Your Questions Answered: What are the symptoms of cataracts?

Q: What are the symptoms of cataracts?   A: Generally, cataract symptoms may be so mild initially, that you may not even notice them. You may experience blurred vision, though symptoms generally worsen over time. A lot of people who do have symptoms notice a glare from oncoming headlights while driving at night. Reading may… Read More

Laser Cataract Surgery Question Answered

Q: I’ve heard that cataract surgery is now done with a laser. Is this true and what difference does it make? A: It is true that we can now perform cataract surgery with a laser, also known as femtosecond laser technology. There are a great many benefits to this approach. The addition of the laser… Read More

Cataract Surgery & Astigmatism

Q: Can I Have My Astigmatism Corrected When I Undergo Cataract Surgery? A: In the olden days of cataract surgery the main objective was to remove a patient’s cataract to give them cataract free vision. After their surgery, these patients had to wear thick glasses in order to see well. As cataract surgery progressed, intraocular… Read More

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island Welcomes Strategic Affiliation

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (“OCLI”), a nationally renowned multi-specialty eye care group, announced today that it has entered into a strategic relationship with Blue Sea Capital LLC (“Blue Sea”), a leading growth-oriented private equity firm, to position OCLI for continued expansion. Blue Sea has signed a definitive agreement for an investment into Spectrum Vision… Read More

5 Common Health Problems Eye Exams Can Detect

Major health organizations including the CDC and the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) recommend yearly comprehensive eye exams. And fortunately, the percentage of Americans receiving eye exams has been on an upward trend since 2000. But half of all Americans still opt out of their yearly comprehensive eye exams. Many people believe that if they… Read More