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Specializes in Ophthalmology
937 E Main Street
Riverhead, NY
 

Dr. Daniel Hamou works as an ophthalmologist in Riverhead, NY, Ridge, NY, and Smithtown, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Hamou include comprehensive ophthalmology, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. Before completing his residency at Interfaith Medical Center, Dr. Hamou attended medical school at Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Hamou (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and Greek. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Peconic Bay Medical Center and St. Catherine of Siena Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
47 Commerce Drive
Riverhead, NY
 

Dr. Kenneth Graham's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Graham's clinical interests encompass glaucoma and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for AARP, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary for residency. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Graham is professionally affiliated with Syosset Hospital, Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. Dr. Graham is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
937 E Main Street
Riverhead, NY
 

Dr. Marc Dinowitz sees patients in Smithtown, NY, Riverhead, NY, and Ridge, NY. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise consist of conjunctivitis (pink eye), refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), and glaucoma. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Winthrop University Hospital, a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Dinowitz attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. Dr. Dinowitz is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Syosset Hospital, Peconic Bay Medical Center, and Stony Brook University Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye), glaucoma, external eye diseases, eye problems, cataracts, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Allergies, Conjunctivitis, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Refractive Surgery, LASIK, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
54 Commerce Drive; Suite 6
Riverhead, NY
 

Dr. Lawrence Buono's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Buono has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He obtained his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed his residency at Allegheny General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College.

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All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Eye Problems

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Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
54 Commerce Drive
Riverhead, NY
 

Dr. Michelle Liebert is a medical specialist in pediatric ophthalmology. Dr. Liebert's clinical interests encompass eye surgery and eye problems. She honors Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and a graduate of NYU Langone Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Liebert (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and French. She is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Syosset Hospital, and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. She has an open panel.

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All Interests: Eye Surgery, Eye Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
937 E Main Street
Riverhead, NY
 

Dr. Eric Vinokur works as an ophthalmologist in Riverhead, NY, Smithtown, NY, and Ridge, NY. In his practice, Dr. Vinokur focuses on comprehensive ophthalmology, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. After completing medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, he performed his residency at Jacobi Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center. He speaks French. Dr. Vinokur's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Catherine of Siena Hospital and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, eye problems, cornea problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases, Eye Problems, Cornea Problems

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What are Eye Problems?

Almost every moment that we are awake, we rely on our eyes to navigate and interact with the world around us. But we rarely give our eyes much thought. The truth is, the eyes are amazing, complex and delicate organs. Millions of people every year have problems with their eyes. Some of the most common eye problems are refractive disorders, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and cataracts.

Refractive disorders happen when the shape of your eye doesn’t let you focus very precisely. You might be myopic (nearsighted), hyperopic (farsighted), or have an astigmatism, which is a focus problem caused by the cornea. Refractive disorders can be corrected by glasses or contacts.

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. It happens when fluid pressure builds up within the eye and damages the optic nerve. It is treated with medications and surgery.

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes. The retina is tissue at the back of the eye that is filled with numerous, tiny blood vessels. When diabetes damages these delicate blood vessels, they burst or leak, leading to blind spots and blurred vision. Diabetic retinopathy can be treated with laser therapy and surgery, but often vision cannot be restored.

Macular degeneration is common in older adults. The macula is the central part of the retina and is responsible for crisp center vision. Over time, the cells in the macula begin to die, making central vision blurry. An early symptom of macular degeneration is that straight lines appear wavy.

Cataracts happen when the clear lens in the front of the eye becomes cloudy, making things look blurry or faded. They are extremely common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans will have had a cataract. In early stages, prescription glasses and magnifying lenses can help. As the cataracts get worse, surgery to replace the lens may be the best option.

More than just one of the five senses, we rely heavily on our eyes to communicate, work, and get around every day. It’s important to have regular eye exams to make sure your vision stays in good shape for years to come.