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Village Eyecare offers doctors’ hours Mondays through Fridays and evening appointments as well. Give us a call today at 856-832-4950 to schedule your next appointment.

Our COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Here at Village Eyecare we have implemented some new protocols to ensure the highest sanitization standards are met when patients come to our office.  Our new protocols have been developed based on the guidelines of the CDC (Center for Disease Control), the DOF (Department of Health), and the AOA (American...

Best of Gloucester County 2019


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!

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. **

New Colors Are Available in Colored Contacts

Have you ever wanted to change your eye color? Play around with this website for some fun!

Village Eyecare is Voted “Best in Family Eye Care” for the 5th year in a row!

For the 5th year in a row, Village Eyecare is voted the Best in Family Eye Care in Suburban Family's annual Best of Family edition.  This is an annual online vote of all of the local businesses in our area.  We are very honored to receive this recognition.



Back to School!


Best of luck to all the students starting the 2017 school year!  Make sure your children's eyes are health with a routine eye exam.  Give us a call at 856-832-4950 to schedule an appointment.

Ready for the solar eclipse?

Safely view the upcoming solar eclipse on August 21st.  Take a look at these tips from the AOA (American Optometric Association).

Salvatore Ferragamo Frame Blow Out Sale!

Salvatore Ferragamos are featured at 25% off for the month of June.**  These chic Italian made frames are a perfect look for the summer months!


** 25% off applies to frame AND lens purchase.  Cannot be used on previously purchased eye wear and/or combined with insurance benefits or other promotions.  See Kathy and Gina in the optical for more details.

Win a pair of sunglasses!

Village Eyecare is giving away a free pair of non prescription sunglasses to our 800th Facebook "like."** Be sure to check out our Facebook page for the latest office news and more giveaways.

** $300 value.  Cannot be used on previously purchased eye wear or combined with insurance/other offers.  See Kathy and Gina in the optical for more details.



May is National Healthy Vision Month

Be sure to have your eyes checked.  May is National Healthy Vision Month.

Health, Wellness and Safety Fair on April 22nd

Come check out the Village Eyecare table at the Health, Wellness and Safety Fair on April 22nd from 2 pm - 5 pm at Kingsway High School.


New Optical Products

Our practice is now featuring blue blocker technology on our lenses.  Filtering out the blue light emitted from digital devices has been shown to greatly reduce eye strain and improve computer vision syndrome.  See Kathy and Gina in the optical for more details.

In addition to featuring new technology with our lenses, we are also over hauling our frames and bringing in dozens of new styles.  We are now featuring frames by Kate Spade, Vera Bradley and Eddie Bauer in addition to the other designers we currently carry.  For the month of April, Coach and Michael Kors frames are 25% off (with lens purchase).**

** Cannot be used on previous purchases or combined with insurance benefits and/or other promotions.  See Kathy and Gina for more details.

Swedesboro Woolwich Day

Visit our booth on October 1st for giveaways and prizes.  Please note the office will be closed that day so for any ocular emergencies, call 215-503-8080.  The office will resume normal business hours on Monday, October 3rd.  See you at the event!

New Thursday Hours

Starting Thursday, September 1st, our new Thursday office hours will be 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.

August Designer Frame Sale

Bobbi Brown and Nine West frames (with lens purchase) are 25% off throughout August.** RayBan sunglasses are also 25% off this month.** See Kathy or Jess in the optical for more details.

** Cannot be combined with other offers or insurance benefits. Cannot be used on previous purchases.

Monday appointments are back!

Starting May 16th, Monday appointments will be available. Give us a call at 856-832-4950 to schedule an appointment....

Bruder Masks are now available

Do you suffer from dry eyes? Dry eye can be vary from bothersome to painful. It can even affect your vision. Due to the high number of dry eye patients in our office, Village Eyecare will now be featuring Bruder Masks. These wonderful devices have been shown to alleviate the symptoms of dry eye. Ask Dr. Halim or Dr. Bowers about these amazing devices the next time you are in the office!

Dr. Halim is back in the office

Lillian Sophia Kado was born on September 25, 2015. Dr. Halim, her husband, Stephen Kado, and big brother Benjamin, are elated to welcome the new addition to their family. Dr. Halim is back in the office and seeing patients again....

Best in Family Eyecare 2015

Village Eyecare was named "Best in Family Eyecare" for 2015 in Suburban Life magazine's on line pole. This is quite an honor for our practice! Thank you to everyone who voted for our office.

Swedesboro – Woolwich Day

Visit our booth at Swedesboro Woolwich Day on Saturday, September 26th.  We will have giveaways like reusable cloth bags, eye glass cleaning cloths, lip balm, and pens.  In addition, we will be raffling off several gift baskets with various eye related prizes.  Please note, the office will be CLOSED on Saturday, September 26th so we can attend the event.  We will re-open at 9:00 am on Monday, September 28th.  See you at the event!

VEC Staff is Expanding

We are thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Karlee Bowers (Lic # 27OA00661400) to our practice.  Dr. Bowers recently graduated from Salus University with honors and is now available to see patients.  She and her husband, Andrew, a high school history teacher, reside just outside of Philadelphia. In addition,...

VEC is Hiring

Village Eyecare is looking to expand our growing team! We are in search of a candidate, preferably with retail experience, who has a passion for sales and marketing. Our ideal applicant enjoys working with people and has drive and ambition in terms of providing excellent customer service, assisting patients throughout...

Dr. Halim to Speak at Four Seasons

Dr. Halim will be lecturing at the Four Seasons Senior Community on Monday November 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm.  The lecture will be titled "The Mature Eye" and will cover a myriad of topics that can occur to our eyes as we age.  Hoping to see some familiar faces and...

Village Eyecare is voted “Best in Family Eyecare 2012”

Village Eyecare was awarded "Best in Family Eyecare" in Suburban Family Magazine's Best of Family 2012! This selection is done by the nominations of online voters in the South Jersey area. Thank you to everyone for your votes!...

Village Eyecare’s Mission for Vision Program

Last year with the help of Chantelle Shorter and Nurse Caroll Craig of Kingsway Middle School, Village Eyecare started the Mission for Vision Program.  Nurse Craig selects a student in need of an eye exam and glasses and refers the student to Village Eyecare for an evaluation.   This year,...

Village Eyecare Is Now a VSP Provider

Village Eyecare is pleased to announce that we are now a VSP provider.  Maximize your benefits and take advantage of your insurance before the end of the year, especially if you have VSP!  ...

New Frames For The New Year!

Looking for a new look for 2013? How about a new pair of glasses? We are revamping our optical with tons of new styles for the new year. Stop in and see what we have in store for you!  We have the latest styles from designers like Rayban, Coach, and...

Interested in LASIK?

Thinking about getting LASIK this summer?  Coupons are now available for $600 off the procedure.*  Call us for an appointment and find out if you are a candidate for LASIK today at 856-432-4950.       *Certain restrictions apply ...

Holiday Hours

Village Eyecare will be closed on Thursday July 4, 2013 in observance of Independence Day.  The office is open on Friday July 5, 2013 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday July 8, 2013 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Have a safe and healthy holiday!...

Win a free pair of non prescription sunglasses!

Village Eyecare will be giving away a free pair of non prescription sunglasses to the 200th like on our Facebook page.  Just in time for summer, a brand new pair of sunglasses to protect your eyes.  Find us at http://www.facebook/SJVillageeyecare! ...

Swedesboro-Woolwich Day

Visit our booth on Saturday September 28, 2013 during Swedesboro-Woolwich Day.  We will be giving away two free pairs of non prescription sunglasses as well as VEC totes, pens, contact lens solution and many other prizes!  Please note the office will be closed on Saturday September 28, 2013.  See you...

And The Winners Are ….

Congratulations to Theresa Kerr, Gerald Barbara, Kelly Mason, Patti Rieger, and Michelle Ross! They were the winners of a free pair of non prescription sunglasses after our drawing at Swedesboro Woolwich Day. Thank you to everyone who stopped by our booth and participated. We had a great turn out....

LASIK Coupons are now available!

Interested in LASIK? We have coupons for $600 off the procedure that we must give away by the end of the year. What a perfect way to spend those flex spending dollars and treat yourself to perfect vision! Give us a call at 856-832-4950 or request an appointment via our...

Appointments Available on Black Friday (November 29th)

The office will be open on Friday November 29th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Black Friday is the perfect day to come in and get your annual check up before the end of the year.  Many patients are off from work or school, so we have appointments available that...

Big Changes Coming From Eyemed

Patients with Eyemed vision insurance can expect some big changes in the next couple of months.  Some of these changes may restrict patients' choices when it comes to selecting eye wear.  We are encouraging all patients who have Eyemed to use their current benefits before the end of the year....

Village Eyecare is voted “Best in Family Eyecare 2013”

For the second year in a row, the on line voters in Suburban Family's "Best in Family" series selected Village Eyecare as the "Best in Family Eyecare."  Thank you to all of our loyal patients for your continued support of our practice!  We strive to provide our patients with the...

Spring Frame Blow Out Sale!

In order to make room for the new spring styles coming out soon, we need to clear out some of our current stock.  The entire Fysh and Kliik line of frames will be slashed by 50%!  These frames are vibrant and fun.  If you want to make a statement with...

VEC is now an Oakley Retailer

Our optical has undergone a mini makeover.  Check out some of the new styles we are now featuring: ProDesign, Emporio Armani, Original Penguin, Lily Pulitzer, Bobbi Brown, Polaroid, Ralph Lauren Polo, and last but not least .... we are now an official Oakley retailer!  We have both everyday glasses and...

50% off a complete pair of glasses!

VEC is almost at 300 likes on Facebook! We will treat our 300th like to a voucher for 50% off a complete pair of glasses (frames and lenses)**     ***Certain restrictions apply. See Kelli Mower and Kathy DeStefano in the optical for more details....

The Mission For Vision Program Continues

Village Eyecare's Mission For Vision Program continues! This year Dr. Halim joined forces with Woodstown Middle/High School's Nurse Marybeth Weber to provide a deserving young student with an eye exam and a pair of glasses. We are very happy to help out and hope to continue the program in the...

New Contact Lens Prices

Alcon, Bauch & Lomb, and now Vistakon (Acuvue) have put into effect new unilateral pricing policies to ensure patients will receive the most consistent prices on contact lenses regardless of where they purchase them. The contact lens companies are now dictacting the minimum price per box (both doctor's offices and...

“Village Eyecare is voted Best in Family Eyecare 2014”

For the 3rd year in a row, Village Eyecare was voted the "Best in Family Eyecare" in Suburban Family magazine's Best of Family series.  The selections are based on online voters.  Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for our practice.  We really appreciate it! ...

The Latest in Colored Contacts

Best of Gloucester 2015!

Help name Village Eyecare the BEST eyecare facility in Gloucester County 2015 by voting for us in the link below:

Best of Gloucester County 2015

Village Eyecare is named the Best Eyecare Facility in Gloucester County 2015! Thanks to all of our wonderful patients for your votes.