Seeta Eye Centers Ophthalmology Blog

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October 07, 2019
LASIK is an incredibly effective treatment for the permanent correction of refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. It may also be an effective way to treat night vision issues including low vision along with issues like glare, halos, and starbursts around lights. The Patient-Reported Outcomes with LASIK (PROWL) questionnaire, a 2014 collaboration between the Food and Drug... Read More
September 16, 2019
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in adults over the age of 50 throughout the developed world. The National Institutes of Health reports that 11 million people in the United States are currently living with AMD, and an estimated 17 million people worldwide are impacted by the disorder. There are two types of AMD: Dry macular degeneration. Accounting for... Read More
September 05, 2019
Newborns, while possessed with the full visual capacity to see objects and colors, can only see 8-15 inches away. Over time, distance vision improves, as does the development of color vision, allowing babies with healthy vision to see the world with more clarity right around four months. However, vision development does not stop at this point. In fact, it continues throughout our lives. Birth to... Read More
July 08, 2019
If you have been considering vision correction surgery, now is the time to contact Seeta Eye Centers for a free consultation where you can learn about your options, our technology, and the most effective way to find lasting freedom from glasses and contact lenses. We offer a range of vision correction services at our Fishkill and Poughkeepsie locations, and our board-certified ophthalmologists... Read More
July 01, 2019
If you have different colored eyes, July 12th is your day. Heterochromia, the medical name for different colored eyes, is enjoyed by only about one percent of the human population and, in most cases, the condition is benign. However, when heterochromia occurs later in life or following an illness or disease, it may be a sign of larger problems. If you were born with eyes that were the same color... Read More
June 14, 2019
Virtual reality (VR) headsets are relatively new. As such, the long-term impacts of routine use of VR headsets is not clearly established. There is some evidence that doing near work – on tablets, phones, and similar devices – may contribute to myopia, even in adults. This may suggest that using a VR headset frequently would increase risks for nearsightedness, but there is no established link. It... Read More
May 02, 2019
Seeta Eye Centers is pleased to announce the addition of Yasha S. Modi, M.D. to our team of experienced Poughkeepsie ophthalmologists. A retinologist and vitreoretinal surgeon, Dr. Modi serves as Director of Uveitis and Tele-Retina at New York University where he is also assistant professor of Retinal Diseases, Uveitis, and Vitreoretinal Surgery. Dr. Modi’s services include diagnosis and... Read More
April 24, 2019
We are pleased to announce that ground has been broken on the site of our brand new, two-story office building, to be opened and operational this fall. Construction, which is taking place across the parking lot from our current Davis Avenue location, has resulted in the fencing off of some of our customer parking. Please forgive us this minor inconvenience (we promise it will be worth it) and use... Read More
January 15, 2019
The care you take of your eyes today will impact how clearly you will be able to see as you age. Small steps taken now can make a substantial difference when it comes to the health of the eyes. For example, even slight changes in diet can have a profound impact, helping to reduce risks for a host of vision-stealing disorders while offering a number of other health benefits. Taking care of your... Read More
December 05, 2018
Diet and nutrition play an important role in the health of your eyes. According to the American Optometric Association, getting enough of specific nutrients can help protect vision and may even reduce risks for certain eye diseases. Supplements offer a convenient way to increase your nutrient intake, but whole foods are typically a better source of absorbable vitamins and minerals. Fortunately,... Read More