fbpx

Recent News News

Message to Our Patients’ About Covid-19/Coronavirus

There is no higher priority for us than the health and safety of our patients, staff and their families.  According to authorities/public health officials, it is strongly encouraged to isolate at your home. With news surrounding us over health concerns for the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to let you know about the measures we are […]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 >

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 >

ALLEN W. ZIEKER, M.D. FIRST SURGEON IN UNITED STATES TO IMPLANT THE ENVISTA® TORIC MX60T INTRAOCULAR LENS (IOL) IN CATARACT PATIENTS

Albany, NY: Allen W. Zieker, M.D., President and Director of Cataract Surgery at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region, was chosen to be the first cataract surgeon in the United States to implant the new Bausch + Lomb enVista® toric MX60T intraocular lens. Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company, announced they received […]Read More >

Lyme Disease and Your Eyes

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 >

New Year, New Vision

It’s 2018 and along with all the New Year’s resolutions, you’re making make sure you’re thinking about your eyes! We recommend our patients call us in January to schedule their annual eye exam. By planning ahead, you get the time and day you want and you can scratch it off your “to do” list. It’s […]Read More >

FSA for Eye Care

Don’t Wait Until December 31 to Spend Your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Funds on Eye Care (USE IT OR LOSE IT) Now is the time to take advantage of using your FSA for your eye care needs. Schedule an eye exam today to ensure you stay on top of your eye health. Q: So what […]Read More >

About Chalazions

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 >

Two New Doctors Join Us

Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region is pleased to announce that ophthalmologist and retina specialist Heather Chang, M.D., has joined the practice and will see patients in all five locations. “We are excited to be adding another retina specialist to our team,” explained David Rabady, M.D., a partner at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region. […]Read More >