Category: Cornea

LASIK surgery, correcting astigmatism, farsightedness and nearsightedness in 2018

LASIK or Laser in-situ keratomileusiss is a procedure for correcting farsightedness, nearsightedness and astigmatism. Astigmatism is caused by having different curvatures on the surface of the cornea. Almost every person has some form of astigmatism. In Smithtown Long Island in New York, Our open access LASIK center offers the best in LASIK treatment and the… Read More

Can I get another 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… Read More

Is your hearing affected by other daily activities?

There are many daily activities that we do during the day. Spinning is a great way to stay in shape. With the success of chains like SoulCycle it is apparent that growing numbers of people enjoy this type of fitness class. Part of the appeal of the classes is the inspirational beat of the music… Read More

Availability of cornea donor tissue

The first successful solid tissue transplant was a cornea in 1905. That alone tells you how successful cornea transplants are over 100 years later. However, the question that people usually ask is whether they have to go on a list and wait months or years to find a cornea for them. This is a good… Read More

Laser Cataract Surgery in 2018

Cataract surgery is one of the most common and safest surgical procedures performed through out our country and through out the world for that matter. A cataract occurs when the natural lens with in one’s eye becomes clouded. This is a natural process which most individuals experience as time goes on. As the cataract grows… Read More

Allergies are just around the corner for Spring of 2018

Even though allergies can be associated with nasal symptoms and generalized malaise, the ophthalmologists at SightMD, previously North Shore Eye Care see many people with severe ocular complaints. Many of the sufferers are contact lens patients. Ocular complaints may consist of severe itching and burning often associated with a mucus discharge. In these cases the… Read More

The Dr. Frank Verdone Memorial Symposium For Optometrists by SightMD

SightMD hosted its 20th installment of the Dr. Frank Verdone Memorial Continuing Education Program on Sunday, February 28, 2021. This bi-annual event is held honor of our dear friend and colleague Dr. Frank Verdone who lost his battle with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) in 2018. Every year, ophthalmologists at SightMD lecture on a variety of… Read More

Laser Vision Correction for 2018

SightMD, previously known as North Shore Eye Care in Long Island New York is delivering the best in LASIK at the best value to our community. This promotion is for law enforcement, firefighters, EMT’s, nurses, doctors and teachers. Along with the best board certified LASIK surgeons in Long Island, our community superstars receive a larger… Read More

SightMD is proud to be the the 2018 official LASIK Providers of the New York Mets

Cataract surgery comes around only once and it has become a second chance at great vision. Patients have a one-time opportunity to pick the type of lens he or she would prefer at the time of surgery. Here at SIGHTMD previously North Shore Eye Care, we perform laser cataract surgery with topical anesthesia. Our small… Read More

SightMD was voted #1 again by Bethpage Best of Long Island in 2017

SightMD was voted #1 again by Bethpage Best of Long Island in 2017!  This time, we were voted #1 in three categories, adding Best Cosmetic Surgeon to our list of distinction as Best Ophthalmologist and Best LASIK Center.  This continues our winning streak in 2015 and 2016.  In addition to having the honor of being… Read More

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