Tag: Femtolaser Cataract Surgery

Femtolaser-Assisted Cataract Extraction and the Symfony Lens Implant

North Shore Eye has always been at the forefront when it comes to cataract surgery. We have always adopted the latest technologies to make cataract surgery safer and more accurate providing spectacle-free vision to many of our patients. We have embraced new technologies like femtolaser assisted cataract surgery and most recently, a new intraocular lens… Read More


Introducing the Symfony Lens: Achieving spectacle-free vision from distance to near after cataract surgery, even if you have astigmatism

I am very excited about the recent release of AMO’s new intraocular lens implant, the Symfony, which can extend the range of uncorrected vision after cataract surgery while simultaneously correcting for astigmatism, the first lens of such kind to be released in the United States. During cataract surgery, the cloudy lens (the cataract) is removed… Read More


Femtosecond LASER Cataract Surgery Available at SightMD

Cataract surgery is one of the most common and safest surgical procedures performed through out our country and through out the world for that matter. A cataract occurs when the natural lens with in one’s eye becomes clouded. This is a natural process which most individuals experience as time goes on. As the cataract grows… Read More


Talking About Secondary causes of cataracts at North Shore Eye Care

There are several secondary causes of cataract that make a cataract occur earlier or more quickly. A cataract is a clouding of the natural lens of the that occurs as we age. This natural aging of the lens usually results in symptoms such as glare with oncoming headlights at night, glare with sunlight and blurred… Read More


North Shore Eye Care, is proud to be the the 2016 official LASIK Providers of the New York Mets and continues to offer Advanced Laser Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery comes around only once and it has become a second chance at great vision. Patients have a one-time opportunity to pick the type of lens he or she would prefer at the time of surgery. Here at North Shore Eye Care, we perform laser cataract surgery with topical anesthesia. The entire procedure is… Read More


Ophthalmologists From SightMD Go to ASCRS Conference in New Orleans to Discuss the Latest Advances in Cataract Surgery

The technology for cataract surgery advances at a rapid pace. The benefits of new technology is unquestionable: the precision and increased safety of femtolaser cataract surgery, specialized lens implants that can correct astigmatism and presbyopia to decrease dependency on glasses, advanced instruments that can more precisely measure the length and shape of the eye resulting… Read More


Femptosecond Laser technology leads the way in cataract surgery

The surgeons at North Shore Eye Care with offices in many locations in Suffolk County are the official team physicians for our New York Islanders and the LASIK providers for the New York Mets. We have been a leader in cataract surgery in Suffolk County for the past 50 years. While cataract surgery has been… Read More


SightMD is proud to be the the 2016 official LASIK Providers of the New York Mets

Cataract surgery comes around only once and it has become a second chance at great vision. Patients have a one-time opportunity to pick the type of lens he or she would prefer at the time of surgery. Here at North Shore Eye Care, we perform laser cataract surgery with topical anesthesia. Our small incision technique… Read More


New, improved outpatient cataract surgery offers increased safety with options that offer greater independence from glasses

Cataract surgery has gone through various stages of evolution over time. Once a very primitive procedure it was reserved for people that had gone blind from their cataracts. In ancient times a method known as couching was the only way to restore partial vision. This consisted of using an instrument to dislocate the cataractous lens… Read More


The advantages of femtolaser cataract surgery

A cataract is when the lens in the eye gets cloudy so you can no longer see; even glasses won’t help. The lens gets cloudy for many reasons, most commonly age, but can also be exacerbated by diabetes, smoking, corticosteroid use, and sun or UV light exposure among others. In order to be able to… Read More


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