Dr. Ruth A. Salkin, OD

At Ruth A. Salkin OD, our staff is friendly and professional. Our commitment is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our Township of Washington patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience.

Our Township of Washington optometry professionals are passionate about providing high-quality care to our family of patients. We focus on providing comprehensive eye exams, a large selection of fashionable eyewear, and the best possible vision care. Come in today to meet our Township of Washington staff and make an appointment.

Office Manager: Deborah Hawken

Optician: Karen Cullinane

Dr. Ruth A. Salkin, OD

Dr. Ruth A. Salkin has been a practicing optometrist in the Westwood/Washington Township area for more than 30 years and is dedicated to providing the absolute best care to every patient. She treats people of all ages and takes the time in each appointment to check for ocular health, clarity of vision, coordination of binocular vision, and the effect of visual fatigue on overall performance.

Dr. Salkin is licensed to treat common ocular diseases such as:

  • Glaucoma
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Uveitis
  • Scleritis
  • Chronic recurrent corneal erosion
  • Styes
  • Blepharitis
  • Allergies
  • Injuries such as foreign body removal, and traumatic eye injuries.

She is a specialist in the areas of corneal degenerations, dry eye syndrome, and muscle imbalances - and she can design specialty contact lenses for corneal degeneration, for presbyopia, for extremely myopic or astigmatic patients, or one in need of bifocal contact lenses.

Dr. Salkin takes pride in offering pro bono services including providing exams for athletes at the Special Olympics for over 15 years and serving the past 4 years as president of the board of IKan, a non-profit organization for providing services for developing challenged adults and children.

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