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Posts ByMeghan Schiffer, OD, Author at Long Island Eye Doctor

Can I Wear Contact Lenses For My Wedding?

September 22, 2018 |

I got married this spring. The big event got me thinking about the importance of eye wear for The Big Day. As a seasoned contact lens wearer myself, I was already expecting to wear my contacts instead of glasses. But … Read More

Are Online Eye Exams Accurate?

October 26, 2017 |

Healthcare and Telecommunication

A new era of health care is emerging, referred to as telemedicine. It is no surprise that in medicine, as in most fields, the convenience of the internet is changing traditional healthcare. Telemedicine refers to utilizing telecommunication … Read More

How to Choose a Good Eye Exam Center

August 17, 2017 |

At Optix, we strive to provide the very best eye care to our patients. For over 30 years, that has included keeping up with the newest technology in the eye care industry. Capturing a photographic image of a patient’s retina … Read More

Where to Get Eye Exams Without Insurance

June 19, 2017 |

Options without Insurance Coverage

At Optix, we gladly accept patients who are without insurance benefits. While many of our patients use a vision benefit plan toward a routine eye exam and glasses, we also offer affordable exam fees for patients … Read More

How Often Should You Get An Eye Exam?

May 6, 2017 |

An ocular wellness exam is recommended annually. This means all patients, regardless of whether he or she wears glasses, should be seen once a year for an eye health check up. During a wellness exam, the optometrist will assess more … Read More

Replacement Glasses in an Hour

March 2, 2017 |

When you need glasses in a hurry, Optix has you covered. Our in house lab allows optical jobs to be processed quickly and efficiently. When needed, glasses can be made quickly, within an hour, and at low cost, with our … Read More

How to Know if You Have Astigmatism

November 18, 2016 |

How Refractive Error Causes Blurry Vision Myopia

Many of our patients require a vision correction in the form of glasses or contact lenses in order to see clearly. The terms nearsighted, farsighted, and astigmatism are terms used to describe refractive … Read More

Meet your Optometrists in Long Island

October 13, 2016 |

An Interview with your Optometrists in Long Island at Optix Eyecare Dr. Joel Kestenbaum

Interviewer: When did your interest in optometry begin?

Dr. Kestenbaum: When I was a young boy I hated to read.  I had to read things … Read More

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