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Dr. Gary Turer

Ophthalmology
Holtsville, NY
male

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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

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17 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
No: eye exercises do not have a place in changing ones refractive error. This is a ruse practiced by some optometrists. Eye exercises, however, are usef... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Artificial tears,: It is important to visit your ophthalmologist to find out exactly what is causing your pain. Until then, otc drops such as artificial tears (for dry e... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Allergy: You may have an skin allergy to the pimple cream. If you have inadvertently gotten the cream into your eye, you may have a chemical conjunctivitis. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Glaucoma, yes: A sudden increase in eye pressure may be a sign of angle closure glaucoma, which is a sight threatening emergency , requiring an immediate visit to yo... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Eye color: The red color could be due to allergies, infection, dry eye, and other conditions. A yellow color could be due to liver problems, such as a high bill... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Infection: The green color of the discharge is most likely due to a bacterial infection. You should get your child to an ophthalmologist right away, as she need... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Probably benign: This is most likely a benign finding, such as the normal changes that occur as one ages(sorry about that!). If the whites of the eyes are uniformly ye... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1/: No. Floaters do not cause pain.. However, you should see your ophthalmologist for this, as it is a signal that you may have a tear in your retinal, wh... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Uncommon floaters: No , this is not common at all. I suggest that you bring this child to an ophthalmologist for a complete dilated examination, to rule out any patholo... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
The next day: You can go the next day, although you may see halos around lights, or a star effect when visualizing lights. I had lasik myself, and remember going v... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
See ophthalmologist: Your mother needs to see an ophthalmologist as soon as possible, as she needs to be started on prescription antibiotics. This infection, if untreated... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
See your doctor: You should see your internist as soon as possible, as well as your ophthalmologist. A stiff neck could be a sign of meningitis. The pink eye should ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Conjunctivitis: Most likely this is a chemical conjunctivitis, where you have irritated the lining of the eye. Hopefully you irrigated your eye at once at the time o... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Possible sinusitis: this could be a result of a sinusitis or sinus congestion. You should try some decongestants and see your internist or ENT specialist to follow-up th... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Corneal abrasion: Most likely the pain is due to a corneal abrasion, where there is a scratch on the cornea, the front surface of the eye. One also has to be concerned... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Not common: It is very Uncommon for teenagers to have floaters. A teenager who is having these symptoms should see an ophthalmologist as soon as possible for a c... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Turer
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Yes.No: Yes, liver disease causes scleral icterus, or yellow eye. They should have their liver enzymes and billirubin checked. There are no drops that will g... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Turer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Turer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York Medical College, NY
Graduated 1985MD

Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
Westchester County Medical Society
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