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Our Central New Jersey Optometric Team


At Allied Vision Services, our team of eye doctors and staff has a long-standing commitment to providing the residents of Central New Jersey with top-quality eye care. We pride ourselves on delivering this service with a blend of compassion and respect, creating an environment where every patient feels valued and cared for.

Our goal is to offer the most effective solutions tailored to each individual's eye health and vision requirements. By integrating cutting-edge technology and relying on evidence-based treatments, we strive to ensure that every patient achieves and maintains the best possible eye health.

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Meet The Friendly Doctors At Allied Vision Services

Our eye doctors and staff are dedicated to providing thorough eye exams and ensuring that you fully understand the results and your available options. We believe in building a collaborative and ongoing partnership for your eye health, emphasizing the importance of open communication. We encourage you to actively ask questions and share your health information with us, as it plays a crucial role in monitoring, diagnosing, and effectively managing potential vision problems.

Dr. John Russo
Dr. John Russo is a 1986 graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, where he also earned his B.S. degree.  He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians, and the Central Jersey Optometric Society.  He was a staff optometrist at HIP of...
Dr. Joseph Tobias
Dr. Tobias graduated from Trenton State College in 1980 and received his doctor of optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry in 1984. He is a long-standing member of the American Optometric Society, the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians and the Pennsylvania Optometric Association. He is Past President and...
Dr. Alexander McGowan
Dr. Alexander McGowan is a 1985 graduate of the University of Scranton where he earned his bachelor's degree in biochemistry.  He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1990. Dr. McGowan is a member of the American Optometric Society, the New Jersey Society of Optometric...
Dr. Paul E. Neiheiser
Dr. Neiheiser earned an engineering degree from Rutgers University and is a 1991 graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He is a member of the Cornea and Contact Lens Section of the American Optometric Association, the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians, and the National Glaucoma Society. He chairs...
Dr. Stuart Kolber
Dr. Kolber has been in private practice at Allied Vision Services since 1977. He is a graduate of Temple University and the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. Kolber is a member of the Corneal and Contact Lens Section of  American Optometric Association, as well as the New Jersey Society of...
Dr. Markus Barth
Dr. Barth is a graduate of the University of Maryland and the Pennsylvania College of Optometry.  He is a member of the American Optometric Association and has served on its Board of Directors since 1996.  Dr. Barth is also a member of the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians (NJSOP)...
Dr. Stefanie Hwang
Dr. Hwang graduated with honors from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in 2016. She is widely experienced in ocular disease, contact lenses, pediatrics, and binocular vision/vision therapy, having completed her clinical externships across the northeast. She is an active member of the New Jersey Society of Optometric...
Dr. Sandra Tubito of Flemington (1)
Dr. Sandra Hardy Tubito graduated from The City University of London, UK, with a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Optometry and Visual Science. After completing her Internship at the Institute of Optometry in London, she moved to the USA and obtained her Doctor of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of...
Prapti Chandrani. Chandrani
Dr. Chandrani graduated from SUNY College of Optometry after being accepted into a 7-year accelerated program with the New Jersey Institute of Technology and graduating with a degree in Biology. The part of Optometry Dr. Chandrani enjoys most is the detective work involved in diagnosing, treating, and managing patients’ eye...