Category: Procedures

This March Marks The 30th Anniversary Of The First Laser Vision Correction Procedure Performed In the World

March 7th, 2018

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island’s (OCLI’s) own Marguerite McDonald, MD performed the world’s first laser vision correction procedure in Louisiana back in 1988. March 25, 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of this extraordinary advancement in vision correction history. The world’s very first laser vison correction procedure was performed by Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island’s own… Read More

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

December 20th, 2016

1. Cataract Surgery is Painful Cataract surgery may make a patient anxious, as any surgery would, but it shouldn’t hurt. After anesthesia is given to the patient, the surgeon will numb the eye. Once the eye is completely numb, the surgeon will perform the cataract surgery. The surgeon will remove the clouded, hard lens within… Read More