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Welcome to TotalVision Eyecare of Manchester, CT

At TotalVision we welcome patients of all ages to our comfortable optometry office. Dr. Lance Alpert provides personalized optical and medical eye care services to satisfy your family’s needs at any age, from pediatrics to geriatrics. Depending upon your age, lifestyle and overall health condition, vision care requirements change. In our friendly clinic, we become familiar with each individual patient in order to customize eye exams and treatment options.

Our family eye care services include eye exams, vision therapy, vision correction and management of age-related eye disease. Located conveniently to serve Manchester residents and the nearby areas of East Hartford, South Windsor, Vernon, Glastonbury and surrounding towns in Connecticut, we offer hours to suit every family’s schedule.

Why Choose Us?

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Experienced Team Members

Our highly trained and compassionate team make the difference between a good and great visit.

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Family Eye Care

Our practice serves the entire family; generations of great vision, stunning eyewear and full service eye care.

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Great Selection

We have one of the most extensive eyewear collections in the area. We stay on top of trends and favorite styles.

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Convenient Location

We're right in your backyard! Forget about having to travel far for great care, walk-ins are welcome!

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Focus on Contact Lenses

Whether you wear daily, weekly or monthly disposables, or conventional (vial) lenses, check out our selection of lenses that fit your needs.

Ask Dr. Alpert a Question...

What is the examination like to determine if someone has dry eyes?

A large part of the examination is finding out what the patient is experiencing and determining the type of dry eye causing the symptoms. We examine the surface of the eye under a microscope to look at the quantity and the quality of the tear film. Additionally, we examine the eyelids and the glands inside the eyelids to insure they are healthy.

What are the typical treatments for dry eyes?

There are a wide range of treatments ranging from over the counter products to specialty laser procedures. Many times using artificial tears and vitamin supplements can help boost the tear film. There are prescription eye drops that can aid in tear production as well as laser procedures for patients with more advanced dry eye.

Are there any recommendations to help people avoid dry eye?

Of course – stay hydrated and making sure you consume enough water each day. Additionally, take breaks from your computer and smart phone. I recommend the 20/20/20 Rule – take a 20 second break every 20 minutes and look 20 feet away and blink your eyes. Finally, wearing sunglasses is critical to protecting the surface of the eye and the eyelids from UV exposure.


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Best of 2021 Manchester Award

TotalVision Eyecare Center of Manchester Receives 2021 Best of Manchester Award Manchester Award Program Honors the Achievement MANCHESTER May, 2021 -- TotalVision Eyecare Center of Manchester has...

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Totalvision Eyecare Center Of Manchester, PC has been awarded as a top Optometry practice with some of Manchester’s best Optometrists.
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Manchester Optometrist
Serving East Hartford, Vernon, South Windsor,CT and surrounding towns.

362 Middle Turnpike West
Manchester, CT 06040
Hours
  • Closed
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Closed

*Note: We will be closed on the following Saturdays: 7/17/21, 7/31/21, 8/14/21, 8/28/21, 9/11/21, 9/25/21, 10/9/21, 10/23/21, 11/6/21, and  11/20/21.

Please call: 860-649-3311 for further instructions.
We take most medical insurance plans. Use your best judgment on urgency; if you feel you need to, find the nearest emergency room. Visit our eye emergencies page for more information.