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When you want compassionate, patient-focused eye care with close attention to your vision needs, choose ZIEKEREYE Ophthalmology. ZIEKEREYE is an ophthalmology practice serving the communities of the Capital Region and the North Country. 

ZIEKEREYE Ophthalmology uses today's most advanced diagnostic technologies and equipment along with the latest treatment techniques to ensure optimal surgical and medical treatment. Our providers diagnose and treat a wide range of eye conditions, including cataractsrefractive vision problems, diabetic retinopathy, eye trauma and other diseases of the eyes.

Christopher R. Zieker, MD, is a cataract specialist. Dr. Zieker and Steven D. Clark, PA-C, use advanced technology for:

Christopher Zieker, MD, and Steven Clark, PA-C, deliver customized vision results using effective techniques and technologies for laser-assisted cataract surgery, advanced lens implants and astigmatism correction. They can help you reclaim the vision you thought you had lost.

Discover advanced surgical eye care. Trust ZIEKEREYE Ophthalmology for effective solutions to cataracts, glaucoma and refractive vision problems. Call us at 518.450.1080 or use our convenient online Request an Appointment form to schedule your consultation. And remember to ask us about our many aesthetic services.

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Same-day appointments may often be available, so please call our office if you want an appointment today. 

Please be aware that you are submitting a request only. A representative from our office will contact you within 24 to 48 business hours to confirm a date and time.

If this is a medical emergency, please do not fill out this form, call 911. 

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Helpful Patient Information

Patient Portal:

The Zieker Eye Patient Portal  is a convenient and secure online tool that allows you to request appointments, medication refills, and medical records. You can also use the portal to pay a bill, or to send us a secure message


To schedule an appointment, please call 518.450.1080 or use our convenient online Request an Appointment form. If you are unable to keep your appointment, please tell us in advance. We will be glad to reschedule a more favorable time for you. We appreciate your time and consideration and look forward to seeing you.

New Patient Forms:
Once you have made your initial appointment, you can click on the links below to download your New Patient Forms. Please print and complete the forms prior to your arrival. This will speed up your registration.

Insurance coverage:
We accept most medical insurance plans. Please call us at 518.450.1080 to verify whether or not we accept a particular insurance company’s coverage. Deductibles, co-pay and coinsurance vary by plan, and it is the patient's responsibility to know the coverage their plan offers. Carriers we accept include the following:
Aetna, Blueshield of Northeastern NY, Bluecross/Blue Shield, CDPHP, Cigna, Empire BCBS, Empire Plan, GHI HMO Select, Health Now, Humana, Medicare, MVP, Today's Options, Tricare, and United Healthcare.

Billing & financial questions:
Please call us if you have any questions regarding an invoice or other billing matter. We are happy to assist you.

Financing options:
Financing options for multifocal and other advanced lenses, LASIK/EPI-LASIK/PRK and Pellevé Wrinkle Reduction System are all available through CareCredit®. We Accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover, cash and personal checks.

Discover today’s most advanced ophthalmology at ZIEKEREYE. Call 518.450.1080 or use our convenient online Request an Appointment form to schedule your consultation.