CALL US ►
877.852.2020 (877.TLC.2020)

Your TLC Albany LASIK Doctor Team

Dr. Robert L. Schultze, LASIK Surgeon


Dr. Schultze serves as Director of Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgery at the Albany Medical College Department of Ophthalmology as well as Medical Director of the Albany Lions Eye Bank. He is a board certified, fellowship-trained cornea specialist maintaining full-time tertiary referral practice with emphasis on medical and surgical eye diseases including LASIK, cornea transplant and cataract surgery. Dr. Schultze has been selected as one of only 50 U.S. surgeons to serve as a VISX and Intralase Trainer (proctors other surgeons in the use of the laser) and was the first area surgeon to perform Custom LASIK and blade-free LASIK. He has performed thousands of successful laser refractive procedures and his refractive experience dates back to 1998 when he was one of the first fellows in the country to obtain training in the field and actually perform laser refractive surgery. As upstate New York’s most qualified laser refractive surgeon, Dr. Schultze’s continued focus lies in paying meticulous attention to detail in order to maximize visual outcomes while maintaining a strong rapport with his patients.

Training

A Phi Beta Kappa graduate from the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Schultze received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in 1994 where he was distinguished with the Lamport Biomedical Research Award. Upon completion of residency, Dr. Schultze furthered his education with specialty fellowship training in Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery at the Albany Medical College. He now serves as Program Director of the Albany Medical College Ophthalmology Residency Program, Director of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellowship Program and Director of Medical Student Ophthalmology Education.

Accomplishments

Dr. Schultze is an expert in the latest revolutionary techniques in corneal and refractive surgery and has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX television. He has been invited to participate in several national multi-center studies including an FDA-monitored trial for excimer laser correction of farsightedness and astigmatism. Numerous residents, fellows, and established regional surgeons have come to observe him operate and share his expertise. In addition, Dr. Schultze serves the American Board of Ophthalmology as a Special Examiner working to help administer the board certification exam designed to test the competency of all new ophthalmologists. He serves the American Academy of Ophthalmology on both the Program and Eye Bank Committees. Dr. Schultze regularly presents his research at national meetings and has also travelled around the world to deliver lectures, share his ideas with others, and stay abreast of the latest developments in the field.

Awards

Dr. Schultze has produced two award-winning videos of his surgery and has also been awarded a “Best Paper of Session” award for his research. He is a recipient of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Honor Award as well as the “Top Ophthalmologist” award from the “Guide to America’s Top Ophthalmologists.”

View more doctors from TLC Albany ►
CONTACT US
TLC Laser Eye Centers
9 Vista Boulevard
Suite 201
Slingerlands, NY 12159
P: 877.852.2020
Email Us
GET DIRECTIONS ► Map
FOLLOW US ► Facebook Yelp
TAKE $400* OFF LASIK
FIND OUT MORE
SCHEDULE A FREE CONSULTATION
BOOK NOW
REQUEST A FREE LASIK INFO KIT
GET IT NOW
PARTNERING WITH YOUR EYE DOCTOR
FIND OUT MORE
Copyright© 2017 TLC Laser Eye Centers   •   Privacy Policy   •   Terms & Conditions   •   Careers   •   Sitemap   •   Contact Us   •   EMMI   •   Find A TLC Center   •   LASIK.com
Request a LASIK Info Kit
Learn more about LASIK at TLC Laser Eye Centers.
FIRST NAME 
LAST NAME 
PHONE 
EMAIL 
ZIP / POSTAL CODE 
By entering my email address, I consent to receive email information, offers and promotions from TLC. I understand I can withdraw my consent at any time.