HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—Sight Growth Partners, the administrative services provider for SightMD—a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology platform in New York—said this week that it has expanded into the state of New Jersey as part of a merger involving four leading ophthalmology practices in Ocean County, N.J. The four practices are: Athwal Eye Associates, Lakhani Eye Associates, Shore Eye Associates, and Susskind & Almallah Eye Associates. The terms of the merger transaction were not disclosed. The four practices have merged under the name of SightMD New Jersey, the announcement noted. Sight Growth Partners, which will provide the new group administrative services, will expand its reach to more than 50 locations and more than providers upon the deal’s completion.

“Sight Growth Partners remains committed to its mission of supporting physicians so they can focus on their patients,” Jonathan Lujan, chief executive of Sight Growth Partners, said in the announcement. “Now more than ever, amidst COVID-19, providers need our support to continue to grow their practices and remove administrative burdens. We’re excited to serve our network of the highest caliber eye care practitioners in both New York and New Jersey.”

Sight Growth Partners is backed by Chicago Pacific Founders, a leading middle market private equity firm that focuses on partnerships with growing companies in the healthcare services sector.

The physicians of Athwal Eye Associates specialize in medical and surgical eyecare. For 35 years, they have remained on the cutting edge of technology to provide families in Toms River and Whiting, N.J., with expert medical and surgical services.

Lakhani Eye Associates is committed to providing patient-centered, state of the art eyecare to achieve the highest surgical and medical outcomes for their patients in a comfortable and positive atmosphere.

Shore Eye Associates has served patients in Toms River, Spring Lake Heights, Whiting and Brick, N.J., for the past 39 years providing state of the art eyecare in a friendly and compassionate atmosphere.

Founded in 1962, Susskind & Almallah Eye Associates has been the premier choice for eyecare services in Toms River, Brick, Barnegat and Marlboro, N.J. Built on a tradition of service and excellence, the practice takes pride in its passion for improving lives by providing personalized attention and the most technologically advanced vision correction options available.