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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
August 29, 2016
If you have adapted to poor vision for many years before seeking LASIK laser eye surgery, you may be surprised at just how much your quality of life can be enhanced with vision correction. Improved vision from LASIK treatment can restore your freedom to live your life unencumbered by the need for glasses or contacts. 1. Enjoy the Outdoors Many outdoor activities are enriched by the ability to... Read More
August 18, 2016
In honor of National Eye Exam Month, Seeta Eye Centers wants to remind you just how important regular eye exams are to your health. Eye exams can detect early symptoms of eye conditions that lead to blindness or severe vision loss. These checkups may save you from losing your eyesight, especially if you’re over the age of 65. Age-related eye conditions such as cataracts or macular degeneration... Read More
July 29, 2016
It’s been 25 years since LASIK eye surgery was FDA-approved, and since then, more than 28 million people across the world have been freed from their dependence on glasses and contacts. This vision correction technology has only improved over the years. There are more than 30 lasers currently approved by the FDA for LASIK. Our laser eye surgeons at Seeta Eye Centers are excited to celebrate this... Read More