OCLI’s Dr. Gerard D’Aversa selected as Top Ophthalmologist of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for 2017

OCLI’s own Gerard D’Aversa, MD has been honored by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for 2017 as Top Ophthalmologist of the year. Read on to learn more about this prestigious honor. LONG ISLAND, NY – 1 Feb, 2017 – Dr. Gerard D’Aversa, Partner & Ophthalmologist for OCLI, has been selected as “Top Ophthalmologist …

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Cataract Surgery. Unsure? Ask for a Second Opinion

It is normal to have questions surrounding what to do when you’ve been diagnosed with a cataract. Read more to learn about the different types of cataract surgery options available today. You’ve been told you have a cataract. Now what? You start hearing about different options for how you may see after the surgery and …

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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 OCLI’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 Surgery News U.S. Edition, …

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

It takes weeks to see well after cataract surgery Cataract surgery is among the most advanced surgeries offered today. “Many patients have 20/20 visual acuity the next day, others may take a week or so to see well from the operated eye,” says David Sachs, MD, Corneal and Cataract surgeon. There is nothing that can …

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

1. Cataract Surgery is Painful Cataract surgery may make a patient anxious, as any surgery would, but it shouldn’t hurt. After anesthesia is given to the patient, the surgeon will numb the eye. Once the eye is completely numb, the surgeon will perform the cataract surgery. The surgeon will remove the clouded, hard lens within …

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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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