Category: In The News

Dr. Alanna Nattis Invited To Lecture At Millennial Eye Live

At the recently held ‘Millennial Eye Live’ meeting September on 6-8, 2019 in Louisville, KY, cataract, cornea & refractive specialist, Alanna Nattis, DO was invited to serve as a faculty member and panelist. Dr. Nattis’ course was entitled, ‘Making the Most Out of Fellowship,’ and she was joined by fellow faculty members and millennial eye… Read More


Free Youth Screening Day with NBA Star Spencer Dinwiddie

SightMD partnered with Brooklyn Nets NBA Star, Spencer Dinwiddie on September 21st for a meet and greet + FREE screening for the youth at SightMD’s Babylon location! This event was sponsored by The Dinwiddie Family Foundation who teamed up with SightMD to provide free vision screening to children in need. Our very own Dr. Richard… Read More


SightMD Walks to Defeat ALS

What better way to help DEFEAT ALS than by joining your SightMD teammates for a ‘Walk-In-The-Park’. This past Saturday, Team SightMD Walked to Defeat ALS at Eisenhower Park. This year we walked stronger than ever in loving memory of Dr. Frank Verdone, who lost his battle with ALS in January 2018. 


SightMD Supports Dinwiddie’s 3’s For Better Vision

In January 2019, Brooklyn Nets point guard, Spencer Dinwiddie and The Dinwiddie Family Foundation (DFF) announced a unique partnership with SightMD, the largest Ophthalmology and Eye Care Practice in the Northeast, in an effort to support Dinwiddie’s 3s For Better Vision and lead the charge in childhood eye and ocular disease prevention. 3s For Better Vision provides… Read More


Manhasset Grand Opening!

It was a GRAND DAY in Manhasset as Joseph A. Blanco, MD and Brad Kligman, MD celebrated the Grand Opening of our new office in Manhasset, located at 133 Plandome Road. What a wonderful way to introduce SightMD’s core values to our community leadership at the local and state level. 


Basics of Pediatric Ophthalmology: A Lecture from Dr. Liebert

Michelle Liebert, M.D., a pediatric ophthalmologist at SightMD, recently presented a lecture titled the Basics of Pediatric Ophthalmology in Levittown, NY. In this lecture, she discussed the below key topics in pediatric ophthalmology today: Diseases that disrupt visual development in children Management of ocular diseases When to perform surgery or prescribe glasses for children Conditions… Read More


Meds and MIGS: What’s New in Glaucoma

Dr. Seth Potash, a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist at SightMD,  recently presented a lecture in Westchester, NY on Meds and MIGS (Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery), talking about what’s new in glaucoma. In this lecture, he discussed the following: 1) New glaucoma medications: Efficacy Mechanism of Action Side effects 2) MIGS procedures: trabecular meshwork targeted procedures suprachoroidal… Read More


Town Hall Meeting Showcases SightMD’s Mission, Vision, and Future

SightMD teammates attending our September 4th Town Hall event at the Huntington Hilton were treated to an evening of VISION (pun intended) as senior management gave attendees a glimpse of what the future holds for our exciting – and rapidly expanding – company. And YES, the future does indeed look promising for SightMD and our… Read More


Glaucoma Specialist, Amy Mehta, M.D., Joins SightMD

SightMD, a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology platform and a portfolio company of Chicago Pacific Founders (“CPF”), today announced that it has hired glaucoma specialist, Amy Mehta, M.D. to join its growing team of over 80 providers in the Tri-state area. Dr. Mehta is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in the latest breakthroughs in glaucoma management and surgical techniques…. Read More


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


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