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Dr. Jitka L Zobal-Ratner has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
- Eye Exam
- Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
- Vision Issues
- Eye Pain
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Retinopathy of Prematurity
- Lasik Surgery
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First time we saw Dr Zobal Ratner she was not too bad, the second time however,she was horrid. We waited 40 minutes and by the time she finally saw us,it was obvious we were cutting into her lunch time. She was curt,arrogant,did not listen to my concerns regarding my daughter's medical issue,and then "dismissed" us. The exam was rushed and not thorough. I went to another opthalmologist a month later-and my daughter did indeed need glasses. Never will I set foot in that office again, nor would I ever recommend her !
The office is great and has a small play area to keep the little ones entertained while they wait. Most of their exams also include child friendly movies and characters to capture the child's imagination. Dr. Ratner as such might not be a person you would want to interact with much though she seems to know what she is doing. Her assistant is a great person with excellent people management skills as well as knows exactly how to handle a child.
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Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2013)
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013)
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30 Years Experience
Albany Medical College
Graduated in 1988
Albany Medical Center
Dr. Jitka L Zobal-Ratner accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Elect Choice EPO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna NYC Community Plan
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physicians Health Plan
- CDPHP HMO
- CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
- CDPHP PPO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Connecticare Flex Connecticut
- Empire Blue Priority EPO
- Empire HMO
- Empire PPO
- Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
- First Health PPO
HIP of NY
- Emblem HIP Select PPO
MVP Health Plan
- MVP HMO
- MVP Preferred PPO
- MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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