Clinical + Care Services

The Department of Ophthalmology/New England Eye Center at Tufts Medical Center is a a major referral and consultation resource for patients and doctors in Greater Boston and around the world.

Our team aims to deliver the highest-quality tertiary ophthalmic services in a compassionate, patient-centered environment. Diagnostic and therapeutic services include:

General ophthalmology and emergency care
The New England Eye Center's Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service (COS) is on Biewend 11 (260 Tremont St, 11th Floor; Boston MA 02111) next to the Wang Theatre. This service also is the first point of contact for all eye care emergencies in Boston and for the entire New England Eye Center network on a 24/7 basis: call 617-636-0705.

Physicians are available for consultation in all areas of general Ophthalmology, from routine eye examinations to cataract surgery. Learn more >

Cornea, external disease and cataracts service
The Cornea, External Disease, and Cataract Service offers consultation in the medical and surgical management of all disorders of the cornea, conjunctiva and anterior segment. Learn more >

Glaucoma and cataracts service
Our team cares for all forms of glaucoma, both primary and secondary. They are experienced with both standard and complex cataract surgery. Learn more >

Laser vision correction
Including LASIK Surgery, Visian ICL, Cataract Surgery, Premium IOLs, Phakic IOL, Monovision, INtacs and Keratoconus, PRK and Dry Eye Surgery. We have nationally renowned experts in this field and our fellows, Brett Bielory, MD and Daniel Schwartz, MD have begun accepting patients at a reduced cost. For more information call 617-636-1055 or visit

The Neuro-Ophthalmology service at New England Eye Center specializes in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of neurological and medical disorders related to the visual pathways and ocular motor systems. Learn more >

New England Eyewear
A full-service optical shop located within our office, offers a large selection of frames, including children's frames.

Store Location:
260 Tremont Street, 11th Floor
Boston, MA 02116

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

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

Occuloplastics service
Oculoplastic surgery is the ophthalmology subspecialty that focuses on the structures around the eyes, including eyelids, brows, orbits, forehead and cheeks. Drs. Heher, Kapadia, and Callahan perform reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, as well as minimally invasive treatments with Botox and facial fillers. Learn more >

Optometry and contact lenses service
Patients receive comprehensive ocular examinations, including ocular health assessment, treatment and management of ocular diseases, therapeutic and cosmetic contact lens care, consultation and referral to more specialized services when appropriate. Learn more >

Pediatric ophthalmology and ocular motility (strabismus)
The Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Motility (Strabismus) service provides care for a wide variety of ocular problems and visual disorders in children, as well as adults with strabismus. Learn more >

Retinal and macular disease service
The Retinal & Macular Disease Service at the New England Eye Center is dedicated to excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of medical and surgical diseases of the posterior segment. Learn more >

Uveitis and immunology service
The Uveitis and Immunology Service at the New England Eye Center is a unique multidisciplinary consultative service providing diagnosis as well as medical and surgical treatment of all types of ocular inflammation. Learn more >

Exceptional treatment options

To complement our physicians' expertise, we have equipment that equals or surpasses that found in ophthalmic centers anywhere.

  • Sophisticated testing such as digital angiography, color Doppler imaging and ultrasound biomicroscopy help us make even the most difficult diagnoses.
  • Our operating rooms feature the latest instrumentation for ophthalmic microsurgery, including advanced vitreoretinal surgery.
  • Our Laser Vision Center's range of therapeutic capabilities is matched by few other ophthalmic centers in the world.

At New England Eye Center, our equipment helps us provide the best technical care. But it's our people who complete the picture, paying attention to your needs and making sure you always feel at home.

Learn more about the New England Eye Center >