SightMD Consolidates Huntington Practices, Expands Coverage and Services

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To better serve their growing SightMD patient base, New York’s fastest growing integrated ophthalmic provider group today announced expanded 7-days-a-week coverage and increased ophthalmology and audiology services in their consolidated Huntington, NY practice, according to Jeffrey Martin, MD, FACS, Chief Executive Officer of SightMD.

July 5, 2018 – Hauppauge, NY…To better serve their growing SightMD patient base, New York’s fastest growing integrated ophthalmic provider group today announced expanded 7-days-a-week coverage and increased ophthalmology and audiology services in their consolidated Huntington, NY practice, according to Jeffrey Martin, MD, FACS, Chief Executive Officer of SightMD.

The newly expanded SightMD ophthalmology practice - located at 700 New York Avenue, Huntington NY– will offer patients access to the latest breakthroughs in comprehensive eye care, with a special focus on cataract removal, lens implantation, laser vision correction, corneal disease, glaucoma management, oculoplastic cosmetic procedures and retinal care for diabetic and macular degeneration patients. SightMD is also proud to announce that part of their expanded services coverage in their Huntington practice now includes a full-time audiologist.

“Not only are we now offering patients access to world-class ophthalmic and audiology services 7 days a week in our Huntington office, but we also expanding our office hours as well,” said Dr. Martin. “Since helping form SightMD with Dr. John Passarelli, our goal has been to offer patients a next-generation comprehensive ophthalmology network of providers in local neighborhoods whose dedication to leading edge technology would be surpassed only by our commitment to personal quality patient care,” he added. “Today, as we announce the consolidation of our Huntington practice into one convenient location that offers access to our doctors 7 days a week, with more convenient office hours and increased services, we remain passionate about providing patients the same high level of quality care they could receive from the leading academic centers across the United States…but delivered right here at home.”

Our expanding Huntington office will continue to be staffed by longtime Huntington resident, Craig Richter, MD, who will be joined by his fellow SightMD colleagues, John Passarelli, MD, Edward Marcus, MD and Emily Visconti, Au.D.

In addition to his expertise in cataract care, Dr. Richter also enjoys practicing general ophthalmology with an emphasis on the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma, the management of macular degeneration and the management of diabetic eye disease. He takes great pride in the relationships he has nurtured over the years with patients and members of the Huntington medical community.

Dr. Passarelli is a Board Certified ophthalmic surgeon and a founding member of Sight MD. He specializes in advanced cataract surgery and vision correction micro-surgical procedures of the eye. Dr. Passarelli will see patients in Huntington on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month from 3-5 pm.

Dr. Edward Marcus is also Board-Certified in ophthalmology and specializes in medical and surgical management of retinal diseases, including diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and retinal detachment. He also specializes in treating inflammatory and infectious eye diseases. Dr. Marcus will see patients in our Huntington office on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 1:30 – 4 pm.

As part of our expanded services in our Huntington office, we are proud to announce that Dr. Visconti will be joining our Huntington team as a full-time audiologist. Dr. Visconti is an experienced audiologist who has spent years working in major medical centers with otolaryngologists and other hearing specialists to help advance the latest breakthroughs in the diagnosis and treatment of both geriatric and child-related hearing loss. Her passion is working closely with patients to fit appropriate amplification devices that fit seamlessly into patients’ changing lifestyles.

With a tradition of eye excellence that spans more than 50 years on Long Island, Dr. Martin and his colleagues have always taken great pride in the close relationships they have built with their patients over the years. “When you put patients first in your medical practice, all aspects of their care regimen are elevated,” he said. “Our ‘patient-centric’ model at SightMD is why we continue to grow and provide a superior level of care that patients have come to expect and enjoy.”

SightMD is New York’s fastest growing integrated ophthalmic provider group, offering patients the convenience of 23 locations from the east end of Long Island to Manhattan and access to over 50 ophthalmic surgeons and specialists.

The doctors and staff of SightMD represent the region's most established, full-service comprehensive eye care provider. SightMD is also the official LASIK Provider of the New York Mets and many of their physicians have been voted ‘TOP DOCTORS’ in the New York Metro Area by Castle Connolly. During the past several years, SightMD and its doctors have also earned ‘Best of Long Island’ honors in numerous categories.

SightMD maintains offices in Amityville, Bay Shore, Brentwood, Deer Park, Garden City, Hampton Bays, Hauppauge, Hempstead, Holbrook, Huntington, Little Neck, Manhattan, Patchogue, Port Jefferson, Riverhead, Rockville Center, Sayville, Smithtown, Southampton, Southold, and West Islip. They specialize in cataract care, LASIK laser vision correction, glaucoma management, diabetic eye disease, ophthalmic plastic surgery, retinal care, and audiology. For more information about SightMD, please contact Cheryl Montaigne at 1-855-295-4144.

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