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Glen Cove Ophthalmologist
... Our state of the art diagnostic testing equipment can detect cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration at their earliest signs of development ensuring prompt treatment...

Services
Ophthalmology Associates of Glen Cove offers a full array of ophthalmology services to help you maintain healthy vision including the management of the following: Eye Allergy Dry Eye Floaters  Nearsightedness and Farsightedness Contact Lens Dispensing Eyeglass Prescriptions Cataracts and Cataract Surgery Diabetic Retinopathy  Macular Degeneration Glaucoma Retinal Disease  

Glaucoma
Glaucoma is a disease caused by increased intraocular pressure (IOP) resulting either from an overproduction of fluid or from a malfunction of the eye's drainage structures...

Our Doctors
...His practice is in Comprehensive Ophthalmology with focus on the medical and surgical treatment of eye disorders, including cataract, glaucoma, and cornea/external disease...

Common Eye Problems
Age Related Macular Degeneration Cataracts Need For Bifocals (Presbyopia) Vascular Occlusions Astigmatism Color Vision Deficiencies Diabetes Related Eye Problems Irratated Eyelids (Blepharitis) Farsightedness (Hyperopia) Floaters and Flashes Glaucoma Keratoconus Nearsightedness (Myopia) Uveitis Crossed Eyes Red Eyes

Surgeries and Treatments
Cataract Surgery Corneal Transplants Glaucoma Treatments and Surgery Laser Vision Correction Macular Degeneration Treatments Orbits and Plastics Retinal Treatments and Surgeries Strabismus Surgery Vascular Treatments

Glaucoma Treatments and Surgery
Two laser treatments and one surgery may be recommended at different stages in the treatment of glaucoma: Laser Peripheral Iridotomy (LPI), Argonne Laser Trabeculoplasty (ALT) and glaucoma surgery...

Laser Vision Correction
... Good candidates for LASIK are at least 18 years of age, in generally good health, with no eye diseases (such as cataracts or glaucoma) or certain health problems (such as uncontrolled diabetes or autoimmune disease)...

What is an Eye M.D.?
...spends an additional one to two years training in a subspecialty, that is, a specific area of eye care (for example, glaucoma or pediatric ophthalmology...

Glossary
...See Glaucoma...

Vascular Occlusions
...This causes hemorrhage in the retina, which can result in swelling and lack of oxygen to the retina and sometimes glaucoma...

Diabetes Related Eye Problems
Patients with diabetes are more likely to develop eye problems such as cataracts and glaucoma, but the disease's effect on the retina is the main threat to vision...

Uveitis
...After the inflammation has been treated, the eye should be evaluated for secondary conditions, such as scar tissue, cataracts or glaucoma...