Listen to Dr. Sax on WAMC Medical Monday. Dr. Sax an ophthalmologist, retinal specialist and director of retina services at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region. He’s here to answer your questions about everything from macular degeneration to diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein disease. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.
By: NALINI A. MADIWALE, M.D. Board-Certified Ophthalmologist Glaucoma Specialist Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region Q. Both my mom and aunt have glaucoma; is it hereditary? A. Yes, glaucoma can run in families but this is not the only risk factor. Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve which can […]Read More >
Before we discuss the possible complications that could happen with cataract surgery, it’s important to stress that the possibility of serious complications developing as a result of cataract surgery is very low. In fact, fewer than 5 out of 100 people have complications from cataract surgery that could threaten their sight or require further surgery. […]Read More >
We are excited to announce Dr. David Rabady has become an equal partner effective January 1, 2017, in Albany-Troy Cataract & Laser Associates, PLLC. Dr. Rabady joins Doctors Dr. Allen Zieker and Dr. Robert Sax as a Member of the Board for Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region. Congratulations Dr. Rabady!
All About Eyes: Ask an Optometrist By Judith Archibold, O.D. You might think that because your vision is fine your eyes are, therefore, also healthy. But visiting your eye doctor for a comprehensive dilated eye exam is the only way to be absolutely certain. During your dilated eye exam both of your eyes will be […]Read More >
By Judith Archibold, O.D. A new year often means new goals. This year, make a goal that’s easy to keep—take care of your eyes. Here are some simple steps you can take in 2017 to take care of your vision, take care of your eyes, AND take care of you. Get a comprehensive eye exam. […]Read More >
Wearing nonprescription 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 contact lenses […]Read More >
In this world where patients can easily look up health information online and everyone is a jack of all trades, there are still many health situations where seeing a specialist not only makes sense, but could make a huge difference in your outcome. Glaucoma falls into the must see specialist category. Glaucoma is a group […]Read More >
The recent FDA approval of the TECNIS® Symfony Intraocular Lens (IOL) is great news for people with cataracts and have trouble reading or focusing on close objects (presbyopia/far-sighted). The Symfony lens is the first extended range of vision IOL to correct presbyopia and improve vision in people with cataracts, as well as improving far, intermediate, […]Read More >
With more than 40 years in business, Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region delivers trusted, full-service eye care to the Capital Region. They’ve grown from one initial location to five since inception with many office expansions over the years with the addition of a fifth location in the past two years, serving Albany, Clifton Park, […]Read More >