Category: Cataract

Jeffrey Martin, M.D., First Surgeon at SightMD to Implant the New Alcon Vivity IOL

We are so proud to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Martin is the first surgeon at SightMD to implant the new Alcon Vivity IOL. What is Alcon’s Vivity IOL? Vivity complements Alcon’s existing IOL portfolio by providing an additional option for cataract patients to treat presbyopia.  This non-diffractive lens offers a continuous extended range of vision… Read More

Postoperative Management of Dislocated Presbyopia-Correcting Intraocular Lenses

An article by Dr. Alanna Nattis In an article published in Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, Dr. Alanna Nattis outlines how to manage dislocated presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses (PCIOLs).  Dr. Nattis discusses how certain strategies may be chosen for particular patients based on the specific characteristics of each case. “As innovation surrounding cataract and refractive surgery… Read More

7 Things You Should Know About Cataracts

Are you worried about getting cataracts? Were you recently diagnosed with cataracts? As we age, cataracts become a common condition we deal with. By the age of 80, about half of our peers will have cataracts. But it is still possible to develop cataracts earlier in life too. Keep reading for 7 things you should… 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

How Can I Minimize My Cataract Risk?

Cataracts are a common, age-related condition affecting your vision, that left untreated, could eventually lead to blindness. Up to 70 percent of those 75 or older have or have had cataracts, making cataract surgery one of the most frequently performed outpatient laser eye surgeries in America. While most cases of cataracts are age-related, there are… Read More

Pregnancy and what can happen to your vision

Pregnancy can cause physiologic changes throughout a woman’s body and the eyes are no exception. Many of these changes are relatively minor and completely reversible. Because the developing fetus requires nutrients for normal development, nutritional demands on the mother increase. For this reason supplements are often advised. This is particularly important in some parts of… Read More

Laser Cataract Surgery

When considering cataract surgery, let the ophthalmic surgeons of SightMD previously North Shore Eye Care help you. The eye surgeons  of SightMD are experts in the field of cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgical procedure in the United States. Additionally, we also offer laser cataract surgery. Laser cataract surgery is the… Read More

How to fix upper eyelids when they start to effect your vision

Blepharoplasty is an outpatient surgery to improve the appearance of the upper and/or lower eyelids. Excess skin, muscle, and fat can be removed from around the eyes to rejuvenate the midface. Blepharoplasty surgery usually takes less than one hour and is performed in an outpatient surgery center under intravenous sedation. It is normal to be… Read More

Cataract Surgery and What Lens Options Are Available

John Mauro, MD

At SightMD, previously North Shore Eye Care , we give the ability to patients to see far and near. Our board certified doctors offer the best in intraocular lens (IOL) technology. We perform over a thousand cataract surgery procedures each year. We use a technique free of injections, sutures, or eye patches. All of our… Read More

Allergy Season is Upon Us

While Spring is a beautiful time of year, for allergy sufferers it can bring misery. At SightMD, previously North Shore Eye Care we see a large upsurge of patients complaining of red, itchy eyes during this time of year. When just the eyes are involved there are many different types of drops that can be… Read More

Over 40 Locations To Serve You

Contact Us

LASIK Self TestCataract Self TestMeet our DoctorsPay My Bill Online