Our Practice


EyeCare...because WeCare!

Here at EyeCare Consultants of NJ (ECC-NJ), recently renamed after 45 years and co-founded by Drs. Swati and Jai Parekh, we aim to please our patients and take them through their journey of EyeCare!  With our array of eye doctors and their specialties, your eyes are our only focus!

Our practice is fully dedicated to your eyes, your vision, your eye health, and your eye disease; whether healthy routine eye exams, refractive errors (contacts lenses and, yes, we have our own advanced “Vision Center”), dry eyes, ocular allergies, ocular surface disease, glaucoma, cataracts, diabetes of the eye, or macular degeneration, we have all of your customer-focused solutions.  Our doctors are board-certified, cutting-edge eye surgeons, specialists, and comprehensive eye care professionals here to make your journey as easy and simple as possible; we aim to use minimally-invasive techniques with quicker recovery times.

Our experienced eye surgeons are affiliated with excellent healthcare systems, same-day surgical centers, and universities.  We accept most, if not all, insurance plans, and gladly see folks from ages 5 to 105!  Our physicians are locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally well-known!

Come see us at our newly built and modern northern office, in Woodland Park, NJ, (less than two miles from the Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, off of Rt 46); the office is state-of-the-art with all diagnostic tools and technology to aid in your journey--our staff is broadly multi-lingual and there to greet you with a smile!  Our other boutique location is in Edison, NJ; less than ⅓ of a mile from Menlo Park Mall.  We are here to focus on you, your eyes and your EyeCare journey...remember it’s..

“EyeCare….because WeCare!!!”

Swati J. Parekh

Swati J. Parekh, MD, FAAO, is a comprehensive ophthalmologist, co-founder of EyeCare Consultants of NJ (ECC-NJ) and is Chairwoman of the Ophthalmology Department at St. Joseph’s Health, NJ. She is a board-certified ophthalmic surgeon.


Jai G. Parekh

Jai G. Parekh, MD, MBA, FAAO, known as “Dr J”, is a board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist and anterior segment eye surgeon in the NJ/NY area.  He is co-founder of  the newly renamed EyeCare Consultants of NJ, a 45-year-old comprehensive eye care practice.


David E. Freilich

David Freilich, MD, FAAO, is a board-certified oculoplastic and orbital surgeon focused on disorders of the lids, orbits, and upper facial areas near the eyes


Paul N. Guerriero

Paul Guerriero, MD, FAAO, is a board-certified retinal specialist and surgeon with over 25-years experience in cutting-edge retinal therapies for diseases such as diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.  He....

Natalie Velazquez

Natalie Velazquez, OD, is an extremely well-trained optometrist focusing on comprehensive eye care and specialty contact lenses; she has had over 15 years experience and joined us several months ago.


Shafiq Jivanjee

Shafiq Jivanjee, MD, FAAO, is a board-certified glaucoma specialist who brings many years of experience to ECC-NJ. 


Nirupa Cuttler

Is a board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist who provides a wide array of medical and surgical ophthalmic care


Eye Care Staff

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