Dr. John E. Hilke License No. 27OA0058100
Dr. John E. Hilke received his doctorate from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia in 2003. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Science from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Science from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He completed his residency in ocular disease and low vision at the hospitals of the VA NJ healthcare system in Lyons and East Orange, NJ. In 2003, Dr. Hilke presented research at the American Academy of Optometry's annual meeting in Dallas, TX.
In addition to comprehensive pediatric and adult eye care, Dr. Hilke has vast experience with a variety of contact lens fitting modalities, including daily disposable, multifocal, and rigid gas permeable ("hard") contact lenses . He is certified to provide therapeutic treatment of eye infections, such as corneal abrasions and conjunctivitis: (pink eye). He also has extensive experience treating glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and ocular surface disease (dry eye). Co-management of surgical procedures including cataracts and LASIK are also his area of expertise.
In practice at the Hillsborough Vision Center since 2004, Dr. Hilke's philosophy is patient centered, meeting the individual visual and ocular health needs of the patient. He prefers a "hand's on" approach to your eye care needs, minimizing the use of technicians and allowing you more individual attention from the doctor himself. He also has donated to a variety of township youth organizations.
Dr. Charles Bong License No. 27OA00651800
Born and raised in New Jersey, Dr. Charles Bong, finished his undergraduate education at Andrews University in Michigan and earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the SUNY College of Optometry.
During his time there, Dr. Bong completed a rotation at the Lyons Veterans Administration Hospital and an ocular disease based rotation at OMNI Eye Services of New Jersey.
Dr. Bong has a passion to serve and give back to communities in New Jersey by providing exceptional eye care while being involved with his local church in Rahway, New Jersey.
Dr. Bong's hobbies include reading, watching movies (especially of the Disney and Pixar variety), and playing and watching many sports. His favorite sports team is the New Jersey Devils.