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Posts ByMeghan Schiffer, OD, Author at Long Island Eye Doctor | Page 3 of 4

Does Contact Lens Solution Matter?

August 21, 2015 |

Soft contact lenses worn daily and disposed of on a biweekly or monthly basis need to be cleaned every night in a multipurpose solution. In comparison to preservative free saline, a multipurpose solution cleans and disinfects contact lenses. There are … Read More

Can I Protect My Eyes From Computer Use?

July 17, 2015 |

In today’s world, we are surrounded by computers and smart devices everywhere we turn. Most of us utilize these devices on a daily basis. Some of us use them in excess, whether for work, study, or when playing games. So, … Read More

Itchy, Tearing Eyes? How to Know if its Allergies.. And What to Do About It.

June 19, 2015 |

Allergy season brought lots of patients into our office this year. Many were complaining of itchy, red, or teary eyes. Most blamed it on seasonal allergies, but only some patients were doing anything about it. The most common symptom of … Read More

The Gift of Reading

May 1, 2015 |

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of reading aloud to Mrs. Kirsch’s 2nd grade class at a local elementary school here in Plainview, NY. I was invited as a guest speaker through the PARP program – Parents As Reading Partners. PARP … Read More

Newest Contact Lenses on the Market

April 24, 2015 |

Are you always looking ahead for the newest and best products on the market? At Optix Family Eyecare, we strive to provide unparalleled comprehensive eye care, including contact lens examinations, using the latest technologies available. Our practice offers a wide … Read More

Do You Have Trouble Driving at Night?

April 3, 2015 |

A common complaint from many patients is increased difficulty with night vision. This problem is often intensified when driving at night. Glare from oncoming headlights can make night driving very troublesome. There are several reasons that night vision may become … Read More

Great Vision, No Glasses – Why You Still Need an Eye Exam

February 27, 2015 |

20/20 Vision Approach

Some of my friends and family boast about their “20/20 vision” without glasses! As an optometrist, it’s not uncommon for me to hear all about a person’s vision issues… even outside of the exam room.

Here are … Read More

Do You Have Dry Eyes?

January 23, 2015 |

If you’ve ever noticed that your eyes feel dry, you are not alone. Symptoms of dry eye disease can vary greatly from person to person. Common symptoms include, but are not limited to, the following: –    Scratchy, gritty feeling –   … Read More

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