The Mass. Eye and Ear Optical Shop offers a full range of comprehensive optical services from routine to highly specialized eyewear. Our handicap accessible dispensary is located on the first floor of Mass. Eye and Ear, above the lobby entrance, and directly across the hall from Comprehensive Ophthalmology.
At Mass. Eye and Ear Optical, we are committed to excellence by providing outstanding patient service and quality products. Our highly trained, licensed and skilled opticians have extensive experience filling difficult and unusual prescriptions while working closely with doctors from many of our specialty ophthalmology services. We also welcome patients with eyeglass prescriptions from doctors outside of the Mass. Eye and Ear.
We pride ourselves on our attention to personal needs, the quality of our work, and the knowledge and experience of our staff. We offer a wide range of accessories including Fresnel prisms, Bangerter Occlusion Foils, Ptosis crutches, moisture chambers and an array of clip-ons, flip-ups, cleaners and cords.
Contact us at (617) 573-3182 Fax us at (617) 573-3598
Our hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary.
Contact Lens Service
The Mass. Eye and Ear Contact Lens Service provides knowledge and expertise in contact lens fittings, often successfully fitting patients who previously could not wear lenses. The service provides an extensive selection of contact lens options and has a wide knowledge of contact lens fitting methods, techniques, and newly available lens modalities.
A contact lens is a medical device. Because the lens makes contact with the eye, a precise fit is necessary. A thorough evaluation and fitting is needed to insure a healthy contact lens fit. Many styles of lenses are available.
Contact lenses may also be recommended by ophthalmologists as medically necessary in special instances when contact lenses achieve the best visual potential that eyeglasses cannot deliver. This may be due to an irregular corneal surface, such as in keratoconus, corneal trauma, and post-surgical irregularity.