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Monthly Archives: January 2017

What Makes Someone A Good Candidate for LASIK Surgery?

January 25th, 2017

Improving visual acuity is the primary goal of LASIK surgery, and many patients see amazing results! LASIK continues to be the most preferred method of permanent vision correction, and is constantly growing in popularity as technology advances. LASIK surgery is a great way to treat astigmatism, nearsightedness, and farsightedness, but it is not for everyone…. Read More


The Right Omega-3 Supplements Help Dry Eyes

January 17th, 2017

Ocular Surgery News recently published an article about a Dry Eye (Ocular Surface Disease) study that Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island’s Eric Donnenfeld, MD participated in. Read on to learn how the right Omega 3s can help you with your dry eye symptoms and treatment.   Re-esterified omega-3 supplements improve ocular surface signs, symptoms Ocular… Read More


Cataract Surgery: Top 10 Myths from 1 to 10*. Third in a series of three

January 11th, 2017

It takes weeks to see well after cataract surgery Cataract surgery is among the most advanced surgeries offered today. “Many patients have 20/20 visual acuity the next day, others may take a week or so to see well from the operated eye,” says David Sachs, MD, Corneal and Cataract surgeon. There is nothing that can… Read More


Cataract Surgery: Top 10 Myths from 1 to 10*. Second in a series of three

January 4th, 2017

4.  I’ll still need reading glasses after cataract surgery There are now options during cataract surgery that can dramatically decrease a patient’s need for reading glasses. These options are called Premium Intraocular Lenses; PIOLs. Medicare considers these options as an upgrade from the standard replacement lens. If you want to reduce your usage of glasses… Read More