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957 Watertown Street, Newton, MA, 02465
65 Harrison Aven, Suite 403, Boston, MA, 02111

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Dr. Zhu received his Dr. of Optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry. Before that, he was an Instructor at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Zhu also holds an PhD degree in Physiology from the University of Wisconsin Medical School at Madison. Dr. Zhu graduated from Peking University in China before he came to the United States.

Dr. Zhu's top areas of expertise are in pediatric optometry and Contact lenses. He received his pediatric optometry training in the Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology at the New England Medical Center and also New England Eye Institute at Perkins School for The Blind. His Contact lenses training was completed in the New England Eye Institute. Dr. Zhu has been working as an independent Doctor of Optometry in National Vision Inc. before he started his own private practice in Newton and Marlborough.

Dr. Zhu has enjoyed becoming a part of the community of Newton and Marlborough and looks forward to continuing to serve the residents in these two towns and their neibourghood areas.

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First visit to his office. was impressed with receptionist very professional. The Doctor was everything his web sight projected. I have twice referred others to his office today. Will absolutely continue to use him for any future eyecare. regards mark f.

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The wait is normal. The tests we did seems pretty simple, not comprehensive or detailed at all. I went there for an annual eye check. Not sure if the annual check only includes Slit Lamp Exam, The Glaucoma Test, Visual Acuity Tests, and Refraction by default at this facility. I did similar annual check somewhere else and it had much more tests.

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My eye appointment with Dr. Zhu was great. I was seen right at the time of my appointment and he was extremely professional. Overall, seeing him was a wonderful experience and I would recommend him to everyone.

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Dr. Zhu is very friendly and patient to my kid. Definite a recommended eye doctor to friends and family.!

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Dr.Zhu was very professional. He saw me right away, and i felt my optical healtg was looked after.

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He was great. I have no words. He seems to be quick on his job I like that!

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very Diligent,

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The office was quite creepy and smelled strange.

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Eye Exam, was shorter than 15 min. all questions were not fully answered. I had to call the Dr. later for further follow and was told Glasses would help. But I don't need them?

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He was amazing, easy to understand, and not pressed when I was a little late showing up. His process was quick and smooth and he got me the best eye care his office has. Thank you so much Dr. Zhu

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I kept asking the doctor question about a sensation I had in my eye, and he basically ignored me and provided no answer.

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Great dr. With a great personality help me and my girlfriend off today in less then an hour.

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Dr. Zhu is nice, patient and concerned. I'll recommend him to friends.

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Very easy to work with , provides great advice - my prescription has slightly worsened but he agreed that if I was comfortable with my vision currently, no need to change the prescription at all and that saved me the trouble of paying for the prescription fee and having to reorder lenses when I really didn't need them. A good overall.

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Dr. Zhu was very nice and knew what he was doing. My negative experience is related to how the practice is run. Apparently Dr. Zhu splits his time between two offices on opposite sides of town, and is only at the Newton location a couple of days per week at specific hours. I ordered trial lenses, and after calling a week later, was told they were not there yet. I called multiple times the following week but the number on the website and prescription was disconnected. So, after no contact for that week, I gave up and went to another eye doctor due to needing new glasses and contact. Very disappointed, especially since I paid out of pocket.

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He's awesome!!

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Was a great experience very professional , was seen to right away

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I lost my time for nothing, I feel very unsatisfy

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Medically speaking, everything was great. Personally, I thought the place needed updating and that the selection of frames were extremely outdated. There were posters for PRADA eyewear, however the must "luxurious" brand there was Nautica!!

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Great

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Due to random walk-ins, I had to wait 15 minutes past the time of my appointment to be seen, and I was the first appointment of the day. Doctor is very polite and professional but I couldn't help but feel a bit rushed. At the time of my exam there were several people behind me waiting to see the doctor. The office itself has a very disorganized feel to it. The receptionist doesn't seem like she has a clue how to do her job, and continuously asks the doctor to help her. I witnessed 3 people come in to pick up glasses or contacts and in each case she wasn't able to assist them on her own. There also is an insufficient number of chairs i the waiting room. I had to stand and wait to be called back in after the doctor dilated my eyes.

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Very pleasant experience overall. He was patient and unassuming.

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Absolutely terrible!!!

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I like going to Dr. Zhu because he does a thorough job and always explains exactly how much things will cost beforehand.

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A pleasant experience and great profesionalismo

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Very nice and helpful. Serve patients in a very caring manner. It was refreshing to be treated by a doctor who actually acted like one.

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Dr. Zhu was fantastic - I was in and out in 15 with an eye exam and a prescription to treat my eye allergies!

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Dr. Zhu was professional and easy to talk to. His staff was courteous and efficient. I didn't have to wait and felt like I a received complete exam.

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Good, timely, efficient

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Really great! I'm not sure if he's the most specialized or knowledgable, but he was very helpful and professional for a standard eye visit.

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Dr. Xinsheng Zhu was very professional, timely and courteous . He answered all my questions to my satisfaction. I appreciate the fact that he was not trying to push for me to make any unnecessary purchases.

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Very professional felt very welcomed and explained everything in detail.

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Fantastic! Dr. Zhu really knows his stuff! The prescription glasses are not too shabby. And after the visit, I found that my glasses will be ready in 2 or 3 weeks. What amazes me, though, is that I don't pay anything because I got MassHealth! I was shocked to find that out. As for the appointment, it was quick and effective. As soon as I walked to the office, Dr. Zhu was already ready for the eye exam! We got the exam done right away, and he was superb! I would definitely recommend anybody who needs glasses. Very well done. Period.

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Great bedside manner. Very thorough, polite and professional.

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I religiously booked my appointment through zocdoc.com, only to find out that I had to wait till walk-ins were first taken care of by the doctor. My spot was taken because the walk-ins "needed only a few minutes." I am not impressed at all by the poor office management and the messy environment.

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Professional and efficient

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It was the first visit for my son. We both felt very comfortable and welcomed at the visit.

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My offspring and I had appointments, back to back. Doctor Zhu and his receptionist are unpretentious, knowlegeable, and just really nice. There was no wait and they took the time to help us with all of our requests and concerns. I highly recommend and we will go back!

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Very Professional. To the point. He explained me everything in detail. I was in and out within 30 minutes . Would highly recommend.

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