Kinnari K. Patel, OD

Optometrist located in Lakewood, NJ

Meet Dr. Patel


Dr. Kinnari Patel is the founder and Director of Dry Eye Relief Center at Invision EyeCare which is uniquely dedicated to the treatment and management of patients who suffers from ocular surface diseases.

Dr. Patel has been in private practice for over 15 years where her primary focus is on Dry Eye and Ocular Surface Disease management.  She also provides management of ocular diseases including glaucoma, diabetic eye diseases, and surgical co-management.

Dr. Kinnari K. Patel received her Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Microbiology from University of Central Florida. She went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry from the prestigious Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. Patel completed her clinical training at Lyons VA Hospital in New Jersey, specializing in ocular disease and management. She is Board Certified in Therapeutics, Treatment, and Management of Ocular Diseases.

She is a member of several professional organization, including the American Optometric Association, New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians, Tear film & Ocular surface society, and the Contact Lens section of American Optometric Association. Dr. Patel is also fluent in Hindi and Gujarati.

Dr. Patel is a very experienced dry eye specialist and founder of the Dry Eye Relief Center at InVision Eyecare Specialists. This was one of the very first dry eye centers in New Jersey opening over five years ago. Her impetus to forming the center was a passion to understand the many causes of dry eyes with an expertise to treat the growing number of patients suffering from dry eyes. Dry eyes affect up to 49 million Americans.

In addition to providing excellent care, Dr. Patel enjoys her favorite winter sport, skiing. She lives locally with her husband. Together they enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends.

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