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March 09, 2017
A majority of men and women in their mid-20s are great candidates for LASIK eye surgery, but oftentimes, individuals don’t think they qualify because they have a high prescription. LASIK has been correcting vision for more than 25 years, and dozens of lasers have been approved for the procedure. Severe refractive errors were initially disqualified, but now LASIK can correct: Farsightedness up to... Read More
February 24, 2017
LASIK eye surgery has transformed the lives of more than 28 million people across the world. For the first time, our eye doctors and staff at Seeta Eye Care Center were able to show the entire LASIK process from start to finish live on Facebook. You can experience what it was like for J Will, radio host of 96.1 KISSFM, to go from a high prescription to perfect vision in the video above. The... Read More
February 13, 2017
A Flex Spending Account (FSA) is part of a health plan offered by employers for employees to use for medical expenses such as copayments, deductibles, medications and other health care costs. FSA money is not taxed, which allows you to save when it comes time to file your annual taxes. Many people forget they can use their FSA to cover the cost of eye care and vision correction. You and your... Read More
February 08, 2017
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of severe vision loss in men and women over the age of 50. As the name suggests, AMD develops as you age, but there are other elements that can contribute to your likelihood of getting this eye disease. February is AMD Awareness Month, and our eye doctors want you to know if you’re at risk for macular degeneration as well as actions you... Read More
January 30, 2017
There are several eye diseases that develop with age that often go undiagnosed until some of your vision has already been lost. Eye conditions such as cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy are leading causes of blindness in America. Cataracts are extremely treatable through cataract surgery, but the others can cause permanent damage to your eyesight before... Read More
January 24, 2017
Laser vision correction has gifted millions of Americans with 20/20 vision or better. There are, however, still many people who are afraid to go under the laser to better their eyesight. There are dozens of reasons to choose laser vision correction with our eye surgeons in Fishkill. Whether you have LASIK or PRK, you’ll notice these positive changes in your life almost immediately. Everyday... Read More
January 18, 2017
Glaucoma causes debilitating vision loss if left untreated, and more than 2.7 million men and women in America over the age of 40 suffer from this degenerative eye disease. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. These facts can help you understand the importance of regular eye exams and the burden that comes with severe vision loss: Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in America,... Read More
December 22, 2016
LASIK laser eye surgery can correct issues with your vision and give you the freedom to see without glasses or contacts, however there are a lot of misconceptions about this procedure. In this infographic we addres several of the myths surrounding LASIK surgery so all of your questions are answered: To schedule a consultation and find out how LASIK eye surgery can change your vision and... Read More
December 02, 2016
No, you will not go blind. That seems to be a popular concern among the general population. The rare complications associated with LASIK can often be corrected through a secondary procedure or medical treatment. LASIK eye surgery is the most studied elective procedure in history with more than 7,000 studies published. The results show patient satisfaction is at more than 98 percent, but our eye... Read More
November 28, 2016
One of the best ways to overcome any fear is to understand the thing you’re afraid of. When it comes to LASIK, knowing what to expect can go a long way in calming your nerves. LASIK laser eye surgery has been correcting refractive errors for 25 years, and in that time, thousands of clinical trials and studies have been conducted. This extensive research makes LASIK the most studied elective... Read More