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Dr. David Flug

General Practice
Holtsville, NY

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Dr David Flug Has been practicing general ophhtalmology and eye surgery for 30 years in Forest Hills, NY. The majority of his practice is cataract patients and glaucoma patients.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Blood in eye: You would have to be more specific about where the blood is located and how it got there. If it was through an injury the eye has to be examined care... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
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Glasses too strong?: If your distance vision is good without glasses then +4 is too strong for reading or computer. Try +2.00 for computer and 2.50 for reading. You can g... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
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Probably Not: Although it is theoretically possible to be allergic to almost anything, acrylic cataract implants are virtually inert and totally biocompatible. Thi... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
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Yes: It depends on how dense the cataract is and whether it is in one eye or both. Good vision can be achieved in most cases. Most kids with congenital ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
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Tinted glasses: Lens opacities are by definition a type of cataract. But if they are very small there's no indication for surgery. Your optician can recommend or sh... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
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Not specific terms: There are several near and far points. There is the near point of convergence- how close to the eye an object can be seen and not be double. Then th... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
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New Technology lens: There 2 types of new implants which are placed in the eye at the time of cataract surgery. One is called a multifocal which corrects both distance an... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
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Headches: Headaches in this setting might be stress or anxiety related. But other causes might require investigation.
A 64-year-old female asked:
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Episcleritis: Yes you need to see your ophthalmologist. Red eye which is painful to the touch could be episcleritis which is usually not a very serious problem. I... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Dry eye: The symptom of "sand" in the eye or an eye lash is very often a result of a dry eye condition. It may help to use the over the counter artificial tea... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
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Patience: If your surgeon says there were no complications and your retina is healthy you should be able to read as soon as you get the proper reading prescript... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
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Yes: Although the majority of patients who have cataracts have them in both eyes, there are plenty of people who have a unilateral (in one eye only) catara... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
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Don't know: This type of thing has to be looked at to make a diagnosis. The possibilities include blood under the skin, clogged glands, hemangioma etc, bottom l... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
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See an ophthalmologi: It could be a type of migraine, but there a bunch of other things it could be having to do with eye pressure or inflammation.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Flug is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Flug is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dear Dr. Flug. Thank you very much for your response to my eye problem. I saw an ophthalmologist the next day and was diagnosed with Iritis. I'm currently being treated with two different eye drops ...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for your answer! I thought it might be a dry eye condition.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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