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Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgeon, & LASIK Specialist Located in East Windsor, NJ and serving patients in Monroe, Princeton, Freehold, & Hamilton NJ

About Eye Care Specialists

Eye Care Specialists is the premier ophthalmology practice in East Windsor, New Jersey. Ivy league-trained and board-certified ophthalmologist and eye surgeon Mark Heimmel, MD, offers specialized surgical and nonsurgical eye care to patients of all ages.

Eye Care Specialists provides the very latest in diagnostic and treatment equipment and uses the most advanced laser technology to restore vision to the highest degree. 

Dr. Heimmel is nationally recognized as a leading LASIK, laser lens replacement, and cataract surgeon, and Eye Care Specialists also excels in the treatment of dry eyes and other chronic eye problems. The practice has an on-site retinal diagnostic center for imaging and treatment of conditions like diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and vitreous floaters.  

Patients and medical field colleagues alike praise the practice’s unique patient-centered approach to customized eye care, as evidenced by awards including Top Ophthalmologists in America, Patient’s Choice Award, the Compassionate Doctor Award, Castle Connolly Top Doctor, New Jersey Top Docs, and New York Magazine’s Top Doctors. 

Eye Care Specialists is currently welcoming new and returning patients, so call the office or schedule an appointment online today. 

Mark Heimmel, MD
Board Certified Ophthalmologist & Surgeon in East Windsor, NJ

Mark Heimmel, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist and surgeon at Eye Care Specialists in East Windsor, New Jersey. Dr. Heimmel is highly experienced in vision correction surgery, performing over 30,000 procedures since 2006. 

Dr. Heimmel has been honored with many awards including Top Ophthalmologists in America, Compassionate Doctor Award, Patient’s Choice Award, Castle Connolly Top Doctor, NJ Top Docs, and New York Magazine’s Top Doctors. As a result, he is among the most chosen ophthalmologists by other doctors and nurses for their own care. 

He started his practice, Eye Care Specialists, with the vision to deliver the latest treatments for his patients. Dr. Heimmel believes that each patient is unique and loves spending time with them to discuss their treatment goals and needs. 

Dr. Heimmel was selected to join a prestigious BA/MD program at Rutgers University. He graduated with high honors and then went on to complete his residency training at Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School. 

Dedicated to safe and comfortable eye care, Dr. Heimmel is certified in LASIK and LenSx® cataract surgery. He is well-known as a specialist in laser eye surgery and intraocular lens (IOL) treatments. He has also published numerous articles in esteemed medical journals on treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic retinopathy.

As a lifelong New Jersey resident, Dr. Heimmel is committed to providing quality services to the community. At Eye Care Specialists, he offers advanced eye care using state-of-the-art technology and personalized treatment plans. 

When not caring for his patients, Dr. Heimmel is an avid swimmer and tennis player. He also enjoys spending quality time with his wife and two children.

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"Wonderful, professional and excellent at what he does. Highly recommended."
Robert B.
"I had a cataract surgery with Dr. Heimmel and the results are fantastic. I'm seeing great and don't need glasses anymore."
"Thanks for my new vision Dr. Heimmel! Office is clean and new, LASIK healed even faster than expected."
Stephanie P.
"Dr Heimmel did my lasik 3 years ago. Waking up and not fumbling for my glasses or messing with contacts is literally life changing."
"I was so excited to see Dr Heimmel is in East Windsor now. He did my cataracts years ago and recently did my son’s lasik. Our lives are so much easier..."
Jim M.
"Dr. Heimmel thank you for taken care of me for so many years. Giving injection into the eye needs a steady and gentle hand."
Brunhilde L.
"I had LASIK done by Dr Heimmel a few months ago. It was quick, pain free, and completely life changing."
"Dr. Heimmel is a pro!!! Very through and he found glacoma that another doctor missed . All my family sees him now"
D. C.


We accept most insurance providers. If you have specific questions regarding your coverage, please contact us for additional information.
Beech Street
Horizon NJ Health
Multiplan PHCS
Horizon BCBS
Emblem Health
United Health Care (UHC)

 Eye Care Specialists LOCATION

East Windsor

300B Princeton Hightstown Rd, Suite 207
East Windsor, NJ 08520

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