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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 >

We now have a FREE cataract surgery guide.

The idea of having surgery on your eyes can be a bit scary. There are so many choices and we know you want to make all the right decisions for your vision. We’re here to help. Check out our new Cataract Surgery Guide. It will assist you in understanding your IOL choices, how to pick […]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 >

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 >

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!

Why do I need a dilated eye exam?

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 >

Take Care of Your Vision in the New Year

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 >

Cataract Surgery Recovery Time

We understand that cataract surgery can be a bit on the scary side. Nobody loves the idea of eye surgery. However, it’s important to keep in mind that cataract surgery is the most common elective surgery performed in the United States. In 2015 an estimated, 3.6 million cataract procedures were performed in the United States […]Read More >

All About Eyes: Ask an Ophthalmologist

By Allen W. Zieker, M.D. Q. I need to have cataract surgery. I’m farsighted and currently wear glasses. Is it possible to have my vision corrected during cataract surgery so that I no longer have to wear glasses? A. The recent FDA approval of the TECNIS® Symfony Intraocular Lens (IOL) is great news for people […]Read More >

HALLOWEEN WARNING: SPECIAL EFFECT CONTACT LENSES MAY DAMAGE YOUR EYES

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 >