Low Vision Specialists in Cambridge, MA near the Belmont line. Our Optometrists are experts in low vision exams for diagnosing and treating age related, disease or eye injury caused impairment of vision or vision loss.

Belmont Low Vision Center

Our Low Vision Center in Cambridge, MA

Low vision by definition is the unilateral or bilateral loss of eyesight that impairs daily tasks performance. This loss in vision is not adequately corrected by surgical, medical or conventional eyewear. Several common diseases can cause a permanent loss of vision including age related macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetes retinopathy, retinitis pigmentosa, stroke related vision loss, and eye injury. These diseases or eye injuries can cause marked decreased in visual acuity, loss of field of vision, loss of contrast sensitivity, or increased in sensitivity to light. All of these impaired vision factors can cause difficulty in everyday functioning such as driving, reading, writing, shopping or recognizing faces.

Low Vision Evaluation Exams and Treatment Options

Low vision impairment can be assisted through visual aids and rehabilitation services. A low vision examination includes careful evaluation of ocular and medical history with emphasis on daily tasks improvement. The low vision examination may entail exploration of hand held magnifiers or electronic magnifiers to improve reading labels or fine prints. Evaluation of various telescopes can improve distance spotting and widening of peripheral vision. Various colored lens filters can help enhance contrast and reduce glare outdoors as well as indoors.

Low Vision Aids, Glasses, Magnifiers and Devices

At Harvard Square Eye Care, our experienced optometrists can provide a careful low vision examination with services that tailor to the low vision impairment at hand. We carry a wide selection of Optical, Non-Optical and Electronic low visual aids from top selling manufactures such as Optelec, Ocutech and Eschenbach. Our Low Vision Center at Belmont Street office offers a full low vision examination and demonstration of low vision devices.

Knowledgeable Eye Care Service

Harvard Square Eye Care has been a leader in providing Optometry services and vision care products in the Cambridge community for four decades. We plan on continuing to provide quality and customized care for many years to come! We are excited to announce the opening of our newest location in Cambridge at 15 Belmont Street in Cambridge, on the Cambridge, Belmont, and Watertown line. This location will be our first office towards the Suburbs of Boston

Easy Location Access

By adding a location near the Watertown, Belmont line we will allow further access for patients especially when they need services immediately. We are offering two exam rooms for expanded options and appointment times for patients. Our expert optometrists and experienced staff will answer your questions, explain all of the treatment options and provide the highest quality of treatments available today.

Belmont Street Office

Full eye care services will be offered including routine eye exams, contact lens fittings and contact lenses, as well as specialty contact lens fits, and eye emergencies. The most important value to us is providing personal and professional care. Our new space also provides expanded room for our full service lab allowing for quick turn-around on glasses for our Harvard Square, Belmont Street, Central Square and Davis Square locations.

The office is located a short distance from Harvard Square and two bus lines #71, #73 go to the Belmont address for access to patients without a car. Street parking is available in the front of the office. The new Belmont Watertown Cambridge address has great accessibility to those towns and will draw patients from a wider suburban area.

Great Frame Selection

The Belmont street location is the largest of the four offices, and like the other offices, offers the best and most updated contact lenses as well as the most current frame styles and trends. As usual, we offer lower cost alternatives.

Belmont Street Office

Our mission for the new Belmont street address matches our other three locations; to contribute to healthy vision for a lifetime by providing the highest quality eye care and eye care products.

Ask About Our Next Day Contact Lenses In-Stock

The contact lenses we offer are the most technologically advanced and up to date contacts available. With a large selection of the best name brand contacts in-stock, you can have same day, or next day exam service and delivery on new contacts we have in store by next day in most cases.

Next Day Delivery Policy on Contacts In Stock

We can have most In Stock contact lens orders in Store the next business day if ordered by 3:00 PM or we can deliver them to you at no charge for most orders. Please ask for details.

Contact us by phone or email… or visit our office today!

Belmont Street – Low Vision Center
15 Belmont Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

We are easily accessible by car or bus.

Directions by MBTA “T” Bus

  • The following nearby bus routes are available to our Belmont Street office: 71, 73


Plenty of street parking.

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Harvard Square

19 Dunster Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Belmont Street

15 Belmont Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Central Square

495 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139

Davis Square

198 Elm Street
North Cambridge, MA 02140

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