could provide you with the safest, most reliable...

January 24, 2023
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Advances in Eye Care

Needles & Cataract Surgery – Are they Necessary?

Cataract Surgery is a common elective eye surgery that is performed 4.5 million times each year in the United States. The success rate is very high, and the chance of complication is around 1 percent in established, experienced cataract surgery...

January 20, 2023
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Advances in Eye Care, Eye and Ear Health

Does LASIK Eye Surgery Last Forever?

A lot has been written about LASIK Eye Surgery, ranging from the risks involved with the operation to how long the healing process takes, among other topics. To this list, SightMD adds a question that many candidates have: Will LASIK improve their vision for...

December 30, 2022
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Advances in Eye Care, Eye and Ear Health

Cataract Surgery on Long Island

If you are interested in getting Cataract Surgery in Suffolk County or Nassau County on Long Island, we invite you to experience the SightMD difference at our Long Island locations which offers full-service Cataract Surgery. Each of our locations provides comprehensive ophthalmology and...

December 13, 2022
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