The Short Hills Ophthalmology Group is the oldest and largest eye care provider in the area. It was founded in 1948 by Dr. Gerald Fonda, a well known low vision specialist, and has grown to include two locations and four doctors. The physicians at Short Hills Ophthalmology provide comprehensive eye care including small-incision, no stitch cataract surgery , the latest LASIK technology, and in-office procedures. A full-service optical dispensary and contact lens services are on premises. Dr. Farbowitz believes in using cutting-edge technology to best serve his patients. He employs a wide range of options from digital retinal photography to customized laser-assisted surgery to ensure every patient can get the most personalized and effective treatment. We are proud to announce our comprehensive Dry Eye Clinic program, offering evaluation, education, support and treatment options for this widespread problem.
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We offer a patient portal for online forms. Please call the office for your custom, secure portal key. Also, all of our intake forms can be downloaded to your computer and printed at home. In order for our doctors to provide a complete and comprehensive medical opinion it is important that they review all your medical information. Please be prepared to provide this information to our office along with your current medical insurance information. Below is a link to our patient information forms. If you have any questions when filling out these forms, please do the best you can and our staff will assist you with your questions on the day of your visit. Note: These files are in PDF format. If you do not have Adobe® Reader® on your computer, you can download it for free by clicking here.
We are IN NETWORK with the following NJ Health plans:
Aetna Better Health of NJ
Horizon BC/BS of NJ
Horizon NJ Health
United Healthcare Community Plan of NJ
Patients should call the customer service number listed on the insurance card to ask about the network status of any other providers they see. A referral from our practice to any other doctor or facility DOES NOT mean that they are in the patient’s NJ Health Plan. We are currently NOT IN NETWORK with WellCare
Access to Information that Matters
We have several options for access to important forms, policies, educational materials, and payment information.