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Dr. Daniel Goldberg

Ophthalmology
Holtsville, NY

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Daniel E. Goldberg, MD. Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY. 1994 Ophthalmology training: UCSD Medical Center, CA. 2002 Specialty: Vitreoretinal Disease and Surgery. Practice location: 279 Central Park West, New York, New York, 10024. Tel: (212) 362-4440

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Ophthalmology

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
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Get checked out: Not enough information here. Is the bump in the lid? Under the eyeball within the conjunctiva? Either way, don't "pop" it yourself. It may not be ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Yes this is normal. Firstly, fast moving objects don't remain long enough in the central visual axis to project onto the macula (the central portion ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
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Depends: Chronic eye redness is not normal, but most often is related to benign conditions including sleep deprivation, allergies and dry eyes. Associated sym... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Atopic Dermatitis: This may be atopic dermatitis. It is seasonal and responds well to steroid ointments. Alternatively, it may be blepharitis which responds well to li... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Lens hygiene: As in removing the lens, always make sure your hands and fingernails are thoroughly cleaned and avoid introducing the nail into the corneal surface. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Yes: The redness under these circumstances is part of the eye's normal response to any foreign body introduced. See above answer to question regarding bur... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
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This Depends: This depends on the degree to which the two pupils are uneven in diameter. Uneven pupil size is known medically as “anisocoria”. Anisocoria may resu... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
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Very bad: This is a terrible idea. The sun emits powerful ultraviolet rays which will irreversibly and severely damage your central retina (macula). This is a... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
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Yes: Yes. This is true, to some extent, but the degree of whiteness of the sclera (the outer eyewall) is only a clue to other systemic problems. For exam... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
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Cataract Surgery: We are all born with a natural crystalline lens in each of our eyes which, like a lens in a camera, helps focus light. As we age and as a result of c... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Get checked out: Although reversible loss of night vision may be associated with vitamin a deficiency, this is not likely in developed countries with normal diet. How... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Depends: The basis for this "old wive's tale" is that, accurately, carrots as well as other yellow/orange vegetables and gourds (squash, pumpkin) are fantastic... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
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Color Blindness: Color blindness is a manifestation of a wide array of diagnoses. It may be inherited as in x-linked color blindness (affecting males only) or acquire... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Complicated answer: The answer to this question is complex and includes just about every conceivable diagnosis in the field of ophthalmology. After all, blurred vision m... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
No: No: if what you mean by this is to roll your eyes back in your head and "look" at your brain. The eyes are firmly secured in the eye sockets by ligam... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
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Diabetic Retinopathy: Diabetes can cause a wide array of visual problems, especially if uncontrolled for prolonged time periods. Cataracts may result from diabetes but the... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
No: No, but you are well on your way to making a great salad for lunch.
A 23-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
Depends: This may be entirely normal. Many individuals have prominent conjunctival and episcleral vessels just as a matter of their anatomy. In some, however... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes. You are just seeing afterimages after your photoreceptors have been exposed to ambient light. This is probably worse when the light source is b... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
Depends: For individuals with normal retinal function, there is, unfortunately, no way to develop superhero grade night vision. Conversely, for patients with ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
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Harmless: The reasons your eyes may tear when eating spicy foods is that the seventh cranial nerve which is important in the regulation of reflex tear function,... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
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Depends: Eyelid "twitching" is a common complaint and is generally benign. Eyelid myokeimia is a unilateral (one sided) condition that causes fasciculations (... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
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Depends: This depends on how vigorously you shake the eyes. As with any part of the human body, trauma is not well tolerated. The eye is securely attached to... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
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Normal: This is normal. Especially if it occurs between shifting from distance viewing to near viewing. Different focus mechanisms are employed for each fun... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
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Depends: You are not giving enough information. Where is the lesion: on the eyelid? On the white part of the eye? On the central cornea? Is there pain? Is th... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
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It Depends: This depends on how old you are and whether or not you are "presbyopic". After age 40, we lose some capacity to read at near. This is called “presby... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
Yes: Nystagmus is a complicated condition with many causes ranging from congenital to acquired and is involuntary. We do, however, have the normal ability... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
See your MD: This may be serious, especially if you have pain. You need to see your ophthalmologist. A foreign body lodged in the eye sets up a beautiful home fo... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Depends: This may be entirely normal. Many individuals have prominent conjunctival and episcleral vessels just as a matter of their anatomy. In some, however, ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Get checked out: Light flashes should generally be checked out immediately, especially if they are new in onset. Sometimes light flashes are a symptom of migraine and... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Eye Drops: "eye drops" is a term that applies to many different formulations depending on the treatment purpose. The drops contain the active ingredient, say fo... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes. You are just seeing afterimages after your photoreceptors have been exposed to ambient light. This is probably worse when the light source is b... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Depends: It depends on what you mean by "eye membrane". The contact lens sits on your cornea and yes, undue force may cause a corneal abrasion. This is painf... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Goldberg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Goldberg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Very thorough answer, I have blurred vision since I woke this morning and I can't seem to figure out why.
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