community involvement

DR. WUZZARDO COMPLETES BIKE-A-THON

On Sunday, June 11, 2017, South Jersey Eye Associates very own Dr. Brandon Wuzzardo and his girlfriend Kayla participated in the American Cancer Society Bike-a-thon, riding from Philadelphia to Atlantic City. Both are shown here, post-race, on the boards of AC. Congratulations Dr. Wuzzardo and Kayla on a job well done for such a worthy cause!

If you wish to donate to Dr. Wuzzardo’s team #StormtheHeavens, click here:
http://community.acsevents.org/site/TR?fr_id=83852&pg=entry


DR. WUZZARDO TO RIDE IN BRIDGE TO BEACH BIKE-A-THON

South Jersey Eye Associates’ very own Dr. Brandon Wuzzardo, and his girlfriend Kayla, will be participating in the American Cancer Society’s 2017 Bike-a-thon Bridge to Beach (Philadelphia to Atlantic City) on Sunday, June 11th.

The Bike-a-thon is more that just a fund raiser. It’s a chance for caring people in a community to come together to support each other. And support is crucial for those who have been touched by cancer. At the American Cancer Society, the funds raised through Bike-a-thon not only go to research, advocacy, and education, but also for vital programs and services that give people hope and answers.

If you would like to support Dr. Wuzzardo and his team (#Stormtheheavens), you can donate by clicking here: DONATE TODAY


SOUTH JERSEY EYE ASSOCIATES SPECIAL SPONSOR FOR UPPER DEERFIELD TWP COMMUNITY DAY!

(April 2017) – South Jersey Eye Associates is proud to be a Special Sponsor of the…

UPPER DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY DAY
Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
(Rain Date: Sunday, April 30th – Noon to 4:00 pm)
Municipal Building, 1325 Highway 77, Seabrook

BE A PART OF THIS EVENT FILLED WITH COMMUNITY PRIDE AND FAMILY FUN!

For more information visit http://upperdeerfield.com/Community%20Day.htm


SOUTH JERSEY EYE ASSOCIATES PRESENTS COHANZICK ZOO’S BOO AT THE ZOO!

dsc_0383-1024x685(September 2016) – On Saturday, October 22nd from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, South Jersey Eye Associates (SJEA) is proud to present, along with the Cohanzick Zoological Society and the Bridgeton Recreation Department, “Boo at the Cohanzick Zoo”.

Bring your family to the Cohanzick Zoo, located on Mayor Aitken Drive in Bridgeton, for trick or treat, crafts, light refreshments, a chance to visit you favorite zoo animals, and much more. And don’t forget to stop by the SJEA table!

Bridgeton Recreation Department has requested a $1.00 admission fee per person.


SOUTH JERSEY EYE ASSOCIATES CONTINUES ITS TRADITION OF SUPPLING FREE CONTACT LENS CARE KITS TO LOCAL SCHOOLS

Chenille, Vickie and Trish put together 37 Contact Lens Care Kits for the area’s school nurses.

(August 2016) – South Jersey Eye Associates (SJEA) is continuing its tradition, which began in the 2010, of distributing complimentary contact lens care kits to nurses at over 35 schools in Cumberland and Salem Counties. The giveaway program has been well received from the area’s school nurses and administrators.

Dr. Robert M. Cole, Dr. Michael A. Feinstein, and Dr. Brandon J. Wuzzardo, SJEA’s optometric physicians, are supplying the free Alcon OPTI-FREE® Pure Moist® care kits to schools as part of their effort to reduce improper contact lens care among students.

 


DR. WUZZARDO ATTENDS HOPEWELL CREST SCHOOL’S “ALL A’S BREAKFAST”

SL-ESXAw(May 2016) – On Friday, May 6, Dr. Brandon J. Wuzzardo had the privilege of attending the Hopewell Crest School’s “All A’s Breakfast”, and participating in the celebration of academic achievement. South Jersey Eye Associates recognizes the students hard work and encourages each one of them to continue in their academic pursuits.

When Dr. Wuzzardo isn’t seeing patients at South Jersey Eye Associates (SJEA), you can often find him connecting with community members in classrooms and conference spaces throughout the region. Since joining Drs. Robert M. Cole and Michael A. Feinstein at SJEA in 2013, Dr. Wuzzardo has become the face and voice of the longstanding eyecare center’s educational initiative, speaking at schools, businesses, and community organizations about the importance of vision and eye health in the lives of audience members. If you would like to know more about having Dr. Wuzzardo speak at your next meeting or event? Call SJEA at 856-455-5500.

 


SJEA ATTENDS CUMBERLAND COUNTY BUSINESS EXPO

FullSizeRender(April 2016) – South Jersey Eye Associates would like to thank everyone who attended the Cumberland County Business Expo on Thursday, April 21st and supported the area’s local business.

Special thanks to all those that stopped by our table and said “Hi!” to Dr. Brandon J. Wuzzardo and Lauren Morgan from our Optical Team.

 


SJEA VISITS THE TOY BOX

drwuzzardo_toybox(April 2016) – Dr. Brandon J. Wuzzardo had their full attention at the Toy Box Pre School on Fayette Street in Bridgeton, speaking with the young children about the importance of eye safety. As you can see, his presentation was well-received by all.

When Dr. Wuzzardo isn’t seeing patients at South Jersey Eye Associates (SJEA), you can often find him connecting with community members in classrooms and conference spaces throughout the region. Since joining Drs. Robert M. Cole and Michael A. Feinstein at SJEA in 2013, Dr. Wuzzardo has become the face and voice of the longstanding eyecare center’s educational initiative, speaking at schools, businesses, and community organizations about the importance of vision and eye health in the lives of audience members.

Dr. Wuzzardo tailors his presentations to the particular needs and interests of his audience, leading engaging discussions on various vision-related subjects. Would you like to know more about having Dr. Wuzzardo speak at your next meeting or event? Call SJEA at 856-455-5500.

 


SJEA VOTED “BEST OF”

Best-West-South-Cumberland-2016-Logo (March 2016) – South Jersey Eye Associates was selected by the voters as one of the Best of West and South Cumberland in Eye Care 2016. The Bridgeton Chamber of Commerce and Cumberland Development Corp. partnered with the NJ Advance Media/NJ.com/South Jersey Times to collect votes from the public.

The “Celebration of the Best” will be held on Thursday, March 31, at Gia’s Suburban House in Bridgeton.

 


SJEA STAFF DONATES COATS !

(January 2016) – South Jersey Eye Associates’ family of staff and patients had a very successful collection of coats this past holiday season. Donated items were provided to area organizations that help those in need stay warm this winter.

Shown here is Lauren from SJEA’s Optical Team, preparing the large number of coats collected for delivery.

 

 


DR. WUZZARDO SPEAKS WITH STUDENTS AT SALEM COUNTY VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL!

IMG_3609 (November 2015) – Dr. Brandon Wuzzardo spoke at the Salem County Vocational Technical School in Woodstown on Tuesday, November 10.

He took this opportunity to speak with the students about “The Path to a Career in Optometry” as well as “Diabetic Eye Disease” in recognition of November being Diabetes Awareness Month.

If you are interested in having Dr. Wuzzardo speak at your school, club, organization or local business, please call 856-455-5500.


SOUTH JERSEY EYE ASSOCIATES PRESENTS COHANZICK ZOO’S BOO AT THE ZOO!

CZ BOO AT ZOO(October 2015) – South Jersey Eye Associates (SJEA) is proud to present, along with the Cohanzick Zoological Society and the Bridgeton Recreation Department, “Boo at the Cohanzick Zoo”.

This free family-oriented event will be held on Saturday, October 24th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Cohanzick Zoo, located on Mayor Aitken Drive in Bridgeton. Bring your family to the zoo for face painting, pumpkin decorating, trick or treat, light refreshments, a chance to visit you favorite zoo animals, and much more.

Don’t forget to stop by the SJEA table!


SOUTH JERSEY EYE ASSOCIATES MARKS TWO SPECIAL ANNIVERSARIES IN OCTOBER

sjea_3docs_7(October 2015) – South Jersey Eye Associates is celebrating a couple of notable anniversaries this October. The first is the 18th anniversary of Dr. Robert M. Cole III and Dr. Michael A. Feinstein joining forces to merge their separate practices into a single comprehensive family vision care facility. In addition, Dr. Brandon J. Wuzzardo will be marking his two year anniversary, joining the SJEA family as its third onsite optometric physician. The doctors and staff are looking forward to another year of serving the community as a team and would like to thank all our patients, present and past, who have helped make SJEA such a success!

 


SOUTH JERSEY EYE ASSOCIATES SUPPLIES FREE CONTACT LENS CARE KITS TO LOCAL SCHOOLS FOR THE SIXTH STRAIGHT YEAR

South Jersey Eye Associates School Giveaway Program Aims to Assist School Nurses in Curtailing Improper Lens Care Among Students

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Hayley and Nathaly help prepare contact lens care kits to go out to school nurses in Cumberland and Salem Counties.

(August 2015) – South Jersey Eye Associates (SJEA) is continuing its tradition of distributing complimentary contact lens care kits to nurses at over 30 schools in Cumberland and Salem Counties for the sixth straight year. Launched in 2010, the giveaway program has won praise from school nurses and administrators throughout the area.

SJEA’s optometric physicians Dr. Robert M. Cole, Dr. Michael A. Feinstein, and Dr. Brandon J. Wuzzardo are supplying the free Alcon OPTI-FREE® Pure Moist® care kits to schools as part of their effort to reduce improper contact lens care among students.

“Improper lens care among children and teens can lead to conditions like pink eye, corneal ulcers, injuries, and infections that can present a significant risk to the eyes,” says Dr. Cole. “By making these lens care kits available to school nurses, our goal is to prevent many of these problems before they start.”

“Students often aren’t prepared to remove or reinsert their contacts at school,” adds Dr. Feinstein. “They sometimes skip the proper routine or try to take shortcuts that can lead to trouble.”

Dr. Wuzzardo, who regularly visits local schools to deliver educational presentations, is encouraged by the feedback he’s received about the program, saying, “School nurses tell us they make use of these kits on a regular basis. They especially come in handy for those students who are in after school activities or sports. It’s nice to hear that the program is having a positive effect.”

“Most school budgets can’t cover expenses like lens care kits,” explains Dr. Cole. “We’re glad to be able to help in some way.”

SJEA is sending the contact lens care kit to nurse’s offices at the following schools:

CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Bridgeton Christian School

Bridgeton High School

Broad Street Elementary School

Buckshutem Road School

Cherry Street School

Cumberland County Technical Education Center

Cumberland Christian School

Cumberland Regional High School

Excel Program School

Fairfield Township School

Hopewell Crest School

Indian Avenue School

Morris Goodwin School

Quarter Mile Lane School

Stow Creek Township School

West Avenue School

Woodland Country Day School

SALEM COUNTY

Alloway Township School District

Arthur P Schalick High School

Elsinboro Township School

Lower Alloways Creek Township School

Mannington Township School

Pittsgrove Township Middle School

Salem County Vocational Technical Schools

Salem High School

Salem Middle School

Upper Pittsgrove Elementary School

Woodstown High School

Woodstown Middle School

Quinton Township School

 


“OUR EYES AS WE AGE” with Dr. Feinstein

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(June 2015) Dr. Feinstein had the pleasure of visiting with the Downe Township Seniors on Friday, June 12th and presented a talk on “Our Eyes As We Age”. Thank you to all the attendees who participated in this event.

 


 

ELMER ELEMENTARY CAREER DAY
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(June 2015) Dr. Wuzzardo paid a visit to Elmer Elementary School on June 9th for Career Day. He greatly enjoyed his time meeting the students and discussing the eye care profession.

 

 

 

 


SJEA_VETSports_thSJEA is a Proud Sponsor

(May 2015) South Jersey Eye Associates is proud to have been a contributing sponsor of the Gloucester County D-Day Softball Tournament on Saturday, June 6. The event was hosted by the Rowan College at Gloucester County Student Veterans Organization (SVO). The day began with a Parade at 10am followed by the three game Tournament starting at 2pm. Teams included: 1) VETSports Wounded National Team; 2) Pitman BLAZE; and 3) The Rowan College at Gloucester County Legends of Roadrunner Baseball Team.


 

 

 

 

 

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