Our Eye Doctors
We make it a policy to ensure that all staff members are up-to-date on the latest technology and techniques to make your visit as comfortable and effective as possible.
Dr. Harvey Richman is the Pediatric and Vision Therapy Optometrist. (NJ State License #5114)
He is a graduate of the New England College of Optometry where his education emphasized the evaluation of children with behavioral and perceptual difficulties. After several years of pediatric practice and research, Dr. Harvey Richman became only the twenty third doctor currently practicing in New Jersey to achieve the credentials of Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. This was immediately followed by earning the credentials of Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. After graduating, Dr. Harvey Richman earned the title of Therapeutic Optometrist from the state of New Jersey, allowing him to treat and manage eye disease with medicine.
He has highlighted presentations on pediatrics, attention deficit disorder, "lazy eye," and autism. Dr. Harvey Richman is a vision consultant to several private and public school districts. He provides lectures to teachers, nurses, and parent-teacher organizations on how to recognize and remediate those children with visual perceptual problems and developmental delays. His dedication to helping the visual welfare of children and the needy has rewarded him with the 1997 Young Optometrist of the Year in New Jersey. In 1999 he also received the Special Recognition Award for his work with Visually Impaired Children from the NJ Society of Optometric Physicians. In 2006 he was again recognized with an award for his work with Infant Eye Care.
Dr. Maria Santullo Richman is a Low Vision and Vision Rehabilitation Optometrist. (NJ State License #5063)
A graduate from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, she trained in a low vision externship at Philadelphia's Scheie Eye Institute. She is the founder and Chairperson of the Low Vision Committee of NJ Optometric Physicians. In 1999, she received the Special Recognition Award from over 1200 of her peers for her Low Vision Work. She was the president of the Gold Key Honor Society at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. The credentials of Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry were granted to Dr. Maria Richman for completing research and practice in Low Vision.
She initially practiced in the shore area as a pediatric optometrist, then joined Allegheny General Hospital's Low Vision practice, offering her services to children and adults with visual impairments. Dr. Maria Richman was the Chief Optometrist for Resident Eye Care Associates, a hospital and nursing home based Optometric service. She was consultant to the Western Pennsylvania School for the Blind and the Harmarville Rehabilitation Center.
Dr. Maria Richman has presented research and lectured to many Optometric, Educational and Rehabilitation conferences. She was involved with exclusive training and research with John Hopkins Low Vision Enhancement System. She is currently providing services as a vision consultant through the N.J. Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Dr. Maria Richman was selected one of the Top 50 Women in the Optical Industry for 2006.
Dr. Robert Satty is a primary care and vision therapy optometrist. (N.J. State license #4163)
Dr. Satty is a graduate of The Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Internships were served in vision therapy practices. He received two awards in his final year in the treatment of binocular vision problems. Raised in Monmouth County, he has practiced locally for the past twenty-five years. Practice modalities have included his independent optometric practice as well as being associated in a multidisciplinary ophthalmic practice. He joined Shore Family Eyecare in 2001.
Dr. Satty’s interests are in the areas of children’s vision and learning-related visual disorders. He received his therapeutic license in 1993 and treats eye diseases including glaucoma and eye emergencies. Also, he enjoys fitting the newest developments in contact lenses such as bifocal and astigmatism contacts. Interests also include nutrition and public health. He received a Masters degree in Public Health from The University of Medicine and Dentistry in 1997. He resides in Holmdel with his wife and three children.