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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 >

Dr. Robert Sax on WAMC Medical Monday

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.  

Ask An Ophthalmologist…

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 >

Possible Cataract Surgery Complications

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 >

David Rabady, M.D. Partner at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Regon

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!