Eye Care Associates of Princeton
Independent Doctor of Optometry
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Leading optometric group in the Princeton area for over 30 years. We offer the latest in technology in Eye Care, 7 days a week. In addition to offering general comprehensive eye exams, we also have advanced treatments for dry eye patients as well ...
Leading optometric group in the Princeton area for over 30 years. We offer the latest in technology in Eye Care, 7 days a week. In addition to offering general comprehensive eye exams, we also have advanced treatments for dry eye patients as well as offering Myopia management options for children including Orthokeratology.
- Contact Lens Examination
- Contact Lens Fittings
- Same Day Exams
- Walk-in Exams
- Clarifye - Digital eye exam that shows you more
- Digital Retinal Imaging
- Medical Eye Exams
- Computer Vision
- Contact Lens Exams
- Eye Exam Starting Fee $124.00 Includes Dilation
- Contact Lens Starting Fee $95.00 Includes Fitting Fee
- Retinal Imaging Fee $29.00
We accept most insurances, including:
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Non-HMO
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Non-HMO
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Superior Vision
- United HealthCare
- Vision One Discount
- American Express
Eye Care Associates of Princeton
3535 US Route 1
, New Jersey 08540
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Mon||8:30 AM - 7:00 PM|
|Tue||9:00 AM - 7:00 PM|
|Wed||10:00 AM - 7:00 PM|
|Thu||10:00 AM - 7:00 PM|
|Fri||9:00 AM - 7:00 PM|
|Sat||10:00 AM - 7:00 PM|
|Sun||11:00 AM - 4:00 PM|
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Monday||8:30 AM - 7:00 PM|
|Tuesday||9:00 AM - 7:00 PM|
|Wednesday||10:00 AM - 7:00 PM|
|Thursday||10:00 AM - 7:00 PM|
|Friday||9:00 AM - 7:00 PM|
|Saturday||10:00 AM - 7:00 PM|
|Sunday||11:00 AM - 4:00 PM|
Eye Care Associates of Princeton is the local eye doctor to see for all of your eye care needs in Princeton, NJ. As your local Princeton optometrist, Eye Care Associates of Princeton can help diagnose, treat, and detect subtle changes in your eyes year over year. Come visit our offices at 3535 US Route 1 Princeton, NJ 08540 and let us help you see and look your best. Our doctors are here to provide the professional eye care near you, to guarantee you have the clearest vision. Call today to schedule an appointment for your annual eye exam.
Dr. Harin Rajeev
Dr. Rajeev's focus has been to educate his patients on both their ocular and visual needs. A patient that thoroughly understands their visual and medical status will be in a better position to take care of their needs.
- Dr. Rajeev received his Bachelor's in Biological Sciences at Rutgers University. He received his Doctorate of Optometry degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry.
- Lic # 27OA00582303 Oral Cert# 27OM00095703 NJSOP
Dr. Huma Ansari
In addition to being very skilled as a physician, Dr. Ansari is a very kind and approachable person.
- Dr. Ansari is a graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry, with a Bachelor of Science degree from Loyola University Chicago, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Dr. Jeff Schaeffer
Dr. Schaeffer specializes in complex prescriptions and patient and humorous care. Dr. Schaeffer and his wife, Carol, recently retired have many and varied interests including music, theater, travel, photography, and the arts. However is first love is his ever-growing family of three daughters and six grandchildren.
- Dr. Schaefer is a graduate of Pennsylvania College of Optometry after receiving a Bachelor of Science from the University of North Carolina.
Dr. Jim Ciccarello
Whether it’s an annual exam or a contact lens fitting, we strive to provide all our patients with the same level of care. If you have 5 questions or 50, we are not satisfied until you fully understand your eye health and leave feeling confident that you are seeing your best.
Dr. Peter Colangelo
Dr. Colangelo specializes in complicated and targeted glasses and contact lens prescriptions.
- Dr. Colangelo attended the State University of New York School of Optometry after earning a Bachelor of Science degree at University of Scranton.
Dr. Rita Abdul-Massih
An eye doctor devoted to your overall health and the confidence that we’ll strive to answer your questions in simple terms; that’s the recipe for a perfect visit with your optometrist. That is our goal with every patient, every day.
- Dr. Massih graduated with a degree in Biological Sciences from Simmons University in Boston. She proceeded to pursue and obtain her Doctorate in Optometry from New England College of Optometry.
Dr. Spencer Lin
Dr. Lin enjoys meeting the visual demands of patients and connecting them to the right healthcare providers in the case of any abnormalities. Aside from English, Dr. Lin is comfortable performing eye examinations in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.
- He graduated cum laude from the Stevens Institute of Technology with a bachelor degree in Chemical Biology. Dr. Lin received his Doctorate of Optometry from Salus University.
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Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO MY EYE EXAM?
WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO MY EYE EXAM?1
You should bring your vision insurance and medical insurance information to your eye exam. If you currently wear any prescription lenses, bring your eyeglasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses. You should also bring any and all questions you may have. Contact your optometrist if you have specific questions about any additional items you think you may need to bring to your eye exam.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN EYE EXAM AND A VISION SCREENING?
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN EYE EXAM AND A VISION SCREENING?1
A comprehensive eye exam is administered by an optometrist and can detect not only vision problems but problems with eye health and general health as well. A vision screening is typically performed by a general medical practitioner such as a pediatrician or a nurse. While a vision screening can help identify vision issues, it can miss many important issues that a comprehensive eye exam can identify. This is why everyone is encouraged to get annual eye exams. Schedule your eye exam today.
WHAT IS INVOLVED IN AN EYE EXAM?
WHAT IS INVOLVED IN AN EYE EXAM?1
An eye exam involves a series of simple but comprehensive tests that allow your optometrist to assess your vision and your eye health. Your optometrist will discuss the results of your eye exam with you and determine the right prescription to help you to see your best.
IS A CONTACT LENS EXAM DIFFERENT THAN AN EYE EXAM?
IS A CONTACT LENS EXAM DIFFERENT THAN AN EYE EXAM?1
A normal, comprehensive eye exam will allow your optometrist to determine if your eyes are healthy enough to wear contact lenses. During your contact lens fitting, detailed measurements of your eyes will be taken to determine the right contact lenses for you. There is an additional fee for a contact lens fitting and evaluation for all contact lens patients (both new and established patients). Schedule your eye exam today to have all of your questions about contact lenses answered.
WHY SHOULD I GET AN EYE EXAM?
WHY SHOULD I GET AN EYE EXAM?1
An annual eye exam involves more than just updating your glasses or contact prescription. A comprehensive eye exam can also detect eye health issues as well as general health problems. Conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure can be detected in early stages through an eye exam, and this can result in early treatment. Schedule your annual eye exam today.
CAN EYE EXAMS DETECT OTHER HEALTH ISSUES?
CAN EYE EXAMS DETECT OTHER HEALTH ISSUES?1
Eye exams can detect eye health issues such as glaucoma and cataracts. Eye exams can also detect general health issues like diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. This is why eye exams are an important part of health maintenance for everyone regardless of age or vision correction needs. Schedule your annual eye exam today.
WHEN SHOULD I SEE AN OPTOMETRIST?
WHEN SHOULD I SEE AN OPTOMETRIST?1
You should see an optometrist once a year whether or not you believe you need vision correction. An annual eye exam can detect not only eye diseases but also other diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure. Schedule your eye exam today.
WHAT CONDITIONS CAN AN OPTOMETRIST TREAT?
WHAT CONDITIONS CAN AN OPTOMETRIST TREAT?1
An optometrist can treat vision problems like myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism. An optometrist also often treats common eye problems like dry eye syndrome and eye infections. An optometrist can also treat chronic eye diseases such as glaucoma. Optometrists are trained to detect and diagnose all eye problems and eye diseases. Schedule an eye exam today if you are experiencing any problems with your eyes or your vision.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT FROM THE OPTOMETRIST?
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT FROM THE OPTOMETRIST?1
At your optometrist appointment, your optometrist usually will check your eye health and evaluate your vision. After the exam, your optometrist will discuss your vision health and the right prescription for you. Your optometrist can also answer any questions you have about your eye health, eyeglasses, prescription sunglasses, and contact lenses. Schedule your eye exam today.
HOW DOES MY VISION CHANGE WITH AGE?
HOW DOES MY VISION CHANGE WITH AGE?1
Changes in vision that occur with age include reduced pupil size, dry eyes, loss of peripheral vision, decreased color vision, and vitreous detachment. The most common vision problem that comes with age is presbyopia, which is the normal and unavoidable age-related loss of focusing ability. Different types of lenses can provide help for presbyopia. The risk of developing cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy increases with age too. Your optometrist will discuss any age-related vision problems you’re experiencing at your next annual eye exam.
WHAT IS A REFRACTION TEST?
WHAT IS A REFRACTION TEST?1
Your optometrist uses a refraction test to determine your exact eyeglasses prescription. Through showing you a series of lens choices through a device called a phoropter, your optometrist determines the amount of nearsightedness, farsightedness, and/or astigmatism that you have and the lenses needed to correct these vision problems.
WHO CAN WEAR CONTACT LENSES?
WHO CAN WEAR CONTACT LENSES?1
Nearly anyone who needs vision correction can wear contact lenses. Contact lenses can provide vision correction for people with nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, or a combination of these issues. Finding the perfect lens for you is sometimes a process of trial and error. All of the lens parameters can be finalized only after you’ve worn the successful combination. Schedule an eye exam to talk with your optometrist about whether contact lenses would be a good vision correction option for you.
HOW DOES AN OPTOMETRIST TEST MY EYES?
HOW DOES AN OPTOMETRIST TEST MY EYES?1
An optometrist uses several tests and tools to evaluate your eye health and your vision. Your eye exam usually will include a glaucoma test, a retinal screening, a visual field screening, an extraocular muscle test, and a refraction test. The results of these screenings and tests help your optometrist evaluate your vision and overall eye health.
HOW IS VISION MEASURED?
HOW IS VISION MEASURED?1
Vision is measured through a series of tests performed at an eye exam. Visual acuity is commonly measured by a series of two numbers, the first number representing the distance from which a person can clearly see something, and the second number representing the distance from which a person with normal vision can see that same thing. This measurement is typically obtained during an eye exam by having a person read from an eye chart with various sizes of letters.
HOW DO I KNOW IF MY CHILD NEEDS GLASSES?
HOW DO I KNOW IF MY CHILD NEEDS GLASSES?1
Taking your child to an optometrist for an eye exam is the best way to learn if your child needs glasses. Many children who need glasses aren’t aware that they do. Signs of vision problems in children include sitting too close to the television, squinting, sensitivity to light, difficulty with eye-hand coordination, and avoiding visual activities like reading and drawing. To see if your child needs glasses, schedule your child’s eye exam today.
YOUR ANNUAL EYE EXAM IS A HEALTHY START TO THE YEAR
A healthier new year starts with healthy eyes, and there’s no better time to schedule your yearly eye exam as your benefits may have renewed*. Not only do we accept most vision insurance plans for eye exams, but glasses, prescription sunglasses and contact lenses may all be covered under your plan as well. We can help you get the most out of your Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) dollars, to save more at the end of the day. We deliver the latest innovation for a precise picture of your eye health. You can trust us to provide expert eye exams with personalized care all year long. Start a healthy new year by scheduling your eye exam online today. *Insurance plans may vary. Check your benefits for more details.
CLARIFYE - The Digital Eye Exam That Shows You More
We focus on your eyes, but we are also committed to your overall health. The CLARIFYE digital eye exam provides an advanced and precise eye care experience for your best vision, can pinpoint changes in your eye health over time, and can tailor prescriptions for day and night. This state-of-the-art digital eye exam technology can also help me diagnose health problems like diabetes and glaucoma. Your visits will be different from now on. CLARIFYE helps reduce the ‘which is better 1 or 2’ guesswork of traditional eye exam methods for most patients. CLARIFYE maps the unique fingerprint of your eyes, and you will leave knowing you have a precisely pinpointed, customized prescription and a new insight into your health.