Dr. Gaeta is a New Jersey native and a graduate of The College of New Jersey where she received a Chubb Scholarship and was a Dean's List Student. She attended Southern College of Optometry earning her degree of Doctorate of Optometry. She is an Optometric Physician licensed by the New Jersey State Board of Optometrists in the treatment and management of ocular diseases. Her training included internships in Pediatrics and Vision Therapy, as well as Ocular Disease and Low Vision at the VA hospital in Memphis, TN.
Dr. Gaeta is an active member of the American Optometric Association, as well as the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians. She also volunteers for Opening Eyes, a program which provides full eye exams for special needs participants of the New Jersey Special Olympics. Her community service work also includes performing vision exams for homeless adults and children, as well as fundraising for the American Cancer Society.
Dr. Gaeta has special interests in pediatric eye care and treating patients with the newest contact lens technologies.
Dr. Gaeta is married and has a daughter and rescue dog. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, hiking and snowboarding.
Lic # OA 06597 # OM 01275
Dr. Patel is originally from the Philadelphia area and graduated from The College of New Jersey with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She went on to receive a Doctor of Optometry degree at the State University of New York College of Optometry where she remained active throughout school as a member of Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society and served as the President of the Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society.
Dr. Patel completed her residency in Ocular Disease and Primary Eye Care at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center. There she provided optometric care to patients of all ages in a community-based clinical setting and provided treatment for the full spectrum of ophthalmologic disease for a diverse population. She is proficient in Spanish and fluent in Gujarati.
Lic# OA 06699 # OM 001378