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OCLI Broadens it Patient Service Footprint by Partnering with Eye Care Associates/ Glaucoma Consultants of Long Island

May 17th, 2018

Westbury, New York – May 17, 2018 – Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI), a Spectrum Vision Partners managed practice, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with the well-respected ophthalmology practice Eye Care Associates/Glaucoma Consultants of Long Island (ECA/GCLI), with locations in Bethpage and Lake Success. Founded in 1987 and headquartered in… Read More


The Ophthalmologist Power List – Dr. Eric Donnenfeld

April 25th, 2018

ERIC DONNENFELD, MD, NAMED MOST INFLUENTIAL IN OPHTHALMOLOGY BY THE OPHTHALMOLOGIST IN THEIR THIRD ANNUAL THE POWER LIST Long Island, NY, April 19, 2018: Recognizing the most influential people around the globe in ophthalmology, The Ophthalmologist, an internationally recognized magazine, named Eric Donnenfeld, MD, of Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI) and Ophthalmic Consultants of… Read More


This March Marks The 30th Anniversary Of The First Laser Vision Correction Procedure Performed In the World

March 7th, 2018

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island’s (OCLI’s) own Marguerite McDonald, MD performed the world’s first laser vision correction procedure in Louisiana back in 1988. March 25, 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of this extraordinary advancement in vision correction history. The world’s very first laser vison correction procedure was performed by Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island’s own… Read More


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