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Optometrists Archives | Long Island Eye Doctor

Why a Dilated Eye Exam is Necessary

September 14, 2017 |

Who gets floaters?

Seeing floaters is very common and at some point in time you may have experienced them yourself or have heard someone mention seeing these floating spots in their vision.

What do floaters look like?

Typically, clear floaters … 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

Why You Should Care Who Provides Your Eye Care

March 25, 2017 |

All eye examinations are not alike.  Let me repeat that.  All eye examinations are not alike.  Yes, all optometrists graduated from an accredited optometry school with the degree of doctor of optometry but there are many different pathways for optometrists … 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

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

Doctor’s Corner – Case Presentation

June 29, 2016 |

Recently, a longtime Optix patient arrived for his routine eye exam and contact lens evaluation. Our patient is a 51 year old male who often works long and non-traditional hours as a firefighter. Needless to say, that also means he … Read More

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