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May 11, 2022
Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a condition impacting nearly half of the adults in the United States. There are no symptoms associated with high blood pressure, but left unregulated, hypertension can lead to heart attack and stroke, metabolic syndrome, kidney failure, and more. High blood pressure can also result in vision loss. Hypertensive Retinopathy Hypertensive... Read More
April 14, 2022
Dry eye syndrome is a condition that occurs when the eyes cannot produce sufficient moisture. Marked by redness, itchiness, dryness, and general eye discomfort, dry eye syndrome may be a result of hormone disruptions, certain medications, excessive screen time, and various illnesses. There are a few different treatment options for dry eye syndrome. These include: Artificial Tears Punctual Plugs... Read More
March 08, 2022
At Seeta Eye Center, we are fully committed to providing the safest, most effective, and most advanced techniques for laser vision correction. Our Advanced Refractive Surgery Center is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and staffed by board-certified ophthalmologists who truly care for each patient they see. If you have grown tired of your dependence on prescription eyewear, now might be... Read More
February 14, 2022
For years LASIK eye surgery has been the go-to vision corrective surgery for those looking to free themselves from corrective glasses or contacts. As medical procedures continue to advance alternative laser eye surgeries offer advantages over LASIK. Seeta Eye is the only practice between Boston, Manhattan, and Rochester to offer SMILE (Small Incision Lenticule Extraction) Laser Eye Surgery.... Read More
February 14, 2022
SMILE (Small Incision Lenticule Extraction) is an alternative to LASIK vision correction surgery that can help patients find less reliance on glasses and contact lenses. Completely bladeless, SMILE is performed with the proprietary VisuMax femtosecond laser, allowing for vision correction in one simple and single step. This eliminates risks for complications that can arise from flap creation (... Read More
January 14, 2022
As we travel further into the winter months, cold and dry weather is to be expected. With this can come certain discomforts caused by the lack of moisture, such as dry and itchy eyes. It is estimated that nearly 5 million adults in the United States suffer from dry eye syndrome, a condition that can worsen when the weather turns cold. Symptoms of this condition such as dry and itchy eyes, red... Read More
December 10, 2021
VUITY™, a new eye drop that hit stores on Thursday, December 9th, is the first FDA-approved eye medication for the treatment of presbyopia. The medication works by reducing the size of the pupil, which helps to expand the depth of focus and allows users to see at a range of distances. VUITY™ can help people with mild to moderate presbyopia see close up without the use of glasses, but researchers... Read More
November 04, 2021
Most FSA plans expire on December 31st. Some companies allow employees to defer spending for a few additional months and others even allow for some portion of the benefit to be rolled over into a new year. But by and large, Flexible Spending Accounts are a use-it-or-lose-it proposition, meaning now is the best time to schedule that elective eye surgery you’ve been considering. Many FSA plans... Read More
October 07, 2021
LASIK is a surgical method for long-term vision improvement. First approved by the FDA in 1998, LASIK technology has since progressed impressively, helping to ensure more consistent and reliable outcomes with fewer risks than ever before. If you are curious about LASIK, use the contact form on this page or call Seeta Eye Center to schedule a consultation with one of our board-certified... Read More
September 15, 2021
A recent study out of the UK has found that people who suffer from age-related macular degeneration are 25% more likely to develop dementia. The study, published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, also determined that cataracts increase risks for dementia by 11% while diabetic retinopathy increases risks by an alarming 61%. Conducted on a group of 12,000 middle-aged Britons, this study... Read More