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A portrait of Doctor Vigario


  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Montclair State University, May 2004.

  • Master, Visual Science, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, May 2006.

  • Doctor of Optometry with High Honors, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, May 2009.


  • Quoted in Review of Optometry, August 2013, New Technology: Good for Patients, Good for Business.

 Past Professional Experience/Service

  • Internship1– The Eye Institute. Primary Care Module 4. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 2006- January 2008

  • Internship2– Mc Guire Air Force Base- Mc Guire, New Jersey, January 2008-May 2008

  • Internship3– Feinbloom Rehabilitation Center- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 2008- August 2008.

  • Internship4– Omni Eye Care Associates- New Jersey, August 2008- November 2008.

  • Internship5- Family Eye Care Associates- Fairlawn, New Jersey, November 2008- February 2009.

  • Internship6– Lyons Veterans Hospital- Lyons, New Jersey, February 2009- May 2009.

 Memberships & Awards

  • Vice President- Class of 2009- Student Council Chair (November 2006-November 2007).

  • Member – Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society (September 2006-   Present).

  • Member – Beta Sigma Kappa Honor’s Fraternity (November 2006- Present).

  • Member – Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women in Optometry (June 2006-Present).

  • Member – AOA Contact Lens and Cornea Section (2006- Present).

  • Member- AOA Sports Vision Section (2006- Present)

  • Recipient- Wildermunth Memorial Scholarship (December 2006- Present).

  • Recipient- Ciba Vision Scholarship (December 2007- Present).

  • Recipient- Pennsylvania College of Optometry Presidential Scholarship (December 2007- Present).

  • Recipient- Clinical Excellence in Primary Care at the Eye Institute and its Affiliated Sites (May 2009- Present).

  • Recipient- Clinical Excellence in Low Vision at the William Feinbloom Vision Rehabilitation Center. (May 2009- Present).

  • Recipient- Outstanding Scholarship while completing the Doctor of Optometry Program at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. (May 2009- Present).

  • Recipient- Pennsylvania College of Optometry Presidential Scholarship (May 2009- Present).

  • Recipient- Excellence in Low Vision awarded by Eschenbach Optik of America (May 2009- Present).

Recipient- Top 25 Optometrist New Jersey- American Society of Healthcare Professionals (October 2014- Present)

 Membership in Professional Organizations

  • American Optometric Association
    · NJ Society of Optometric Physicians

Language Skills

· Portuguese (fluent) · Spanish (fluent)

· French (basic conversational and reading capabilities)

Teresa J.Vigario OD


Sees Patients at:

Rahway Office

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