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Dr. Holly Schneider, OD

Optometrist

Newton Upper Falls, MA

About Dr. Holly Schneider

Dr. Schneider graduated from Simmons College with a degree in Chemistry and Mathematics. She then earned her Doctorate of Optometry from The New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA. She completed an internship in primary care optometry at the Brockton/West Roxbury Veterans Administration Hospital in Massachusetts. Dr. Schneider is a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society, the American Optometric Association, and the Massachusetts Society of Optometrists. Dr. Schneider has worked in private practice in Boston specializing in contact lenses, primary eye care, and pre- and post-operative surgical co-management for over twenty five years. She first joined OCB in 1990, and has rejoined the practice after a hiatus spent raising her two boys and working in private practice. OCB is delighted to have Dr.Schneider back as a member of Dr. Laura Fine’s team. Dr. Schneider practices Optometry with a special interest in contact lenses. In her free time she enjoys sailing and baking.?

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • ACE
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Optometrist

Practice names

Education and training

  • New England College of Optometry, Doctor of Optometry

Professional memberships

  • Massachusetts Society of Optometrists
  • American Optometric Association

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1336203470

Overall rating
4.9
Recent reviews
Holly, was professional and made me very comfortable and supportive. She explained clearly to me the choices
Holly, was professional and made me very comfortable and supportive. She explained clearly to me the choices
Julia R. · June 21, 2019
Dr Schneider was very friendly and professional. I appreciate that she took the time to answer all of my questions. Wouldhighly recommend!
Dr Schneider was very friendly and professional. I appreciate that she took the time to answer all of my questions. Would highly recommend!
Kendra D. · May 31, 2019

Dr. Holly Schneider's office location

Newton Optica

1191 Chestnut St

Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464

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Holly, was professional and made me very comfortable and supportive. She explained clearly to me the choices

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Dr Schneider was very friendly and professional. I appreciate that she took the time to answer all of my questions. Would highly recommend!

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I was running late, but everyone in the practice was extremely accommodating. Very friendly and the doctor took plenty of time to understand my needs beyond "things are fuzzy."

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Not a family-friendly practice.

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5 stars as usual

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Funniest appointment I have had in a while; Dr. Schneider is smart, witty, and took great care of me, offer explanations at every question. Cant wait to come back!

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Holly Schneider, OD, makes the chore of getting my vision/eyes checked a delight. The staff is also always pleasant and customer-oriented.

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I was late but they were phenomenal about how they accommodated me. Highly recommended.

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Dr. Schneider was wonderful. I'll definitely be going back.

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Very thorough and knowledgeable

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Dr. Schneider is amazing! She takes time to answer questions and do all necessary tests/procedures. No one has made my eyes able to see so good, I’m a very high prescription and get the right contacts and glasses thanks to her!

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Excellent!

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Outstanding, prompt, thorough professional care— highly recommend!!

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It was awesome. She was so friendly and answered all of my questions.

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I’ve seen Dr Schneider before, she is awesome! Spends lots of time making sure your prescription is just right. Always available if there is something urgent. And a very nice person too! I highly recommend!

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Dr Schneider provides excellent eye care and really gets to know her patients and their individual needs.

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She takes her time. She is so accessible. I think she’s the best!

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loved Dr. Schneider! She was on time, thorough, and exuded a very relaxed vibe that put me at ease and I could connect with. Optica carries a very nice selection of frames you don't see elsewhere and the no-pressure salespeople are helpful and yet unobtrusive.

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Dr. Schneider is very knowledgeable and was wonderful throughout my eye exam. I couldn't ask for anything else.

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A fun eye exam.!!’

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Great, was a personal touch and not pushy

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Dr Schneider is fabulous.

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Dr. Schneider was amazing to say the least. Her personality made me feel more than comfortable and her professionalism made me feel confident that I chose the right office. I’ll be referring everyone to her office.

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My first visit with Dr. Schneider was in a bit of an emergency but she made the whole experience as painless as possible and was able to help me resolve the issue ASAP. Direct, thorough, and kind. What more could you ask for?

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Dr. Holly Schneider is a straight shooter! She was very thorough in her examination, clear and direct in her advice and instructions. I felt that I received very skilled, expert care.

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I loved Dr. Schneider! She had a great bedside manner, explained what she was doing throughout the appointment, and was very patient. She also was diligent in checking to make sure all the tests performed were covered by my insurance before she performed them. Highly recommend!

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Won't suggest this office for regular check up amd eye glasses. Please go if you have lot of money

More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Schneider was kind, intelligent, efficient, and respectful!

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Dr Schneider is great. She is warm, professional, and takes the time to explain issues and options. She was great with my twelve year old daughter as well. Highly recommend!!

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I went here to get new glasses. Dr. Schneider was very friendly and thoughtful. She made sure my insurance would cover the visit because I had other eye exams this year that she wanted to make sure hadn't used all my insurance. She was helpful also in her comments about frame choices. I would definitely recommend her.

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Dr. Schneider is an awesome doctor who listens to me and cares that I receive the best prescription possible for healthy eyes and Vision. I highly recommend Dr. Schneider.

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She is wonderful! SUPER personable, friendly and helpful! highly recommend

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Super responsive & knowledgeable - highly recommended!

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Dr. Schneider is always thoughtful and thorough, and explains what all the tests show her- and this office has all the high tech equipment! Front office staff are friendly and go above and beyond.

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Outstanding and I highly recommend

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Dr Schneider was very helpful with discussing my history and gave a thorough exam. She even helped me figure out what my insurance covered.

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Dr. Schneider is a kind, compassionate and knowledgeable optometrist. I have a complicated prescription for both contacts and eyeglasses she took the time necessary to insure I am comfortable in my prescription. I highly recommend Her

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My favorite optometrist ever

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The office is great! It was really easy to get an appointment. All of the staff were amazing! They helped me pick out glasses without being pushy. Everyone was very friendly and helpful! The only downside was I had to pay extra to use a machine to diolate my eyes. I did have the option to diolate my eyes and not pay extra. It just sucked to pay extra. Other then that small detail the place is amazing. I highly recommend

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Dr Schneider was great. She is very friendly but at the same time professional. Great experience over all. Highly recommend.

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Very friendly and informative

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Very kind and professional. Went beyond what she was required to do to answer questions I had.

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Very personable! The receptionist and Dr.Schneider were both very pleasant and made everything easy. I felt like Dr.Schneider took time to listen to my concerns and addressed each one of them. She explained the procedures she was performing and was very knowledgeable.

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I had a great visit with Dr. Schneider! She made me feel comfortable immediately and made sure I was making the right choices for my vision, taking the time to get my prescription correct.

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Dr. Schneider was very nice, easy to talk to and thorough. She explained everything clearly and thoughtfully. She gave me good advice on which products to use and how I should best take care of my eyes.

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New patient. Easy to set up appointment and was seen right away. Very knowledgeable and right on point

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Office had ample parking and although there were about 3 patients picking out glasses frames, I was given my paperwork to fill out and then sat for less than 3 minutes before I was taken into the back to begin various eye exams. Dr. Schneider is very personable and thorough, which wasn't surprising to me as she had personally responded to my appt scheduling with an email and quick questions about my insurance. There were quite a few people looking for frames (end of the year, probably using the last of their FSA like yours truly), but in short time I was helped by both an employee and Dr. Schneider herself as we tried out various frames and all agreed on the winner. It was a very enjoyable experience!

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Excellent visit - extremely professional and knowledgable

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She was extremely friendly and thoughtful, and she took her time to explain what she was doing and why she was doing it, which I truly appreciate. I will certainly be back to visit her the next time I need an eye appointment.

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Dr. Schneider was th best. Super friendly and smart.

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