After graduating with top honors from Brown University Undergraduate and being selected to the medical honor society at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine, Dr. Friedberg was chosen to be one of 12 residents at the renowned Wills Eye Hospital where he did his training. He was then selected to be the coveted, sole retinal trainee for the Washington National Eye Center located at the Washington Hospital Center. He is the founding editor and original lead author of the best selling book in ophthalmology, The Wills Eye Manual: Office and Emergency Room Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Disease. This book is used by eye doctors around the world to help them in managing eye conditions. Dr Friedberg has also published numerous articles on eye surgery, has given dozens of lectures to societies of eye doctors, and has been a reviewer for eye journals in the past. He has served as a consultant to over 100 different eye doctors and has performed thousands of eye operations. In April 2015 Dr. Friedberg was a featured lecturer for the American Academy of Optometry's yearly course in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In May 2015 he lectured to the Monmouth-Ocean County Optometric Association of New Jersey. He also lectured to the Central Jersey Optometric Society earlier in the year. In 2015 and 2016 Dr. Friedberg was featured in the Virtual Optometric Conference used by eye doctors to obtain credit for continuing education. In January 2016 Dr. Friedberg was a featured speaker at the New York State University School of Optometry. In May 2016 he will be giving his yearly lecture to the Monmouth-Ocean County Optometric Association. Additionally, Dr. Friedberg has been invited to be a guest speaker at the Pennsylvania Academy of Optometry in Hershey, PA in September 2016.
Dr. Susan D'Emic graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. She earned her doctorate at State University of New York College of Optometry. Dr. D'Emic participated in VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) and also received the Dr. Hermann Memorial award for "Outstanding Compassion in Patient Care". She belongs to the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians and has been practicing Primary Care Optometry for 21 years.
Dr. Nathalie Chen is a graduate of the 7-year BS/OD program at The College of New Jersey and the State University of New York College of Optometry. She has completed externships and internships at hospitals and clinics that serve veterans and the military community, as well as the University Optometric Center in New York, where she focused on pediatrics, vision therapy, ocular disease, and low vision. She holds a master's degree in Vision Science, for which she conducted thesis research on human corneal epithelium regeneration. A lifelong resident of Morganville, New Jersey, she is excited to serve the state's residents.