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Diseases Archives | Long Island Eye Doctor

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

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

Doctor’s Corner – Case Presentation

May 20, 2016 |

A recent patient case revealed the importance of a routine eye exam.

Blurry Vision in Eyes – Case Study

A 58 year old female patient first noticed blurry vision in the right eye about two weeks prior to her exam. Although the blurry … Read More

Do your eyes feel dry at the end of the day?

June 5, 2015 |

You may have a condition called Dry Eye Disease. Certain factors can increase the risk for Dry Eye Disease. These include diabetes, use of certain medications like antihistamines and antidepressants, age, gender and computer use. Women are more likely to … Read More

A Vision For Investment In Your Future

March 20, 2015 |

What do all of the following have in common? 1. Participating in a 401K 2. Investing in an IRA 3. Employer sponsored profit sharing or a pension plan? 4. Life Insurance 5. Disability insurance 6. Any insurance…….. 7. Sunglasses 8. … 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

Beware of Blue Light and Eye Disease – Part 2

December 5, 2014 |

In my last article I spoke about the effects of harmful blue light on the eyes.   Adult onset macular degeneration, or AMD, causes a reduction or loss of central vision, rarely affects the peripheral vision, and can be devastating to … Read More

Beware of Blue Light and Eye Disease-Part 1

November 28, 2014 |

What is blue light and why is it a problem all of a sudden?  More and more information is surfacing in the news about what I will call the “Blue Light Phenomenon”.  For years, doctors have been warning patients about … Read More

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