Monthly Archives: March 2020
SJEA Adds New Optometric Physician To Its Staff
South Jersey’s Comprehensive Eyecare and Eyewear Center Welcomes Dr. Russell W. Chappius III
Bridgeton, NJ (March 2020) –South Jersey Eye Associates (SJEA) is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Russell W. Chappius III, to the SJEA family. Dr. Chappius will officially join the eyecare and eyewear center as an optometric physician on July 1, 2020.
Both Dr. Brandon J. Wuzzardo and Dr. Michael A. Feinstein, optometric physicians at SJEA, expressed enthusiasm for the newest member of their staff.
“We’re thrilled to have Dr. Chappius, a highly trained and caring physician, join South Jersey Eye Associates,” said Dr. Wuzzardo, “Being from the area, many of our patients already know Dr. Chappius personally. He is a great addition to our team and will help us continue to provide our patients with Eyecare At Its Best.”
Dr. Chappius will graduate from Salus University in May with extensive training in primary eye care. He completed internships and clinical observation at The Eye Institute and South Jersey Eye Associates, where he observed under Dr. Wuzzardo. He has also completed externships at Bear Eye Associates and The Wilmington VA Medical Center. Most recently, Dr. Chappius completed training to fit scleral lenses and is currently completing his final externship at The Eye Institute with an emphasis on Low Vision.
“Dr. Chappius is a Bridgeton native who knows our area and our way of life,” states Dr. Feinstein, who will be retiring this June, “He has the same values as myself and Dr. Wuzzardo; and will do a great job of filling my shoes which is very comforting to know.”
Dr. Chappius currently lives in Pennsylvania with his wife Allison and intends to return to South Jersey this summer. Dr. Chappius exclaims, “Returning to my hometown and taking care of its vision needs was always part of the plan.”
Non-Essential Exams Postponed
In a continued effort to keep our patients and staff safe, and help slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), South Jersey Eye Associates has made the decision to postpone all non-essential exams for the next 2 weeks, starting Monday, March 23, 2020 through Monday, April 6, 2020.
If you are unsure if your individual situation is considered essential, please call 856-455-5500 to speak with a member of our staff.
In case of a vision-related emergency, our doctors will continue to be available 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Call 856-455-5500 for emergency instructions.
South Jersey Eye Associates will remain diligent in monitoring the situation and will provide our patients with updates as they become available.
Your confidence and peace of mind is important to us.
We look forward to seeing you!
Your Health and Safety are Our First Priority
March is “Save Your Vision Month”
During this month especially, Drs. Michael Feinstein and Brandon Wuzzardo want to stress that regular, in-person, comprehensive eye examinations are one of the most important, preventive ways to preserve eye and vision health.
Not only will a comprehensive eye exam help you see your best today, but it can help you protect your vision, and your overall health, for tomorrow.
Don’t take your vision for granted. Schedule an appointment today.