Maine Eye Center is northern New England's most comprehensive eye specialty practice. Our highly trained physicians and optometrists enjoy helping the people of our region see the world around them. We look forward to providing the care needed for your visual needs.
Our commitment to state of the art technology, clinical research and patient centered care is the cornerstone of our mission to the community. This website is designed to be used as a resource by our patients to gather information about our practice and our services. We gladly welcome calls to our office if you have questions that this site is unable to answer.
What is an Ophthalmologist?
An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor who specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of eye diseases or other conditions. Ophthalmologists also often provide routine vision care services such as prescribing eyeglasses and contact lenses. The training required to become an ophthalmologist includes at least four years of medical school (after undergraduate college); a one-year internship in general medicine, usually at a hospital; and a three-year residency in ophthalmology at an accredited teaching program.
What is an Optometrist?
Doctors of Optometry are health care providers that examine, diagnose and treat disorders of the eye and associated structures. Our optometrists provide comprehensive eye examinations; prescribe glasses, contact lenses and medications for eye conditions not requiring surgery. Optometric education generally consists of four years of undergraduate study and an additional four years of optometry school. Some optometrists complete post graduate residencies in special areas of interest. All optometrists must complete a multi part national board examination and practical skills assessment before becoming licensed.
Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Lowell Street Optical Shop:
Monday through Friday: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Monday through Friday: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Billing Department Hours:
Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Incoming Telephone Call Hours:
Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
If you have an eye emergency, call our main number anytime (207) 774-8277 or (800) 545-6066. If you have a life threatening or other medical emergency call 911 or choose to go directly to the emergency room at Maine Medical Center.
Maine Eye Center, located in Portland, Maine, welcomes you to our practice. If you are having an eye problem, if you are suffering from poor vision, or if you have diabetes and need regular assistance, we are here to help you. Please call our offices at *207-774-8277* with your eye care questions and we'll be happy to schedule an appointment.
Maine Eye Center's main office is is conveniently located off Interstate 295 on Congress Street in Portland. Our Stroudwater office is also located on Congress Street in Portland, about a mile and a half away from our main office. To get driving directions to either location, please click the link below.Driving Directions
Maine LASIK specialist Dr. Libby invites you to find out if you are a LASIK candidate. Maine Eye Center has a state of the art Laser Vision Correction facility. If you are seeking LASIK in Maine Dr. Libby uses the latest VISX LASIK technology. If you have been thinking about LASIK or laser eye surgery we will need to determine if you are a candidate. The only way to determine candidacy is through a comprehensive eye exam, however; please feel free to fill out our online self-candidacy test to start the process. Call us today to find out how this procedure can change your life. For further information on LASIK in Maine please contact us today.Take Our Online Test
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Maine Eye Center patients now have the opportunity to see better after cataract surgery with multi-focal, toric or accommodating lens implants. If you are interested in reducing or eliminating glasses after cataract surgery our doctors can help you select the lens implant that is best suited for your needs.Advancements in Cataract Surgery