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Could I Have Glaucoma and Not Realize it?

December 12th, 2017

One of the most common questions we hear from patients is, “Could I have glaucoma and not realize it?” And in short, the answer is yes. In fact, many people refer to glaucoma as the “thief of sight” because it can come on so slowly that many people don’t realize they have it. In fact,… Read More


Your Cataract Surgery Questions Answered

December 5th, 2017

Q: I am in need of cataract surgery, but I do not want to have to depend on glasses afterwards. What premium lens would be the best? A: There are several premium lens options that are all exceptional choices. Some lenses are better suited for patients that drive more at night, and others might be… Read More


Laser Cataract Surgery Question Answered

November 22nd, 2017

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

November 6th, 2017

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


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