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North Shore Eye Care, a leading, specialized eye care practice based in Smithtown, is conducting a continuing education program for optometrists on Sunday, January 9, ...

January 7, 2010 - Smithtown, NY - North Shore Eye Care, a leading, specialized eye care practice based in Smithtown, is conducting a continuing education program for optometrists on Sunday, January 9, 2010, at the Huntington Hilton in Melville.

The program offers Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits to attending optometrists and covers a broad array of topics including advanced cataract surgery, Custom Bladeless LASIK, anterior segment disease, uveitis, complications, dry eye, electronic medical records, retina and oculoplastics.

Each topic will be covered by a leading physician in the relevant sub-specialty.

Presenting ophthalmologists include Sidney Martin, MD, Jeffrey Martin, MD, John Mauro, DO, Brett Rosenblatt, MD, and Neil Nichols, MD.

The keynote speaker for this event will be Katherine Mastrota, OD, who will discuss treatment and management of the anterior segment and dry eye.

The program will also feature a presentation on Electronic Health Records titled "Where Are We Now" by Jim Rienzo, Senior Eye Care Business Advisor, Allergan, Inc.

North Shore Eye Care, whose doctors serve patients from both Suffolk and Nassau counties, has been recognized by Bausch & Lomb (B&L;) as the National Crystalens Center of Excellence for advanced cataract surgery.

The practice conducts FREE monthly seminars on LASIK and cataract surgery for prospective patients.

The practice was established 40 years ago by Dr. Sidney A. Martin and is currently served by his son Dr. Jeffrey L. Martin, Dr. Lawrence Zweibel, and Dr. John Mauro.

Drs. Martin and Dr. Zweibel have been consistently named as the Top Doctors in the New York metro area by Castle Connolly.

All doctors at North Shore Eye Care perform custom laser vision correction, advanced cataract surgery including premium lens implant procedures and render other specialized eye care services as well such as retina and glaucoma care, eye plastic surgery and audiology.

If you are an optometrist who would like to attend the complimentary continuing education program, please call (631) 265 8780 to register.

For further information on North Shore Eye Care and their services, visit their web site at or email

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