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Basic Information

Category Title: Ocular Disease
Program Area of Emphasis: Ocular Disease
Program Site: Omni Eye Services
Program Location: Private Clinic
Program Address: Omni Eye Services
485 Route 1, Suite A
Iselin, New Jersey 08830
Phone Number: 732-750-0400
Fax Number: 732 860-8077
Affiliation: Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University
Director of Residency Education:

Shital Mani, O.D., F.A.A.O.

PCO/Salus University

Program Application Deadline: February 15
Program URL:

Program Description

Date Program Established: 07/1994
Accreditation Status: Accredited

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Combined Residency/Graduate Program: No
Program Mission Statement:

"The mission of the Omni Residency in Ocular Disease is to train the post-graduate optometrist beyond the entry level in the management and co-management of ocular disease through concentrated clinical experience in the diagnosis, treatment and management of ocular disease, pre- and post-surgical ophthalmic care, and systemic disease with ocular manifestations. Individuals who complete the program are expected to be able to deliver an advanced level of clinical care in ocular disease; serve as teachers in optometric institutions; and serve the profession of optometry as experts and leaders in the area of ocular disease."

Program Description:

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Program Length: 53-56 weeks
Number of Positions Available in Program: five
Program Starting Date: July 1
Typical Weekly Hours and After-Hours Responsibilities:
Requirements for Completion:
Program Salary/Stipend: $41,093 - Note: this program has a Non-Compete Clause which must be signed as part of the residency contract
Program Benefits and Liability Coverage: Health Coverage

Professional Liability Insurance

Travel Allowance

Completion Certificate: Yes
VA Hospital Affiliation: No

Key Contacts

Program Coordinator, Coordinator Title: George Veliky, Residency Supervisor
Telephone: 732 750-0400 x 1156
E-mail Address:
Program Co-Coordinator, Co-Coordinator Title:
E-mail Address:

Application Information

Application Materials and Procedures:

George Veliky, O.D. Omni Eye Services 485 Route 1, Suite A Iselin, NJ 08830 732-750-0400 Fax: 732-750-1507

Selection Procedure and Admission Criteria:

1) Prior to matriculation, the applicant must have received O.D. Degree from a school or college of optometry accredited by ACOE; 2) successful completion of NBEO exams; 3) current curriculum vitae; 4) three letters of recommendation from faculty /preceptor; 5) official transcript; 6) letter of intent


 **Note: PCO/Salus acknowledges that there may be delays in national board score results due to Covid-19. As such, please contact the residency program coordinator (Dr. George Veliky) to determine application criteria and interview process**

Program Application Deadline: February 15

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