Congratulations to Andrew Krouner, M.D., at becoming a Partner at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region.
With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Krouner graduated Harvard and has provided medical, laser, and surgical eye care for the U.S. Navy. Dr. Krouner focuses on general medical ophthalmology, laser procedures, and glaucoma management as well as all comprehensive ophthalmology. Prior to joining Ophthalmic Consultants, Dr. Krouner was in private practice in Pennsylvania for […]Read More >
Congratulations to Robert B. Feldman, M.D. at becoming a Partner at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region.
With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Feldman completed Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, and now leads our research department. Dr. Feldman specializes in retina and vitreous surgery and performs cataract surgery. Dr. Feldman attended University of Florida, College of Medicine in Gainesville, FL for Ophthalmology and completed his Fellowship in Retina and Vitreous Surgery […]Read More >
Our Doctors came in First, Second, and Third place for Best Ophthalmologists in 2020 Best of the Best People’s Choice Awards
Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region Sweeps 2020 Readers’ Poll!Thank you for your Support! Best Ophthalmologist First Place: Robert Felman, MD Second Place: Allen Zeiker, MD Third Place: David Rabady, MD We are PROUD to have received your support. With five locations and 13 doctors, you can be confident you are making the right choice […]Read More >
With coronavirus still around, is it safe to have eye surgery now?
For those wondering if they or a family member should proceed with their eye surgery or “hold off,” this is an important and thoughtful question. In answering this question, during these challenging times in healthcare, it is important to reflect upon key considerations. Our main consideration is your safety. Safety has always been the focus […]Read More >
Dr Sax on WAMC ‘Medical Monday’ Show
Our very own Dr. Sax was featured on WAMC Medical Monday, May 18, where he talks proper eye care. If you missed the show you can still listen to it here.
How Coranavirus (COVID-19) can affect your eyes
In a recent study on COVID-19 published in JAMA Ophthalmology found that 31.6% of 38 consecutive patients with COVID-19 seen at the Yichang Central People’s Hospital in Hubei Province, China, had eye-related symptoms. Here are some tips to avoid COVID-19 infecting your eyes: Wash hands with soap for at least 20 seconds. Do not touch your face […]Read More >
Allen W. Zieker, M.D., First Surgeon in Northeastern NY. to Implant NEW Tecnis Toric II 1-Piece IOL in Cataract Patients
Recently, Allen W. Zieker, M.D., President and Director of cataract surgery at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region, became the first surgeon in the entire Northeastern New York to implant the Tecnis Toric II 1-Piece Intraocular Lens (IOL) in cataract patients. The Tecnis Toric II 1-Piece IOL, by Johnson & Johnson Vision, debuted in the United […]Read More >
Message to Our Patients About COVID-19/Coronavirus
We are here for you! Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region is committed to keeping our patients and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic while continuing to provide quality care. Our practice remains open for Urgent and Emergency in-person visits, and in addition, we are pleased to announce that we’re now offering telehealth appointments, which […]Read More >
Dr. David Rabady Confirmed as NY Top Docs 2020 Leading Provider
For the second year in a row, Dr. David Rabady, M.D., of Ophthalmic Consultants of Capital Region has been awarded as a 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, […]Read More >
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 a new glaucoma specialist to its team, Dr. Shafiq Jivanjee. “There has been a […]Read More >