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Hearing Aids – It’s An Adjustment


One very common misconception about hearing aids is that they are “just like eyeglasses,” meaning that once you put them on, your hearing troubles are immediately “corrected,” much the same as eyeglasses “correct” your vision when worn. Eyeglasses are considered corrective because when properly set and worn, your vision will be improved to the normal… Read More

The Best LASIK Surgeons…Best of Long Island 2018 Winners SightMD


When it comes to LASIK in Long Island New York, SightMD provides the best in bladeless custom LASIK laser vision correction.  This year, SightMD was recognized as the best LASIK eye care practice on Long Island in the “Best of Long Island” contest as seen in the Long Island Press.  SightMD also has more “Top Doctors: New… Read More

Stye and Chalazion Treatment | Eyelid Swelling


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

When Hearing Aids Are Not Enough


Sometimes even the most advanced technology cannot provide optimal hearing support in the most challenging listening situations for all patients. Fortunately there are many options to consider when your hearing aids are not enough! Many of today’s hearing aids have the ability to connect to your smartphone. This can be a direct wireless connection via… Read More

Cataract Surgery: Guide to Choosing the Right Lens Implant


A big decision that cataract patients need to make is the type of lens implant they will want. Medical insurance coverage will include a standard lens implant. Provided there is no astigmatism (which will be explained below), this standard lens implant is capable of correcting distance vision. This means that if patients did not need… Read More

How to Have A Better Conversation With Someone With Hearing Loss


For people with hearing loss, conversations with friends and family can be very difficult. The extra effort needed to understand a conversation correctly can leave your loved one feeling tired and frustrated. It can be hard to watch family and friends struggle and it is easy to get annoyed when they don’t understand what is… 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

Cataract Experts at SightMD


When it comes to cataract surgery in Long Island, New York, SightMD leads the way with more top cataract surgeons than any other eye care practice in Long Island.  So what is a cataract and how is it fixed? What is a Cataract? Many of our patients come to the office thinking that a cataract… Read More

Cataracts: After Surgery


Congratulations! You’ve just had cataract surgery performed by a Best of Long Island top Ophthalmologist.  Now that surgery has been completed you might be wondering what to do next. While you’re in the recovery stage following surgery you’re likely to be administering eye drops to improve your healing process. Please follow the schedule provided by your… Read More

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