LASIK & Cataract Surgery in New Jersey – Campus Eye Group
Also Serving Bucks County, Mercer County, Middlesex County
Skilled and caring, the Campus Eye Group staff is dedicated to providing you with the best eye care. To learn more about the individual members of our staff, click on the photographs below.
After graduating from Rider University, Dr. DiDonato received his doctorate degree from The Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1981. There he twice earned the Leslie Mintz Foundation Scholarship. His clinical training included externships at the Eye Institute in Philadelphia as well as the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Dr. DiDonato is a member of:
- American Optometric Association
- New Jersey Optometric Association
- Central Jersey Optometric Association
- American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgical Society
- New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgical Centers
Dr. DiDonato is Optometry Board Certified in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease and has extensive interest in the treatment of glaucoma and patient care in outpatient ophthalmic ambulatory surgical centers in New Jersey. He developed Campus Eye Group by inviting numerous sub-specialists to practice with him in Mercer County from throughout the Delaware Valley. Dr. DiDonato put in place the technology required to deliver nearly all the sub-specialty eye care required for his patients, eliminating their need to travel long distances to obtain this specialty care. Dr. DiDonato is the founder and current President of the Eye Surgicenter and serves as Chairman of the Credentialing Committee.
After graduating Magna Cum Laude from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York, Dr. Agness received a doctorate degree in 1984. There she earned the Petry Lomb Scholarship and the Clinical Excellence Certificate from the Eye Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Agness is a member of the American and New Jersey Optometric Associations and is Board Certified in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease, with a special interest in contact lenses.
As a dedicated leader in the field of Optometry, Dr. Agness serves in a number of active capacities with the professional staff at Campus Eye Group, King James Continuing Care Center and our Eye Surgicenter.
After attending Herbert H. Lehman College in the Bronx, New York, Dr. Lax graduated from the State University of New York College of Optometry, where he received his doctorate degree in 1976. Dr. Lax interned at the Lighthouse for the Blind in New York and enjoys visiting nursing homes and senior citizen centers to deliver eye care.
Dr. Lax is Optometry Board Certified in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease and has extensive training and experience with contact lenses.
After being in private practice for 20 years, Dr. Lax joined the Campus Eye Group staff in 1996, where he manages glaucoma and post-op cataract patients. Dr. Lax is a member of the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians and the American Optometric Association.
A recognized Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and Board Certified in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease, Dr. Cohen is one of Central New Jersey’s foremost experts on refractive surgery.
After graduating from Rutgers University, Dr. Cohen received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1997. He completed his residency at the Eye Institute in Philadelphia, where he received multiple scholarships and was a member of the Golden Key and Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Societies.
Dr. Cohen has dedicated most of his career to refractive surgery, working with thousands of Pennsylvania / New Jersey LASIK eye surgery patients and lecturing frequently on the topic. He has also published several articles on laser vision correction in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Cohen is a certified operator of multiple laser platforms, including the NASA-recognized LADARVision laser and the Wavelight Allegretto in use at Campus Eye Laser Center.
Dr. Ciesek is an optometric physician with experience in primary eye care, ocular disease management and contact lens fitting. She is a graduate of Rutgers University, where she received a bachelor degree in Biology.
She earned an additional bachelor’s degree in visual sciences, and her Doctor of Optometry degree with clinical honors from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia, PA. While at PCO, she completed externships at University Ophthalmic Consultants of Bethesda, MD, Newington VA Hospital in CT, Braverman Eye Center of Miami, and the Vision Center of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Ciesek completed residency in Ocular Disease at Omni Eye Specialists in Baltimore, MD. During her residency, she worked closely with distingushed specialists in glaucoma, retina, cornea, cataract, and plastics. She also supervised externs, and was responsible for conducting educational meetings. Active in the community, she was also a volunteer at several vision screenings in greater Baltimore area.
Dr. Ciesek is board certified in New Jersey, and Maryland. She is a member of the American Optometric Association. Born and raised in Poland, Dr.Ciesek speaks Polish fluently. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, art, yoga, and dance.
Dr. Cindy Chhedi is certified by the New Jersey State Board of Optometrists to practice primary eye care and manage ocular disease.
A lifelong resident of New Jersey, Dr. Chhedi graduated from Rutgers University with honors in biological sciences. During her time there, she was invited to join such prestigious groups as the Golden Key National Honor Society as well as the Premedical Honor Society (Alpha Epsilon Delta).
Dr. Chhedi then went on receive a Doctor of Optometry degree from Salus University (formerly Pennsylvania College of Optometry). During her training, she completed several clinical externships, working closely with many well-respected optometrists and ophthalmologists from around the country. Some sites included the Braverman Eye Center of Miami, SeeClearly Vision Center in Tysons Corner, Virginia, and Krieger Eye Institute at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore.
Dr. Chhedi truly enjoys helping others by providing care where needed. In 2003, she traveled on a mission trip to Ecuador with other doctors and students, to provide eye care to indigent and underserved areas. More recently, she was the provider of eye care to the residents of Bonnie Brae, a nationally recognized therapeutic residential treatment center serving young boys in New Jersey. Dr. Chhedi plans to continue these outreach efforts to provide quality eye care to patients of various backgrounds.