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December 08, 2015
If you suffer from astigmatism in one or both eyes, you know that your condition requires different treatment than other vision problems. You may be unsure whether or not LASIK is capable of correcting your vision. The good news is that LASIK, along with other laser-corrective surgical procedures, can correct most instances of astigmatism. As with any laser corrective procedure, candidates for... Read More
December 01, 2015
As the sun sets earlier and earlier each day, it would seem counterintuitive to believe that you should be putting your sunglasses on more. We associate sunglasses with long days at the beach, hiking on a bright summer day, and maybe the glare from the highway on summer road trips. But the truth is, wearing your sunglasses in the winter is a good way to prevent cataracts or other complications... Read More
November 30, 2015
Blindness-causing diseases like glaucoma are frightening because they seem to strike people without much warning or any apparent cause. It can be difficult to know your exact risk for glaucoma. But you can and should be on the lookout for signs and symptoms frequently associated with glaucoma, ocular hypertension being one of the most prominent. Just like a doctor can take your blood pressure, a... Read More
November 23, 2015
If you've thought about them recently (which isn't likely), you might remember the case they're in. You may even know where it's located. The truth is, most of us don't pay too much attention to our backup ocular aids. Why would we? After all, our normal contact lenses or eyeglasses work just fine...that is, until they don't. When you lose a contact or have your glasses break, you will wish your... Read More
November 16, 2015
The mountain climbing disaster on Mt. Everest in 1996 has remained in the public memory, becoming the subject for dozens of books, three documentaries, and, most recently, a big-budget blockbuster film starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, and Keira Knightley. Coverage of the disaster also had major implications for LASIK surgery. One of the survivors of the Everest disaster, Beck Weathers, had... Read More
November 09, 2015
We've all had it happen to us: an involuntary fluttering of our eyelid, interrupting our vision and letting us know the next 20 minutes to an hour are going to be difficult to sit through. Eye twitches can negatively affect your day and threaten to send incorrect signals in your interactions with others. But the problem often has less to do with general eye care than with how you are treating... Read More
November 02, 2015
Seeta Eye Centers is proud to announce that Dr. Satish Modi, one of our top ophthalmologists, recently gave a talk on laser cataract surgery at the meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in Las Vegas. The Academy meets every year to discuss advances in the field of ophthalmology and share their work with colleagues. Dr. Modi's talk was centered on new tools developed to help with... Read More
October 30, 2015
Originally a treatment option exclusively for patients with cataracts, intraocular lenses are becoming a popular fix for a wide variety of vision problems. Seeta Eye Centers is answering this growing popularity by offering more options for IOLs. Our ophthalmologiests use AcrySof® ReSTOR® Multifocal Toric lenses to give excellent vision back to patients with astigmatism. Astigmatism is a... Read More
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