Welcome to Carteret Eyecare Associates

Our Clients Say It Best…

Carteret Eyecare Associates has been in practice since 1975 and the eye doctor and staff take the time to get to know you, your eye care history, and your vision needs. We bring you the best of experience combined with the latest advancements in eye care technology, including digital retinal imaging, corneal mapping, the ever-popular autorefractor, and the recently added LipiFlow treatment for dry eyes. The optometrist, Dr. Edward W. Harmer, provides the expert care, advice, options, and follow up you need.

Woodbridge eye doctors know that your eyes are important indicators of overall health, which is why we provide comprehensive eye care that goes beyond a prescription for glasses or contact lenses. Carteret Eyecare Associates uses the latest technology to diagnose potential medical or vision conditions including Dry eye and Macular Degeneration. We offer therapy for red eyes conjunctivitis, glaucoma, cataracts, as well as Lasik Co-management. Our friendly staff, who live in our community, will get to know you and your needs. Many of loyal patients have been coming for more than 30 years too our practice for their eye care. Our optometrists provide complete eye care for the whole family, from eye exams for children to eye disease screening, diagnosis and management for seniors, and everything in between.

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At Carteret Eyecare Associates we pride ourselves on our professionalism and thoroughness. We specialize in difficult to fit contact lens fittings and carry all of the most popular contact lens brands including a selection of Disposable contacts for every type of vision needs and lifestyles. We also sell a wide selection of quality eyewear and the latest in progressive lenses. Our convenient street parking makes it easy to stop in for all your eye needs. But don't take our word for it, watch the video below!


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Q&A with Dr. H

Dr. Harmer Answers Your Eyecare Questions

How does the LipiFlow device work?

The LipiFlow device attaches to the eyelid for the 12-minute treatment session, and the system is designed so there is no transfer of heat or pressure from the eyelids to the eyeball itself. Recent studies have demonstrated that the process significantly reduces the signs and symptoms of meibomian gland dysfunction.

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How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear them. However, when not obtained and used according to an eye doctor’s instructions, the consequences...

How Does Lipiflow Work?

Conventional therapies, such as warm compresses, over- the-counter wetting drops, ointments, and prescription drugs have failed to provide the relief that LipiFlow offers.

An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective eyewear as part of their uniform or safety requirements.  This leaves it up to athletes,...

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Eye Care & Eyewear in Carteret, NJ!

Carteret Eyecare Associates serves patients from New Jersey’s, Carteret, Rahway, and Woodbridge – eye doctor appointments can be scheduled here! If you have a moment, please give us your feedback about our site and your experiences with our Practice.

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LipiFlow ®– Innovative Dry Eye Treatment

LipiFlow by TearScienceLipiFlow ® is a new treatment for dry eye that restores the lipid layer of the tear film, so the tears function better. Developed by TearScience, the sterile lid warmer and eyecup apply a combination of heat and pressure to the eyes for less than 15 minutes at a time, under constant monitoring by an eye doctor. The procedure is not painful, and enables the tear glands to secrete good quality tears. Carteret Eye Care Associates is one of 5 practices in NJ equipped to offer this procedure in our Carteret, NJ office. Read More Here

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43 Orchard St
Carteret, NJ 07008


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