Alcon Laboratories Selects Dr. Jeffrey Martin Board-Certified Cataract and LASIK Surgeon to Take Part in Expert Panel on Torsional Phaco
Smithtown, NY (News4us.com) October 17, 2010
Jeffrey Martin, M.D., F.A.C.S., a Board-certified cataract and LASIK surgeon based in Suffolk County, Long Island, has been selected by Alcon Laboratories to deliver a lecture on Torsional Phaco.
Dr. Martin is one of only four ophthalmologists to be selected on this panel of experts who have performed thousands of cataract and ophthalmic laser procedures.
The lecture will be delivered during the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting and convention to be held in Chicago from October 16 to 19, 2010.
Dr. Martin will discuss the Torsional ultrasound procedure which is a revolutionary new phacoemulsification technology that produces a side-to-side motion of the phaco tip as opposed to the forward-and-backward motion of traditional ultrasound techniques.
This OZil torsional technology is only available on the Infiniti Vision System (both from Alcon Laboratories, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas), a leading developer and manufacturer of ophthalmic technology and equipment.
From a patient’s perspective, this new technology reduces potential trauma to the eyes, thereby improving the safety and effectiveness of the cataract surgery procedure. It also makes the process more efficient for the surgeon.
According to Dr. Jeffrey Martin who practices ophthalmology at North Shore Eye Care located in Smithtown, New York, “The Board Certified ophthalmologists at our practice remain on the cutting edge of adopting ophthalmic and laser technology that improves clinical outcomes and maximizes patient satisfaction.”
North Shore Eye Care is a leading, specialized eye care practice, serving patients from Suffolk and Nassau counties on Long Island.
North Shore Eye Care has been recognized by Bausch & Lomb (B&L) as the National Crystalens Center of Excellence for advanced cataract surgery.
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, cataract surgery and premium lens implant procedures and provide other specialized eye care services as well.
The practice conducts FREE monthly seminars on LASIK and cataract surgery.
Call (631) 265 8780 to schedule an appointment with any of the eye doctors at North Shore Eye Care.
For further information on North Shore Eye Care and their services, visit their web site at www.nseye.com or email surgery(at)nseye(dot)com
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