Tag: In The News

SightMD’s Dr. Alanna Nattis Conducts Study on the Influence of Bacterial Burden on Meibomian Gland Dysfunction and Ocular Disease

In an article written in Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, Dr. Alanna Nattis and her fellow researchers assessed the bacterial burden on the eyelid margins and within the meibomian glands in 40 patients. After obtaining cultures and performing a variety of diagnostic tests, the researchers found a predominance of coagulase-negative staphylococci within the biofilms of… Read More


Perfecting The Yamane Technique: A Step-by-step Explanation Co-Authored by SightMD’s Dr. Alanna Nattis

In an article written in Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, Dr. Alanna Nattis and her colleagues explore the management and surgical fixation of dislocated intraocular lenses.  Over the years, professionals have transitioned from suture techniques to an elegant sutureless haptic fixation technique, the Yamane technique. According to the team, this process presents a steep learning… Read More


SightMD Earns Top Honors In Three Categories In 2020 Annual ‘Best of Long Island’ Competition

February 28, 2020 – SMITHTOWN, LONG ISLAND… In what has become the most professional and prestigious award program on Long Island, SightMD has once again earned top honors in the 15th Annual Best of Long Island (BOLI) 2020. For the past seven years SightMD has been named ‘Best LASIK Surgery Practice’, the past six years… Read More


Dr. Kligman has been elected to serve on the Program Committee for the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting

Dr. Kligman, A Board Certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained cornea, LASIK and cataract surgery specialist at SightMD was selected to serve on the Program Committee for the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting.   For the second year in a row, Dr. Kligman will be a Reviewer for the Refractive Surgery section of the meeting, responsible for… Read More


Dr. Michael Savetsky – Doctors Abroad Foundation Seventh Annual Medical Mission December 2019

Michael Savetsky, M.D. a board certified ophthalmologist at SightMD, recently traveled to Nhi Dong 2 Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in December 2019 with the Doctors Abroad Foundation to volunteer in their Seventh Annual Medical Mission.  Doctors Abroad Foundation is a nonprofit whose purpose is to provide medical care to underprivileged families worldwide. … Read More


Dr. Lawrence Buono – A Seminar on Preventing and Treating Glaucoma and Other Age-Related Eye Diseases

On January 15th, SightMD’s Dr. Lawrence Buono spoke to a large audience of Peconic Landing residents on Long Island’s North Fork about the importance of preventing and treating glaucoma and other age-related eye diseases, including macular degeneration, dry eye, and cataract surgery.  Dr. Buono’s well-received presentation, which coincides with Glaucoma Awareness month, has become an… 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


Cataract Patients and their Coordinators

Here at Sight MD we strive in making each and every patient feel like they are one of our own. When I first meet a cataract patient I try making them laugh because I know how nerve wrecking it can be to be told that you need eye surgery. My first thought is what if… Read More


Nassau County Optometry Society Honors Dr. Samuel Baharestani

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[GARDEN CITY, NEW YORK] – Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon, Dr. Samuel Baharestani, MD, FACS, has been invited to lecture on “A Clinical Approach to the Tearing Patient” on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.  Nassau County Optometrists will be in attendance to learn more about medical and surgical techniques to take care of patients with watery eyes…. Read More


Plastic Surgeon Samuel Baharestani, MD, Named Top Influencer Worldwide

Prominent oculoplastic surgeon, Samuel Baharestani, MD has been named one of the 500 most influential cosmetic surgeons worldwide, according to RealSelf 500, a leading online resource destination for patients seeking elective cosmetic procedures. Dr. Baharestani – who currently heads the cosmetic and reconstructive oculoplastic surgery department for SightMD – received the award for his positive… Read More


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