Welcome To Saratoga Vision
Taking good care of your vision is important, whether you have had troubles since childhood or you’ve been blessed with good eyesight the bulk of your life. Our Saratoga Springs optometrist relies on an eye exam to do more than tell you if you need glasses or a stronger prescription for the glasses you already have. It is a way to provide you with the eye care you need to make sure your eyes are healthy, and in some cases, eye exams can even help keep you healthy in other ways as well.
Most importantly, we recognize that your vision is about you, and we are always ready to answer any questions you have or direct you to someone who can. With four optometrists in our office, you are sure to find one that is the right fit for you and your family. We offer financing options and work with many insurance plans to see that you are able to receive the vision care you need. To learn more or to schedule an eye appointment, contact us at Saratoga Vision in Saratoga Springs, NY, at (518) 587-5900 to schedule an appointment.
Sports Vision training involves high-level eye tracking, depth perception, and hand-eye coordination. Many athletes will practice these exercises to keep their eye health in peak condition.Learn More
Computer Vision is a relatively new term within the optometry field and refers to eye problems associated with the prolonged use of computers and electronics that utilize a digital screen. Although it can be temporary, there are times when computer vision can strain the eyes to a degree that permanently affects your vision as well.Learn More
Nowadays, most people prefer to wear contacts instead of glasses. If you are interested in contact lenses, please let your eye doctor know prior to your appointment. During your exam, we will discuss the various contact lenses available and determine the best option based on your individual needs and lifestyle.Learn More
Comprehensive Eye Exams
On average, we recommend scheduling an appointment once every two years to ensure your eyes are remaining healthy. If you have been diagnosed with an eye condition, however, we recommend scheduling an appointment once or twice a year depending on the severity.Learn More
Your Saratoga Springs Spot for Vision Correction
If your vision needs correcting, Saratoga Vision can find the vision solution that is best for you. For some, that may be a pair of traditional eyeglasses. Others may choose contact lenses, and some of those may need specialty or “hard-to-fit” lenses that address their unique eye health challenges, such as dry eye, astigmatism, or other conditions. Looking to ditch daily vision correction altogether?
LASIK surgery may be worth discussing. At Saratoga Vision we consult with expert LASIK surgeons and provide both preoperative and postoperative care that will help you determine if you are a candidate for the procedure, and can assure that you have an easy transition with your new vision reality.
Our team of professionals is dedicated to giving our patients the highest quality of optometry care. We offer a full range of optometry services so all of your family's needs are met under one roof.Learn More
We focus on providing quality optical care, excellent customer service, and a relaxing environment to maintain a lasting patient relationship. We consider your first visit the start of a long-term relationship with you.Learn More
Once you have to get glasses or contacts, it is even more important to watch the health of your eyes. You also need routine checks to ensure your prescription has not changed.Learn More
First of all, the establishment and building itself is gorgeous - very new, beautiful interior and aesthetic design. The layout is great - upon entering the building, you can go to the right for appointments and you can go to the left to see the frame gallery. Secondly and more importantly, the staff was excellent - very understanding and detail-oriented. They made sure to find me the perfect frame, based on my style and facial structure, as well as took the time to make sure my prescription was immaculate. I'm looking forward to giving Saratoga Vision my business in the future!
I’m very impressed with how quickly I was seen. Dr. Brown is excellent. She was thorough and quick with her examination. The choice of glasses is very extensive. I guarantee that there is something for everyone. My glasses have always fit well. The whole office is very efficient and modern. Although Saratoga Vision is independent, they have managed to keep up with the big corporate vision care centers technologically, but are small enough to treat patients personally.
A rare 5 star review that is well deserved. They are truly a one stop shop with great staff, incredible doctors and an awesome selection of frames. When you visit Saratoga Vision you aren’t being rushed out of the door like many other Retail Optical Shops. They always go above and beyond to help a customer with whatever they may need and even offer Optos retinal photography to save you from dilation. Rest assured that your investment in yourself is in good hands with Saratoga Vision and it’s staff. Keep up the good work.
Meet The Optometrists
Dr. Dale Ching
Dr. Ching completed his undergraduate studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and then earned his Doctorate in Optometry from Pennsylvania College...Read More
Dr. Dale Ching
Dr. Ching completed his undergraduate studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and then earned his Doctorate in Optometry from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1977. He has since practiced in Saratoga, opening Saratoga Vision in December 1984. Dr. Ching is a primary eye care optometrist with sub-specialties in treating many eye diseases and also hard to fit contact lenses such as astigmatism and multifocal lenses. Dr. Ching is an active member of the New York State Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association and affiliate of TLC Laser Eye Center. Dr. Ching enjoys long walks with his australian shepherd, Poppy, and spending time with family, including his 8 grandchildren.
Dr. Eric Carson
Dr. Carson is a graduate of Penn State University and the Illinois College of Optometry, and is New York State-Certified in the treatment of eye disea...Read More
Dr. Eric Carson
Dr. Carson is a graduate of Penn State University and the Illinois College of Optometry, and is New York State-Certified in the treatment of eye diseases. He began private practice in 1982 and partnered with Saratoga Vision in 1984. Dr. Carson is the treasurer of the Ballston Spa Lions Club, and a member of the American Optometric Association, and the New York State Optometric Association. He is also an affiliate of TLC Laser Eye Center and manages pre and post operative care for laser vision correction. In his freetime, Dr. Carson enjoys skiing and golf. He also likes to spend as muchtime as possible with his two young grandchildren, Haley and Connor.
After a long and successful career, Dr. Carson has retired from practicing optometry.
Dr. Anne Griffin
Dr. Griffin, a native to Saratoga Springs, attended Rensselaer PolytechnicInstitute for her undergraduate studies in biology. She then attended Pennsy...Read More
Dr. Anne Griffin
Dr. Griffin, a native to Saratoga Springs, attended Rensselaer PolytechnicInstitute for her undergraduate studies in biology. She then attended Pennsylvania College of Optometry, where she earned her Bachelor of Vision Science in 2005 and Doctor of Optometry degree in 2007. After graduation, she joined the practice with her father, Dr. Ching. Dr. Griffin practices primary care optometry, including fitting contact lenses and treating eye diseases such as glaucoma, dry eye disease and blepharitis. She also participates with the InfantSEE program for babies 6-12 months old. Dr. Griffin is also an affiliate doctor of TLC Laser Eye Center managing pre-and post operative care for laser vision correction and is a member of the American Optometric Association and the New York State Optometric Association. Dr. Griffin continues to live in her hometown with her husband and 4 children and enjoys horseback riding in her free time.
Dr. Meghan Brown
Dr. Brown received her Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York at Geneseo and her Doctorate of Optometry from the New England Colleg...Read More
Dr. Meghan Brown
Dr. Brown received her Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York at Geneseo and her Doctorate of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry in 2014. Dr. Brown joined Saratoga Vision in 2016 and lives in Ballston Spa with her husband. Dr. Brown is an active member of the New York State Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. Dr. Brown also participates in the InfantSEE program for babies 6-12 months old and is an affiliate of TLC Laser Eye Center. She also specializes in hard to fit contact lenses, including scleral contact lenses for keratoconus. In her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling and walks with her two dogs, Smokey and Sadie.
Dr. Kaylia Sorgie
Dr. Sorgie first came to the practice as a New Vision student in 2014. She fell in love with the field of Optometry after shadowing one of our origina...Read More
Dr. Kaylia Sorgie
Dr. Sorgie first came to the practice as a New Vision student in 2014. She fell in love with the field of Optometry after shadowing one of our original partners; Dr. Carson. She went on to achieve honors studying Biomedical Science at the State University of New York at Oneonta where she received her Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Anthropology. From there, she moved to Boston and earned her Doctorate at The New England College of Optometry. Dr. Sorgie completed 2 internships at Veteran Hospitals where she found her passion in managing ocular disease. As a primary care Optometrist, Dr. Sorgie offers traditional spectacle and contact lens evaluations. She has expanded her scope to offer specialty rigid lens fittings and advanced dry eye therapy. She is an active member of the NYS Optometric Association, as well as the American Optometric Association. In her downtime, Dr. Sorgie can be found browsing isles of the Saratoga Public Library or searching for treasures at local thrift stores.
Dr. Mariana Maeda
Dr. Maeda graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Spanish from the University at Albany. She earned her...Read More
Dr. Mariana Maeda
Dr. Maeda graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Spanish from the University at Albany. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the State University of New York College of Optometry, in Manhattan. Dr. Maeda is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the New York State Optometric Association. She specializes in ocular disease management with a focus on dry eye disease, macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts, amblyopia and diabetic retinopathy. She also provides primary optometric care and speaks fluent Portuguese and Spanish.
During her optometric studies, she completed rotations at the Albany Stratton Veteran Affairs Medical Center and at the New York University Student Health Center. As a student, Dr. Maeda was the president of the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists (FCO), SUNY Optometry chapter. She organized and led an international medical missions trip where she and a group of volunteers provided free eye exams and glasses to the indigenous Mixtec mountain villages in Oaxaca, Mexico.
After graduating optometry school, she then served for several years providing comprehensive and problem-oriented eye exams in Spanish to a largely immigrant and low income patient population in a federally qualified community health center in downstate NY. Dr. Maeda then decided to return to upstate NY to move closer to family and joined the Saratoga Vision team. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her young niece and nephews, and serving in her local church community.