Our practice is proudly located in Greenwich, New York. Since 2005, we have taken care of the local community and surrounding areas including Schuylerville, Argyle, Salem, Cambridge, Stillwater, Mechanicville, and Fort Edward. Old Saratoga Eyecare offers quality service and products and a friendly staff. Dr. Gardner and Tara take great pride in offering every patient the absolute best in vision care. Whether fitting them with eyeglasses or contact lenses, diagnosing eye conditions, performing Neuro Visual Medical Exams or recommending LASIK, Vision Therapy, and other eye surgical procedures.
During an eye exam, our optometrists will ask you questions about any symptoms...
Our optometrists offer contact lens fittings to ensure the proper fit and size.
Have you ever wondered why, despite having two eyes, you only see one image? This is called binocular vision.
Click here to see the list of eye conditions that will prompt an urgent visit to our office.
Vision therapy is a treatment that is intended to improve a patient’s visual skills and abilities.
Angela Gardner, O.D., is a therapeutically licensed Optometrist who has been in the area since 1998. Dr. Gardner completed undergraduate work at Binghamton University, obtaining a Biology degree while a member of the Women's Varsity Soccer Team.
Dr. Gardner is a current member of the American Optometric Society, The New York State Optometric Society, and Vision Source. She is also an active member of the Schuylerville Lions Club.
Tara LaFave, a native of Saratoga Springs, NY, is a 1988 graduate of SUNY Cortland with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Following graduation, Tara continued her studies in the Optical field to become a New York State Licensed Optician in 1991.
She then furthered her career to add a certification to fit contact lenses in 2007.
Bonny Sargent (Lebrecht) is a 2008 graduate of Schuylerville Central School and a 2010 graduate from SUNY Adirondack. She is American Board of Opticianry certified since 2012 and a New York State Licensed Optician since 2014. Bonny has been working in optical since 2011 and became a part of our team in 2017.
Bethany has been a part of our team since November 2021, assisting Dr. Gardner in her in-depth NeuroVisual exams. She is passionate about delivering the best patient care and continues to stay data-informed so she may help with all your eye care needs.
"Dr Gardner and her staff are very professional and they are also very nice. I have complicated problems with double vision and I so appreciate all Dr Gardner has done to sort me out. I have not yet met Dr Sweet but I have no doubt he fits right into this great practice."
"This was my first visit to Old Saratoga Eyecare. The atmosphere was very friendly with a wide selection of frame choices. They also do contact lenses. Dr. Sweet professionally examined my eyes and has a warm and genial manner."
"I had the most thorough and comprehensive exam ever and was able to address a long-standing and complicated problem that no one else had a remedy for. The doctor and all the staff were amazing"
"I’m a brand new patient at Olde Saratoga Eye Care and I’m so impressed. From the support staff to Dr. Sweet, the whole experience was friendly and professional."
"From the moment I walked into the office and then for the entire visit, everyone was friendly, approachable, and knowledgeable. For me, it's like an optometry version of Cheers.."
"Dr. Gardner is amazing! She detects issues with my eyes that most other doctors would have missed. She is willing to recommend specialists of the highest caliber. Her staff is warm, friendly, professional, and engaging. Supported by Tara, this office is the best!"