Lancaster | 603-788-3561
St. Johnsbury | 802-748-3536
Montpelier | 802-223-7723
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Welcome to Shippee Family Eye Care, Your Optometrists in Lancaster, St. Johnsbury and Montpelier

We strive to continually educate, update and invest in our employees, physicians, and clinics in order to provide our patients with exceptional care. Our eye care professionals are devoted to helping our patients achieve complete vision wellness through medical eye examination, treatment or advanced optical solutions. We believe our patients deserve the excellence in care and service which our clinics strive to deliver through every patient interaction.

Our optometrist serves patients in the communities of Lancaster, St. Johnsbury, Montpelier and the surrounding areas. By operating in three different locations with different doctors at each location, we make vision care convenient for our patients. This helps us reach a larger portion of the population, which in turn helps us to achieve our goals. In addition, our six optometrists have a range of experience that helps us administer proper treatment for eye conditions. We offer the best care and greatest range of skill in the area.

Our office provides services including but not limited to:
 

  • 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

With a wonderful selection of frames, sunglasses, and contact lenses, we work with you to achieve the best possible solution for all your visual needs. We not only assess your vision but the best options to optimize your vision while working within your budget. With designer frames, electronic eyewear, special package pricing, and the latest digital lenses, we are able to achieve the perfect individual solution for you.

Three Locations – One Vision

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Providing Eye Care & Eye Exams

We believe that good eye health and vision are critical for living a fulfilling life. That's why we provide expert eye exams to the people of Lancaster, St. Johnsbury and Montpelier. By checking eyesight for each patient on a regular basis, we help improve the quality of life for our patients.

From driving to studying, reading, and typing, all these activities require good eyesight. In fact, eyesight is so critical that maintaining healthy eyes can contribute to overall success in the workplace and beyond.

Eye exams aren't the only service we provide for our patients. Taking care of our patient's eyes is a big job. We provide critical vision care services like emergency care, pediatric examinations, contact lens fitting and glaucoma management. This means that our patients always have somewhere to go when they experience problems like eye emergencies and symptoms of eye diseases. Our capable and caring eye doctors have expertise in areas ranging from diabetic complications to trauma, pediatrics and ocular disease management.

Our Practice, Our Mission & You

Our mission is to educate and update our patients with the best, most accurate information about eye health and eyesight. When our patients come in for an eye exam, we answer questions they may have about their symptoms and eye health. This helps us spread the word about vision care so all our patients know that seeing the optometrist is the fastest and most effective way to maintain good eyesight.

Call Our Optometrists in Lancaster, St. Johnsbury, and Montpelier Today!

Our six optometrists are dedicated to the task of ensuring quality eye care for the people of Lancaster, St. Johnsbury and Montpelier. We encourage all our patients to get eye exams from the eye doctor annually, starting from age 6 months old. For more information about how you can maintain your eye health and good vision, contact us at any one of our three convenient locations.

Testimonials

  • "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!"
  • "Dr. Hollop, Hannah and Angela were all very courteous and professional. Dr. Hollop spent a lot of time figuring out the correct prescriptions for my reading- and distance vision. In addition, he very patiently answered all my questions. All in all, a very pleasant experience. I highly recommend Shippee Eye Care - Montpelier!"
  • "Great front office staff and doctors. Excellent (minimal) wait time. I have been going here for years now, and highly recommend."

Office Hours

Lancaster

Monday:

8:00 am-4:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-4:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-4:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-4:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

St. Johnsbury

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Montpelier

Monday:

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-1:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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