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4 Reasons Most People Ditch Their Yearly Eye Exams

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

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

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?

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

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