Meet Our Eye Doctors, Eye Surgeons & Specialists

Serving Poughkeepsie, Fishkill and Nearby Areas of the Hudson Valley

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Satish Modi, M.D., F.R.C.S. (C) is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and LASIK Surgeon Satish S. Modi, M.D., F.R.C.S. (C)

Satish Modi, M.D., F.R.C.S. (C) is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and LASIK Surgeon in New York where he has been providing medical eye care and surgical eye care to patients in the Hudson Valley region for over 25 years. At his offices in Poughkeepsie & Fishkill he provides LASIK, Custom LASIK and All Laser LASIK Surgery as well as other types of Laser Eye Surgery. Dr. Modi's frequent lectures and course presentations have resulted in his being recognized internationally as an Ophthalmic Surgeon with expertise in Cataract Surgery in New York and Lens Implants including presbyopia correcting intraocular lenses (IOL) such as ReStor and Crystalens in addition to LASIK Eye Surgery. He completed his Clinical Training in Ophthalmology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. In addition Dr. Modi continues to serve as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. Dr. Modi has been providing Laser Eye Surgery with the Excimer Laser for Laser Vision Correction since its approval since 1995 and has been performing Laser Eye Surgery procedures including LASIK, Lasik Eye Surgery, Custom LASIK and other Laser Vision Correction procedures in the Hudson Valley region of New York since 2002.

In addition to providing LASIK in New York, Dr. Modi is widely regarded as a Cataract Surgeon in New York where patients are comforted by his patient care philosophy of providing New York LASIK and Cataract Surgery patients with individualized and personalized care at every step of their eye surgery experience.

Andreas Wolter, M.D. is a comprehensive ophthalmologist at Seeta Eye CentersAndreas Wolter, M.D.

Andreas Wolter, M.D. is a comprehensive ophthalmologist at Seeta Eye Centers where he provides general medical eye care and surgical eye care. Dr. Wolter is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist who attended the United States Military Academy at West Point and completed a Residency in Ophthalmology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C.

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In addition to achieving a military rank of Lieutenant Colonel prior to joining Drs. Alterman and Modi in Poughkeepsie, he served as a Staff Ophthalmologist at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and West Point as well as Chief of Service at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.

In his more than 13 years of active military duty and ophthalmology practice, he has obtained extensive experience in cataract surgery, medical, surgical and laser treatment of glaucoma, diabetic eye problems and diagnosis and management of retina disease such as Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD).

Melvin Guzman, O.D. is an OptometristMelvin Guzman, O.D.

Melvin Guzman, O.D. is an Optometrist at Seeta Eye Centers who has been providing comprehensive optometric eye care in the greater Hudson Valley, New York region for over 20 years.

Melvin Guzman

Dr. Guzman received his Doctor of Optometry from the State University of New York (SUNY)-College of Optometry and commenced practice at Keller Army Community Hospital in West Point, N.Y. At Seeta Eye Centers Dr. Guzman sees patients for regular eye exams, routine and complex contact lens fitting, management of glaucoma and dry eye problems and assists Drs. Modi and Wolter in the ongoing care of eye surgery patients including laser cataract surgery and lens implants and LASIK.


Yasha S. Modi, M.D.

Yasha S. Modi, MD is an ophthalmologist, retinologist, and a vitreoretinal surgeon who currently serves as Assistant Professor of Retinal Diseases, Uveitis, and Vitreoretinal Surgery, Director of Uveitis, and Director of Tele-Retina at New York University. With a vast understanding of retinal vascular diseases, including diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration, Dr. Modi places emphasis on individual patient care, enabling him to meet the specific needs of each patient he sees.

Dr. Modi graduated from the Yale School of Medicine in 2010 before completing internships and residencies at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY, the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL, and the Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute in Cleveland, OH. He has served as Principal-Site Investigator and Sub-Investigator on multiple clinical trials and experiments, and has served as Fellow in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute along with holding research and clinician positions at Yale and NYU. In addition, Dr. Modi has published multiple papers in the field of ophthalmology and is coauthor of The Yale Guide to Surgical Ophthalmology.

Dr. Modi is on the Unite for Site board of directors, for whom he served as NYU chapter president for two years and as Director of International Chapter Development for four. During his time as Director of Chapter Development, he developed and helped sustain the organization’s Asian and African chapters.

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