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Christopher A Dowd OD, Optometrist

Christopher A Dowd OD


1 Lyons St Dedham MA, 02026


Dr. Christopher Dowd is an optometrist practicing in Dedham, MA. Dr. Dowd specializing in providing eye care services to patients. As an optometrist, Dr. Dowd performs eye exams, tests vision, corrects vision by prescribing eye glasses or contacts, detects certain eye disorders and manages and treats vision problems. Optometrists often work closely with ophthalmologists who may need to further treat patients with surgical procedures.

Education and Training

The New England College of Optometry Optometry

Provider Details



  • Boston VA Medical Center   

Christopher A Dowd OD's Practice location

Practice At 1 Lyons St

1 Lyons St -
Dedham, MA 02026
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New patients: 617-713-2664, 781-329-1400
Fax: 781-461-9325

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Turn right onto West Street (MA 135) 1485 ft
Continue straight onto Needham Avenue (MA 135) 1535 ft
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