The Eye Institute of Essex performs routine eye examinations for children and adults which include evaluation of refractive errors, testing for glaucoma, cataracts, retinal diseases and eye muscle function. Our expert staff can fit you with contact lens for correction of refractive errors, and we stock a wide variety of disposable, astigmatic, colored and bifocal contact lenses.
Eye Institute Eyewear
Eye Institute Eyewear is our on-site optical shop, staffed with a licensed optician. You will find the latest fashions in eyewear, popular lens options such as "no-line" bifocal and Transition light sensing lenses, in a price range to suit your needs. Eye Institute Eyewear has a complete optical shop in both of our office locations.
For more information on any of the services we provide please contact us. We have all the answers to your questions, brochures and any other information you may want. Our office staff can help with insurance questions or to schedule an appointment at either of our office locations.
Other services the Eye Institute of Essex offers are:
On site diagnostic imaging with Stratus OCT for
diagnosis and ongoing care for glaucoma, macular degeneration and
On site digital angiography for diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disorders and macular degeneration
On site laser treatment with Selective Laser Trabeculectomy (SLT) for treatment of glaucoma
On site laser treatment with Argon Laser for treatment of diabetic retinopathy and retinal tears/breaks
Fitting, Evaluation and Dispensing of all types of
contact lenses, including disposable, disposable bifocal, disposable
toric, custom toric, gas permeable and colored contact lenses; large
stock of disposable lenses available
Billing & Insurance Services
The Eye Institute of Essex is a Medicare participating provider.
In addition, all physicians are participants in over 70 managed care plans, HMO's and PPO's including Aetna U.S. Healthcare, Oxford Health, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Horizon Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare and Cigna. Our specially trained office staff can answer all of your insurance questions and verify participation in your particular insurance plan. They can assist you in questions concerning necessary referrals and in scheduling your appointment at any of our office locations. For your convenience both Saturday and evening hours are available. Our billing department will submit to your insurance carrier directly and also answer any confusing questions pertaining to insurance billing and payment.
To complement many insurance and healthcare plans our physicians are on staff at many area hospitals including Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville, NJ; St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ; The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY; the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ and River Drive Surgery Center, Elmwood Park, NJ.
For more information or answers to any of your questions contact us.