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Leading Cause of Blindness

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 their progression. It becomes much more difficult to effectively address these disorders once vision loss has occurred.

UV Safety Month

July is UV Safety Month. Visit the Poughkeepsie or Fishkill office of Seeta Eye to learn how you can protect yourself against cataracts, macular degeneration, and other UV-related vision disorders 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?

Infographic: Facts About Cataracts

As you get older, the likelihood that you will need cataract surgery increases with every year. Cataract surgery has gotten much shorter and safer over the years, but it still makes many people nervous.

Seeta Eye Centers has created an infographic that will help you better understand the basics of cataracts, and the ways removing those cataracts can help improve your life. Feel free to share it with friends, family, or anyone else who might need cataract surgery.


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