Call Us Today

We appreciate your trust in our ability to serve you and your family. In thanks, you will receive:

20% courtesy on additional eyewear. Contact lens patients receive 10% off eyewear. Senior Citizens’ discount.

Welcome to Family Eye Health & Contact Lens Center of Lewsiton, ME

Family Eye and Health & Contact Lens Center is home to Dr. Reginald Mailhot, a board-certified optometrist who was the first optometrist in the state of Maine to treat glaucoma independently. Dr. Mailhot has assembled a team of friendly and professional staff to guide and care for you throughout your visit. Your health and comfort are our number one priority!

.

More About Dr. Mailhot

Dr. Mailhot is an optometrist in Lewiston, ME and is board certified by the American Board of Optometry. He received his Doctor of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry. Not only was he Maine’s first optometrist to independently treat glaucoma, Dr. Mailhot is currently serving on the glaucoma subcommittee of the State Board of Optometry.

Services Offered

 The Family Eye and Health & Contact Lens Center offers a range of eye care services such as:

  • Comprehensive eye examinations and vision screenings
  • Custom contact lens fitting for the highest level of comfort
  • High-quality and stylish eyeglasses
  • Warranty on all glasses at no charge to you
  • Pre and post-operative LASIK exams
  • Emergency eye appointments for eye injuries, conjunctivitis, and other injuries to the eye
  • Senior Citizens’ discount

Payment Options

Cost should not stand between you and quality care for your eyes. Family Eye Health & Contact Lens Center accepts a wide variety of payment types and will discuss financing options before your visit if requested. We accept:

  • Cash
  • Check or credit/debit cards
  • Care Credit
  • Vision Insurance (insurances may require a copay. Call our office at 207-782-9501 for more info)
  • Employee provided Flexible Spending Accounts (supplemental insurance savings plans which may also be referred to as a "cafeteria plan")

Additionally, check out our Incentive Programs for special offers.

We Take Care of Our Patients

The staff at the Family Eye Health & Contact Lens Center are constantly looking out for their patients. The Center offers added benefits such as:

  • A free in-office trial for contact lenses
  • Contact lens success is guaranteed
  • The opportunity to earn big savings through their referral program, Share-The-Care
  • Multiple pair price reductions
  • One-time warranty comes standard for all eyeglasses
  • OSHA approved prescription safety glasses at affordable prices
  • Gift certificates are available

Make an Appointment to See the Best Optometrist in Lewiston ME Today

Dr. Mailhot and the staff at Family Eye Health and Contact Lens Center would love to meet with you and discuss any concerns you have about your vision and answer any questions you might have about treatment options. We will do our best to work with your schedule and we offer online new patient forms for your convenience in the new patient center area of our website. 

Dr. Reginald Mailhot
Lewiston Optometrist | Family Eye Health & Contact Lens Center | 207-782-9501

220 Sabattus St
Lewiston, ME 04240


Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-4:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

 


  • Meet The Optometrist

    Dr. Mailhot is an Optometrist in Lewiston providing complete eye care services for the surrounding communities.

    Read More

Community

Community Content

Testimonial

Review From Our Satisfied Patient

  • "Dr Mailhot was very informative and knowledgeable. The entire staff was exceptional."
    - Paul B. / Lewiston, ME

Featured Articles

Read up on informative topics

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Why do I need to see an eye care provider? Many “silent” diseases, such as glaucoma and diabetes, can only be detected through regular eye exams. When these conditions are discovered earlier rather than later, they become easier to treat or manage, allowing for better long-term preservation of eyesight. ...

    Read More
  • Pediatric Ophthlamology

    Ophthalmology addresses the physiology, anatomy and diseases of the eyes. Pediatric ophthalmology focuses on the eyes of children. Pediatric ophthalmologists examine children’s eyes to see if they need corrective lenses or other treatments to improve their vision. Training for Pediatric Ophthalmologists Pediatric ...

    Read More
  • Allergies

    Caused by the same irritants as hay fever, runny nose, coughing, and sneezing, eye allergies commonly affect those who suffer from other allergy symptoms. Not only do eye allergies cause discomfort, but they can also interfere with daily activities. Eye Allergy Causes Medically referred to as allergic ...

    Read More
  • Learning-Related Vision Problems

    Learning disabilities may include dyslexia, math disorder, writing disorder, auditory processing deficits, or visual processing deficits. Although each child with a learning disability is unique, many also have associated visual problems. Addressing these vision disorders may alleviate some symptoms ...

    Read More
  • UV Radiation and Your Eyes

    Optometry warnings about the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation on our eyes have not yet reached the degree of public awareness of that of skin damage. Yet, the sun can be just as damaging upon our eyes with unprotected exposure. Short-term exposure to very bright sunlight can result in a type ...

    Read More
  • How To Protect Your Eyes While Wearing Halloween-Themed Contact Lenses

    Spooky novelty contact lenses can make your Halloween costume even scarier, but are they safe? ...

    Read More
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy

    Fuchs' dystrophy (pronounced fooks DIS-truh-fee) is an eye disease characterized by degenerative changes to the cornea’s innermost layer of cells. The cause for Fuchs' dystrophy is not fully understood. If your mother or father has the disease, then there is roughly a 50 percent chance that you will ...

    Read More
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    One of the leading causes of vision loss in people who are age 50 or older is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This common eye condition leads to damage of a small spot near the center of the retina called the macula. The macula provides us with the ability to clearly see objects that are straight ...

    Read More
  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

    Read More
  • Presbyopia

    Somewhere around the age of 40, most people’s eyes lose the ability to focus on close-up objects. This condition is called presbyopia. You may start holding reading material farther away, because it is blurry up close. Reading suddenly gives you eyestrain. You might wonder when manufacturers started ...

    Read More

Newsletter Signup

Sign up for more articles