New England Eyewear

Staff at Optical ShopNew England Eyewear is a full-service optical shop, located within New England Eye Center, on the 11th floor of the Tufts Biewend Building. 

The Optical Shop has a large selection of traditional and designer frames, including designers such as  Silhouette, Ray- Ban, Michael Kors, and Tory Burch. Our featured childrens’ frames are Miraflex, an extremely durable and stylish line that is sure to please little ones and their parents. For sun protection, we also have a wide selection of sunglasses which include the well- known brands Ray Ban and Maui Jim. 


What’s Different About Us

New England Eyewear is not a large chain. Our opticians have 70 years of combined optical experience. Lisa O’Connell, RDO, Linda Whaley, RDO, and Tammi Vitale, RDO are all members of the Opticians Association of Massachusetts.

We work closely with New England Eye Center doctors. As a result, we have many years of experience fitting difficult prescriptions and no-line bifocals. We pride ourselves on offering personalized service to each patient, taking the time to explain and address any concerns or questions you may have. We are confident that we can exceed your expectations, making sure that you are seeing and looking your best! 



Lisa O'Connell, RDO


Linda A. Whaley, RDO

Senior Optician

Tammi Vitale, RDO

Staff Optician, Contact Lens Coordinator

Shirly Tam

Ophthalmic Assistant


New England Eyewear
at Tufts Medical Center
260 Tremont Street, 11th Floor
Boston, MA 02116

Telephone: 617-338-9595
Fax: 617-636-1264

Mailing Address:
New England Eyewear
800 Washington St., Box 450
Boston, MA 02111


New England Eyewear is owned by Pratt Ophthalmology Associates, Inc.




Contact Lens Wearers
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Online Ordering


See us also for contact lenses. Let us help you with ordering replacements online! You can really save!

An online account is available through most New England Eye Center offices. You'll need to register one time with our on-site technician, then you'll be able to reorder as needed.

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