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Welcome to Village Eyecare in Woolwich Township, NJ

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At Village Eyecare we welcome patients of all ages to our comfortable optometry office. Our warm and trusted eye doctor provides personalized optical and medical eye care services to satisfy your family’s needs at any age, from pediatrics to geriatrics. Depending upon your age, lifestyle and overall health condition, vision care requirements change. In our friendly clinic, we become familiar with each individual patient in order to customize eye exams and treatment options.

Our family eye care services include eye exams for kids and adults, vision therapy, vision correction and management of age-related eye disease. Located conveniently to serve Woolwich Township residents, we offer hours to suit every family’s schedule.

Why Choose Us?

Our highly trained and compassionate eye doctor makes the difference between a good and great visit.

Our practice serves the entire family; generations of great vision, stunning eyewear and full service eye care.

We have one of the most extensive eyewear collections in the area. We stay on top of trends and favorite styles.

We're right in your backyard! Forget about having to travel far for great care, walk-ins are welcome!

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We carry the latest European and American designer eyewear collections in a variety of styles, colors and materials.

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Whether you wear daily, weekly or monthly disposables, or conventional (vial) lenses, check out our selection of lenses that fit your needs.

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Learn about eye exams, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.

Ask Dr. Halim a Question...

What is the examination like to determine if someone has dry eyes?

A large part of the examination is finding out what the patient is experiencing and determining the type of dry eye causing the symptoms. We examine the surface of the eye under a microscope to look at the quantity and the quality of the tear film. Additionally, we examine the eyelids and the glands inside the eyelids to insure they are healthy.

What are the typical treatments for dry eyes?

There are a wide range of treatments ranging from over the counter products to specialty laser procedures. Many times using artificial tears and vitamin supplements can help boost the tear film. There are prescription eye drops that can aid in tear production as well as laser procedures for patients with more advanced dry eye.

Are there any recommendations to help people avoid dry eye?

Of course – stay hydrated and making sure you consume enough water each day. Additionally, take breaks from your computer and smart phone. I recommend the 20/20/20 Rule – take a 20 second break every 20 minutes and look 20 feet away and blink your eyes. Finally, wearing sunglasses is critical to protecting the surface of the eye and the eyelids from UV exposure.


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Best of Gloucester County 2019

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Village Eyecare has been selected as the Best Eyecare Facility in Gloucester County!

Best of Gloucester County 2018

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Village Eyecare has been selected the Best Eyecare Facility in Gloucester County 2018!

VEC teams up with Terracycle

Have you ever wondered what is the best way to dispose of contact lens packaging? We recently teamed up with Terracycle to help reduce packaging waste, especially for those patients in dailies. Bring your packaging to the office and we'll make sure it gets recycled properly! https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/brigades/bauschrecycles/brigade_faqs

Spring Frame Designer Sale

Kate Spade, Tory Burch, and Celine frames are 25% off through the end of May.  We have a lot of new styles for spring!  Come check them out. **

Village Eyecare

120 Center Square Road
Woolwich Township, NJ 08085
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Closed

Please call: 856-832-4950 for further instructions.
We take most medical insurance plans. Use your best judgment on urgency; if you feel you need to, find the nearest emergency room. Visit our eye emergencies page for more information.

COVID-19 News

 

 

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We are following recommendations from our governing body to postpone routine vision care, and are only opening the office to emergency patients at this time. Patients can reach the office by calling 856-832-4950 or emailing us at vec@sjvillageeyecare.com. We will be returning phone calls and emails in a timely manner.

In the meantime, here are some recommendations to stay healthy while we work through this:

Urgent/Emergency Eye Care:

⁃ Avoid urgent care and the hospitals for eye problems to keep the hospitals more available for COVID-19 care. Call or email our office for emergency eye care needs.

Vision Strain Awareness:

⁃ Children and adults alike are about to spend even more time than usual on their tablets, phones and computers and the risk of eye strain will consequently be much higher. To reduce the risk of eye strain, try to follow the “Rule of Twenty”; when performing prolonged near activities, do the following:

- Maintain a working distance of at least 20 inches (the further you hold things from your face the less focusing effort is required).

- Take a vision break every 20 minutes to look far away (at least 20 feet) for at least 20 seconds.

- For children, the break should be longer.

Social Distancing:

⁃ Help everyone stay safe by social distancing and eliminating unnecessary social interactions. This will make a huge difference in delaying the load on our hospital system so everyone has the best chance of surviving when they become infected with COVID-19

Contact Lens Care:

⁃ Remove your contact lenses nightly. Even if you've been told they are safe to sleep in and you've been doing it with no problems, this is not the time to get an eye infection.

⁃ When you remove your lenses be sure to clean them with designated contact lens cleaning solution, using fresh solution nightly. DO NOT USE WATER!

⁃ Keep your contact lens case clean! If you are having trouble finding cases or contact lens solution to purchase, we have some available at no charge.

⁃ Throw away your lenses on time. Acuvue Oasys lenses are designed to be thrown away every 2 weeks, while other brands such as Air Optix, Biofinity and are monthly disposable lenses. Daily disposable lenses are single use lenses and should be thrown away after every use. If you aren’t sure what your disposal schedule is supposed to be, contact us via email (vec@sjvillageeyecare.com) and we will be happy to help you.

⁃ If you are at risk of running out of contact lenses, our office can order you more and have them shipped directly to your home.

Emergency Glasses:

⁃ If you have the misfortune of breaking your glasses, contact us and we will do our best to get you an emergency pair as soon as possible.

Our office number is (856-832-4950) and our direct email address is vec@sjvillageeyecare.com. We check our messages and email regularly and will respond as soon as possible.

Wishing the best for you and your families and looking forward to working together during this crisis and into the future!