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

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, …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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Retinal Detachment

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 …

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6 Ways You Can Protect Your Eyes This Summer

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 …

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LASIK

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 …

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Glaucoma – The Silent Thief Of Sight

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the United States. This is a serious eye condition that shows no early warning signs or symptoms. Glaucoma is a condition where the optic nerve becomes damaged and can result in blindness. Typically, elevated intraocular pressure (IOP), the pressure in the eye, is the usual cause of …

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