Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island and Dr. Chad Hummel Helps Catalina Guerrero Regain Her Vision With Cataract Surgery

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OCLI and RotaCare partnered together to provide this life-changing eye surgery to a patient in need

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I am so grateful to have been given the opportunity to help Catalina. Changing people’s lives is the reason we as surgeons do what we do.

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI) has partnered with RotaCare to help bring back the vision of a patient in need. RotaCare aims to provide free healthcare to those that are in need and have minimal access to medical care.

Catalina Guerrero is a 70 year old woman from Bayshore who suffers from diabetes and cataracts. She has had several problems with her retina for quite some time and was experiencing discomforting symptoms including excess tearing and stabbing pain. After being referred by multiple doctors, she ended up at Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island. Dr. Chad Hummel, a cornea, cataract, and refractive surgeon at OCLI’s Massapequa location was selected to perform Catalina’s cataract surgery. “I am so grateful to have been given the opportunity to help Catalina. Changing people’s lives is the reason we as surgeons do what we do,” Said Dr. Hummel.

After a successful cataract procedure, Catalina’s sight has significantly improved, with her distance vision only somewhat blurred. Her previous symptoms have been completely resolved and most importantly, she is no longer experiencing pain. “Everybody has been so helpful and I am extremely thankful for Dr. Hummel. Thanks to him and the Lord, my pain is gone and I can see much better now!” Said Catalina.

About Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island
Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI) is a renowned, multi-specialty eye care group that offers a wide range of eye care services. OCLI strives to have each patient treated by one of the nation’s most highly skilled and qualified specialists. Each physician at OCLI is board-certified with extensive medical training and many are recognized for innovative medical achievements including performing the first refractive surgery in the world.

OCLI consists of over 30 eye doctors and 11 state-of-the-art medical facilities throughout Long Island. Each facility houses the most advanced technology available to offer patients a variety of ophthalmic services and treatments, from routine eye examinations to sophisticated LASIK surgery and laser cataract surgery. Dedicated to providing exceptional medical services, OCLI is “clearly the best choice” for all vision care needs. To learn more, or to schedule an appointment, visit OCLI.net.

About RotaCare
Founded in 1992 by members of the Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club, RotaCare was created to serve the needs of the uninsured on Long Island. The mission of RotaCare is to facilitate free health care for the relief of pain and suffering to those who have the most need and the least access to medical care. To learn more, visit RotaCareNY.org.

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