Dr. Sally Halim grew up in Woodstown, NJ graduating 10th in her class from Woodstown High School. She went on to obtain a B.A. in Biology from Rutgers University. After college, Dr. Halim attended the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) where she earned a B.S. in Optical Sciences as well as her Doctorate of Optometry. During her training at PCO, Dr. Halim earned clinical honors at the world renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL.
Throughout her career, Dr. Halim has always practiced optometry at the highest level as an optometric physician. She prescribes both topical (drops) as well as oral medications to treat various ocular conditions. The type of evaluation and treatment you will receive from Dr. Halim is both extensive and thorough. She treats and manages conjunctivitis (red eye), ocular Herpes infections, glaucoma, and foreign body removals just to name a few. She also co-manages patients who undergo surgery for conditions such as LASIK, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration with many local ophthalmologists. Dr. Halim sees patients ranging in age from 6 months to geriatrics. She is a member of the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians and the American Optometric Society.
As a resident of Woolwich, Dr. Halim is a big advocate of community involvement. Village Eyecare contributes eye wear vouchers and monetary donations to several local charities and fund raising events throughout the year. In addition, the office is a proud sponsor of the Mullica Hill Women’s Triathlon Club (MHWTC), of which Dr. Halim is a member. In 2012, Dr. Halim began the Mission for Vision program with area school nurses to provide an eye exam and a pair of glasses for students in need. The program has been both rewarding and gratifying for everyone involved.
In her spare time, Dr. Halim likes to stay active. In June of 2014, she joined the Mullica Hill Women’s Triathlon Club (MHWTC). Over the years, she has competed in various events including the Rutgers Half Marathon, the Broad Street Run, the Queen of the Hill Triathlon, the Iron Girl Triathlon, the NJ State Triathlon, Tri the Wildwoods, the Atlantic City Triathlon, the Riverwinds Triathlon, The Devilman Triathlon, the Wagonhouse 10 miler, the Auburn Winery 10 miler, The Cow 10 Miler, the AC 10K, the Love Run, the Hot Chocolate Run, the Philadelphia Half Marathon, the NJ Half Marathon, and several local 5Ks. In 2019, she plans on competing in the Eagleman Half IronMan, the Atlantic City Half IronMan, and the Philadelphia Marathon. Dr. Halim also enjoys spinning and yoga/pilates as well as traveling and spending time with her family. She and her husband, Stephen Kado, an electrical engineer, reside in Woolwich, NJ. The couple have two children; a son named Benjamin (6) and a daughter named Lillian (3).