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5 Common Health Problems Eye Exams Can Detect

October 10th, 2017

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


Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island Announces Partnership With Precision Eye Care in Huntington, NY

September 27th, 2017

This merger brings together two of Long Island’s most elite ophthalmology practices Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI) is excited to announce they are partnering with Precision Eye Care in Huntington to better serve the Suffolk and Nassau County communities. Precision Eye Care is located at 1700 East Jericho Turnpike. As part of this merger,… Read More


4 Reasons Most People Ditch Their Yearly Eye Exams

September 14th, 2017

Are you overdue for your yearly eye exam? Yearly eye exams are important for people of all ages. At your yearly eye exam, your doctor will check the overall health of your eyes. They will also check for common eye diseases such as glaucoma or cataracts and measure how well your eyes are working together…. Read More


OCLI Answers Your Questions: LASIK Consultation

September 6th, 2017

Q: I am leaning towards getting LASIK. What all can I expect during a LASIK consultation? A: How exciting that you are considering this life-changing procedure! Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island offers Bladeless LASIK, also known as All-Laser LASIK. This method is the safest, most precise, and most accurate LASIK technique. This is the only… Read More


OCLI Answers Your Questions: Preventing Glaucoma

August 23rd, 2017

Q: Is there anything that I can do to prevent glaucoma as I get older? A: Glaucoma is actually the second-leading cause of blindness in the entire world. Glaucoma is often referred to as a “silent thief of sight” because it is estimated that the disease affects over 4 million Americans, yet only about half… Read More


OCLI Answers Your Questions: Too Young for Cataract Surgery?

August 15th, 2017

Q: How young is too young to have cataract surgery? A: Cataracts are a common part of the aging process, and most patients will develop a mature cataract after the age of 60. The first signs may include difficulty reading street signs especially while driving at night, a glare or halo effect while driving at… Read More


OCLI Answers Your Questions: Floaters

August 10th, 2017

Q: Is there a way to get rid of the tiny dark specks that float across your eyes? What causes this? A: These tiny dark specks that you see are actually known as “floaters.” Floaters and “flashes” are a rather common occurrence for several people. A floater is a term that refers to the specks,… Read More


Retinal Detachment

July 18th, 2017

The retina is the light-sensitive layer of tissue that lines the inside of the eye, almost like film in a camera. It is responsible for sending visual messages through the optic nerve to our brain. If your retina detaches, it is lifted or pulled from its normal position, and vision loss can occur. If not… Read More


6 Ways You Can Protect Your Eyes This Summer

July 11th, 2017

Summer is a memorable time of the year. The kids are off school and you get to take extra time off work for vacations or family get-togethers. However, for many people summer also brings with it a long battle with dry, itchy eyes. Dry eyes occur when your eyes don’t produce enough lubricating tears. During… Read More


LASIK

July 3rd, 2017

Reduce or Eliminate Your Dependence On Glasses or Contacts with LASIK Do you dream of waking up in the morning and being able to see the alarm clock clearly? Do you want to go swimming without having to worry about losing a contact in the ocean? Then Bladeless LASIK from Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island… Read More