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Going Digital with the Alcon NGENUITY 3D Visualization System

Visualization in the operating theater is of paramount importance to a successful surgical outcome, and ophthalmology is on the cusp of a new era. Our doctors are finding success with the NGENUITY® 3D Visualization System with DATAFUSIONTM. SightMD’s very own, Dr. Eric Rosenberg has been leading the national transformation in the Cornea, Cataract and Complex… Read More


COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols for SightMD Centers

As a notice to our patients, the staff at all SightMD centers are following new health and safety protocols in response to coronavirus. 1. Upon arrival, all patients will be screened for COVID-19. All patients will have their temperature taken and be screened for COVID-19 by being asked the following questions: Have you tested positive… Read More


SightMD Announces Acquisition of Hatsis Laser Vision

SightMD, a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology platform and a portfolio company of Chicago Pacific Founders, today announced a strategic partnership with Alexander P. Hatsis, M.D., FACS of Hatsis Laser Vision.  The partnership expands SightMD’s presence on Long Island, adding an additional Nassau County location and three providers to SightMD’s current footprint of 32 locations and 70+… Read More


Hearing Aids – It’s An Adjustment

Deborah LaBel, M.S.

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

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

ASOP

[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

Deborah LaBel, M.S.

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

Deborah LaBel, M.S.

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


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