Lancaster | 603-788-3561
St. Johnsbury | 802-748-3536
Montpelier | 802-223-7723
Littleton | 603-444-2484

Shippee Family Eye Care: Your Optometrist in Lancaster, St. Johnsbury, & Montpelier

Welcome to Shippee Family Eye Care, your home for family eye care in the Montpelier area. We pride ourselves in providing our patients with friendly, state of the art vision care. Our friendly staff is here to help you and your family with all of your eye care needs, from treatment of eye conditions to standard annual eye exams. We operate in three different locations: Lancaster, St. Johnsbury, and Montpelier. Each office is conveniently located and staffed by a different optometrist. This allows us to see as many patients as possible and allow flexibility in scheduling to meet the needs of our busy clientele. 

Our Services

We provide a variety of different eye care services, including LASIK and cataract surgical co-management, vision therapy, diabetic evaluation, optical lab services, ocular disease treatment, emergency eye care, pediatric eye care, glaucoma management, contact lens exams, including fitting and contact lens care education. We offer a wide range of frames for both eyeglasses and sunglasses, as well as a wide variety of contact lenses. 

  • Diabetic Evaluation 
  • Vision Therapy
  • Ocular Disease Treatment
  • Emergency Care
  • Glaucoma Management
  • Optical Lab on Premises
  • Lasik and Cataract Co-Management
  • Prescriptions Filled
  • Pediatric Examinations
  • Contact Lens Fitting and Care

Providing Eye Care & Eye Exams

When you're looking for a Lancaster, St. Johnsbury, or Montpelier eye doctor, it's important that you find a professional who you can trust. All of our optometrists are board certified, experienced, and trained to give you top of the line care. Much of our patient care time is spent providing eye exams. It can be easy to put off your eye exam, but it's important that you come in to be seen by an optometrist at least once a year. In addition to performing a visual acuity test to see if your vision has changed, we're able to check your eyes for injury, degenerative conditions, and illness. 

Our Practice, Our Mission, and You

It's important to our staff to stay up to date on the latest techniques and research in eye care so that we can provide patients with the most current, knowledgeable care available today. At Shippee Family Eye Care, we're proud to put our patients first in everything that we do. 

Call Our St. Johnsbury/ Lancaster/ Montpelier Eye Doctor

Whether it's time for your annual eye exam or you're in need of more specialized eye care, our optometrists at Shippee Family Eye Care are here to meet your needs. Call us at 603-788-3561 (Lancaster), 802-748-3536 (St. Johnsbury), or 802-223-7723 (Montpelier). We look forward to helping you and your family with all of your eye care needs. 


  • "The Doctor, Technician, and staff at Shippee REALLY know what they are doing. Excellent experience. Smooth from start to finish."
  • "Dr Shippee was very attentive and spoke directly to my daughter, included her in making the decision of her eye care. Talking to her about school and her interests to help her feel comfortable during her exam....thank you!"
  • "Excellent staff, A+ facility. You'll simply want to be there just to be there. Timely, friendly, will answer any questions or concerns you have. Will always recommend."
  • "Everyone from the moment that you walk in until the moment you leave is very friendly and professional. They take time to answer all your questions and to make you feel at ease.Very helpful in every way."
  • "Shippee Family Eye Care - St. Johnsbury is the best eye care experience I have had. I have worn glasses or contacts for 20+ years. The staff at this office is knowledgeable, caring and skilled in their profession. I would and have recommended many friends to Shippee Family Eye Care."
  • "I was nervous about going to a new Eye Care clinic, but was pleasantly surprised. All of the staff was professional, friendly and thorough. I would highly recommend Shippee Family Eye Care!"
  • "Great front office staff and doctors. Excellent (minimal) wait time. I have been going here for years now, and highly recommend."

Office Hours

Lancaster | 150 Main St Lancaster, NH 03584

Monday - Thursday:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm


8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday:


St. Johnsbury | 468 Hospital Dr. St. Johnsbury, VT

Monday - Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday:


Montpelier | 114 Main St Montpelier, VT 05602

Monday - Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday:


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