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4 Ways You Can Protect Yourself from Diabetic Eye Diseases

Everyone should do what they can to protect their eyes but this is especially important for diabetic patients. Diabetic patients are at higher risk for developing certain eye diseases such as glaucoma or cataracts. When your blood sugar gets too high it can lead to things like blurry vision and retinopathy. Diabetes is the leading …

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The Quick Cheat Sheet to Cataracts

For many people cataracts are an inevitable part of aging. If you don’t develop cataracts yourself, you will likely know someone in your family or circle of friends that will suffer from this form of vision loss. For those who want to be armed with info for themselves or to support a loved one, this …

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Welcome to Dr. Martin Weinhoff, MD!

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island Announces New Practice in Hewlett, NY Respected ophthalmologist Martin Weinhoff MD joins OCLI at the new location Westbury, NY March 1, 2017 – Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI) is excited to announce they have purchased a new location to better serve the Nassau County community. As of March 1, …

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What Makes Someone A Good Candidate for LASIK Surgery?

Improving visual acuity is the primary goal of LASIK surgery, and many patients see amazing results! LASIK continues to be the most preferred method of permanent vision correction, and is constantly growing in popularity as technology advances. LASIK surgery is a great way to treat astigmatism, nearsightedness, and farsightedness, but it is not for everyone. …

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The Right Omega-3 Supplements Help Dry Eyes

Ocular Surgery News recently published an article about a Dry Eye (Ocular Surface Disease) study that Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island’s Eric Donnenfeld, MD participated in. Read on to learn how the right Omega 3s can help you with your dry eye symptoms and treatment.   Re-esterified omega-3 supplements improve ocular surface signs, symptoms Ocular …

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

4.  I’ll still need reading glasses after cataract surgery There are now options during cataract surgery that can dramatically decrease a patient’s need for reading glasses. These options are called Premium Intraocular Lenses; PIOLs. Medicare considers these options as an upgrade from the standard replacement lens. If you want to reduce your usage of glasses …

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4 Things NOT To Do Before Your LASIK Surgery

LASIK surgery is a famously easy and quick way to fix refractive errors permanently. If you are seeking LASIK surgery, you’re probably wondering what you should be doing to prepare yourself. Here, we will discuss a few things you should NOT do while preparing for your LASIK surgery. Wear Makeup Wearing makeup during LASIK surgery …

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