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Pediatric Ophthalmologist, Dr. Stephen Merriam

Upstate Center for Vision Care

University Center for Vision Care
Upstate Specialty Services at Harrison Center
Suite L
550 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
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Phone: 315 464-5230
Fax: 315 464-6663
Hours:Mon-Fri 8:00 am-5:00 pm

The Center for Vision Care is a full-service ophthalmology center and the home of Upstate's Department of Ophthalmology. The Center for Vision Care provides a wide variety of eye-care services, from comprehensive eye exams to complex ophthalmic microsurgery.

The Center is connected to Upstate Medical University, the region’s only medical academic research center.  The Specialists at the Center also serve the Syracuse Veterans Administration Health Center at Syracuse and Crouse Hospital.

Making an Appointment

  • Phone: 315-464-5230 or 1-800-926-1230 for a General Ophthalmology appointment
  • Phone: 315-464-5253 for a Glaucoma appointment
  • Phone: 315-464-5252 for a Retina appointment
  • Phone: 315-464-5253 for a Uveitis appointment

Visit: Upstate Connect, to connect directly with an Upstate Connect Nurse

For patients of Dr. Swan: New Patient Questionnaire

Recent comments from patients

Dr. Ganapathy has the perfect mindset of care and wellbeing for this job.

Dr. Fechtner is utterly superb--I'm lucky to have him as my doctor.

Dr Alpert was very pleasant and friendly and helpful with my problem.

Dr. Merriam was great. He works so well with my son and explains everything so well about my son's syndrome so that there is no concerns about his vision.

Dr. Swan is always friendly and very approachable listening to any concerns I have and is also very reassuring. Very happy with the practice.

Dr. Liegel is an excellent provider and I enjoy coming in for my visits.

Dr. E Abazaga is wonderful, she is always so professional and caring.

Dr. M Abazaga is a great source of information, I feel confident in the care she provides.