Make an Appointent

Make an Appointment

Call the Contact Lens Service at 617-573-3185 to schedule an appointment. Please be sure to tell us if you are a previous/current contact lens wearer or if you are new to contact lenses.


After you have made your appointment, call Mass. Eye and Ear Patient Registration at 617-573-4200 for preregistration, or register online through this website.

Please take note of the recommendations below as you plan and prepare for your fitting. It is important to note that a general eye examination and vision prescription needs to have been performed within the past two years.

If you have additional questions, email CLservice@meei.harvard.edu

Office Location

243 Charles Street (First Floor)
Boston, MA 02114
Fax: 617-573-6871 
The office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Current or Previous Contact Lens Users

Bring the following to your exam:

  • Your contact lenses
  • Your glasses
  • Your most recent eyeglass prescription
  • Your most recent contact lens prescription (including brand name, base curve, diameter, power) or any vials/boxes that came with your lenses
  • A copy of your most recent eye examination (if available); a general eye examination needs to have been performed within the past two years

Note: If you do not bring your current lenses or contact lens prescription, you may be charged for a refit of contact lenses.

If You Have Never Worn Contact Lenses

Bring the following to your exam:

  • Your glasses
  • Your most recent eyeglass prescription
  • A copy of your most recent eye examination (if available); a general eye examination needs to have been performed within the past two years

What to Expect

You will be seen for several visits for:

  • The initial fitting
  • Lens dispensing with insertion and removal training visit
  • Follow-up/corneal health evaluations

Ordering Your Contact Lens

You must be a patient of the Contact Lens Service at Mass. Eye and Ear to order lenses from us. Your prescription must be current and no more than one year old. You may order lenses by calling: 617-573-3800. You can also fill your Mass. Eye and Ear contact lens prescription through other vendors and providers.