Who We Are

concord opticalConcord Optical is an independent optical shop with a focus on your family. We are located at 80 Thoreau Street in the Depot area of Concord Massachusetts. We have two Opticians on staff as well as two apprentice Opticians and an Optometrist.

Concord Optical has been happily helping people see better since 1968! We love Concord and try to reflect Concord’s values in our business philosophy. We integrate new technology with old world business values. We greet each patient who comes through our door as a friend. Some we have known for years and some are new, but everyone always leaves as friends! We love helping see the beauty in our world!

How We Work

We believe every pair of glasses we design should enhance your vision, protect your vision and make you look and feel your best. We work with our patients and get to know them, so we can guide them to the frame and lens combination which will work best for their visual needs!

Enhance Your Vision

In order to provide you with the best vision possible, our staff attends conferences and education classes across the country. Before bringing in new products we do extensive research to ensure the product it up to our standards and yours! We live and work in a beautiful part of the world and we want to ensure your glasses enhance your experience!

Protect Your Vision

Protecting your vision is a vital part of what we do at Concord Optical. Sight is a precious gift and it can be taken away with even a minor accident. We believe by wearing the correct frame in the correct situation we can help you protect your vision. We strive to make you look good and also keep you safe! We are able to fit safety glasses for most sports and hobbies regardless of your prescription.

Looking Your Best

framesLooking good is always important. Our staff strives to stay on top of the latest trends and fashions in order to fit you with a pair of glasses that not only helps you see better but also makes you love the way you look! Our selection includes trendy frame styles through classic styles is full of the trendy frames down to classic to ensure we have the best frame for your style!

Educating Our Customers

Buying eyewear can be a very confusing and overwhelming challenge. At Concord Optical we try to simplify this process by educating you about the lenses available for your prescription. We explain why one option may be better than another, but ultimately let you make the decision based on the information you are provided.

Our History


John Nastasi Opens Concord Optical on Main Street Concord


George Bourque is hired


George Bourque purchases store from John Natassi


Joan H. is hired


Concord Optical moves from Main street to 115 B Thoreau Street


Trish M. begins work as an intern


Joan H. Retires


George Bourque Jr is hired


Concord Optical moves to its current location 80 Thoreau Street


George Sr. passes away


Lisa H. joins Concord Optical


George Jr's wife Lisa joins Concord Optical


Charles Leahy OD begins offering eye exams at Concord Optical


Dr. O'Shea joins Concord Optical

Meet Our Team

Due to the health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus, we will be open for scheduled appointments only. We ask that any patient experiencing flu-like symptoms refrain from coming to our office. Also, please stay at home if you have had any contact with a person confirmed or suspected of a COVID-19 infection. In these cases, please call us to reschedule your appointment. Thank you for your patience and understanding.