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Exercise and Your Eye Health

Regular exercise is an essential component of overall health and wellness. It is proven that exercise reduces sickness and disease; it increases strength, immunity, and...

Welcome To The Office Of Dr. Alan Schussel

West Orange & Verona, NJ’s Leading Optometrist

For Over 25 years Dr. Schlussel has been a leading family optometrist and specialist in both his New Jersey and New York practices in the treatment of Dry Eyes Disease.

The full-service practice blends the old world touch of personalized and attentive care with the latest technology, designer glasses, and contact lenses. Serving patients from West Orange and Verona, and South Orange, NJ, the practice owes its tremendous success to the amazing word of mouth of its patients. Whether you are looking to buy glasses, have a yearly eye exam for the whole family, or treat eye diseases, you will find a commitment to care and quality at our practice.

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The Modern Day Dry Eye Story

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Dr Alan B. Schlussel O.D. F.A.A.O. received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from Binghamton University in 1980. He received his Doctor of Optometry  degree from the  State College of Optometry in New York in 1984.  He has been in private practice for over 25 years. Doctor Schlussel is currently the managing partner of both private eye care offices in West Orange, NJ and mid-town Manhattan.  In December of 1989, Dr. Schlussel became a fellow in the American Academy...

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Comprehensive Eye Exams & Family Optical

  • Children’s Eye Exams & Glasses

  • Specialized in Contact Lens Fitting

  • Advanced Technology

  • Dry Eye Center

  • Designer Frames & Sunglasses

What Makes Dr. Alan Schlussel Unique

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Dr. Schussel provides the highest quality comprehensive eye exams for the whole family.

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Our Optical has a the latest designer eyewear, sunglasses, and contacts for the whole family.

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Dr. Schlussel specializes using advanced technology to diagnose & treat dry eye disease.

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West Orange and Verona NJ’s trusted eye doctor

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The Dry Eye Treatment Center

Your tears comfort your eyes in many ways. Dr. Alan Schlussel is the founding director of The Dry Eye Treatment Center of New York and New Jersey. Dry eye strikes when your eyes can’t produce enough tears for lubrication or the moisture in your tears evaporates too quickly. Common symptoms include a feeling of grittiness in your eyes, a sensation of something in your eye or burning, eye fatigue, eye pain, and excessive tearing. Now Featuring advanced technology such as Lipiflow for the treatment of dry eyes.

Visit our Dry Eye Center's page.

Exercise and Your Eye Health

Regular exercise is an essential component of overall health and wellness. It is proven that exercise reduces sickness and disease; it increases strength, immunity, and mental health; and it also helps regulate bodily functions and maintain a healthy weight. Research shows that exercise can lower our risk of chronic conditions...

Is Too Much Screen Time Dangerous For Your Kids?

Screen Time Pros and Cons Whether it is homework, email, gaming, chatting with friends, searching the web or watching Youtube, kids these days seem to have an endless number of reasons to be glued to a screen. Many parents out there are wondering how bad this can be for their...

Healthy Aging for the Eyes

Getting old doesn’t have to be synonymous with vision loss. There is a lot you can do to keep your eyes and vision healthy and prevent age related eye disease and vision loss, especially if you start early. Keeping your eyes healthy and strong may require some lifestyle changes, but...

Vision & Health Insurances That We Accept

  • VSP
  • Davis Vision
  • Oxford
  • Empire Bcbs
  • United Health Care
  • Metlife
  • Eyemed Vision Care
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • VSP
  • Davis Vision
  • Oxford
  • Empire Bcbs
  • United Health Care
  • Metlife
  • Eyemed Vision Care
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana

Daily Disposables Are A Great Option

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Dr. Alan Schlussel indicates that the more frequently you replace your lens, the more comfortable and healthy it will be for your eyes. Over time, many substances accumulate and build up in your lenses. These substances could be dust, pollen or calcium, lipids and proteins present in your tears. The presence of these substances would have a negative impact on the comfort level of your lenses. Also, it also increases the chances for infections. Click here to learn more.

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Try this lens if you feel like you have never really had a comfortable contact lens for one reason or another: dryness, lens awareness, redness, allergies. Click here to learn more.

Our Designer Frames At Our West Orange Optical

  • Marc Jacobs
  • Calvin Klein
  • Roberto Cavalli
  • Fendi
  • Gucci
  • RecSpecs
  • Flexon By Marchon
  • Kate Spade
  • Diesel
  • Kawasaki
  • Nike Eyewear
  • 2point5
  • Prada
  • Ray-Ban
  • Silhouette
  • Tom Ford
  • D Squared
  • Easyclip
  • Jil Sanders
  • Vanni
  • OVVO
  • Eye Eco

Our Focus on Technology

black_bodyIn our focus on providing the highest level of eye care for our patients we put a great emphasis on the most advanced technology. Optomap Digital Retinal Imaging is an advanced imaging platform that uses laser imaging to take a wide image of your retina, allowing your eye doctor to detect diseases that are harder to see in a standard eye exam.

Ask Dr. Schlussel if the Optomap Exam is right for you.

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The Dry Eye Treatment Center

Your tears comfort your eyes in many ways. Dr. Alan Schlussel is the founding director of The Dry Eye Treatment Center of New York and New Jersey. Dry eye strikes when your eyes can’t produce enough tears for lubrication or the moisture in your tears evaporates too quickly. Common symptoms include a feeling of grittiness in your eyes, a sensation of something in your eye or burning, eye fatigue, eye pain, and excessive tearing. Now Featuring advanced technology such as Lipiflow for the treatment of dry eyes.

Visit our Dry Eye Center's page.

Daily Disposables Are A Great Option

woman-with-contact-lens

Dr. Alan Schlussel indicates that the more frequently you replace your lens, the more comfortable and healthy it will be for your eyes. Over time, many substances accumulate and build up in your lenses. These substances could be dust, pollen or calcium, lipids and proteins present in your tears. The presence of these substances would have a negative impact on the comfort level of your lenses. Also, it also increases the chances for infections. Click here to learn more.

 Featured Contact Lens Alcon Dailies Total 1

ciba-dailes

Try this lens if you feel like you have never really had a comfortable contact lens for one reason or another: dryness, lens awareness, redness, allergies. Click here to learn more.

Our Focus on Technology

black_bodyIn our focus on providing the highest level of eye care for our patients we put a great emphasis on the most advanced technology. Optomap Digital Retinal Imaging is an advanced imaging platform that uses laser imaging to take a wide image of your retina, allowing your eye doctor to detect diseases that are harder to see in a standard eye exam.

Ask Dr. Schlussel if the Optomap Exam is right for you.

Read More

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