Dr. Kenneth B. Ehrlich is board-certified in the treatment and management of ocular diseases. Before working with Susskind & Almallah Eye Associates, Dr. Ehrlich practiced in Ocean County for over 25 years, serving as Director of Ocean County Eye Associates and Low Vision Associates of Ocean County.
His education, professional training, and experience include:
- Graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and Pennsylvania College of Optometry
- Clinical Examiner with the National Board of Examiners in Optometry
- Previously a staff member of the St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston
- Previous Director of the Ocean County division of St. Barnabas' Gerald E. Fonda, M.D. Low Vision Center
- Previously on staff at Patterson Army Health Clinic at Fort Monmouth
- Served as an Examiner for the Northeast Regional Clinical Optometric Testing Service
Dr. Ehrlich did an externship in low vision at the Allied Services for the Handicapped Hospital in Scranton, PA under Dr. William Polikoff, a pioneer and innovator in the field. He is a charter member of the select provider panel chosen by the NJ Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, as well as a charter member of the Low Vision Section of the American Optometric Association. He has served as the state liaison for this section to the American Optometric Association. His peers frequently consult him on low vision matters.
Contact lenses are another of Dr. Ehrlich's areas of expertise. He is a charter member of the Contact Lens Section of the American Optometric Association, and specializes in the "hard to fit" patient, including multifocal and astigmatic modalities.
Dr. Ehrlich has been active with the NJ Society of Optometric Physicians, serving on their Eye Care Benefits Committee. He is a past Public Affairs Editor for the society.
An inventor, Dr. Ehrlich holds patents in the United States and seven foreign countries for an Emergency Eye Irrigation Device.
Dr. Ehrlich is a recipient of the United States Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service while serving as an officer in Vietnam. He was also chosen as a WABC Radio Veteran's Day Honoree for outstanding service and commitment to the U.S. Military awarded at West Point Military Academy.