Eye injuries can have potentially devastating consequences, and because they can occur virtually anywhere — at home, work or during contact sports — everyone is at risk. At Island Eye Surgicenter, our eye doctors take eye safety very seriously. Here, we share our top tips for preventing eye injuries.
Strong, clear vision affords you many benefits, including the ability to complete many everyday tasks with ease and comfort. Recently, a study found that preserving good vision can also help stave off cognitive decline as you get older. The team at Island Eye Surgicenter unpacks the study’s findings in this blog post.
Heredity plays an important role in eye health, and while you can’t control your genes, there are still many everyday habits you can practice to promote a lifetime of healthy vision. Read on as the Island Eye Surgicenter team shares healthy everyday habits that can help reduce your risk of eye problems and diseases.
Frequent headaches or migraines have many causes, including eye problems. Some headaches related to eye issues are due to overuse or environmental factors, while others can point to an underlying disease or condition. Here, the team at Island Eye Surgicenter explains how eye problems can lead to headaches.
Despite their good looks, fame and wealth, celebrities are just as vulnerable to serious eye diseases as us mere mortals. Just like the patients we see at the Island Eye Surgicenter every day, famous people suffer from glaucoma, cataracts, bad eyesight, and other eye conditions. Read on for our “eye opening” list of visually impaired… Continue Reading →
The team at Island Eye Surgicenter cares deeply about our patients’ ocular health. We feel a duty and responsibility to educate you about ways to preserve your vision and lower your risk of sight-stealing diseases. You might be surprised to learn that there are simple steps that you can take right now to reduce your… Continue Reading →
Glaucoma can threaten your peripheral vision and even cause blindness if your optic nerve becomes damaged. Patients who are at risk for glaucoma are understandably concerned about identifying the symptoms and avoiding the complications of this eye disease. Fortunately, the effects of glaucoma can often be delayed or minimized with early diagnosis. In this post,… Continue Reading →
Two-thirds of people who are visually impaired or blind are women, according to the National Institutes of Health — but experts don’t know exactly why. Read on as the team at Island Eye Surgicenter shares what women should know about their risk, and explains some of the most plausible reasons for the discrepancy.
If you are like most people, you are already thinking about ways to improve your life and self in 2018. Island Eye Surgicenter, a leading eye surgery center in Long Island, wants to encourage you to make easy resolutions for improving your eye health. Here, we offer a few ideas.
According to the Vision Council, approximately 65 percent of American adults report having symptoms of digital eye strain, a group of vision-related problems resulting from prolonged exposure to digital devices (e.g., computers, smartphones, and TV screens). Although digital eye strain is benign, it can certainly make everyday life uncomfortable.