Dr. Walter Shurminsky OD for Eye Care in Nutley & Ramsey

Welcome to Walter Shurminsky OD

We take pride in building lasting relationships with our patients, which is why we take the time to get to know you, your vision requirements and your lifestyle needs.

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How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear them. However, when not obtained and used according to an eye doctor’s instructions, the consequences can be devastating.   Contact Lenses Need to Fit Like...

An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective eyewear as part of their uniform or safety requirements.  This leaves it up to athletes, parents and coaches to ensure that proper measures are taken...

Optometrist in Ramsey, NJ

Your family eye-care practice. Whether you need an optometrist for a routine eye exam, to find the right pair of contact lenses or eye glasses, or for more advanced eye care services, you want to know that the eye doctor you are seeing has the right experience, expertise, and demeanor to make you comfortable on your visit. With years of outstanding service in the community, our optometrist, Dr. Walter Shurminsky has a reputation for excellence.

Meet Dr. Walter Shurminsky

From our eye clinics in Nutley and Ramsey, our optometrist, Dr. Walter Shurminsky also provides optometry and eye examination services to Belleville, Mahwah, Upper Saddle River, Allendale and the surrounding areas.

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Focus on Eye Exams

We provide comprehensive eye care for your entire family. Dr. Shurminsky will take the time to check your eyes thoroughly.

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Focus on Contact Lenses

Whether you wear daily, weekly or monthly disposables, or conventional (vial) lenses, check out our selection of lenses that fit your needs.

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According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), all children should have their eyes examined at 6 months of age, at age 3 and again at the start of school.

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Experienced Eye Care

Better vision has a direct impact on your quality of life. Only you can ensure that your eyes are in good health by taking time for regular vision check-ups. Our state of the art equipment and comprehensive eye exams are among the best you will find, designed to go far beyond simple prescription writing (although we do write and fill eye glass prescriptions!). Early detection and treatment of eye disease are critical for long term vision health.

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Q&A with Dr. Shurminsky

Dr. Shurminsky Answers Your Eye Care Questions

What is Dry Eye?

Dry eye disease is largely a product of inflammation of the meibomian
glands within the eyelids. Therefore, one’s tear composition is adversely
affected and because the tears lack the proper balance of oil, the tears
typically evaporate too quickly. It does not have to present with symptoms,
and in fact 40% of dry eye disease patients are asymptomatic. Learn More

LOCATE US in Nutley

Walter Shurminsky OD
420 Centre St.
Nutley, NJ 07110


Phone: 973-667-0331
Fax: 973-667-9673

Emergency Contact:

In case of emergency, please phone our office at the number listed above and follow the instructions.


Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm

Monday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM Staff only. Call first.
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM Staff only. Call first
Friday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Every other week
Saturday 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Every other week
Sunday Closed

LOCATE US in Ramsey

Walter Shurminsky OD
161 N Franklin Turnpike
Ramsey, NJ 07446


Fax: 201-760-6496


Monday 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM Staff only. Call first
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM Staff only. Call first
Thursday 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Every other week
Saturday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Every other week
Sunday Closed