Hilary Gesford, O.D.

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Education

Dr. Gesford is a graduate of Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, PA; Optometry school at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry; Residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation at the private practice of Dr. Leonard Press in Fair Lawn, NJ.

Specialty/Expertise

Primary Care Optometry and Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation.

When did you know that you wanted to be an optometrist

During my last year of undergraduate study.

Favorite part of being an optometrist

Changing peoples’ lives! Whether through getting a much-needed pair of glasses for the first time, preventing vision loss through treating their eye disease, or helping a child perform better in school by improving their eye tracking and visual processing skills.

Favorite vacation

Beach!

Favorite concert you’ve been to

Trans Siberian Orchestra

Pets

A cat, Izzy, who I’ve had as a companion since the start of optometry school.

Fun fact

I grew up on a dairy farm in Pennsylvania… but I don’t like milk or cheese!

My husband and I have 2 sweet boys – Calvin and Harrison.

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