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October 29, 2015
Alzheimer's disease is one of the most devastating diseases that remains widespread in the world today. There is no cure yet, but fundraising events help ensure that doctors keep working on one. Last month, employees from Seeta Eye Centers joined together in the Walk to End Alzheimer's, walking over the Hudson River in Highland, New York. The event involved 138 teams, who raised a total of $190,... Read More
October 28, 2015
Do you like dressing up in an elaborate costume for Halloween? You've probably seen people wearing specialty contact lenses as part of their Halloween costume, changing the color of the retinas and even the whites of their eyes. However, before getting any novelty contacts, you need to take the same precautions you would with any other contact lenses. The most important precaution you should... Read More
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October 27, 2015
  The National Eye Institute has declared November to be Diabetic Eye Disease Month. Diabetes is a disease that affects many areas of the body, including the eyes: cases of diabetic retinopathy are expected to double over the next decade as the condition becomes more common in the United States. To acknowledge Diabetic Eye Disease Month, Seeta Eye Care has compiled the following facts. According... Read More
October 19, 2015
At Seeta Eye Care Centers, our ophthalmologists are focused on giving your eyes the best medical treatment and visual assistance possible. But it's important to remember the toll diseases like macular degeneration can take if left untreated, which is why we want to remind our patients that October is National Blindness Awareness Month. There are over 1.3 million people in the U.S. who are... Read More
October 07, 2015
When you are diagnosed with cataracts, you will likely notice the clouding of your vision as proteins accumulate on the lens of your eye. But it's possible to have other vision problems on top of your cataracts, and now you can treat both problems at the same time. At Seeta Eye Care Centers, we are proud to offer Crystalens to Highland, Poughkeepsie, and elsewhere in upstate New York. You may be... Read More
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October 07, 2015
  Eye surgeons and scientists in London have performed a procedure on a patient aiming to cure her blindness, which was caused by age-related macular degeneration. If the procedure is successful, it could possibly lead to a cure for macular degeneration-related blindness in the future. As the leading cause of blindness for older Americans (over the age of 55), macular degeneration adversely... Read More
October 02, 2015
When choosing an eye surgeon, it's important to be careful in your selection. After all, this is a person who will be working with one of the most sensitive and fragile parts of your body, performing a surgery that leaves no room for error. At Seeta Eye Care Centers, we seek to provide the best Highland eye surgeons to perform your LASIK surgery, refractive lens replacement, or other optical... Read More
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October 01, 2015
As the most well-known and oldest version of vision correction surgery, LASIK is usually the process you will inquire about when you decide to fix your vision. At Seeta Eye Care Centers, we know our Highland LASIK eye surgery can be a life-changing procedure, but we also offer a other surgeries that may do a better job of fixing your specific vision issues. LASIK, as you may know, is a procedure... Read More
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October 01, 2015
There are several reasons why you may decide to get intraocular lenses. In the past, if you had multiple vision problems, an intraocular lens could only correct one of them. But thanks to technological innovation, our practice in Highland can offer ReSTOR Intraocular Lenses that correct both cataracts and presbyopia while using a single lens! Current intraocular lenses can treat a variety of... Read More
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September 18, 2015
Poughkeepsie LASIK and PRK are laser vision treatments that both treat nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. PRK, or photorefractive keratectomy, is the predecessor to LASIK and is still used today. The major difference between PRK and LASIK is that during LASIK surgery, a small flap is created in the cornea in order to reshape the underlying stromal layer, while in PRK surgery, the... Read More
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