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Optometry (OD)

Campus: Worcester
School: School of Optometry

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Our Vision for Your Vision

The Eye & Vision Center at MCPHS University's School of Optometry offers accessible, comprehensive, state-of-the-art eye and vision care to patients in Worcester and the surrounding communities. Knowledgeable, highly skilled optometrists work together with dedicated interns to provide you with the best care available.

Learn more about scheduling an appointment, services, hours, or our retail store, 10 Optical, below.

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Our Technology

As a patient, you’ll benefit from advanced technology, and professional staff with a wealth of experience in virtually all aspects of eye care.

Video slit lamps: These devices photograph eyes externally and internally, so you can see what our doctors see.

OCT and ultrasound: Our methods for visualizing complex structures of the eye.

Pre-operative assessments: Advanced technology determines your eligibility for cataract, LASIK, and other refractive surgeries.


  • Primary Care
  • Pediatric and binocular vision
  • Cornea and contact lens
  • Ocular disease
  • Vision rehabilitation


The Eye & Vision Center’s professional staff includes residency trained, Board Certified optometrists, Fellows in the American Academy of Optometry, and researchers. Our providers have published papers in professional journals, authored textbooks, and are active in local community organizations.  


Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Accepted Insurance

We accept most major insurance and vision plans.  If you do not have insurance, we have payment plans and sliding fee schedule options available to ensure that you are able to receive the care that you need.


Bus Routes:

#567 (Outbound from City Hall) at Lincoln Square and Major Taylor Boulevard.

#649 (Inbound to City Hall) stopping at Main Street and George Street, across from the Worcester courthouse.

Routes that service these stops: 

Outbound at #567: Routes 23, 24, 26, 30, and 31

Inbound at #649: Routes 23, 24, 26, and 30

Driving Directions:

From Points East and West: Take the Mass Pike (I-90) to Exit 10 (Auburn). After the tollbooth, bear left at the fork. Take I-290 East. Get off at Exit 17. At the top of the ramp, turn left at the traffic light. At the second set of lights at the bottom of the hill, make a left onto Major Taylor Boulevard. MCPHS University will be on your right.

From Points North and South: Take I-93 or Route 3 to I-495. Exit to I-290 W. Exit 18 for MA-9 towards Ware/Framingham. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Downtown. Merge onto Lincoln Street. Continue onto Major Taylor Boulevard. Take your first right to 10 Lincoln Square on the left.

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When you come to our facilities there are three parking options available.

MCPHS University Visitor Lot: FREE parking located in front of the 10 Lincoln Square garage. Handicapped parking is also available.

Street Parking: Meters located on School Street and Main Street, next to the University.

Major Taylor Garage: A block and a half from the University. It offers an hourly rate.

Contact Us

The Eye & Vision Center
MCPHS University-Worcester
10 Lincoln Square
Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: 855.393.2687 or 508.373.5830
Clinic Fax: 508.519.5512
Store Fax: 508.519.7886

Retail Store (10 Optical) Phone: 508.373.5820
Retail Store Fax: 508.519.7886 

Welcome to 10 Optical  

When you receive your prescription from the Eye and Vision Center, please visit us at our 10 Optical retail store located just down the hall. Our knowledgeable registered dispensing opticians and student interns will provide you with the best in customer service. We will help you select the perfect pair of eyeglasses for a great look. We will also educate you on the latest in lens technology for the most comfortable vision possible. The opticians at 10 Optical can also fill outside prescriptions.

Products and Services:

  • Major brands including: Prada, Gucci, Burberry, Giorgio Armani, Silhouette, Hugo Boss, Ralph Lauren, Kate Spade, and Tory Burch
  • A great selection of budget frames
  • Hundreds of sunglasses including: Oakley, Maui Jim, and Ray Ban
  • Sports and specialty eyewear
  • Safety eyewear
  • All major contact lens brands

Insurance and Payment Options:

  • We accept most vision care insurances including: VSP, Eye Med, Spectera and Mass Health
  • Generous discounts are available if you have no vision care insurance
  • Sliding fee scale for qualified individuals

Optical Manager: Jerry Hastings, RDO