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Welcome to Schenectady Eyecare and Eyewear
Your Optometrist in Schenectady, NY

Call us at (518)374-1882 today.

Welcome to Schenectady Eyecare and Eyewear in Schenectady. Dr. Todd Pereira and the Schenectady Eyecare and Eyewear team strive to provide the best in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our Schenectady office.

Schenectady Eyecare and Eyewear is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Schenectady area come to Schenectady Eyecare and Eyewear because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Pereira and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Schenectady Eyecare and Eyewear, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Schenectady Eyecare and Eyewear, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Pereira and the Schenectady Eyecare and Eyewear staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Schenectady area. Our Schenectady optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Schenectady office at (518)374-1882.

At Schenectady Eyecare and Eyewear, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.Call us at (518)374-1882 or schedule an appointment today online.


Dr. Todd Pereira
Schenectady Optometrist | Schenectady Eyecare and Eyewear | (518)374-1882
1417 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308

Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Todd Pereira

    Dr. Todd Pereira has practiced in the Capital region since graduating from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2000. Dr. Pereira performs ocular health evaluations for glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, cataracts, and dry eye disease.

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  • Amy St.John
    Lic. Optician / Office Manager

    Amy St.John was born and raised in San Jose , CA. She moved to the Capital Region in 2000 where she began her career in optical. Amy is a New York State Licensed Optician who has a diverse background working with independent and corporate offices. Through the years Amy has been dedicated to deliver the newest and best technology in the optical industry. In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her family, working on puzzles and reading. 

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  • Amanda Tirado
    Licensed Optician

    Amanda began her career in the optical industry in 2011. Amanda is a New York State Licensed Optician. Her passion in the field and desire to help patients find the latest frame styles and newest lens technology make her a valuable asset in our office. When Amanda is not in the office; She enjoys life with her significant other and her furbaby.  

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  • Margaret Draffen
    Optometric Assistant

    Margaret joined our staff in the Spring of 2017. She works as an Optometric Assistant for Dr. Pereira. Margaret brings over 30 years of experience working for Private Practices in New York and her native state, Iowa. Margaret and her husband Chris like spending time with family at Great Sacandaga Lake in the Adirondacks. in her free time, she enjoys art, music, gardening, and home remodeling projects.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule


8:00 am-5:00 pm


10:00 am-7:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


10:00 am-7:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm






Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "My experience at this office was great. My exam was fine and I received a lot of help selecting glasses for reading. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Glasses were ready in a week."
    Jaime P.
  • "Everyone at the office was extremely nice, helpful, and personable. They have late afternoon hours, and weekend hours as well. Looking forward to continuing with my eyecare there in the future. :)"
    Andrea W.

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