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The Quick Cheat Sheet to Cataracts

March 7th, 2017

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… Read More

Welcome to Dr. Martin Weinhoff, MD!

March 1st, 2017

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,… Read More

What Makes Someone A Good Candidate for LASIK Surgery?

January 25th, 2017

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…. Read More

The Right Omega-3 Supplements Help Dry Eyes

January 17th, 2017

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… Read More

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

January 11th, 2017

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… Read More

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

January 4th, 2017

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… Read More

4 Things NOT To Do Before Your LASIK Surgery

December 14th, 2016

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… Read More