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New Jersey Eye Center
Welcome to the New Jersey Eye Center, founded over fifty three years ago, in 1967, by pioneer cataract and LASIK surgeon, Joseph Dello Russo M.D. Now under the direction of Dr. James Dello Russo, our team of dedicated physicians and surgeons have treated over one and one half million patients since 1967; ranking NJEC as one of metro areas leading eye care health providers.
As a recognized leader and pioneer in eye care, Dr. Joseph Dello Russo has innovated many of the concepts of state of the art eyecare innovation in the greater metropolitan area: We are New Jersey's first in office optical center, able to provide same day in one hour service. Multispecialty eye care center incorporating glaucoma, retina, and cornea care.
We were the first in office optical center, associated with an ophthalmologist, making it possible to provide eyeglasses, and contacts lens dispensing, often with one hour service. Dr. Joseph Dello Russo had the first YAG laser in New Jersey, performed the first phaco emulsion cataract surgery, and small incision cataract surgeon. In 1990, New Jersey Eye Center and Dr. Dello Russo was one of the ten primary FDA investigative sites that lead to the FDA approval for LASIK.
Hi. As a patient I was really satisfied and very happy with the outcome of my surgery. I would really like to thank Dr. Bauza, Dr. Valkys, the anesthesiologist, Dana, the counselor, the whole team, the nurses and everybody was so nice to me. I am very happy with the outcome. I recommend everybody to… Read more “Chan”
I have just got done with my cataract surgery and it was a great experience, the whole staff, the doctor and everybody worked out great. If I have another eye issue, I will definitely come again to New Jersey Eye Center. What a great place to come to. Thanks.
I have had a surgery done by Dr. Bauza. I recommend him to everybody!
This was my first eye exam in this Center. It was very quick and very thorough. No waits at all. The staff are very friendly. I liked it very much.
I have been coming to this eye center for nine years now. I had cataract surgery here about seven years ago. I like this center because they are so caring and considerate. I have had numerous eye checks and today I am also here for a regular eye examination. It went well as always. James… Read more “Armie Armstrong”
I have narrow-angle glaucoma. This means that my iris is pulled forward on an irregular basis, blocking the parts of my eye that allow fluids to drain. As a result, the pressure inside my eye can oscillate significantly and cause serious harm to my optic nerves. It’s an unpleasant and frightening condition to have. What’s… Read more “M.O.”