Why Your Family’s Eye Health Is Important

It is customary for your eye doctor to ask you a few questions about your family’s eye health during a routine eye exam or before undergoing treatment. This is because your genes play a big factor in various aspects of your health, including your eye health. The expert team at Island Eye Surgicenter, a leading… Continue Reading →

90 Percent of Work-Related Eye Injuries Are Avoidable

Avoiding work-related eye injuries

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), each day approximately 2,000 American workers experience a job-related eye injury that requires medical attention. This results in more than $300 million a year in lost productivity, medical treatment and compensation. However, experts believe that 90 percent of these accidents can be prevented by wearing the right… Continue Reading →

Tips to Improve Vision when Driving at Night

Tips to Improve Night Vision

The board certified eye doctors at Island Eye Surgicenter regularly meet with patients who struggle with poor night vision, something that can be especially problematic when driving. If you experience problems seeing at night, read the following tips for driving.

Summer Eye Safety Tips

Summer Eye Safety Tips

With summer quickly approaching, it’s a good time to discuss how to protect your eyes from the sun. Here, the vision experts at Island Eye Surgicenter in Long Island share five tips that will keep your eyes healthy and happy all summer long.

Six out of 10 Diabetics Skip a Sight-Saving Exam

Six out of 10 Diabetics Skip a Sight-Saving Exam

It has long been known that diabetes can increase one’s risk for other health problems, including those that affect vision. Diabetics have a heightened risk of developing cataracts, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy, all of which can lead to permanent vision loss. Despite the increased risk, a recent study found that more than half of diabetics… Continue Reading →

Five Ways to Save Your Vision

Save Your Vision Month

March is Save Your Vision Month, a campaign that aims to increase awareness on good eye and vision health care. In honor of this effort, the eye experts at Island Eye Surgicenter share their top tips for prolonging healthy eyesight.

FDA Approves New Treatment for Keratoconus

The FDA recently announced its approval of corneal cross-linking for the treatment of keratoconus, which is a progressive eye disease that causes blurred vision and other symptoms. The manufacturer Avedro developed a corneal cross-linking system (a combination of a drug and device) that the FDA deemed safe and effective for halting the progression of keratoconus…. Continue Reading →

Is Your Eye Makeup Routine Aging You?

Makeup affords women an excellent means to achieve a radiant yet natural appearance or make a bold statement. Of course, makeup used carelessly or inappropriately can have the opposite result: giving the face an older or unattractive appearance. As the face ages, the eyes are often the first area to present glimpses of this natural… Continue Reading →

August Is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

It’s hard to believe but August is upon us and a new school year is about to begin! As Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month (recognized by the American Academy of Ophthalmology), August is the perfect time to learn about the importance of your children’s eye health and safety; it’s also a good time to… Continue Reading →

Travel Eye Care Tips

July and August are popular months for travel, and Island Eye Surgicenter wants to make sure your eyes stay healthy and safe while you’re away from home. If you have a trip planned, take some time to read our team’s best travel eye care tips.

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