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Dr. Hilary Gesford

  • 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.

      Dr. Gesford

  • When did you know that you wanted to be an optometrist –
    • She knew she wanted to become an optometrist during her 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.