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 licensed opticians 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 frames for all age groups, specializing in children’s eyewear. A few of the popular lines of frames we carry include: Rayban, Kate Spade, BCBG, UnderArmour, Rag and Bone, Made In Italy, Dilli Dalli, Nano and many more.
Sunglasses, sports glasses, and swim 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.  Frames and lenses purchased at NWEA Optical are warrantied for a year.  Minor adjustments and repairs are offered at no charge.

Location and Hours


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


Monday-Friday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Closed daily 12:30pm – 1:30pm
No appointment necessary