• Optometry

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    In addition to routine eye and vision exams, experienced ophthalmologists and optometrists provide examinations or referrals for the evaluation and treatment of many eye disorders. These disorders include retinal and corneal conditions, cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic eye problems, macular degeneration, myopia, astigmatism, and presbyopia.

    Services and Providers

    Bassett Healthcare offers comprehensive eye care services at the Cooperstown Eye Care Center, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. With eight eye care providers located in Cooperstown and throughout the region, Bassett Healthcare ensures outstanding patient access to eye care services. Certified ophthalmic technicians and ophthalmic assistants screen patients, check eye pressures and complete calculations under the guidance of providers.


    Patients can have their eyeglass prescriptions ordered immediately following their appointments. Patients can visit the eyewear center without an appointment to have their eyeglass prescriptions filled by one of Bassett's two licensed opticians, or to have their eyeglasses adjusted and repaired. The eyewear center offers a large selection of prescription frames, ranging from Calvin Klein to Safilo for adults and Osh-Kosh to Scooby-Doo for children. Sunglasses are also available.

    Contact Lenses

    Patients can schedule their contact lens evaluations and fittings, then order their contact lenses following their appointments. Certified technicians also provide teaching and educations for new contact lens wearers. If you have a contact lens prescription from outside of Bassett, we can order those too!

    Bassett Eyewear at Oneonta Specialty Services

    Bassett Healthcare Network also offers comprehensive eye care services at our Oneonta Specialty Services facility on Associate Drive Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Our phone number for appointments is 607-433-6300.

    We offer comprehensive eye exams by appointment. Our examining optometrists at this facility include Drs. Inez Reyna, Paul Russo, Cynthia Zehr, and our staff ophthalmologist, Dr. Laura Kilty.

    Our Eye Wear Center is available immediately after your examination if an eyeglass prescription is required. Our staff optician Lisa Lund and her assistant Johanna Cobb will be available to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your eyewear. The Eyewear Center carries the latest technology available in lenses and frames to suit your individual needs. We carry name brands such as Varilux, Transitions, Crizal, NuPolar. The frame collection consists of high quality, state-of-the-art styles that offer the best in fashion and function. Stop by for a consultation today!