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Dr. James Aversa

Dr. Aversa is an optometric physician in Hasbrouck Heights providing complete eye care services for the whole family.

Dr. Aversa received his doctorate of optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1985 and subsequently completed his residency in ocular disease at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. He has been in practice for 30 years and founded Heights Eye Center in 1990. His practice is devoted to primary eye care with an emphasis in diagnosis and management of eye diseases such as glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration. He also specializes in binocular vision dysfunction, chronic dry eye disease and gentle vision shaping system (GVSS) also known as orthokeratology.

Dr. Aversa works hard to stay current on the latest advances in eye health and vision care and regularly attends seminars and advanced training courses. His dedication to continuing education allows him to provide his patients with the most modern and progressive vision care available.

Dr. Aversa and his wife Kim entertain a busy social life with five children. In his free time Dr. Aversa enjoys being with his family and playing golf.

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Dr. Urvi Patel

Dr. Urvi Patel is an optometric physician in Hasbrouck Heights providing complete eye care services for the whole family.

Dr. Patel graduated from SUNY-University at Albany in 2016 with a bachelors in biology and minor in psychology. She received her Doctorate of Optometry from the State University of New York College of Optometry in 2020. She successfully completed her externship rotation at OMNI Eye Services, Levin Family Eye Care, SUNY In-House Clinics, and SUNY Specialty Contact Lens Clinic. Her experience allows her to provide comprehensive eye exams, manage various ocular diseases, and fit specialty contact lenses. Dr. Patel is especially passionate about treating ocular disease, including dry eye disease and myopia control.

Dry eye is becoming more prevalent in every age group. This is partly due to blink rates decreasing with computer use, diet, health conditions, and other environmental factors There are many treatment options for dry eye and Dr. Patel utilize most. She is trained and certified in the use of IPL, Intense Pulse Light, treatment to reduce inflammation in the eye and improve the quality of oils expressed in the eyes.

Dr. Patel attends various seminars to stay current with the newest treatment guidelines and advances in the field. In her free time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and travelling.


Heights Eye Center in Hasbrouck Heights

Heights Eye Center provides innovative eye care services to patients from in and around Hasbrouck Heights. We offer comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lens evaluation and fitting, and prescriptions.

The team at Heights Eye Center aims to provide the best possible solution for the patient's eye health and vision needs. By utilizing the latest technologies and evidence-based treatments, we can ensure that each patient maintains optimal eye health.

We welcome new patients and accept most major forms of insurance.