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At Babcock Eye Care, Dr. Joseph and Taylor Babcock and our entire Portsmouth optometry team are committed to providing advanced vision care in a professional and comfortable environment. As an optometrist in Portsmouth, our primary eye care service includes a complete eye exam that analyzes eye health and vision function. In addition to eye exams and vision testing, Dr. Babcock and our team of optometry professionals provide testing for glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration. Our Portsmouth optometrist also offers glasses, contact lenses, and pre- and post-operative care.

Prescription Glasses

Our modern dispensary offers hundreds of optical and sunglass frame styles. We also offer specialty eyewear options, including: protective polycarbonate eyewear, scratch-resistant lenses, sports eyewear, and No Line™ progressive lenses.

Eye Exams

All exams begin with a comprehensive eye examination and continue with the diagnosis, treatment, and management of a vast number of ocular conditions. Some of these include: glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, dry eye, ocular allergies, refractive diseases, nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, lazy eye, and eye muscle problems.

Contact Lenses

We carry a wide variety of contact lenses, including: soft lenses, gas permeable, scleral fittings, multi-focal Lenses, disposable Lenses, extended wear, colored Lenses, and astigmatic lenses.

Eye Exams

Dr. Babcock and the Babcock Eye Care team take even routine eye exams very seriously. During a yearly or bi-yearly examination, our Portsmouth patients will receive a patient history review, a series of vision and eye tests, assessments of eye focusing and movement, and an eye health evaluation. Our optometrist will discuss any additional testing that may be required to diagnose an eye disease or condition. Call us a today at 740-353-2191 to schedule an appointment.

Contact Lenses

Not sure that glasses are for you? Ask our Portsmouth staff about contact Lenses. Advances in the field of optometry have produced a variety of different types of contact lenses with a range of benefits. Rigid gas-permeable (RGP), daily-wear soft, extended-wear, extended-wear disposable, and planned replacement are the various types of contact lens options available today. Our Portsmouth optometrist will discuss the various options with you to determine which type will best fit your needs and lifestyle. Schedule your examination today by calling 740-353-2191. There are many advantages to consider when determining if contact lenses are right for you and our knowledgeable staff is here to answer any questions.


Laser assisted in situ keratomileusis, commonly referred to as LASIK, is a corrective alternative to glasses or contact lenses. Like glasses or contact lenses, LASIK is a method for treating refractive conditions including nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism. At Babcock Eye Care, Dr. Babcock provides pre- and post-operative exams for LASIK and other eye procedures. Call 740-353-2191 today to schedule an examination to see whether you are a candidate for LASIK.


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Babcock Eye Care


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8:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 1:00 pm


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  • "Great staff. Hospitality is wonderful... everyone was very friendly. Dr. T. Babcock was great. Took very good care of my eyes. Any questions or concernes I had, he addressed them perfectly. Thank you for great service!!!"
    Kayla C. - Portsmouth, OH