Annual comprehensive eye examinations are an important part of preventative healthcare. It's more than just updating your glasses prescription - we evaluate the overall health of your eye.

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Often many eye conditions have no obvious signs or symptoms and are discovered during an annual comprehensive eye exam. Early detection and treatment improves your quality of life and can prevent vision loss.

This is what you can expect during your comprehensive eye exam at Optical Studio:

  • Review your visual and systemic health history
  • Discussion of current medications, social and environmental influences and family medical history
  • Visual acuity measurement
  • Evaluation of color vision and depth perception
  • Refraction (using lenses to find your corrective prescription)
  • Eye pressure measurement
  • Dilated evaluation of your retinal and systemic health

Pediatric eye care is all too often overlooked as part of a child’s preventative care, relying instead on screenings at the pediatrician or at school. Many vision problems are relatively asymptomatic in a child's early years and can be easily missed. The American Optometric Association recommends comprehensive eye exams for all children at 6 months, 3 years, before first grade, and annually thereafter unless otherwise indicated.

Your child may not recognize they are having vision difficulty because they think the way they see is the way everybody sees. Some signs that your child may have a vision problem include eye rubbing, increased blinking, short attention span, avoiding close activities like reading, covering one eye, tilting the head to one side or seeing double.

If you notice your child with any of these symptoms, please give our office a call at 413-584-6616 to schedule their comprehensive eye examination.

Convenient Location

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274 Pleasant St.
Northampton, MA 01060
Phone: (413) 584-6616
Free onsite parking available

When We're Open

Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday By Appointment
Sunday Closed

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Patient Testimonials

I walked out of the office with answers, an ability to make an informed decision and an action plan to work towards eye health. The staff was incredidibly helpful AND understanding of my fears and concerns. I cannot thank them enough for helping me on a day where I had no spoons left to give!  
02/07/2018
I recently had my 1st eye exam. Dr. Laurel Chute was wonderful! The entire office is beautiful. The opticians went above and beyond to explain my vision care insurance and helped me pick out a pair of glasses. I had a great 1st time experience and would strongly recommend them. I will be back next year.  
12/18/2017
I couldn't be more pleased with the care I receive at Optical Studio. The optometrists are skilled and caring, the technicians are kind and efficient, the medical receptionists are helpful and the opticians make finding the best glasses really fun. If you are looking for a great place to take care of your eyes, this is it. 
09/15/2017
I had an eye emergency- what turned out to be an infected corneal abrasion- and not only did Optical Studio get me in right away, everyone involved in my care was incredibly kind and helpful and they quickly address the problem.  
07/03/2017

Latest News

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WE LOVE EYES, AND WE REALLY MEAN IT! Optical Studio is very excited to welcome a new product line into our practice, We Love Eyes. This product line includes an all-natural, irritant-free deep cleani...
New Eyewear Line - Etnia Barcelona
June 21, 2017
WE ARE COLOR.   WE ARE QUALITY.   WE ARE CULTURE. Since our completed renovation we were very excited to now have the space to bring in a new frame line to our extensive eyewear collection!...
Optical Studio is now double the size!
June 19, 2017
EXPANSION IS COMPLETE! We’re so excited that our office expansion is complete! We’ve added approximately 2,000 square feet of additional space. With all this space we are excited to offer our pat...