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Our Story

Winchester Optical has been helping people better their vision in Winchester, Woburn, Medford, Arlington, Burlington, Reading, Stoneham, Lexington, Melrose,and throughout Massachusetts since 1958. 

Peg and Art Deering founded the practice with a single goal, to help and guide people to their optimal vision. Current owner, John Deering, son of Peg and Art, holds true to the original goal today.

As a family owned and operated business, John Deering, on-site Optician, and son Dr. Joseph P. Deering, Optometrist, have dedicated their lives to ensuring Winchester Optical’s patients receive expert professional eyecare in a personal, one-on-one environment.

Dr. Joseph P. Deering, a graduate of New England College of Optometry, offers primary care services to patients, with a special interest in pediatric optometry. Dr. Joseph P. Deering is dedicated to making sure each patient discovers clearer vision and the healthiest eyes possible.

Dr. Joseph P. Deering and his staff offer a wide variety of professional eyecare services, as well as a large selection of quality eyewear and contact lens options.

Winchester Optical strives to provide a comfortable, personalized experience and the best eyecare services available. Our offices service not only Winchester, but Burlington, Woburn, Lexington, Medford, Stoneham, Melrose, Arlington, Cambridge, and other surrounding areas.

Call us today to make an appointment at (781) 729-4553 or request an appointment online.


John Deering
LDO, FCLSA

• President & Owner of Winchester Optical
• Massachusetts Licensed in Opticianry - 1978
• Massachusetts Licensed in Contact Lenses - 1978
• Certified by the American Board of Opticianry
• Advanced Certified by The National Contact Lens Examiners
• Certified Instructor for Optiianry & Contact Lenses
• Professor & Contact Lens Director at the Ben FranklinInstitute of Technology, Boston, MA
• "Fellow" in the Contact Lens Society of America - 1990
• "Honored Fellow" in the Contact Lens Society of America - 1995
•President of the Contact Lens Society of America - 1997 thru 1999
• Recipient of Opticians Association of Massachusetts Lifetime Achievement Award - 1998
• Opticians Association of Massachusetts Optician of the Year - 2008
• National Academy of Opticians Beverly Myers Achievement Award

Dr. Joseph Deering
Independent Optometrist

• New England College of Optometry - 2005
• Optometrist of Winchester Optical Since 2009

J. Robert Wyman
LDO

• Massachusetts Licensed in Opticianry - 1990
• Nationally Certified by the American Board of Opticianry
• Member of the Opticians Association of Massachusetts
• Optician at Winchester Optical Since 1982

Eva Laboy
LDO

• Massachusetts Licensed in Opticianry - 2011
• Nationally Certified by the American Board of Opticianry
• Member of the Opticians Association of Massachusetts
• 12 years Experience as Frame Stylist & Ophthalmic Tech

Lena Farro

• Member of Winchester Optical staff since 2001
• LPN in 1987
• Smoking cessation counselor

Helen Deering

• Patient and very successful teacher of contact lens insertion and removal
• Member of Winchester Optical staff since 1990

Arthur & Peg Deering

• Founded Winchester Optical in 1958

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Our Office is Closed Saturday and Sunday.

Office Hours

DayOpenClosed
Monday9:00am5:00pm
Tuesday9:00am7:00pm
Wednesday9:00am5:00pm
Thursday9:00am7:00pm
Friday9:00am5:00pm
SaturdayClosedClosed
SundayClosedClosed
Day Open Closed
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9:00am 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am Closed Closed
5:00pm 7:00pm 5:00pm 7:00pm 5:00pm Closed Closed