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If you are seeking LASIK in New Jersey call us today to get the answers you have been seeking. We offer LASIK consultations so that our patients can make informed decisions from experienced professionals. The Cornea and Laser Eye Institute - Hersh Vision Group offers other numerous vision correction options: Custom LASIK, Wavelight LASIK and LASEK, PRK, All laser LASIK with IntraLASE™, and NearVision CK.


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Peter S. Hersh, M.D.


Dr. Hersh

College:  Princeton University

Medical School:  Johns Hopkins Medical

Ophthalmology Residency:  Harvard Medical

Corneal Surgery Fellowship:  Harvard Medical


America's Top Doctors


Dr. Peter S. Hersh graduated from Princeton University and received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins Medical School. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Harvard Medical School  where afterwards he received additional specialized fellowship training in corneal surgery. Dr. Hersh remained on the full-time faculty at Harvard until 1990. In 1995, he founded the Cornea and Laser Eye Institute  - Hersh Vision Group, dedicated to clinical care and research in LASIK and corneal surgery. He founded the CLEI Center for Keratoconus in 2002, a subspecialty center focused treatment and research in keratoconus.  Currently, in addition to directing the Cornea and Laser Eye Institute, Dr. Hersh is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Division at Rutger Medical School, and Visiting Research Collaborator at Princeton University.

Dr. Peter S. Hesh, MDDr. Hersh's interests are devoted exclusively to subspecialty corneal surgery including  LASIK, custom LASIK, topography-guided LASIK, Intralase, LASEK, PRK, CK, Intacs, Keratoconus, corneal transplantation and other corneal, laser, and refractive surgery procedures. At Princeton, he works with the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering investigating laser applications to eye surgery and corneal biomechanics. Dr. Hersh has participated in many  FDA clinical trials of excimer laser LASIK and other surgical corrections of nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and keratoconus. Most prominently, he was lead author of the clinical study that led to first FDA approval of laser vision correction for the treatment of nearsightedness in the United States in 1995. He also was one of 2 investigators to present the Conductive Keratoplasty procedure to the FDA device panel, resulting in its 2002 approval.  More recently, Dr. Hersh served as medical monitor and was lead author of the two studies leading to U.S. FDA approvals of corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL) for keratoconus and corneal ectasia  He is also the only U.S. surgeon to be investigating a new treatment for nearsightedness and keratoconus. Dr. Peter S. Hesh, MD

As a result of his extensive clinical and research work, Dr. Hersh has published four textbooks and more than 100 research articles and book chapters. His widely used eye surgery textbook, Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures, first published in 1988, is now being rewritten for its 3rd Edition.  His other books include Excimer Laser Surgery for Corneal Disorders,  Refractive Surgery, and Eye Trauma.  In addition, Dr. Hersh has designed a number of refractive surgery instruments in current use, most recently the Hersh Intralase LASIK Flap Spatula.

Dr. Hersh has been elected to the American Ophthalmological Society, the oldest and most prestigious eye surgery association in the country. He has also been awarded the Senior Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, an honor bestowed on fewer than 1% of eye surgeons, and has been selected for Best Doctors in America for over 10 years running.  He is the only LASIK and corneal surgery specialist to be listed in New York Magazine, New Jersey Monthly, and New Jersey Life as one of the top doctors in the New York metropolitan area. He and his work have also been featured on the Today Show, PBS, America Tonight, Fox News, People Magazine, the New York Times, the Bergen Record, the Newark Star Ledger, and other national media. 

Dr. Hersh has trained over a thousand eye surgeons in excimer laser refractive surgery techniques, and is past recipient of the Teacher of the Year award bestowed by the Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology. His extensive lecture schedule has taken him throughout the United States and to countries such as France, the Netherlands, China, Taiwan, India, Vietnam, Brazil, Chile, Venezuela, Portugal, Switzerland, Italy, Canada, and Korea. Moreover, he is actively involved in a number of international projects to bring education and eye care to developing countries.  As a result of his philanthropic work, he was awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship from Rotary International.

Dr. Hersh has a longstanding interest in sports eye injuries and was co-author of the book Eye Trauma.  He is the Team Ophthalmologist for New York Jets Football.


  • Team Ophthalmologist for New York Jets Football.
  • Dr. Hersh receives NKCF Patients' Choice Award 
  •  Dr. Hersh has been selected as one of 300 Innovators in Refractive Cataract Surgery by Ocular Surgery News
  • Congratulations to Dr. Peter Hersh for again being selected for AMERICA'S TOP DOCTORS.  Inclusion for this special recognition is based on surveys of doctors nationwide.  He is the only LASIK surgeon in New Jersey to be included, an honor which he has had for over 10 years running. 


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