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Why You Should Visit The Optometrist Archives | Page 5 of 8 | Long Island Eye Doctor

Is Your iPad Keeping You Up At Night

April 20, 2015 |

Everyone has a biological clock that controls their sleep patterns.  The clock is activated by visual cues that send a message from the eye to the brain to stay awake or go to sleep.There is a chemical in the body, … 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

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

Have a bump/stye on your eyelid?

September 25, 2014 |

A stye, medically known as a hordeolum, is similar to a pimple on the skin.  Many times it is red and tender, sometimes even painful.  A hordeolum occurs due to the clogged oil glands along the base of the lashes.

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Developing Cataracts

August 4, 2014 |

A common concern for our patients is the development of cataracts.

A cataract is the clouding of the lens inside the eyeball. The most common type of cataract develops slowly over time. Given enough time, each and every one of … Read More

Unexpected Vision Changes of Your Aging Eyes

June 4, 2014 |

The eyes are very important as we all know and we heavily rely on them to do everyday things.  It is no wonder that people often become nervous if they experience changes in their vision.  There are a few … Read More

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