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Swift Optical: Your Optometrist in Massena

Welcome to Swift Optical, an optometric practice servicing St. Lawrence County, including Massena, Canton, Norfolk, Potsdam, and Norwood. Our doctor of optometry is here to meet your eye health and prescription eyewear needs. Whether you need to be fitted for contact lenses, need new glasses, or are in need of a routine eye exam, we're here to help. At Swift Optical, we're committed to making sure you have the best experience possible at our vision clinic.


Our Staff

Our doctor of optometry and staff strive to provide you with paramount care and professionalism. From being greeted by our receptionist when you walk in the door to having an eye exam performed by our eye doctor to help determine your eyeglass prescription, we're here to help you with all your vision needs. We know that it can be hard to find time to see the eye doctor during the week, so we offer convenient Saturday hours in addition to our standard weekday hours. We understand that any health care can be a bit nerve wracking for patients. We pride ourselves in providing respectful one-on-one care to make your appointment as relaxing as possible. If you have any questions after you leave our office, you are always welcome to call us to speak to our caring staff. 

Our Services

We offer comprehensive eye exams, safety eyewear, sunglasses, and glasses. We have a wide selection of frames sure to suit any unique style preferences. We also offer contact lens exams. Because we have our own in-house lab, we're able to provide single vision glasses in less than three days to our customers, so if you need glasses in a hurry, Swift Optical is your best bet. As the only retail eyewear store in Massena, we're committed to serving the St. Lawrence County area with the utmost care. 

Schedule an Appointment with Our Eye Doctor Today

Think fast -- when was your last eye exam? If you're not sure, it's time to give us a call. We're here to help your entire family enjoy the best vision care possible. Eye care is an important part of your health that is all too easy to overlook. If you're in need of an optometrist and live in St. Lawrence County in Massena, Canton, Potsdam, Norfolk, or Norwood, call Swift Optical today at (315) 276-3335. We look forward to helping you and your family with your vision needs. 

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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Lorraine is wonderful! Very friendly and helpful. She even adjusted a pair of glasses not purchased from her shop....for free! Prices are very reasonable. We will definitely be returning to Swift Optical!"
    Sherry O.
  • "I have depended on Lorraine to keep me 'seeing' great and 'looking' great for years! So I am happy that at Swift I can continue to get the best of service and the best of quality. Their new stop has kicky styles too. Check them out!"
    Marcella L.
  • "Great service - Super friendly Staff. My glasses They said, they'd be in within 10 days and they had them in 3 days. I was in and out in 25 minutes. They helped with my facial shape to find the glasses that would look best on me and style."
    Nancy D.

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