Tag: Macular Degeneration

Giving Back in 2018 by Honoring our Community Superstars

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At SightMD previously North Shore Eye Care in Long Island New York we have multiple locations across Long Island is delivering the best in LASIK at the best value to our community heroes. The promotion is for law enforcement, firefighters, EMT, nurses, doctors and teachers. Along with the best board certified LASIK surgeons in Long… Read More


Macular Degeneration

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Macular degeneration is an age-related condition of the macula, an area of the retina at the back of the eye that is responsible for seeing fine detail when reading or looking straight ahead.  In order to see 20/20 the macula must be functioning perfected.  Macular degeneration is the leading cause of decreased vision in people… Read More


Celebrate Mothers Day With Comprehensive Eye Exam

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Happy Mothers Day from all of us at SightMD. In honor of your mother or grandmother consider giving them or anyone else you love the gift of sight. One of the best things you can do to make sure that you’re seeing the best you can is to have a comprehensive dilated eye exam. Millions… Read More


Macular degeneration: the leading cause of blindness in those over 50

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Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in those over 50. The macula is the central part of the retina responsible for sharp, central vision while the rest of the retina is responsible for peripheral vision. While there are other conditions that can affect the macula such as diabetes, age-related macular degeneration is the… Read More


Celebrate Macular Degeneration Month With a Eye Exam at SightMD

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Macular degeneration is the leading cause of decreased vision in people over 65 years of age. Along with glaucoma and cataracts it is one of the most frequent diseases diagnosed by eye doctors. Macular degeneration is an age-related condition of the macula, an area of the retina at the back of the eye that is… Read More


Advanced Testing at North Shore Eye to Detect Macular Degeneration

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Macular Degeneration is becoming an ever increasingly common eye disease causing vision loss as the the baby boomer generation enters retirement age. Macular degeneration has a genetic component to it and therefore runs in families. The retina is the thin layer of neural tissue in the back of the eye where an image is focused…. Read More


Macular Degeneration : A Common Eye Disease

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At North Shore Eye Care, with offices located in in Nassau and Suffolk Counties our doctors are known for complete eye care. All of our doctors, perform comprehensive, dilated eye exams. Why is it important to have a dilated eye exam ? A dilated eye exam allows one to examine the entire retina in the… Read More


What is Macular Degeneration?

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Macular degeneration is the leading cause of decreased vision in people over 65 years of age. Along with glaucoma and cataracts it is one of the most frequent diseases diagnosed by eye doctors. Macular degeneration is an age-related condition of the macula, an area of the retina at the back of the eye that is… Read More


Macular Degeneration is a common Eye Disease that can be Diagnosed during a thorough Eye Exam

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At North Shore Eye Care, all of our surgeons perform comprehensive, dilated eye exams. Why is it important to have a dilated eye exam ? A dilated eye exam allows one to examine the entire retina in the back of the eye in order to detect various retinal disorders such as retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy,… Read More


What Happens To Our Eyes As We Age?

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Since you reached age 40, you have probably noticed that you needed glasses to see up close. You may have more trouble adjusting to glare or distinguishing some colors, particularly shades of blue and green. These changes are a normal part of aging. They alone cannot stop you from enjoying an active lifestyle. They will… Read More


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