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Posts ByJoel Kestenbaum, OD, Author at Long Island Eye Doctor | Page 4 of 11

Fun Facts about Eyes & Optix Family Eyecare – Part 1

March 5, 2014 |

If you are a typical patient, you have your eyes examined about every 18 months or so.  But do you really know all of the things that your eye doctor and staff can do for you?   Here are some interesting … Read More

Is your vision adversely affecting your golf game?

February 7, 2014 |

Golf season is just around the corner here in the Northeast.   I for one am looking forward to hitting that little round ball, chasing it and hitting it again……but not too many times.  Probably averaging about 30 rounds a year … Read More

Are you or your family member at risk for AMD or Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

January 17, 2014 |

AMD is a common condition of the eye among people aged 50 and older.  It is such a potentially vision devastating disease that I am compelled to repeat a prior blog post.  AMD is one of the leading causes of … Read More

Is it Dry Eyes or Allergy?

January 8, 2014 |

Often patients come in complaining that their eyes are dry, either all day or part of the day.  Some complain of itching along with dryness.  How do you know if you have a dry eye due to poor … Read More

Your Headaches Might Be from Working on a Computer All Day

November 1, 2013 |

Your Headaches Might Be from Working on a Computer All Day

Many of us spend countless hours staring at the computer screen.  Whether we are surfing the web, checking our email, playing a game, or working, computers have become … Read More

Eye Allergies

October 23, 2013 |

Eye Allergies

Itchy, red, and watery eyes affect millions of people each year.  About one in five Americans suffer from eye allergies.  For some, these symptoms occur alone, but they may also be associated with sneezing, sniffling and a stuffy … Read More

Pediatric Vision

October 17, 2013 |

Pediatric Eye Care Centre

Annual eye exams are an important part of your child’s health.  These exams identify any problems early on, before they begin to affect your child.  In many cases, a child may not realize that they aren’t … Read More

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)

October 8, 2013 |

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)

Pinkeye is a common condition affecting the membrane that lines the eyelid and eye surface.  This infection causes the lining of your eye to become red and swollen.  Unfortunately, pinkeye can be highly contagious when it is caused … Read More

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