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August 14, 2017
On August 21st, we will experience our first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years. The eclipse will begin around 1:22 p.m. in New York, reaching its peak around 2:44 p.m. and coming to completion at approximately 4:00 p.m. We will not experience the total phase of this solar eclipse, but a partial phase will be observable should weather allow. The Hudson Valley ophthalmologists at... Read More
August 11, 2017
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) is a refractive error correction surgery that was approved by the FDA three years before its main alternative, LASIK. Like LASIK, PRK is used to correct refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Unlike LASIK, there is no corneal flap creation with PRK, making it a better option for people with thin corneas. PRK has recently been... Read More
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July 24, 2017
LASIK is a fairly routine procedure. In fact, an average of 800,000 LASIK eye surgeries are performed in the United States every year, and conservative estimates suggest as many as 43 million additional men and women who have not yet undergone laser eye surgery would be good LASIK candidates. However, "routine" does not imply "failsafe" and your choice of LASIK surgeon will play a direct role in... Read More
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July 14, 2017
If you are becoming a parent for the first time, boundless joy lies ahead of you. Boundless joy and a whole lot of work. A whole lot of work and, for people with glasses, a near constant struggle to keep tiny hands from prying them away from your face. Those same tiny hands, when successful, can bend and break frames, goo up lenses, and otherwise make wearing glasses incredibly inconvenient.... Read More
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July 07, 2017
When you hear UV Safety Month, what do you think of? Sunscreen likely springs to mind, along with concealing clothing, sun hats, and reduced time outside during peak UV periods. But what about your eyes? What impact do UV rays have on the organs responsible for one of your most important senses? UV Rays and Eye Health UV rays can have a profound impact on the health of your eyes, both now and... Read More
June 30, 2017
Life has many stages, and you don't always know where your path will take you. But with LASIK eye surgery results, you can be confident in navigating your path unencumbered by glasses and contact lenses. See clearly as soon as you wake up in the morning. To find out if you are a candidate, please call Hudson Valley's own Seeta Eye Centers at 845-443-4998.
April 07, 2017
An estimated 100,000 people experience sports-related eye injury every year. Of these, over 13,000 suffer permanent vision loss. April is Sports Eye Safety Month and a good time to commit to wearing protective eyewear while participating in athletic endeavors – particularly those that lend themselves to eye injury. If you sustain an injury while participating in a sporting event, it is imperative... Read More
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March 30, 2017
The first 24 hours following your LASIK eye surgery are the most important part of the healing process. Our eye surgeon will walk you through the entire LASIK procedure during your consultation to ensure you know what to expect before, during and after your laser surgery. We will give you eye care directions, prescriptions for eye drops and eye shields to protect your eyes for the first 24 hours... Read More
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March 24, 2017
Workplace eye injuries are common in manufacturing companies and at construction sites, but eye injuries can happen in any workplace. March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, and our eye doctors in Poughkeepsie would like to remind you that eye care and eye safety are important for everyone at your company. If you’ve suffered an eye injury, seek medical attention as soon as possible. Whether you’... Read More
March 13, 2017
Millions of men and women in America struggle with dry eyes. Symptoms of dry eyes often subside after a few months, but for some, redness, inflammation and dryness persist. Dry Eye Syndrome is caused by insufficient tear production, and a new treatment offers relief for those with chronic dry eyes. The LipiFlow system is now available at Seeta Eye Centers in Poughkeepsie and Fishkill. Dry eyes... Read More
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