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February 06, 2018
February is macular degeneration awareness month, serving as a great reminder to schedule your next appointment at the Fishkill or Poughkeepsie office of Setta Eye Centers. Macular degeneration symptoms may be slow to develop and, because there is no cure, catching it early is the most effective way to save your eyesight. One of the most effective ways to slow the progression of macular... Read More
January 17, 2018
There are nearly 20 million cataract surgeries performed yearly – around 3.5 million of those in the U.S. – making it one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures in the world. Countless men and women who have undergone this surgery have enjoyed restored vision and, in many cases, a reduced need for prescription eyewear. But have these same patients also benefited from life-extension?... Read More
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January 04, 2018
Laser cataract surgery offers a precise, safe, and incredibly effective way to remove cataracts without the use of metal surgical tools. Our Poughkeepsie cataract surgeons use the state-of-the-art LenSx® femtosecond laser, providing benefits including: Reduced risk of trauma and thermal injury to the tissue inside of the eye Greater precision through the use of computer-imaging to guide the laser... Read More
December 06, 2017
Laser vision correction, such as LASIK and PRK, are used to correct refractive errors, allowing the men and women who undergo surgery to see clearly without glasses or contact lenses. Changes made to the cornea during laser vision correction are permanent and, in many cases, can reduce the need for prescription eyewear even as you age. The American Academy of Cataract and Refractive Surgery... Read More
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November 14, 2017
  When a natural disaster strikes, it is often necessary to leave home quickly. In the hurry to get children, friends, loved ones, and ourselves to a safer space, it is easy to forget even some of the most basic necessities. For men and women who wear prescription eyewear, that often means leaving behind those things necessary for maintaining and protecting optimal vision. Vision is one of your... Read More
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October 18, 2017
While October may seem a little early to start thinking about your HSA or flex account, most plan participants lose benefits at the first of the year, making now an ideal time to begin planning your procedure. LASIK is not covered by insurance and, even with financing options such as CareCredit®, the cost of LASIK may seem prohibitive. If you have a flex account or a HSA, you can use the money... Read More
October 12, 2017
The leading cause of blindness in the world is age-related vision disorders. Cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy account for well over 50% of all vision loss in the country and in the world, providing one more reason you should commit to annual eye exams after the age of 60. When caught early on, these diseases can be treated for complete correction or to slow... Read More
September 27, 2017
At Seeta Eye Centers, we offer a wide range of LASIK options, enabling us to meet the unique needs of each patient we see. The SlideShare below provides basic information about some of these options, along with LASIK alternatives like PRK, to help you better understand your choices. When you are ready to discuss LASIK with a board-certified and dedicated eye surgeon, please give us a call at 845-... Read More
August 25, 2017
September is Healthy Aging Month and a perfect time to review habits that can speed age-related vision loss. Some vision loss, such as that caused by presbyopia, is unavoidable. However, vision loss from many other disorders and diseases that become more likely with age is not. This is one of the biggest reasons men and women over the age of 65 should visit our Fishkill or Poughkeepsie offices... Read More
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

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