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Dr. William Kasper

Ophthalmology
Garden City, NY
55 years experience male

Locations

William Kasper, MD, FACS

Garden City, NY

Address

520 Franklin Ave, Suite L9, Garden City, NY, US
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My office hours

Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(516) 742-5970

Insurances accepted

UnitedHealthcare

Aetna

Cigna

Group Health Incorporated

HIP Health Plans

About

Bio

www.mineolaeye.com

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Doctor Q&A

21 Answers
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Chalazion or Stye: Chalazions are larger inflamed/infected glands in the eyelid. Styes are smaller localized infections. Topical treatment with antibiotic drops or ointm... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Possible Migraine: Ocular or ophthalmic migraines present for up to 1/2 hour without headaches. They can be seen with eyes open and closed. If they disappear when the ey... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
See Ophthalmologist: If the toxoplasmosis in inactive, no treatment is necessary. If inflammation is present, get treatment from ophthamologist.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Ignore: Even though you are using one eye, you still have depth perception.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Ignore: Most of the time, it's not a hordeolum, it's a chalazion which needs more treatment.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Ignore: Have annual examinations with an ophthalmologist to check on your healthy eye.
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Blurry Vision : Blurry vision may result from many different conditions. Simple causes may be related to eye glass changes, while more serious etiologies may be relat... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
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55 years experience
Tumor: Odds are in favor of a chalazion, but there are many other lesions than can occur. Majority of tumors are benign, but if malignant, you want it remove... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Conjunctivitis: An ophthalmological examination should diagnose the type of conjunctivitis whether allergic, viral, bacterial, contact, or associated with other dise... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Thin Sclera: The protective coat of the eye is the white sclera. Below it is the vascular or blood vessel supply, the uveal tissue.. When the sclera becomes thinne... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Conjunctivitis: Probably not related to medical condition. Need antibiotic drops and possible antibiotic/steroid drops to treat the conjunctivitis.
A female asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Eye Emergency: Flush the eyes with lots of water. Call an Ophthalmologist or go to the Emergency room immediately. Time is of the essence, to avoid permanent damage... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Brushfield Spot: Probably a benign connective tissue spot on the iris periphery. Should be able to make an easy diagnosis with an exam with ophthalmologist using a sli... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Blepharitis: Localized area of itching, redness, and swelling may be an allergic reaction. Treatment includes an eye ointment containing a cortisone and possibly a... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
See Ophthalmologist: Oculoplastic surgeon (ophthalmology sub specialty) should evaluate. Important factors include whether it is eyelid or brow ptosis or combination. Cos... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Chalazion ?: I'll bet it's a chalazion, not a stye. Itching doesn't necessarily mean healing, but probably comes from local swelling and inflammation. Could be get... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Best Vision: Decreased vision may be due to uncorrected refractive errors, meaning you need glasses to see your best. Even a slight degree of nearsightedness can f... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Find Etiology: Whether it's an eyelid or eyeball problem, it can probably be diagnosed with a slit lamp (biomicroscope) exam by the ophthalmologist. An ointment, dro... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Dark Sunglasses: Be thankful, if they were red, yellow, green or blue, they would attract more attention!
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Amblyopia (Lazy Eye): Majority of people who have amblyopia are born with the condition. It means the vision is reduced in one eye. If the vision becomes reduced at your ag... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Kasper
55 years experience
Secondary Infection: Conjunctivitis and blepharitis are commonly associated with respiratory infections.

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

Medical/Graduate school

Catholic University of Louvain Faculty of Medicine, Belgium
Graduated 1967MD

Residency

Ophthalmology
Completed 1971

Awards

2001- 2012 Castle & Connolly's America's Top Doctors List (annual)

Affiliations

Long Island Ophthalmological Society
New York State Ophthalmological Society
Fellow American Academy of Ophthalmology
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