EyeCare Consultants of NJ in Woodland Park NJ, Edison NJ
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  • Offices in
  • Woodland Park
  • Edison
  • Areas of Practice:
  • Ophthalmology (Eye Doctor / Surgeon)

EyeCare Consultants of NJ

About Us

Here at EyeCare Consultants of NJ (ECC-NJ), recently renamed after 45 years and co-founded by Drs. Swati and Jai Parekh, we aim to please our patients and take them through their journey of EyeCare! With our array of eye doctors and their specialties, your eyes are our only focus!

Our practice is fully dedicated to your eyes, your vision, your eye health, and your eye disease; whether healthy routine eye exams, refractive errors (contacts lenses and, yes, we have our own advanced “Vision Center”), dry eyes, ocular allergies, ocular surface disease, glaucoma, cataracts, diabetes of the eye, or macular degeneration, we have all of your customer-focused solutions. Our doctors are board-certified, cutting-edge eye surgeons, specialists, and comprehensive eye care professionals here to make your journey as easy and simple as possible; we aim to use minimally-invasive techniques with quicker recovery times.

Our experienced eye surgeons are affiliated with excellent healthcare systems, same-day surgical centers, and universities. We accept most, if not all, insurance plans, and gladly see folks from ages 5 to 105! Our physicians are locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally well-known!

Come see us at our newly built and modern northern office, in Woodland Park, NJ, (less than two miles from the Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, off of Rt 46); the office is state-of-the-art with all diagnostic tools and technology to aid in your journey–our staff is broadly multi-lingual and there to greet you with a smile! Our other boutique location is in Edison, NJ; less than ⅓ of a mile from Menlo Park Mall. We are here to focus on you, your eyes and your EyeCare journey…remember it’s..“EyeCare….because WeCare!!!”

Our Doctors

Dr. Swati J. Parekh

Swati J. Parekh, MD, FAAO, is a comprehensive ophthalmologist, co-founder of EyeCare Consultants of NJ (ECC-NJ) and is Chairwoman of the Ophthalmology Department at St. Joseph’s Health, NJ.

She is a board-certified ophthalmic surgeon and formerly served as Vice-Chairwoman of Ophthalmology at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, NJ. Swati has been practicing Comprehensive & Surgical Ophthalmology for nearly two decades at the hospital as well as in private practice at the former Brar-Parekh Eye Associates; she also serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the New York Medical College, NY.

Her interests include comprehensive & surgical ophthalmology, women’s eye issues, population health, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataracts, and ocular surface.

Education & Training
  • Dr. Parekh is an honors graduate from the combined-medical program at Boston University/UMDNJ and a graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine Ophthalmology Residency Program where she trained at leading institutions including Boston City Hospital and The Children’s Hospital of Boston.
  • Board Certifications
  • Board-certified ophthalmic surgeon
  • Teaching Appointments
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the New York Medical College, NY
  • Dr. Jai Parekh

    He is co-founder of the newly named EyeCare Consultants of NJ, a 45-year old comprehensive eye care practice in northern and central NJ, as well as Chief of Cornea, External Diseases, Medical Director of the Research Institute at St. Joseph’s Health. He is also a founder of the Center for Ocular Surface Excellence of New Jersey (COSE-NJ), a center dedicated in a team-approach to the field of ocular surface diseases including dry eye, blepharitis, ocular allergies, and contact-lens overwear syndrome.

    Dr. Parekh co-founded and was chosen to be on the Board of Directors for the Society of Academic Medicine, the Vanguard Ophthalmic Society, the American-European College of Ophthalmic Surgery, CEDARS-ASPENS Alliance, he has served on the Editorial Board of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today. Dr. Parekh’s interests include the ocular surface, complex cataract surgery and innovation, drug delivery, practice/disease management, integrated eyecare, business development, strategy, entrepreneurship, and medical philanthropy.

    Dr Parekh has travelled the world in Panama, Canada, much of Europe, Dubai, China, India, Singapore, the Philippines, and even South Korea to educate, lecture, and participate in an exchange of ideas in cataract and corneal surgery. He has led eye surgical camps to help serve the less privileged as well.

    Dr Parekh is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, ASCRS, the Cornea Society & ARVO.

    Education & Training
  • Dr. Jai Parekh completed medical school at the Boston University School of Medicine Early Acceptance Program and remained in Boston to fully train in Internal Medicine and Ophthalmology where he was Chief Resident in both specialties.
  • He earned an MBA with a concentration in HealthCare Sector Management at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
  • Hospital Affiliations
  • Cornea Service at the New York Eye Ear Infirmary of Mt. Sinai
  • Honors and Awards
  • Recently named to the prestigious Ocular Surgery News (OSN) Premier Surgeon 300 Innovators in Refractive Cataract Surgery, an honor that was bestowed upon 300 of the top cataract surgeons in the country.
  • Teaching Appointments
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Icahn School of Medicine of Mt. Sinai, NY
  • Professional Memberships
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • The Cornea Society
  • ARVO
  • Our Services

    At the Center for Ocular Surface Excellence of NJ and as a big part of EyeCare Consultants of NJ, we have the only center in New Jersey focused solely on the treatment of your ocular surface, including dry eyes. We employ all necessary testing (dry eyes, ocular allergy, inflammation) and therapies needed to improve your ocular surface health.

  • Dry Eyes
  • Blepharitis
  • Ocular Allergies
  • Contact Lenses
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Pterygium Surgery & Ocular Surface Rehabilitation
  • Diabetes and Retinopathy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Woodland Park Location
    Phone: (973) 785-2050
    Fax: (973) 785-2423
    Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
    Edison Location
    Phone: (732) 516-0099
    Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed