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Plymouth Family Optometry - Your Optometrist in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Plymouth eye care center

At Plymouth Family Optometry we welcome patients ages 3 and up to our comfortable optometry office. Our warm and trusted Plymouth optometrist provides personalized optical and medical eye care services to satisfy your family’s needs, from pediatrics to geriatrics. Depending upon your age, lifestyle and overall health condition, vision care requirements change.

Our family eye care services include eye exams for kids and adults, vision therapy, low vision and management of age-related eye disease. Located conveniently to serve the residents of Plymouth, Carver, Kingston, Duxbury, and the surrounding communities . . .

We are dedicated to optimizing your sight and eye health so you can truly enjoy your life and the world around you!

Why Choose Us?

Our highly trained, compassionate team make the difference between a good and great visit.

Our practice serves the entire family; generations of great vision, stunning eyewear and eye exams near you.

We have one of the most unique eyewear collections in the area. We stay on top of trends and styles.

Forget about having to travel far for great care, visit an optometrist near you.


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Adjusting to new eyeglasses can take time, but persistent visual or eyestrain symptoms that accompany your new eyewear could warrant a call to your optometrist.

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Learn about eye exams, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.

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What is Low Vision?

The term “low vision” refers to partial sight that cannot be corrected with surgery, drugs, eyeglasses, or contact lenses. The condition can range from having unsatisfactory vision to being nearly blind. The causes of low vision include eye injury, diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and heredity. As a result of reduced visual acuity or decreased contrast sensitivity, low-vision individuals may be unable to fully distinguish colors, see contrasts, or determine spatial relationships among objects. Fortunately, there are a variety of devices and strategies available for helping people with low vision overcome vision loss and live independently.

What is Vision Therapy?

Vision therapy is an individualized treatment plan prescribed by a Doctor of Optometry. It is used to treat eye conditions, such as amblyopia (“lazy eye”). Through Vision Therapy, a Doctor of Optometry also teaches, improves and/or reinforces important visual skills, such as eye tracking, eye focusing and eye teaming abilities. Without these visual skills, simple tasks like reading or copying notes from the board become difficult. Skipping words or lines while reading, using a finger while reading, blurry near vision, double vision, eyestrain and/or eye fatigue are also common symptoms.

What is diabetic retinopathy?

Diabetic retinopathy is a condition which can occur at any stage or type of diabetes. In fact, many times diabetes is identified during an eye exam in a person who never suspected they may have diabetes. It is caused by damage to the very delicate blood vessels within the retina. Over time, these blood vessels may start to leak blood and fluid into the retina or other areas of the eye. If the condition progresses, new vessels may begin to grow within the retina, which places the retina at risk of additional and sometimes sudden complications including internal bleeds and retinal detachment.

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Plymouth Family Optometry

212 S Meadow Rd, Unit 5C
Plymouth, MA 02360
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