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Your Optometrist in Hasbrouck Heights

Serving the areas of Hasbrouck Heights with professionalism and personalized attention, Heights Eye Center provides comprehensive vision and eyecare supported by the latest optical technology available. We genuinely care about the health of your eyes and encourage you and your family to have your eyes examined annually. A thorough eye examination typically takes less than an hour and allows our optometrist in Hasbrouck Heights to detect potentially serious eye diseases in their earliest stages.

Heights Eye Center Optical Services

In addition to standard eye examinations and providing eyewear for children, adults and seniors, your optometrist in Lodi provides the following treatments, exams and tests:

Non-Surgical Vision Correction (GVSS)--the Gentle Vision Shaping System may improve mild vision impairments during the day by reshaping your cornea with contact lenses worn while you sleep.

Dry eye treatment--Wood-ridge and Garfield residents suffering chronic dry eyes will find relief by with prescription eye drops formulated to hydrate dry, irritated eyes.

Miboflo lid treatment--a state-of-the-art technology designed to treat lipid-deficient dry eye disease

Digital Retinal Photography --used to detect and diagnose cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma and other eye diseases in their early stages.

BlephEx--your Lodi optometrist may prescribe BlephEx, a deep cleaning system for eyelashes and eyelids, to prevent and relieve symptoms of blepharitis.

Computerized visual field testing--determines if anything is wrong with your peripheral vision by flashing lights to the right or left side of your vision area.

LASIK evaluations--preoperative LASIK assessments can help you determine whether LASIK is the right procedure to address your vision needs.

Gems genetic testing--by analyzing your DNA obtained from a cheek swab, your Wood-Ridge optometrist may be able to detect the possibility of future eye problems and take proactive steps to reduce your vulnerability to certain eye diseases.

Why You Need an Annual Eye Exam

People often neglect getting an annual eye exam because they don't think anything is seriously wrong with their eyes or vision. Unfortunately, many eye diseases that lead to vision loss develop slowly and asymptomatically. Vision issues can occur so gradually that you are not aware of the problem. Many of us put off an annual eye exam until vision difficulties interfere with daily activities, such as driving or work-related tasks. By then, the disorder causing vision problems has progressively worsened and may have caused permanent damage.

Scheduling once a year eye examinations with Dr. James Aversa, our optometrist in Hasbrouck Heights, is an essential part of any preventative health care program. In addition to testing your vision, our staff also employ in-depth procedures designed to detect diseases of the eye that affect blood circulation, blood pressure and eye musculature controlling directional eye movement.

Eye diseases and disorders often going undetected when proper eyecare is neglected include:

  • Refractive errors (astigmatism, farsightedness, nearsightedness)
  • Strabismus (a disorder of the eyes' alignment)
  • Presbyopia (an inability to focus correctly that especially affects older adults)
  • Glaucoma (associated with abnormally high, intraocular pressure)
  • Macular degeneration (retinal damage that causes vision loss)
  • Ocular melanoma (development of cancer within pigment cells)

Find Out How Our Hasbrouck Heights Optometrist Can Help You

Call Heights Eye Center today to schedule an appointment with a NJ optometrist serving the areas of Hasbrouck Heights today: 201-288-1109

Dr James Aversa
Hasbrouck Heights, Optometric Physician | Heights Eye Center | 201-288-1109

227 1/2 Boulevard
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604