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Q&A with OCLI: What age is too young to have cataract surgery?

January 25th, 2018

Answer: Most people will develop a mature cataract after the age of 60 due to life’s natural process of aging. The first signs of cataract development may include difficulty seeing street signs especially while driving, a glare or halo effect while driving during the night time, and often times, noticing that your prescription glasses aren’t… Read More


Your Questions Answered: What are the symptoms of cataracts?

November 29th, 2017

Q: What are the symptoms of cataracts?   A: Generally, cataract symptoms may be so mild initially, that you may not even notice them. You may experience blurred vision, though symptoms generally worsen over time. A lot of people who do have symptoms notice a glare from oncoming headlights while driving at night. Reading may… Read More


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

February 7th, 2017

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island’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 Ophthalmic Consultants of… Read More


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

December 20th, 2016

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… Read More