Professional EyeCare Associates

Our Doctors

About Dr. Mitchell H. Saferstein O.D.

Dr. Saferstein is an Optometric Physician in New Jersey. He received his Doctor of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry and has been practicing optometry since 1986. His clinical experience includes; Newport Naval Hospital Hadassah, Hospital in Jerusalem Israel, the Boston Optometric Center and the Perkins School for the Blind.

He is involved in diagnosing, treating and managing patients with glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, cataracts, ocular infections and ocular injuries. Dr. Saferstein is licensed in the state of New Jersey for the use of diagnostic and therapeutic medicine. He offers laser surgery consultations for patients interested in LASIK.

Dr Saferstein is dedicated to the treatment of low vision. he lectures to various eye care providers, nurses, gerontologists and visually impaired support groups. He is also a consultant to many nursing homes and rehabilitation centers in northern New Jersey. His mission is to help visually impaired patients of all ages lead independent and productive lives.

Dr. Saferstein is certified to fit all types of contact lenses. He provides care for astigmatis, keratoconus and other hard to fit contact lens patients.

His personalized one-on-one eye examinations offers a thorough assessment of his patient’s visual needs and concerns. He offers a customized treatment plan for each individual patient.

• Member of the American Optometric Association
• Member of the Bergen/ Passaic County Society of Optometric Physicians.
• 2005 Distinguished Optometric Physician award by the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians
• Provides continuing education on low vision to colleagues
• Synergeyes (contact lens for keratoconus and other irregular corneas) Certified Fitter
• Paragon Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT, OrthoK) Certified Fitter
• Paramus Rotary Member – Past President
• Past Woodcliff Lake Councilman and Fire Commissioner 1998 – 2000
• Paramus Community Health Day annual participating member
• Misight Certified Fitter

About Dr. Ognjenka Zanko O.D.

Dr. Zanko completed her undergraduate studies at Rutgers University with a double major in biology and psychology. She then attended Salus University and graduated in 2015. Her clinical work includes working for Indian Health Services as well as Veteran Affairs. She also worked for a private practice in Roanoke Virginia.

Dr. Zanko is involved in the full scope of optometric care, with an emphasis on the treatment and management of ocular diseases. She examines patients of all ages from pediatrics to senior citizens for complete eye exams, including Iow vision as well as contact lenses.

Professional EyeCare Associates

  • Monday
  • 8:00AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
  • 8:00AM - 7:00 PM
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  • 8:00AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday
  • 8:00AM - 5:00 PM
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