Eye Care

Life is better when you can see it clearly!!!

 

Old or young, whether you need a vision correction, or you are experiencing discomfort or more serious problems with your eyes, NuHealth’s more-than-30 board-certified ophthalmologists are ready for you. Our Eye Center in Nassau University Medical Center provides a complete range of eye care and specialty ophthalmological services, including highly sophisticated diagnostic and treatment technologies not often found in commercial eye care centers. In addition to direct patient care, our eye care experts are often consulted on complex cases by other ophthalmologists, optometrists, and health care providers.

  • Comprehensive Examinations/Vision Screening
  • Prescription Glasses and DMV Screening
  • Cataract Evaluation and Surgery
  • Laser Vision Correction Evaluation and Treatment for LASIK and PRK
  • Retina and Vitreous Disease and Treatment
  • Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Detachment, and Macular Degeneration
  • Cosmetic and Functional Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Traumatic Eye Care and Fracture Repair
  • Pediatric Eye Care
  • Strabismus Evaluation and Surgery
  • Glaucoma Medical Management and Surgery
  • Inflammatory and Infectious Disease Management
  • Corneal Evaluation and Surgery Including Corneal Transplants
  • Dry Eye Evaluation and Treatment

Specialized Procedures

NuHealth’s eye care specialists have access to sophisticated technologies to help diagnose and treat specific eye conditions, including:

  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) to help evaluate all structures of the eye, from the cornea to the choroid in microscopic detail
  • Argon and Micropulse Laser brand new, state-of-the-art laser for treatment of retinal pathology and glaucoma
  • Corneal Topography detail the external shape of the cornea allowing more accurate evaluation and treatment
  • Digital Fluorescein Angiography to help diagnose and evaluate retinal diseases more efficiently
  • YAG Laser for the treatment of patients at risk for narrow angle glaucoma and post cataract opacities
  • Ocular Ultrasound to examine the back of the eye in patients whose eyes are swollen shut or who have cloudy ocular media, such as cataracts, corneal clouding, or blood inside the eye
  • Fundus Autofluorescence used to evaluate the retina for specific types of pathology
  • Tear Osmolarity Testing useful in diagnosing different causes of dry eye
  • Humphrey Visual Field Testing to help specifically characterize a potential defect in a particular region of vision
  • Full Hospital Laboratory at NuHealth Eye Center our physicians have the ability to perform special cultures, blood work, and viral testing all without leaving the building
  • Full Hospital Radiology Dept MRI and CT scanning of the eye and brain are available 24 hours a day