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Vision and learning Archives | Long Island Eye Doctor

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

What do babies see?  Part 1. 

May 27, 2016 |

As a new mother,  I’ve watched my son’s behavior and reactions change throughout his first few months of life.  It’s fascinating to observe how much they change in such a short period of time. At birth, babies can only see … Read More

The Gift of Reading

May 1, 2015 |

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of reading aloud to Mrs. Kirsch’s 2nd grade class at a local elementary school here in Plainview, NY. I was invited as a guest speaker through the PARP program – Parents As Reading Partners. PARP … 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

Applying Make-up While Driving. A Dangerous Situation

April 30, 2014 |

While I was driving to the gym this morning, I noticed the woman in the car in front of me. She had her visor down and mirror light on the whole time I was following her. I knew she was … Read More

Autism and Vision

April 18, 2014 |

April is Autism Awareness Month.  Specifically, for the past few years, April 2 has been dedicated to celebrate the day with events to raise funding and awareness about the condition.

The New York Times recently … Read More

All About Lazy Eyes Part 2

March 12, 2014 |

Today’s blog is the second of the series, you can read the first here

Once you have been diagnosed with Lazy Eye or Amblyopia, you may wonder, what can be done about it?

Children under the age of 8 have … Read More

Are undiagnosed vision problems limiting your child’s performance?

January 24, 2014 |

The effects of vision problems are most apparent to me when I have an adult patient with an eye coordination problem.  I ask them if they have any difficulty reading, and they usually reply “No, I never liked reading”  They … Read More

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