Dr. Patricia Carniglia


Patricia Carniglia, O.D., FAAO

Patricia Carniglia, OD, FAAO joined the Eye Care Associates of New Jersey team in May 2017. Her areas of expertise include adult and pediatric primary eye care, binocular vision, contact lenses, pre- and post-operative management of cataractcorneal, LASIK, PRK, ICL, and refractive surgery patients.

Dr. Carniglia completed her undergraduate degree at Washington University in St. Louis, with a B.A. in Biology and a minor in Business Administration. She returned to the East Coast to attend SUNY College of Optometry, where she received her Doctor of Optometry. She remained in New York City to complete her Residency in Binocular Vision and Pediatrics. She then divided her time between clinical teaching at SUNY College of Optometry and private practice.

Dr. Carniglia has over 30 years of experience working as a board-certified Optometrist in New York City. She received her New Jersey Oral Therapeutic Certification in 2011 and is happy to be back in Elmwood Park.


  • Optometry
  • Adult and pediatric primary eye care
  • Contact lenses
  • Binocular vision
  • pre- and post-operative management of cataract, corneal, LASIK, PRK, ICL, and refractive surgery patients

Dr. Patricia Carniglia’s Curriculum Vitae


  • Private Practice, November 2005-May 2017
  • Staff Optometrist, TLC Laser Eye Center, New York, NY. September 2014-May 2017
  • Staff Optometrist, TLC Laser Eye Center, Elmwood Park, NJ. September 2014-May 2017
  • Associate, Pamel Vision and Laser Center. May 2008-July 2011
  • Associate, Calvin Roberts, M.D., New York, NY. September 1990-May 2008
  • Associate, Jeffrey Cooper, O.D. & George Panariello, O.D., New York, NY. September 1988-October 2005
  • Associate, Jay Lippman, M.D., May 2001-November 2005


  • Residency in Binocular Vision and Pediatrics, SUNY College of Optometry
  • Doctor of Optometry, SUNY College of Optometry
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology and minor in Business Administration, Washington University


  • New Jersey Oral Therapeutic Certification
  • New York Therapeutic Certification

Professional Societies

  • Board of Directors, NY Academy of Optometry
  • Member, American Academy of Optometry
  • Advisory Board, TLC Manhattan


  • Roberts, Calvin W MD, Carniglia, Patricia E OD, Brazzo, Brian G MD. Comparison of Topical Cyclosporine, Punctal Occlusion, and a Combination for the Treatment of Dry Eye. Cornea 26(7)805-809. 20007
  • Cooper J, Cuiffreda KJ, Carniglia P, Zinn KM, Tannen B. Orthoptic Treatment and Eye Recordings in Guillain-Barre’ Syndrome: A Case Report. Neuro-ophthalmology 15(5):249-256. 1995


  • Fred Brock Memorial Vision Therapy Award
  • Bausch and Lomb Award for Excellence in Contact Lenses


  • Vergence Adaptation in Estropia. American Academy of Optometry Symposium on Vergence Adaptation. December, 1992

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