Tag: Eye Doctor

Glaucoma comes in many different ways


Glaucoma is the term used to describe a group of eye diseases in which the intraocular pressure (pressure within the eyeball) is increased and causes progressive damage to the optic nerve. (The optic nerve is like a telephone trunk line – it is composed of 1.2 million small fibers and transmits images from the eye… 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

SightMD expands eye care in Smithtown New York with Opening of Expanded Office


SightMD is getting ready to expand eye care services in the Smithtown New York location in Long Island.  In this larger office, we are dedicating the new eye care space to eye doctors that specialize in pediatric ophthalmology and ophthalmic plastic surgery.   SightMD is an eye care practice that was originally started in 1962 by… Read More

SightMD, the Leader in Eye Care on Long Island


The SightMD Difference SightMD is the leader in eye care on Long Island, also in Queens and Manhattan.  SightMD has grown as a next generation eye care practice with the best in eye care technology and surgical technique.  SightMD is open 7 days a week.  Our call center is open 24 hours a day, seven… Read More

Sight MD… LASIK and Cataract Specialists on Long Island


SightMD has sprung onto the scene on Long Island and Queens as well as New York City.  So what is Sight MD?  You have heard of it, but was wondering what it is. SightMD is the next generation eye care practice that was formed as the merger of the two largest eye doctor practices in… Read More

What Does a Cataract Patient Need to Know… From The Top Eye Doctors in Long Island, Sight MD


When it comes to cataract surgery, there are many points to know and many questions that should be asked.  When my father started performing cataract surgery in 1960 in Smithtown New York as the first ophthalmologist in Smithtown, there were few questions when it came to cataract surgery.  There were no implant lenses… there were… Read More

Routine eye exams can save your vision and even your life!


Many diseases can affect people’s eyes without them even knowing it.  Many of these diseases if left untreated can result in permanent blindness.  When blindness ensues it is almost never reversible.  One notable exception is cataracts.  While most cataracts cause a gradual loss of vision over a period of months to years they sometimes proceed… Read More

The Best in Cataract Surgery by Top Cataract Surgeons


North Shore Eye Care was founded in 1962 by Dr. Sidney Martin and now has grown into a regional leader in eye care. Recently North Shore Eye Care has joined together with Long Island Eye Surgical Care to become Sight MD, the largest eye care provider in New York. Our mission as Sight MD is… Read More

How to deal with loss of near vision in middle age patients


For all those frustrated, middle aged people who are losing their focusing abiity to see things both near and far away, new surgical modalities are now available for reducing the need of reading glasses and bifocals One of the first signs of aging is the loss of ability to see objects close to you when… Read More

Eye Doctors When You Need It, Where You Need It… Long Island, NYC


North Shore Eye Care has been around for over 50 years. The Long Island eye care practice was started by Dr. Sidney Martin in 1962 in Smithtown New York. Eye Doctors practiced ophthalmology in home office combinations back then… they converted the garage of their house into a small office. As the years past, the… Read More

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