TO OUR VALUED PATIENTS
The American Academy of Ophthalmology has recommended all ophthalmologists cease providing care for non-emergent patients. Therefore, our office is closed for at least the next two weeks beginning Friday, March 20, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have a medical eye emergency please call our office and follow the directions to reach our answering service. If you have a non urgent issue you may leave a message on our voicemail and you will receive a return call the next business day.
Our office takes this situation seriously and we want to protect our patients, staff and doctors. Please continue to check our website for updates. Be safe and be well.
Leon Remis MD
Dr. Leon Remis is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist specializing in all areas of ophthalmic medicine including cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic eye care and eye muscle surgery. Dr. Remis opened his medical practice over thirty years ago in Marblehead, MA. Dr. Remis provides comprehensive eye care to patients of all ages and gladly accepts new patients.
Dr. Remis specializes in cataract surgery. Surgery is performed on an out patient basis at both The North Shore Medical Center in Salem and Massachusetts General Hospital in Danvers, Massachusetts.
What is a cataract?
The lens in one's eye focuses the light rays on the retina, resulting in the crispt image of what we see. A coudy lens disperses the light, resulting in cloudy, blurry vision. This is most often a result of the natural aging process, though it may may also be attributed to genetics, medications, or certain diseases. ...read more