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Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region Expands Glaucoma Surgical Team to Meet the Eye Care Needs of the Capital Region

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness worldwide, and it is estimated that 3 million people in America have glaucoma. To meet the glaucoma treatment needs of the Capital Region, Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region (OCCR) is proud to welcome two new glaucoma specialists to its team, Dr. George Shafranov and Dr. Shafiq Jivanjee. […]Read More >

Dr.  Allen Zieker Named Best Ophthalmologist in 2019 Best of the Best People’s Choice Awards

Schenectady, New York—October 27, 2019 Dr. Allen Zieker of Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region has been awarded the title of Best Ophthalmologist by Schenectady’s The Daily Gazette 2019 Best of the Best People’s Choice Awards. The awards recognize people, places, and businesses in the Capital Region that locals consider to be the very best […]Read More >

Vote Now! Dr. Allen Zieker and Dr. David Rabady Nominated for Best Ophthalmologist in 2019 Best of the Best People’s Choice Awards

Schenectady’s The Daily Gazette is currently hosting its 2019 Best of the Best People’s Choice Awards, and both Dr. Allen Zieker and Dr. David Rabady of Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region have been nominated for Best Ophthalmologist. The Best of the Best People’s Choice Awards by The Daily Gazette aims to find the people, […]Read More >

First and Only FDA-Approved Trifocal Lens Now at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region

Albany, New York—September 4, 2019 Always committed to bringing patients the best and latest technology in the field of eye care, Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region is now among the earliest in the country to offer its cataract patients the first and only FDA-approved trifocal lens. Dr. Allen Zieker implanted the AcrySof® IQ PanOptix® Trifocal Intraocular […]Read More >

NY Top Docs Names Dr. David Rabady a 2019 Leading Provider

Dr. David Rabady, M.D., of Ophthalmic Consultants of Capital Region, has recently been reviewed and approved as a 2019 top provider by NY Top Docs. Dr. Rabady is a retina specialist and a partner at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region. He treats various retinal diseases such as macular degeneration, macular pucker, diabetic retinopathy, flashes […]Read More >

Lyme Disease and the Eyes: Plus New Research for Better Diagnosis

The hiking, boating, and camping season is here! With the Adirondack Mountains to the north, the Catskill Mountains to the south, and the Green Mountain National Forest to the east, the Capital Region is surrounded by fantastic wilderness to explore. But this also means we are, unfortunately, surrounded by ticks and the presence of Lyme […]Read More >

Dr. David Rabady Honored With Vitals 2019 Patients’ Choice Award.

Albany, New York—May 31, 2019 Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region’s own Dr. David Rabady, M.D., has been named a winner of Vitals’ 11th annual Patients’ Choice Award and is recognized as one of New York’s favorite physicians. Vitals, a Lyndhurst, New Jersey-based healthcare database company, selects its award winners based on millions of patient […]Read More >

Dr. Allen W. Zieker among first 10 surgeons in U.S. to implant DEXTENZA® device for pain management following ophthalmic surgery.  

Albany, New York—May, 30 2019 Allen W. Zieker, M.D., President and Director of Cataract Surgery at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region, is the first surgeon in the entire Northeast, including New York City, to implant the DEXTENZA® device in ophthalmic surgery patients. DEXTENZA, from the biopharmaceutical company Ocular Therapeutix™, Inc., was approved for use […]Read More >

New Technology: NGENUITY

At Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region, our highly-experienced ophthalmologists make it a priority to stay abreast on the newest, most cutting edge technology to provide every patient with the best care possible. It is with this commitment that our ophthalmologists are excited to announce using the NGENUITY 3D Visualization System with DATAFUSION for retina […]Read More >