Seeta Eye Centers Ophthalmology Blog

Serving Poughkeepsie, Fishkill and Nearby Areas of the Hudson Valley

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June 09, 2020
In light of COVID-19, the CDC recommends wearing a simple cloth facemask whenever it is impossible to maintain a six-foot distance from people who do not live in your house while in public. Depending on where you live, this recommendation may actually be a requirement prior to entering a business or establishment. It is absolutely the requirement at Seeta Eye Center – both for patients and staff... Read More
May 21, 2020
Seeta Eye is open for business. Both our Poughkeepsie and Fishkill offices are now able to resume the routine services, including annual eye exams, our patients rely on. However, in the time of COVID-19, these visits will be slightly different than what you may be used to. We are taking every precaution to ensure our staff and our patients remain safe. In order to do this, we have implemented new... Read More
May 12, 2020
During traditional cataract surgery, a small surgical tool is used to access the lens of the eye. This method is safe and has given countless patients renewed vision. It is not, however, as precise or effectiveas  the newer option of laser cataract surgery. At Seeta Eye Centers, we utilize the LenSx® femtosecond laser for cataract surgery. This advanced equipment helps reduce risks for... Read More
April 21, 2020
As the first wave of millennials prepares to enter their 40s, it is important to begin thinking about eye care. Even if you do not have a preexisting refractive error, presbyopia will soon become an unavoidable reality. Common issues such as dry eyes or computer vision syndrome may also become more pronounced with age, and the steps you take now to address these issues can help prevent more... Read More
March 24, 2020
New York State is under a Stay at Home order. Please stay at home. Leaving, for any reason, endangers you and everyone in your community. We can beat this, but we have to work together. COVID-19, the novel Coronavirus, spreads from person-to-person through spit and mucus. The most common entry points for the virus are the nose and mouth, where particulates containing the virus can easily be... Read More
February 20, 2020
The cost of LASIK can range between $1,000 and $3,000 per eye depending on the technology and technique being employed. The vision correction achieved through LASIK is permanent and most people are able to achieve visual acuity of 20/20 or better. This means that, by and large, people who undergo LASIK are able to avoid many of the costs associated with prescription eyewear for the rest of their... Read More
February 11, 2020
PRK and LASIK are both types of laser vision correction that can be used to address refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. Both of these procedures utilize an excimer laser to sculpt underlying corneal tissue and improve vision. Both provide lasting and reliable results. Neither, however, is ideal for every patient. Flap vs. No Flap During LASIK vision correction, a small... Read More
January 24, 2020
February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month, an effort on the part of the American Academy of Ophthalmology to draw attention to the leading cause of blindness among older Americans. Macular degeneration cannot be cured, but it can be managed, and the sooner intervention begins, the lower your risks of losing your vision. Even if you are not experiencing any of the symptoms of... Read More
December 05, 2019
In the holiday classic, A Christmas Story, all Ralphie Parker wants is a Red Ryder carbine-action, 200-shot BB rifle with a compass in the stock. No matter who he asks, however, the answer is always the same: “You’ll shoot your eye out.” Even from Santa. In the book, little Ralphie gets his BB gun and nobody loses an eye (although he has a little scare when a BB ricochets into his glasses). In... Read More
November 13, 2019
The Poughkeepsie office of Seeta Eye Centers at 23 Davis Avenue will be closed the week of November 18th as we make the final preparations to open our new location, just across the parking lot from our current space. This new, technologically advanced office will assist us in our goal of providing the safest, most effective, and most comfortable services for each patient we see. Soft Opening The... Read More