Our Eye Doctors


Dr. Paul Vaccarella OD

Lic # 27OA00512900

Dr Vaccarella received his Bachelor's degree in Biology from King's College in Pennsylvania and his doctorate in 1991 from the New England College of Optometry in Boston where he graduated with clinical honors.

For 15 Years Dr Vaccarella worked with the New Jersey State Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Project Prevention doing vision screenings in facilities that were dedicated to meeting the needs of handicapped children and adults as well as community outreach programs.

Dr V founded the practice 25 years ago determined to offer state of the art professional eye care in a covenient location. He administrates the practice and also sees patients in the Bridgewater location.

He enjoys mentoring other doctors and also spends time lecturing and doing peer-to-peer educational programs. He is married and the proud father of 2 daughters.


Dr. Scott Teuscher OD

Dr. Teuscher received his bachelor's degree in Medical Microbiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his doctorate from the Illinois College of Optometry.

He is an active member of the American Optometric Association and New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry. He practices in the Bridgewater location.


Dr. Hira Javeed OD

Dr Javeed is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Montclair State University. She graduated from the Pennsylvania college of Optometry with clinical honors.

She has extensive experience with difficult to fit contact lenses including astigmatism, bifocal, and dry eye patients. Patients and staff describe her as a very kind and caring individual. She practices full time, seeing patients in our Bridgewater and Rockaway locations.


Dr. Robert Meade OD

Dr. Robert F. Meade has been practicing full time in the Rockaway, NJ office for 25 years. He is a graduate of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey where he earned a B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Microbiology.

Dr. Meade received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the State University of New York College of Optometry in 1991, graduating with clinical honors.

He is a past adjunct professor at Essex County College, where he taught courses in the vision care technology program. Currently, he teaches vision science at Montclair State University to seniors and graduate students in the biology program. Dr. Meade is a vision consultant performing presentations to local businesses on computer vision stress, and teacher in-service groups on vision and learning. He practices in the Rockaway location.


Dr. Geri Baptiste OD

Dr. Baptiste (Bauer) earned a B.S. in Biology from Fordham University summa cum laude and a Doctorate from the State University of New York College of Optometry with clinical honors in Low Vision.

Before joining the Bridgewater team, Dr. B provided full scope optometry and specialty contact lens fitting in private practice for more than two decades, while co-managing patients as a consultant for the TLC Laser Eye Centers.

She is proud to have participated in countless community outreach health fairs/vision screenings (pre-school to geriatric) and to continue to advocate for sun & sports protective eyewear as well as nutrition for healthy eyes. She practices in our Bridgewater location.


Dr. Robert Harmon OD

Dr Robert Harmon has been a part time in our practice for over 15 years. Dr. Harmon provides comprehensive and quality patient care including contact lens fittings, treatment and management of ocular disease. You can find Dr. Harmon at both our Bridgewater and Rockaway office.


Dr Amy Mchugh OD

Dr. Amy McHugh graduated cum laude from Rider University where she studied biology and received honors distinction in her field of study. She received her Doctorate of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University where her internships included serving low vision and blind populations as well as those with significant ocular disease. In 2019, Dr. McHugh completed her Ocular Disease and Refractive Surgery Residency at OMNI Eye Services of New Jersey and New York focused on treatment and management of glaucoma, cataracts, retinal disease, corneal disease, pediatrics and post-operative care.

Dr. McHugh is a member of the American Optometric Association and the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians. She is board certified by the National Board Examiners of Optometry and then New Jersey State Board of Optometrists. She has been published in numerous scientific journals and has a patent for her scientific research. Dr. McHugh has lectured at local optometry society meetings focused on the continued education for local optometrists in the area of ocular disease. She has also lectured at schools discussing ocular health and the importance of seeking eye examinations.

In her free time, Dr. McHugh enjoys adventuring outdoors including visiting US national parks, hiking, camping and water sports. She also enjoys nature photography and cooking. You can find Dr. McHugh in both our Bridgewater and Rockaway office.

Dr. Gary Sherman OD

Dr. Gary Sherman, Optometric Physician, practices in our Bridgewater office. After completing his undergraduate studies at Clark University in Massachusetts, he received his Doctor of Optometry degree from The New England College of Optometry in Boston.

For over 20 years, Dr. Sherman has been providing comprehensive eye care to families in New Jersey. His practice includes the fitting of contact lenses and the treatment and management of ocular disease.


Dr. Josianne Manasse OD

Dr. Josianne Manasse has been practicing full time with Family EyeCare Services for over 18 years. A Rutgers alumni, Dr. Manasse received her Doctor of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry, Boston with honors.

She continued her postgraduate training in ocular disease at Omni Eye Services(NJ) and Braverman Eye Center (FL). She is an active member of the AOA and is a staff optometrist at the Bridgewater location.