Our Team

Meet the Doctors

Drs. Stein and Goldschneider provides the highest quality, compassionate optometry to ensure you and your family are healthy and happy. Meet our caring and compassionate team committed to providing exceptional eye care for your family.


Dale M. Stein, O.D.

Optometric Physician

NJ License Number 27OA00426500

Dr. Dale M. Stein did his undergraduate work at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia graduating in 1978. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1982 from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. Stein has practiced in southern New Jersey since 1988, providing comprehensive eye care.

Dr. Stein appreciates the efforts of the contact lens manufacturers, who have produced significant technology advancements in materials, designs, and manufacturing capacity over the years since he’s been in practice. This has led to improvements in comfort, eye health and vision for his contact lens patients over the nearly 40 years that he has been in practice.

Dr. Stein is a member of the American Optometric Association as well as the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians. He is a former member of the Optometric Advisory Council of a national eyewear company. Dr. Stein lives at the shore with his wife Ellen and their dog Stella.  He looks forward to visits from his children and his grandchildren.

Wayne J. Goldschneider, O.D.

Optometric Physician

NJ License Number 27OA00461700

Wayne J. Goldschneider, O.D.Dr. Wayne J. Goldschneider is a 1981 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. 

He received his optometric training at The Pennsylvania College of Optometry, earning his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1985. Dr. Goldschneider has practiced as an optometric physician in Southern New Jersey since 1989 and enjoys providing state-of-the-art vision and medical eye care. 

Dr. Goldschneider’s contact lens experience allows him to be at the forefront of new lens technologies and designs, as his practice is often among the first to offer new products introduced by contact lens manufacturers. He is a member in good standing of both the American Optometric Association and the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians. Dr. Goldschneider takes great pride in providing the highest quality of care to his patients.

Dr. Goldschneider enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, and playing the guitar. He resides in Camden county with his wife, Anne

Michael Sweeney

Senior Licensed Optician

NJ License Number 31TD00198100
Mike has been an optician since 1989. Mike's optical career includes 28 years managing many N.J. Lenscrafters locations, and 2 years at America's Best Eyeglasses.

He has worked with Drs. Stein & Goldschneider at different Lenscrafters locations during his tenure there. Mike has extensive experience in many lens designs, especially progressive and digital computer lenses; he loves his Silhouette frames. Mike lives in Mantua with his wife, Michele.

They have 5 children between them! You can also see Mikeperformin area bars and clubs on the weekends as a musician rockin' with his band--Reckless Pete Band. Recklesspete.com

Michael Ryder

Managing Licensed Optician

NJ License Number 31TD003170000

Michael started his career in 1993 working for a large ophthalmology practice in NJ. He also attended Camden County College’s Ophthalmic science apprentice track, where he made the Dean’s list. While gaining experience working, he specialized in fitting pediatric patients for glasses, some with special needs and some with complex ocular disorders.

He considers working with people and the precious gift of sight a privilege. Outside of work, Michael enjoys motorcycles,  playing the drums, as well as spending time with his family.   He resides in Burlington county with his wife and two daughters

Kim Wells

NJ License Number 31TD00227400

Kim has been serving her friends, family, and community in the optical field for 51 years. The most rewarding aspect of her career is the relationships she has formed with so many individuals and families. Kim has served in many roles in the optical field, from eye wear fabrication to store management. Kim is known in her field for excellence in customer service.

Kim lives in Audubon, NJ with her husband Jim. They have two children, a bonus daughter and four beautiful and precious grandchildren. Kim and her husband enjoy cruising and camping. Family time is Kim’s favorite.