Optical Shop

Meet Our Optician

Michael Tanzi, Licensed Optician

Michael offers more than 30 years of experience to assist you in finding eyewear to meet your needs.  He has served as President of the Opticians Association of Massachusetts and was named “Optician of the Year” in 2012.  Michael takes pride in offering personalized service to each customer.  He is highly skilled at finding the lens and frame combination to help you see your best with the look you want.

Explore Our Optical Shop Offerings

Our doctors and optician work closely together to fit and adjust any difficult prescriptions. Prescriptions from doctors outside of NWEA are welcome. We are pleased to offer Newton Wellesley Hospital employees a 25% glasses discount.

Frame Selection:

We offer a great selection of children and adult frames available at all price points. A few of the popular lines of frames we carry include: Jimmy Choo, Kate Spade, Coach, Flexon, Lilly Pulitzer, Dilli Dalli, Nike, Ray Ban, and many more.
 Sunglasses, custom made sunglass attachments, sports glasses, swim and safety goggles are also available.

Lens Selection:

We offer a full range of high quality, competitively priced, lenses. Some available options include: Progressive, Bifocal, High-Index, Polycarbonate, Transitions, Crizal, Anti-glare, and Polarized Lenses.


We strive to exceed your expectations and make you more than satisfied with your new glasses.  Most frames purchased at NWEA Optical are warrantied for a year.  Minor adjustments and repairs are offered at no charge.  Prescription lenses are guaranteed for 90 days.

Contact and Hours


2000 Washington Street, Newton, MA 02462
Green Building, Suite 462
Phone: 617-969-5144
Fax: 617-964-6449


Monday: 8 am – 5 pm
Tuesday: 8 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday: 8 am – 5 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Closed daily 12:45 pm – 1:15 pm
No appointment necessary