Brian R. Harrow, M.D. joins Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region (OCCR). Dr. Brian Harrow is a board-certified, comprehensive ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon. Dr. Harrow also treats patients with glaucoma, dry eye, diabetes, macular degeneration, and other ophthalmic conditions. Prior to joining Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region, Dr. Harrow has practiced in Los Angeles, […]Read More >
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 >
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.
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 >
Wearing non-prescription special effect contact lenses that make your eyes look spooky this Halloween may actually damage your eyes…and that is really spooky. Unfortunately, many people don’t truly understand the risk of over-the-counter special effect contact lenses, and they illegally purchase these lenses on the Internet. Yes, you read that right… it’s illegal to sell colored and […]Read More >
By: Robert B. Feldman, M.D. Board-Certified Ophthalmologist & Retina Specialist at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region Lyme disease is very prevalent in upstate New York. At Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region, we’re seeing more and more patients this time of year with vision problems caused by Lyme disease. Lyme disease is a tick-borne […]Read More >
Q. I have a red, painless bump in my upper eyelid. Should I be worried? A. It sounds like you may have a chalazion. A chalazion, is a pea-like bump, in your eyelid caused by inflammation of one of the small oil-producing glands (meibomian glands) located in the upper and lower eyelids. When a chalazion […]Read More >