Tag: Cataracts

What Are Cataracts?

One of the most gratifying procedures we perform at SightMD is cataract surgery at SightMD. Cataracts are the world’s leading cause of reversible blindness. In the US alone they affect over 20 million adults. Keep reading to learn more about cataracts! What are cataracts? We’re all born with a lens in our eye. The role… Read More


What Can I Do About My Pterygium?

Most pterygia start off as pingueculae. A pinguecula is a whitish-yellow growth or elevation on the white part of the eye. They are most commonly located nasally or temporally along the interpalbebral fissure which is the area between the upper and lower eyelid. When pingueculae start to grow centrally over the cornea creating a wing-like… Read More


What is Uveitis

Although uveitis is defined as inflammation of the uvea, or uveal tract (iris, ciliary body and choroid), it can occur in any part of the eye including the retina, vitreous, cornea, sclera, optic nerve and lens. It can occur secondary to infection, autoimmune disorders (which causes the body to attack its own tissues), or sometimes… Read More


Cataract Surgery and What Lens Options Are Available

John Mauro, MD

At SightMD, previously North Shore Eye Care , we give the ability to patients to see far and near. Our board certified doctors offer the best in intraocular lens (IOL) technology. We perform over a thousand cataract surgery procedures each year. We use a technique free of injections, sutures, or eye patches. All of our… Read More


Cataract Surgery with Astigmatism Correction for 2018

The eye physicians and surgeons of SightMD previously North Shore Eye Care are fully committed to providing the best eye care on Long Island. Our eye doctors specialize in cataract surgery, and helping our patients get the most out of their experience. We perform cataract surgery with topical anesthesia. We also offer laser cataract surgery… Read More


SightMD and Cataract Surgery, Making a difference in 2018

Many things have changed over the years, but our dedication toward excellence in eye care and eye surgery has remained with us at our New York practices. Our Doctors are board certified and perform the best in cataract surgery in a practice that does over a thousand cataract surgery procedures a year. There are several… Read More


What is the difference between iLASIK and traditional LASIK?

SightMD, previously known as North Shore Eye Care, the 2018 Official LASIK Provider for the New York Mets, is delivering the best in LASIK at the best value to our community. Offering discounts to our superstars. The promotion is for law enforcement, firefighters, EMT’s, nurses, doctors and teachers. Along with the best board certified LASIK… Read More


On behalf of all the Doctors and Staff at SightMD we wish you a Happy New Year for 2018!

As the largest and most successful lasik center in Suffolk County our board certified ophthalmic surgeons are dedicated to offering are patients the very best in care. At SightMD, previously North Shore Eye Care we perform I-Lasik which employs many novel innovations that have been applied to lasik surgery over the past decade. This includes… Read More


Here at SightMD we want to wish everyone Happy Holidays!

The Doctors and staff at SightMD/North Shore Eye Care wish everyone Happy Holidays and are grateful for the support and trust bestowed on us by our patients this year. As the largest and most successful LASIK center in Suffolk County our board certified ophthalmic surgeons are dedicated to offering are patients the very best in… Read More


Its Winter time and Dry Eye Season is Here!

Dry eye syndrome (DES) is a very common problem. It becomes even more prevalent as we age. It is also exacerbated in the cooler months. There are many contributing factors, so treatment requires multiple approaches. We used to believe dry eye was merely a decrease in tear production. We thought that by increasing lubrication alone… Read More


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