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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
November 21, 2016
Tens of millions of Americans struggle with diabetes. Most of the consequences of uncontrolled diabetes are well known such as heart disease, stroke and nerve damage, but blindness is also a serious problem among diabetics. November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Our eye doctors want you to know how you can protect your vision including: Comprehensive Dilated Eye Exams Diabetic... Read More
November 18, 2016
Many men and women refer to ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians as eye doctors. This generic term loops these eye care professionals into the same group, but each eye doctor has something different to offer patients. At Seeta Eye Centers, we have both board-certified ophthalmologists and an optometrist to ensure our patients have access to quality care whether you’re in our office for an... Read More
November 16, 2016
Dr. Shantilal Modi performs a postoperative follow up exam with a patient at the Hospital Albert Schweitzer in Haiti in 1959. Patients would often travel great distances to have access to modern technology and eye care. Dr. Satish S. Modi is a board-certified ophthalmologist in New York. His thirst for providing excellent eye care to patients began nearly 60 years ago; when his father offered eye... Read More
October 26, 2016
LASIK laser eye surgery has changed the lives of more than 28 million men and women over the past 25 years. The results of this form of vision correction have only improved, and patient satisfaction has reached over 98 percent. LASIK is the most effective surgical procedure for vision correction, and thousands are waiting for their chance at perfect eyesight. More than 7,000 LASIK studies have... Read More
September 21, 2016
LASIK laser eye surgery has helped millions achieve perfect or near-perfect vision since its FDA approval in 1991. Our patients at Seeta Eye Centers often ask how long their LASIK results will last. The good news is that, for the majority of men and women who have LASIK, the vision correction is permanent. There are several factors involved when it comes to the lasting effects of LASIK including... Read More
August 31, 2016
Children are rambunctious by nature and are bound to suffer some form of eye injury once in their childhood years. August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. Our eye doctor in Fishkill wants you to know what steps to take if your child has suffered an eye injury either from an object in the eye, a blow to the eye region or chemical exposure. The most important things to remember during any... Read More