COVID: A message to all of our patients!

We appreciate your patience throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. If you experience vision changes or other concerning eye problems, our office remains open and we would be happy to get you in for an appointment. We will continue to answer the phone Monday through Friday, so if you are in need of an appointment, don’t hesitate […]


In today’s session of “Patient Talk”, we’d like to introduce you to Joanne. She was a clinical lab inspector for many years, but has since retired. Prior to coming to our office, Joanne was seen by her general ophthalmologist for a routine eye exam. Even though Joanne was not experiencing any symptoms or vision changes, […]


See what current patients have to say about our practice! Losing your sight can definitely be scary. We understand, and we’re here to help. Here are several recent thank you notes we’ve received. We are grateful for the opportunity to help patients through these circumstances, and will do our best to keep you and your […]

Can Saffron Really Cure My Macular Degeneration?

Recently, several of our patients have asked the doctor about an article published in the Buffalo News WNY Refresh Section. It was based off an article posted by the People’s Pharmacy, which stated “A reader got great results taking Saffron for age-related macular degeneration, along with AREDS vitamins”. If you are interested in reading both […]

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

On behalf of everyone at Back of the Eye MD, we hope you have a very happy holiday season. Best wishes to you and your family! The next year is 2020, the year of “20/20 perfect vision”. There’s never been a better time to get your retinas checked! Take the initiative to maintain your “back […]

Thanksgiving Weekend 2019

Dr. Notaro, family, and friends had a great weekend participating in many Buffalo traditions this Thanksgiving weekend! On Thursday morning they ran the Turkey Trot, and Saturday night they danced at the World’s Largest Disco! Everybody had a great time. We hope you have a great holiday season!   124th Annual Turkey Trot World’s Largest […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing everyone the happiest of Thanksgivings! While you’re enjoying lots of good food with family and friends, keep in mind an extra serving of veggies can be good for your eye health! Below is a list of nutrients known to help protect your vision, and foods rich in those nutrients that you may find on […]


Making sure our patients receive the utmost care and have a positive experience here at Back of the Eye, MD, is crucial to us. Dr. Notaro goes above and beyond to ensure that quality care and service is delivered to every individual who walks through our doors. In today’s session of “Patient Talk”, we’d like […]

Happy Halloween!

Hope everyone has a happy Halloween – enjoy the night with your families and be safe! Here are some photos from Dr. Notaro’s fall-filled weekend with her loved ones.