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The Department of Ophthalmology provides comprehensive family eye care, diagnosing and treating a wide variety of conditions. Patient services range from routine eye exams to diagnostic testing, treatment and surgery for complex ophthalmological cases, including: 

Ophthalmology at Boston Medical Center

  • Cornea and External Disease
  • Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Low Vision Services
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • PediatricsRetinal Disease
  • Optometry

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

For emergency care, patients and providers can call the office at any time, and an on-call physician will be paged.


Patients whose insurance plans require referral from their primary care physician (PCP), must call their PCP before their visit to BMC’s Department of Ophthalmology. BMC must have this referral prior to the patient’s visit. Appointments may be rescheduled if needed.

Late Patients

Late arrivals may be accommodated; however, it may be necessary to re-schedule the appointment depending on the physician’s schedule.  NOTE: Patients who do not show up for their appointment without notification may be subject to a $20.00 fee.


Yawkey Ambulatory Care Center
850 Harrison Avenue
2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02118

Call:  617.414.4020


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Boston: 617.414.4020
Brockton: 508.588.3060
Middleboro: 508.947.8868
Taunton: 508.823.7473

Office Locations

For LASIK - Laser Vision Correction
Information & Consultation:
Call: 877.790.2020 or
Call: 508.823.7473
Email: deborah.costa@buea.net

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Boston: 617.414.4020
Brockton: 508.588.3060
Middleboro: 508.947.8868
Taunton: 508.823.7473

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