Best Optometrists near me in Barrington, RI

2 Optometrists near me in Barrington, RI – map location, contacts, real reviews, rating. Eye examinations, a wide selection of lenses and eyeglass frames from the world's leading manufacturers.

Rating updated: June 06, 2023

Vision Care Barrington

7 reviews


338 County Rd, Barrington, RI 02806

+1 401-247-2020


33 Kent St, Barrington, RI 02806

+1 401-247-7393

Who is an optometrist and what does he or she do?

Optometry is a branch of ophthalmology that specializes in methods of correcting vision using optometric aids. An optometrist is a specialist who determines the degree of vision impairment and prescribes corrective aids such as glasses and contact lenses.

What is the difference between an ophthalmologist and an optometrist?

What is the difference between the profession of an optometrist and an ophthalmologist? An optometrist only provides initial diagnosis and can only treat refractive errors with conservative methods.

What does an optometrist do?

Functionality: eye examinations, selection of types of vision correction (glasses, lenses), recommendations on eyeglass lens designs and contact lens materials, and advanced medical services. Include: eye examinations, selection of types of vision correction (glasses, lenses), recommendations on eyeglass lens designs and contact lens materials, and advanced medical services.

Why do eyeglasses cost so much?

Eyeglasses are a complex optical device that is manufactured with high-precision equipment. Often expensive materials are used for the glasses. All of this explains why eyeglasses can be expensive.

What should you do before buying glasses?

Let's look at what to look for when buying eyeglasses. The first is, of course, quality. The second is the choice of lenses of glasses. Here we focus attention on the material: they can be either glass or plastic. The third is the choice of frames.

What's the difference between expensive glasses and cheap glasses for vision?

The quality and accordingly the price of the lens depends on the presence of coatings on the lenses. The higher the price, the more coatings on the lens. Coatings make our vision more comfortable. Lens manufacturers do not stand still and improve the quality of lenses.

How do I know which glasses fit my face?

It's best if the width of the frame is equal to or slightly larger than the widest part of your face. The upper line of the frames should coincide with the line of eyebrows. Smooth shapes of glasses will emphasize rounded curves of the face. To emphasize high cheekbones choose the "butterfly" or "cat-eye" glasses.

Where can I see better with glasses or contact lenses?

With lenses, you can see better, so it turns out that extra obstacles don't distort the image. Lenses don't shed dust, don't catch glare from the sun and don't distort peripheral vision-no matter where we look, the image stays sharp.

Top Reviews

Matt Atwood  |  Rating: 5  |  Vision Care Barrington

I had another excellent experience with Sue at Barrington office. She was like a Jedi in helping me pick out the right pair of glasses. I am very happy with them, and how she took the time with me to try on A LOT of pairs before I settled on the ones I bought (which I picked up today). I highly recommend working with Sue when getting your next pair of glasses!

Bradley Test  |  Rating: 1  |  Vision Care Barrington

I would echo the review below. I will say that I spent several hours of my own time on multiple occasions educating the customer facing staff on how my policy worked, and if I hadn't, I would have lost out on meaningful benefits. My recommendation to ownership/management is to get Susan some help on the back end business side, payer relations, etc. to save your customers future headaches. It's very clear the staffing model (not including accredited providers) isn't working and my customer experience has been terrible.

K R  |  Rating: 5  |  Vision Care Barrington

I’ve always had a positive experience with Vision Care in Barrington. When you walk in, you can easily see how clean it is and how organized the eyeglasses are. But what makes this place special is how Sue has a real gift at helping you find glasses that are just right for you and that you’ll love for a long time! Sue also goes the extra mile to help with insurance payments or to get you in for an eye exam. She really knows the inventory and the ins and outs of processing insurance for you. Definitely give this place a try!

Chris  |  Rating: 5  |  Vision Care Barrington

I had an appointment today and was pleasantly surprised at how friendly and professional Susan at the front desk was. I have been to several optometry offices and not felt so comfortable. Susan was patient and informative with all my questions. Believe me, I had a LOT of questions regarding insurance coverage, payment options, contacts, and most important frames that will look good. She helped me pick a pair of glasses that will look FABULOUS! I am definitely recommending this office to family and friends. I have already made an appointment for my husband. Thanks Sue!

G. Henson  |  Rating: 2  |  Vision Care Barrington

Yesterday I had an apt for my son and husband, the experience I received from the receptionist Susan Wolfa was either due to miscommunication or just plain arrogance. Susan's tone was disgruntled, I did not want to say anything because my son and husband were standing there. Everyone else was pleasant per my husband and son because they went back there to be evaluated. The next day, I went over there for info about my son's future apt for contacts and discussed the broken communication and still it was cringy and not conducive at all; her attitude was unbearable and unacceptable for me as a new customer and a provider. My family will not be coming back there because of this horrible experience with Susan. We set an apt at another eye clinic for my son's contact, it's just not worth it to deal with people like her.

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