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An Open Letter to Government Leaders

February 23, 2017 |

February 16, 2017

Dear Governor Cuomo,

I am writing to inform you of the hazards imposed by the installation of LED (light emitting diode) street lamps in our towns.  The potential devastating effect on public health should be further explored … Read More

Is One Eye Larger Than the Other?

January 23, 2017 |

Nobody is perfect.  I always thought I was until my wife set me straight……. but that’s another story.  The closest that anyone has ever come to being cosmetically perfect, at least according to the media, was Sophia Loren and Cary … Read More

Reducing Eye Strain While Gaming

December 30, 2016 |

Whether you spend hours every day gaming or just casually play few times a week, staring at a screen for long periods of time can cause eye fatigue, eye strain, and even headaches. Here are some tips to help you … Read More

Eyeglasses – Then and Now

December 23, 2016 |

Optometry and Eyeglasses Throughout the Years

The manufacture of eyeglasses has come a long way in the last fifty to sixty years.  Technology now allows for almost immediate gratification in patients ability to wear a pair of glasses made to … 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

Glaucoma Suspect Testing

November 12, 2016 |

What is glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a disease of the eye that is created by an imbalance in the flow of fluids in and out of the inside of the eye.  We are not talking about the tears that bathe the … 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

Low Power Reading Glasses

October 3, 2016 |

What are Low Power Reading Glasses

When was the last time you heard someone talking about low power reading glasses and were confused? Don’t worry, we are here to help you understand the same! Some people say it makes your … Read More

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