Eye Exams

Poor vision and serious eye disorders are not limited to any age, sex or ethnic group. Eye exams can help provide an early warning system for serious general health conditions.

Many diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke and high cholesterol show their earliest signs through your eyes. An annual eye exam can help give you advanced warning for you can take preventative action.

Meet our Optometrists

Walter Potaznick, O.D., FAAO

Dr. Walter Potaznick is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry with over 37 years of experience in all aspects of Clinical Optometry. He received his undergraduate training at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (BS Mathematics 1971) and his Optometric training at the Mass College of Optometry (1976). He completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Optometry at the New England College of Optometry in 1977.

Dr. Potaznick has achieved the rank of Associate Professor of Optometry at the New England College of Optometry, having served as a clinical attending optometrist at many sites, as well as the director of teaching programs at numerous clinic and hospital based sites, most notably serving for twenty years as Director of Eye Care Services at the South Boston Community Health Center, an outpatient full service facility credentialed through the Boston Medical Center.



Claire Bergus, O.D.

With over 25 years of experience and memberships with some of the most prestigious optometry association in the nation, Dr. Bergus provides the highest quality care. Also, as a private practice, you are not treated as a number and will be given special, individualized care.