General Eye Care
Serving Poughkeepsie, Yorktown and Nearby Areas of the Hudson Valley
There are several reasons to wear sunglasses. To look cool? Sure. Because your future’s so bright? Of course. But most importantly, because UV rays can do serious, lasting, and irreversible damage to your eyes.
Unprotected exposure to UV rays increases the risk for serious issues such as:
April is Sports Eye Safety Month, and a good time for athletes to truly consider how best to protect their eyes. Some sports pose more threat to the eyes than others, but even things like swimming can cause harm to the eyes when protective eyewear is not used.
An Optician is a professional who assists with the fitting of eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other eyewear. Opticians have undergone additional training and education and will have specific certification or an associate’s degree.
Eye color is determined by specific variations in an individual’s genes. While brown is the most common eye color, found in up to 79% of all humans, there are five other possible iris colors that can be found in people:
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.
Seeta Eye is open for business. Both our Poughkeepsie and Yorktown 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 protocols and increased safety measures designed to prevent community spread of the virus.
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 serious vision problems later in life.