Eye Services: Professional Exams & Consultations

Comprehensive Eye Exams

At Harvard Square Eye Care, we pride ourselves in being able to provide our patients with a full range of high quality eye examinations. Our staff of experienced optometrists are dedicated to finding your best eyeglass prescription and assessing the overall health of your eyes. Appointments can be scheduled in advance or we accept walk-in appointments. We are conveniently located in four locations throughout Cambridge and Somerville that are accessible by car or public transportation.

Contact Lens Exams

Our eye doctors provide contact lens fittings and exams with the most up-to-date contact lenses on the market. We offer a variety of soft disposable, hybrid (1), and rigid gas permeable (RGP) contact lenses that can correct for distance, reading, astigmatism, and bifocal prescriptions. We also offer prescription colored contact lenses and colored contacts for those who simply want to change their eye color.

Specialty Contact Lens Exams

We pride ourselves on our ability to find innovative solutions to our hard-to-fit patients. That includes patients who have very high prescriptions, chronic allergies, dry eye, computer users, and previously failed contact lens wearers. Additionally, our doctors are trained in the newest contact lens technologies including the most advanced materials available for patients with high astigmatism, bifocals, and corneal disorders.

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Computer Vision Syndrome

Eye problems associated with computer use for both eyeglass wearers and contact lens wearers is increasingly common. We treat the symptoms of computer use with a variety of techniques and make many of our patients more comfortable.

Eye Related Medical Visits

All of our optometrists on staff are trained to diagnose and treat any type of issue that can arise in regards to ocular health. Common problems such as allergies (2), dry eye(3), and contact lens discomfort(4) can be easily relieved and our experienced doctors will take the time and care to ensure our optimal eye health. For more complex diagnoses, we also have strong relationships with many local ophthalmologists and hospitals that we can refer you to.

We accept walk in appointments at all of our offices and we accept many forms of health insurance(5)

Laser Vision Consultations

Our Cambridge-based eye doctors also able to perform pre-operative and post-operative laser vision correction (or refractive surgery). Moreover, we perform free LASIK consults which can help a patient decide whether or not refractive surgery is right for them. If Lasik is right for you, our doctors have a strong working relationship with local Lasik and refractive surgery centers to set up your procedure.

Professional Opticians

Our professional opticians offer frame fitting and styling (6) that most fits your lifestyle and needs. Fashion and facial structure enhancement are our goals.