Tag: PRK

Can I Get LASIK With Astigmatism?

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The simple answer is YES!  Every day I have patients lament that they are not candidates for LASIK because of their astigmatism.  With modern LASIK technology we can correct even higher levels of astigmatism with excellent results. What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a refractive error just like myopia (nearsightedness) or hyperopia (farsightedness).  It is not… Read More


SightMD, the LASIK Eye Surgery Practice with More Top Doctors than Any Other on Long Island

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SightMD is a next generation eye care practice located on Long Island, Queens and Manhattan.  Jeff Martin, CEO of SightMD, was interested in bringing together a group of board certified eye doctors that were 100 percent focused on their patients and their patients needs.  In that vain, SightMD now has 23 locations across Long Island,… Read More


Am I Too Old for LASIK?

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I evaluate patients of all ages for refractive surgery.  Typically the youngest patients I would consider to be good candidates are 20 to 21 years old if they have a documented history of stable glasses prescriptions.  These patients can have an excellent, durable result with outstanding vision for 20 to 30 years or even longer…. Read More


LASIK available at the NYC location

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We are pleased to anounce the availability of LASIK at our Manhattan location! Have you dreamed of having perfect vision without contact lenses or glasses? Do you always have to squint to see the clock when you wake up in the morning? Well, if you live in New York City, you can schedule a free… Read More


Contact Lenses Vs. Laser Vision Correction

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Contact lens over wear is a very common problem, yet it is often overlooked. Contact lens wearers are usually very committed to their lenses. They enjoy the freedom from spectacles and tend to wear them during all their waking hours of the day. Some patients even sleep in them. As a cornea specialist, I am… Read More


Hello summer! Hello beaches and sunglasses and outdoors!… Why not say goodbye to your glasses?

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All the ophthalmologists at North Shore Eye Care a division of sightMD want to wish everyone a very happy and relaxing summer. With the summer weather brings pool parties, beach vacations, outdoor events and enjoying the outdoors. Now is a great time to consider laser vision correction. Here at North Shore Eye Care, our board… Read More


What is LASIK and why is it so popular?

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Lasik now one of the most popular elective procedures in the U.S.A. Since its approval in the United States more than twenty years ago LASIK has become one of the most popular elective procedures performed in this country with more than 700,000 procedures performed electively in this country alone. This is not surprising as it… Read More


Contact lens intolerant?..Why not consider laser vision correction

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Contact lens over wear is a very common problem, yet it is often overlooked. As a cornea specialist, I see this all the time. Contact lens wearers are usually very committed to their lenses. They enjoy the freedom from spectacles and tend to wear them during all their waking hours of the day. Some patients… Read More


North Shore Eye Uses iDesign: the Latest Advance in Custom LASIK

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Wavefront or Custom LASIK was approved by the FDA over 13 years ago in October 2002. It improved the accuracy of LASIK surgery and decreased the risk of glare and haloes. In FDA trials, the majority of patients found their vision to be better at night after custom LASIK than with contacts or glasses. One… Read More


Happy Holidays from North Shore Eye Care

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All the ophthalmologists at North Shore Eye Care want to wish everyone a very happy holiday season. With the start of the winter holiday season, we have the opportunity to catch up with old friends and family. We have office parties and social gatherings. Now is a great time to consider laser vision correction. Additionally,… Read More


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