Massachusetts Eye and Ear, East Bridgewater
Eye Care, ENT Care, Audiology
400 N. Bedford Street
E. Bridgewater, MA 02333
Eye Health Services (EHS): 508-350-2801
Optical Shop (EHS): 508-350-2802
Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Our specialty services include diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the eye, ear, nose, throat, head and neck. Southeastern Massachusetts residents will benefit from our centrally located East Bridgewater office on Route 18.
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat Care)
The General Otolaryngology Service offers a wide range of services in adult and pediatric ear, nose, and throat disorders including treatment of common problems such as chronic sinusitis, sleep apnea (snoring), tonsil and adenoid disorders, chronic ear infections, as well as thyroid and parathyroid disorders and head and neck masses. Common ENT services for children and adults include hearing loss, medical treatment of nose and sinus disease, voice disorders, speech and swallowing problems, as well as all common otologic problems including balance disorders and tinnitus (ringing in ears).
The Audiology Service provides professional hearing health care to individuals of all ages. Clinical services include:
- Diagnostic testing to identify and characterize hearing loss.
- Expert hearing aid selection, sales, and fitting.
- Rehabilitative services to provide patients with information and tools to maximize performance with hearing aids, cochlear implants and other assistive devices.
Ophthalmology (Eye Care)
Eye Health Services provides general eye care including prescription of eye glasses, contact lens services, routine annual eye exams and management or referral for a variety of medical eye problems including cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic eye diseases and macular degeneration.
In addition, the Optical Shop consists of highly trained, licensed and skilled opticians who work closely with doctors from our specialty ophthalmology services.
Specialists in our Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Service have in-depth expertise in reconstructive and cosmetic eyelid surgery, laser surgery, treatment of orbital tumors and inflammations (such as thyroid eye disease), removal of eyes (enucleation), and treatment for traumatic lacerations and fractures.
Affecting between 5 and 10 percent of Americans over the age of 60 years, glaucoma is a group of disorders characterized by vision loss and damage to the optic nerve. It is the leading cause of preventable blindness in African and Latino Americans, and people with a family history of glaucoma are at a much greater risk for this eye disorder. Specialists in our Glaucoma Service use the latest technology and equipment to diagnose and treat patients with glaucoma.
Mass. Eye and Ear is home to the world's first retina service, which was established in 1949 by HMS retinal pioneer and innovator, Charles L. Schepens, MD. Today, specialists in the Retina Service continue to provide exceptional care for patients with diseases of the retina, which include diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration (two of the leading causes of vision loss in the U.S. adult population). Our retina specialists also care for eye problems that result from retinal detachment, post cataract complications, and eye trauma. Additionally, specialists in the Service screen and care for intraocular tumors and inherited eye diseases in both children and adults.