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Welcome to Vision Care 2000

Your Optometrist in Boston

Vision Care 2000 is a trusted, experienced optometrist in Boston ready to help you see your best. Formerly known as Jordan Marsh Optical, our long-standing company has served the region reliably since 1893. We provide all of the vision and eye care services you need to protect your vision and ensure your eyes remain healthy throughout your lifetime. You can depend on our experienced team to help you with any vision and eye care needs you have.

Get to Know Your Eye Doctor in Boston

When you visit your eye doctor in Boston, you’ll know you are working with a trusted, truly dedicated team of professionals. We take the time to discuss how different options are available to you for all eyeglasses and contact lenses. We listen to your needs and thoughts. You can expect us to provide expert advice for eye exams, frames, lenses, eyeglasses, and much more. We’ve provided this same, personalized level of care for more than 120 years!

Comprehensive Services from Your Boston Eye Doctor

As a full-service location, you can turn to your Boston eye doctor for any need related to eye health and vision. We offer state-of-the-art technology and modern testing for the prevention, diagnosis, and care for most eye diseases and vision concerns. Among the services we offer are the following.

Comprehensive Eye Examinations

We recommend coming in at least one time a year for an eye examination. This should include a visual acuity test and an eye health test. We’ll make recommendations for updated prescriptions at this appointment.

Contact Lens Examinations and Fittings

If you would like to use contact lenses to improve your vision, let us know when you schedule your appointment. We offer all of the latest brands and the highest quality of products including contacts for daily or extended wear. We offer hard-to-fit contact lenses as well. Come in for an exam and fitting with our team.

Sunglasses and Frames to Choose From

You’ll find thousands of designer eyeglass frames and sunglasses to select from for your needs. Even better, our professionals will work with you to ensure you choose a frame that complements your face shape and size. We offer options for children through adults in a variety of colors, sizes, and styles.

Top-Quality Lens Technology

While the frames are important, the lenses are even more important. We’ll discuss all of the latest options with you including scratch resistance, polarized, and much more. Our goal is to give you the best vision possible, protect your eyes from the sun, and help minimize wear and tear to the lenses themselves.

Schedule Your Eye Exam with Your Boston Optometrist Today

There is no time like right now to call to schedule your eye exam with your Boston optometrist. Let us help you get the best vision possible. We hope to exceed your expectations with personalized, outstanding service every time. Call us for an appointment today: 617-487-4640.




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Office Hours

Monday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

  • "Big fan of this place. Dr. Zide is great - he addresses concerns and works the problem until you're satisfied and comfortable. The front staff are also very personable and helpful - they've been extremely helpful in working with my insurance and making the glasses/contacts process as painless as possible. I've also found that they are very generous with samples and are more than willing to help you out if you're running low w/ lenses in between orders."
  • "This is def the #1 go to vision place in Boston. Whatever the issue is the staff will do the best to accommodate and assist with all needs immediately. I'm very pleased with their service and flexibility to customers' needs."

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