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Retina & Eye Specialists of New Jersey Serving Morristown and Hackettstown
At Retina & Eye Specialists of New Jersey, part of Lalin Eye, we are dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and surgery of your eye to ensure your best vision and eye health. Dr. Sean Lalin and Dr. Kruti Shah are passionate about your eyecare and your vision. Our Entire Eyecare and Ophthalmology team strives for excellence in eye care and will ensure you are comfortable and informed throughout your appointment and treatment.
Our mission is to provide world-class eyecare in a warm, inviting setting that allows patients to feel completely comfortable when they come in for a consultation or procedure.
Providing Compassionate Eye Care Using the Latest Advances in Cataract Surgery
World-Class Cataract Care Proudly Serving Hackettstown, Morristown, and Beyond
The Retina & Eye Specialist of NJ provides excellent service.
The entire staff from reception to surgical staff are impressive. Dr Sean Lalin is a highly skilled surgeon who I completely trust. In addition to being a wonderful surgeon, he demonstrates patience and commitment which I greatly appreciated.
I am most thankful for him and his team
Dr. Lalin and his extraordinary team are my miracle workers! I’ve needed glasses since the second grade, but after Dr. Lalin performed cataract surgery using the Panoptix multifocal lenses I now see 20-20 from the moment I wake up. My astigmatism, nearsightedness and presbyopia have all been corrected. This surgery has been a game changer for me. I can drive, exercise, read, use the computer with no glasses needed! I’m so grateful to Dr. Lalin, Dr. Kruti Shah and the team! They’re simply the best!View on Google
Meet Our Eye Doctors
Sean C. Lalin, MD
Dr. Sean Lalin was named one of America's Top Ophthalmologists by the Consumers' Research Council of America. An ophthalmologist and retina specialist, Dr Lalin graduated from Columbia University Medical School followed by a general surgery internship and ophthalmology residency also at Columbia University. Dr Lalin then served a two-year surgical retina fellowship at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, the country's oldest eye hospital, before joining the clinical faculty. In addition to retinal eye care and surgery, Dr Lalin specializes in advanced cataract surgery with the latest laser technology and the most innovative lens choices. Patients who require complicated cataract surgery are often referred to our practice by other ophthalmologist because of Dr Lalin's advanced training in retinal surgery and expertise in cataract surgery.
Kruti Shah, OD
Dr. Shah is a medical optometrist providing non-surgical diagnostic and therapeutic eye care. Residency trained with over a decade of experience, Dr. Shah's expertise is inclusive of but not limited to diagnosis and management of chronic dry eye, ocular manifestation of systemic conditions, glaucoma, cataracts, and retinal diseases. Dr. Shah also offers refractive care including glasses, wellness visits, and treatment of minor eye injuries. Dr. Shah’s passion lies in refractive cataract surgery. Her enthusiasm for providing customized treatment options for her patients ensures they feel empowered and confident in their choices. After a thorough eye examination, Dr. Shah will invest the time in getting to know her patients and their visual demands. This careful consideration supplemented with the latest technology allows for a treatment plan that best caters to the patient’s needs and lifestyle.
Schedule a Consultation with Our Highly Trained, Expert, and Experienced Team
Retina & Eye Specialists of New Jersey was established in 2006 to provide you with state-of-the-art diagnosis, treatment, surgery to help preserve and protect your precious vision. Whether you require a vision restoring procedure like cataract surgery, vision saving procedure like retinal detachment surgery or are simply looking for comprehensive vision and eyecare, our practice is here for you. We are more than happy to answer your questions, providing insight that only skilled ophthalmologists or optometrists.
If you live in the Hackettstown and Morristown, NJ, area and would like to learn more about enhancing your vision, contact our ophthalmology practice. You can also call us at:
Visit Our State-of-the-Art
In Morristown, New Jersey
Retina & Eye Specialists of New Jersey prioritizes safety and comfort. Our Morristown surgical center is fully equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technology and advanced instrumentation, allowing us to consistently reach optimal outcomes. It's also conveniently only a half-mile away from Morristown Medical Center.
Our Medicare accredited and AAAHC certified on-site Eye Surgery Center in Morristown is designed just for you so you can receive the best eyecare and eye surgery anywhere. Our state-of-the-art eye care technology allows us to treat a variety of conditions, including cataracts with the latest laser and most innovative lens technology so you can see your best, emergency retinal detachment to save your vision, diabetic eye disease, macula holes, epiretinal membranes, and glaucoma laser treatments and surgery to preserve your vision. With two convenient locations in Morristown and Hackettstown, NJ, you can be evaluated at the office that is closest to you.
"Dr. Lalin is very kind, caring and extremely patient." Trusted Eye Doctors in Hackettstown and Morristown, NJ
Staff is very friendly. Dr Lalin is very kind, caring and extremely patient with someone who is a terrible blinker. I had an excellent experience with my laser procedure and follow up.View on Google
Excellent service. The doctors are very thorough . The examination is very thorough. I would highly recommend this facility.View on Google
Cataracts and Cataract Surgery
What Are Cataracts?
We all develop cataracts over time that gradually makes your vision more blurry and out-of-focus. By the time, we are in our late fifties, 60s, or 70s, we all develop visually significant cataracts. Think of your cataracts as a natural pair of glasses inside your eyes that over the years, just like a pair of glasses, gets progressively more scratched up and yellow; Effectively, your natural lenses become more and more like a pair of dirty sunglasses. Initially, the cataracts can impact your night driving as the on-coming headlights go from being a pinpoint to more of a starburst or halo effect. You may also feel like you need more light to read as the cataract slowly gets worse. From your standpoint, when you have cataract surgery, you will feel like you removed a dirty pair of sunglasses when you are inside the house and everything will feel much brighter and sharper with a dramatic improvement of your night driving and reading.
If you have cataracts, you may just require stronger glasses in the early stages to compensate for your decreasing vision. Once your vision starts affecting or limiting your lifestyle, whether its night driving or reading, then it is time to consider cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is a safe, effective procedure that restores your vision and helps you see young again when glasses alone are not enough. Today, modern new lens technologies like multifocal lenses or the new light adjustable lenses(LAL) from RxSight can potentially give you freedom from glasses after cataract surgery. Schedule your appointment today to see how we can help you see better today with cataract surgery.
"Life is so improved." A Patient Shares His Cataract Surgery Story
Say Goodbye to Poor Vision and Hello to Customized Vision
Choose light adjustable lenses for your cataract surgery
If you have been struggling with poor vision from cataracts, it can be tempting to settle for just better vision. With RxSight's Light Adjustable Lens™, you won't have to compromise your vision, we can personalize your vision to the way you want to live your life.
Dr. Lalin replaces your natural cataract lens with a new light adjustable lens during cataract surgery for improved vision and your continued peace of mind. It takes the common guesswork out of cataract surgery outcomes, eliminating imprecision and allowing us to alter your lens after you've recovered from cataract surgery.
What does this really mean? We can customize your new light adjustable lenses after cataract surgery so you see the world just the way you want with quick light treatments. See what you have been missing...see young again!
Putting the Needs of Patients First Near Morristown and Hackettstown
Everyone from the receptionist to the specialist are friendly, yet professional, and are first class.View on Google
Staff was quite professional, efficient & friendly. Dr. Lalin took the time to answer all my questions regarding cataracts and surgery in an easy to understand manner.View on Google
Retinal Conditions and Retinal Surgery
The retina is the thin layer of tissue at the back of the eye that is essential for proper vision. If you experience a retinal detachment or tear, it's crucial to seek emergency eye care. When it is treated in time, an ophthalmologist can repair the torn retinal tissue and prevent vision loss.
Diabetic retinopathy is a retinal condition that affects people who have suffered from diabetes for a long time. It results in damage to the blood vessels at the back of the eye, which can lead to permanent vision loss. Proper diabetes management and retinal surgery can treat the condition.
Also referred to as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), macular degeneration involves the deterioration of the center of the retinal tissue. There are wet and dry varieties of AMD. Treatments for AMD may include dietary supplements, lifestyle changes, and laser eye surgery.
Often associated with the aging process, macular holes adversely affect the central area of a person's vision. Early symptoms include distortions and dark spots in your central vision. Vitrectomy and other retinal surgeries can be used to restore better eyesight.
Central serous retinopathy occurs when fluid accumulates behind the retinal tissue. This can lead to distorted vision as well as dark spots in the central vision. Some cases of central serous retinopathy clear up on their own, though prescription medication and laser surgery may be required.
Have you ever noticed strange little shapes "floating" across your field of vision, or flashes that resemble lightning streaks? If so, then you're one of a majority of people who experience floaters and flashes. These visual quirks are normal and do not usually indicate a serious problem. However, a sudden increase in the number or intensity of flashes and floaters could mean you’re suffering from an eye disorder, like retinal detachment
Comprehensive Eye Care
Comprehensive Eye Examinations
If you need a routine eye exam, our optometrist will check your prescription and screen for degenerative vision conditions. Regular vision checkups are essential for good eyesight at any age.
Treatment Tailored to the Patient
A patient's needs change over the course of their life. Our optometrist and ophthalmologists factor the age of the patient into treatment plans, current needs, and future exam scheduling.
We want patients to understand their vision. During your visits, you can get detailed answers to your questions about eye care from an experienced ophthalmologist and a board-certified optometrist.
Eye Doctors Who Are Here for You
Between visits, you can contact our optometrist or ophthalmologist with additional concerns. We have strong family ties to the area, and we strive to treat our patients like they're family.
Our Complete List of Services And Treated Conditions
- Macular Degeneration
- Retinal Diseases
- Central Serous Retinopathy
- Cystoid Macular Edema
- Diabetic Eye Disease or Diabetic Retinopathy
- Dry Eyes
- Flashes and Floaters
- Macular Holes
- Retinal Detachment
Choose a Team With a
Wide Range of Knowledge
If you need to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist or optometrist, we are here to help. Our doctors are specialists in cataracts, macula degeneration, diabetic eye disease, retinal diseases, dry eye, glaucoma, and diseases affecting the eye. Our Optometric physician offers comprehensive eye exams to screen your ocular health.
Our doctors are proud members of several medical and vision organizations including:
- The American Academy of Ophthalmology
- The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- The American Society of Retina Specialists
- The American Optometric Association
- The New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians
We welcome you to request a consultation or to call our Hackettstown and Morristown, NJ, practice at:
Do You Need Comprehensive Eye Care? Contact Us
Choosing an ophthalmologist, optometrist, or optician is an important decision. We take this privilege seriously and are proud to offer state-of-the-art eye care for families in Hackettstown and Morristown, NJ.
Dr. Sean Lalin, and Dr. Kruti Shah can help people suffering from eye conditions like cataracts or who need to update their prescription for glasses and contact lenses. To speak with a skilled member of our team, contact our ophthalmology practice or call us at
"Dr. Lalin is so nice and very knowledgeable. Very good bedside manner. He's doing a great job with my friend. His eyes are VERY BAD. He couldn't see a thing before going and now has some sight back. And it's getting better everyday. Thank you so much Dr. Lalin & Staff!" Amey Gunderman
Making Eye Care Services Affordable With Payment and Financing Options
Our Hackettstown and Morristown, NJ, ophthalmology offices accept cash, check, and all major credit cards. We also take VSP Vision Care insurance. If you need help with the necessary paperwork, our friendly team is happy to assist.
We believe all of our patients deserve access to expert care so we accept financing through CareCredit®. It allows patients to cover treatment in more manageable monthly installments. Payments can also be low-interest or even no-interest.