Category: Oculoplastics

Eyelid Surgery Cost | Long Island, NY

[New York] – An oculoplastic surgeon is a board certified ophthalmologist with sub-specialty training in plastic surgery around the eyes and face.  Also known as ophthalmic plastic surgery, the field centers around plastic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, tear ducts, and orbit, along with cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and brows.  Oculoplastic surgeons also… Read More

Stye and Chalazion Treatment | Eyelid Swelling

Stye Chalazion

Long Island patients with eyelid swelling or styes are best treated by an oculoplastic surgeon to improve the condition.  A stye is a blocked oil gland of the lids that results in pain, redness, and swelling of the face.  Hot compresses and eye drops/ointments are the first line treatment for a stye before considering a… Read More

Eye Plastic Surgery | Long Island | New York


[Long Island, NY] – Eye plastic surgery (also known as oculoplastic surgery) is a special branch of medicine that combines Ophthalmology and cosmetic surgery.  Also known as ophthalmic plastic surgery, the field offers specialized attention to cosmetic and reconstructive procedures around the eyes and face.  SightMD offers eye plastic surgery consultations in Manhattan, Queens, Nassau… Read More

Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery By An Oculoplastic Surgeon


[Long Island, NY] – From New York City to the Hamptons SightMD provides cosmetic surgery consultations for patients who are interested in eyelid procedures.  Blepharoplasty, ptosis repair, and brow lifting can all be performed by an oculoplastic surgeon to lift the lids.  These procedures can be done cosmetically to improve looks or functionally to improve… Read More

Is there such a thing as a non-surgical face lift?

Radiesse is a filler product that can be injected into the face to restore volume that has been lost from sun damage and aging. It is usually used to fill the midface, nasolabial folds, marionette lines, jowls, and augment the cheek bones. It can also be used to treat the hands. Radiesse injections typically last… Read More

How Much Does Eyelid Surgery Cost?


[Long Island, NY] – Eyelid surgery is usually performed by a specialist known as an oculoplastic or ophthalmic plastic surgeon.  While most eyelid surgeries that improve vision or maintain function of the eye are covered by insurance, any procedure done to improve the appearance of the eyes or face is usually considered to be cosmetic…. Read More

Talking about Glaucoma

Open-angle glaucoma, the most common form of glaucoma, affects about 3 million Americans. Half of these people do not even know that they have glaucoma. While there is no current cure for glaucoma, earyl detection and treatment can help prevent further loss of vision and blindness. Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the normal… Read More

Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon | Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery


LONG ISLAND, NY — Oculoplastic surgery (also known as ophthalmic plastic surgery) is a specialized dynamic field of medicine that combines the microsurgery of Ophthalmology with the cosmetic principles of plastic surgery to offer patients the latest technology and most modern techniques for cosmetic eyelid surgery. The most common procedures performed by an oculoplastic surgeon… Read More

The Dr. Frank Verdone Memorial Symposium For Optometrists by SightMD

SightMD had its biannual Optometry Symposium at the Huntington Hilton Hotel in Melville, NY on Sunday January 21st.   The ophthalmologists at SightMD have a special relationship with local optometrists, who serve as primary eye care providers to many of our patients (about 80%).  We co-manage many cataract and LASIK patients with optometrists in the… Read More

Does my child need an eye exam?

How are young children examined? What if they can’t read or can’t understand the eye chart? What if they manipulate the chart? These are common questions parents ask of Pediatric Ophthalmologists. One aspect of Pediatric Ophthalmology that is very different than adult Ophthalmology is that a visual acuity test is use as a guide for… Read More

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