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Posts ByMichelle Zalaznick, OD, Author at Long Island Eye Doctor

Are Eyelash Extensions Safe?

February 26, 2016 |

Last week a patient came into the office with swollen eyelids and very red eyes. Apparently she had a makeup trial, including false eyelash application, in anticipation of her daughters upcoming wedding. Her symptoms could be caused by a bacterial, … 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

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

Should Kids Wear Sunglasses?

March 13, 2015 |

It is especially important for children and kids to wear sunglasses when they are outdoors for a prolonged period of time.

Why should kids wear sunglasses?

Children need sunglasses even more than adults because the skin around their eyes is … Read More

The Aging Eye: When Is It Time to Stop Driving?

February 6, 2015 |

This is a very sensitive subject.  Most people view driving as a form of independence. Giving up driving means that these people could not do simple things like going to the grocery store, bank or drugstore without asking someone else … Read More

Eye Fatigue from Computer Use in Contact Lens Wearers

December 19, 2014 |

Many people spend a majority of their day either in front of a computer or using a cell phone or handheld device. This can cause signs of ocular fatigue. Some of these symptoms include red eyes, dry eyes, blurry vision … Read More

Change Your Eye Color for a New Look This Fall!

November 21, 2014 |

It’s time to change the clocks and the leaves are starting to change colors, so why not change your look with colored contact lenses? Colored contacts can alter eye color in varying degrees.  An enhancement tint is see through and … Read More

Best Halloween Costumes for Boys and Girls Wearing Eyeglasses

October 10, 2014 |

It’s officially fall, so it’s time to start planning for halloween. There are many costume ideas for people who wear glasses. One of the most popular is Harry Potter.  Other costumes that work with eyeglasses are Austin Powers, Clark Kent, … Read More

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