Recent Diabetes Eye Disease News

Charles D. Mayron, M.D., Retinal Specialist joins the practice: board-certified retinal specialist and surgeon

Charles D. Mayron, M.D.  joins Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region (OCCR) after over 30 years of experience in practice and as an instructor.  Dr. Mayron is board-certified as a retinal specialist and surgeon. He is experienced in treating retinal diseases such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, macular pucker, flashes and floaters, retinal detachments, and […]Read More >

Articles Featuring Dr. Charles Mayron

Below is a video and several informative articles featuring Dr. Mayron, prior to his joining Ophthalmic Consultants.   Optos – Video Watch the Video In this video interview, Dr. Mayron discusses how the Optos retinal imaging machine enhances his work as a vitreoretinal specialist. The Optos features detailed image capture, which gives specialists more information […]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. 

Quick Guide to Diabetes and Your Eyes

By David Rabady, M.D. The effects of diabetes extend well beyond the inability to properly metabolize food. Too-high levels of blood sugar can negatively affect all areas of the body…including the eyes. People who have diabetes are at an increased risk of developing eye complications, the most common of which is diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy […]Read More >

Dr. Sax on WAMC Medical Monday

Our very own Dr. Sax was featured on WAMC Medical Monday, where he discussed everything from macular degeneration to diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein disease. If you missed the show you can still listen to it here. 

Eyes can be a window into your overall health.

Q. My eye doctor told me I may have diabetes. Is it possible to know if I have diabetes with an eye exam? A. Yes, your eyes can be a window into your health. It’s not uncommon that our eye doctors at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region inform a patient of a health problem […]Read More >

Why does my eye exam take so much time?

A. If your eye exam is taking more than an hour, you’re most likely having a dilated eye exam. During your dilated eye exam, both of your eyes will be inspected for any signs of vision problems and/or eye diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and cataracts. The dilated eye exam is a […]Read More >

Type 2 Diabetes & Your Vision

All About Eyes…Ask an Ophthalmologist By: David Rabady, M.D. Ophthalmologist & Retina Specialist Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region Q. I was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Will my eyesight be affected? A. Diabetes is a disease that affects all areas of your body—including your eyes. Eye care is especially important for people with […]Read More >

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