Richard A. Norden, MD


Richard A Norden, M.D. FACS is a physician adviser of the RSA and the founder and Director of Norden Laser Eye Associates, a vision correction practice in Ridgewood, NJ, minutes from NYC.

“I am dedicated to providing the best medical experience for all my patients on the road to achieving visual independence from glasses and contact lenses, specializing in getting rid of reading glasses. This is achieved with significant one-on-one time with each patient, customizing goals, and with world-class customer service, staff and equipment.”  – Mission Statement –

Dr. Norden received his B.S. from Trinity College (CT) and completed his ophthalmology training at UMDNJ and his corneal and refractive surgery fellowship at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary. He has been a corneal transplant surgeon since 1985 and is past medical director of the Lions Eye Bank of NJ. Dr.Norden began performing LASIK in 1995 and was medical director of TLC North Jersey at its inception. After leaving TLC, Dr. Norden has been performing exclusively laser vision correction in his own practice since 1999. He has presented numerous papers at the national and international ophthalmology conferences  and has had numerous papers published in the ophthalmic literature. He has particular interest in performing LASIK on thin corneas. He has also trained hundreds of ophthalmologists to perform laser vision correction.

Norden Laser Eye Associates

1144 East Ridgewood Avenue

Ridgewood, NJ 07450 USA

Telephone – 201-444-2442

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