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April 07, 2017
An estimated 100,000 people experience sports-related eye injury every year. Of these, over 13,000 suffer permanent vision loss. April is Sports Eye Safety Month and a good time to commit to wearing protective eyewear while participating in athletic endeavors – particularly those that lend themselves to eye injury. If you sustain an injury while participating in a sporting event, it is imperative... Read More
March 30, 2017
The first 24 hours following your LASIK eye surgery are the most important part of the healing process. Our eye surgeon will walk you through the entire LASIK procedure during your consultation to ensure you know what to expect before, during and after your laser surgery. We will give you eye care directions, prescriptions for eye drops and eye shields to protect your eyes for the first 24 hours... Read More
March 24, 2017
Workplace eye injuries are common in manufacturing companies and at construction sites, but eye injuries can happen in any workplace. March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, and our eye doctors in Poughkeepsie would like to remind you that eye care and eye safety are important for everyone at your company. If you’ve suffered an eye injury, seek medical attention as soon as possible. Whether you’... Read More
March 13, 2017
Millions of men and women in America struggle with dry eyes. Symptoms of dry eyes often subside after a few months, but for some, redness, inflammation and dryness persist. Dry Eye Syndrome is caused by insufficient tear production, and a new treatment offers relief for those with chronic dry eyes. The LipiFlow system is now available at Seeta Eye Centers in Poughkeepsie and Fishkill. Dry eyes... Read More
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