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To provide the best eye care treatment, we staff only the most advanced and knowledgeable eye care professionals in the area. Each person on our team is well-educated and an expert in a wide range of vision care treatments and surgeries to provide you with comprehensive eye care services. Read on to learn more about friendly staff!
Ronald W. Zamber, M.D.
Dr. Zamber is the President and Owner of the Eye Clinic of Fairbanks. Dr. Zamber was raised in Anchorage and left Alaska in 1979 to attend the University of Notre Dame for undergraduate pre-professional training where he received high honors. He subsequently attended the University of Washington School of Medicine through the Alaska WAMI program where he received several academic and clinical honors. He also completed his internship and residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle . He returned to Alaska in 1994 after practicing in Eastern Washington . His practice consists of medical and surgical eye care management of cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, pediatric eye disease, treatment of ocular trauma and oculoplastics, as well as general ophthalmology.
Dr. Zamber has served as the Secretariat for State Affairs for the Northwest Region for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is an Associate Examiner for the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In 2003, he was selected as an Honorary Chairman of the Physician's Advisory Board for the National Republican Congressional Committee.
He is committed to performing charitable work and has completed medical/surgical mission trips to Ecuador, Nepal, Africa and Costa Rica. He feels it is an essential part of his role as a physician to not only dedicate himself to his local practice, but also provide desperately needed eye care to underprivileged individuals around the world.
Larry Coon, O.D.
A graduate of University of California, Riverside, Dr. Coon has practiced in Fairbanks since 1995. He served four years as a Captain in the United States Air Force as Chief of Eye Care Services at Hancock Air Force Base in New York.
Dr. Coon is a member of the American Optometric Society, Alaska Optometric association and the Contact Lens Society of America.
Originally from Oregon, Dr. Coon graduated from Pacific University . He maintains licensure in Alaska, California and Oregon.
Dr. Coon has a practice with a strong emphasis on medical eye disease and comprehensive eye care with a focus on contact lenses.
Damien R. Delzer, O.D.
Diplomate, American Board of Optometry
A graduate of The Ohio State University, Dr. Delzer has practiced in Fairbanks since 1993. Dr. Delzer serves as a Senior Clinical Examiner for The National Board of Examiners in Optometry, and has served as Adjunct Assistant Professor for Pacific University College of Optometry, as well as Clinical Assistant Professor for Ferris State University. Dr. Delzer previously served as Chief of Optometric Services for United States Army, Alaska . He began several clinical externship programs, which continue to this day. Dr. Delzer was appointed to the Alaska Board of Optometry in January 2014. The Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry has appointed Dr. Delzer as a course reviewer for the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education.
Dr. Delzer is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Alaska Optometric Association. He has been the recipient of numerous Optometric Recognition Awards, (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011,2012,2013, 2014 and 2015), and was the recipient of the Stanley Vorpe Memorial Award for excellence in clinical optometry.
Originally from North Dakota, Dr. Delzer also has degree in biology with high honors from Oral Roberts University. He maintains licensure in Alaska, Montana, and North Dakota. Dr. Delzer is also board certified by the American Board of Optometry.
Dr. Delzer has a practice with strong emphasis on medical eye disease and pediatric care, in addition to family practice optometry.
Natalie Macke, O.D.
Dr. Natalie Macke earned her Doctorate of Optometry at Pacific University in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Macke specializes in refractive vision care and ocular disease, is certified to use therapeutic pharmaceutical agents to treat glaucoma, iritis, "red eye' and other anterior eye diseases, and has experience caring for pre-operative and post-operative cataract and LASIK patients.
She is a native of Portland, Oregon, but has a Costa Rican heritage and is fluent in Spanish. Despite growing up mostly in Oregon, she has had the pleasure of spending many summers in Alaska. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and two small dogs, reading, trying new recipes, traveling and exploring Alaska.
Dr. Macke is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and Alaska Optometric Association (AKOA).