Our Story

Our Story

Our Story

the team

Winchester Optical has been helping people better their vision in Winchester and throughout Massachusetts since 1958.

​​​​​​​Peg and Art Deering founded the practice with a single goal, to help and guide people to their optimal vision. The current owner, John Deering, son of Peg and Art, holds true to the original goal today.

As a family-owned and operated business, John Deering, on-site Optician, and son Joseph Deering, Optometrist, have dedicated their lives to ensuring Winchester Optical’s patients receive expert professional eyecare in a personal, one-on-one environment.

Dr. Joseph Deering, a graduate of New England College of Optometry, offers primary care services to patients, with a special interest in pediatric optometry. Dr. Deering is dedicated to making sure each patient discovers a clearer vision and the healthiest eyes possible.

Dr. Deering and his staff offer a wide variety of professional eyecare services, as well as a large selection of quality eyewear and contact lens options.

Winchester Optical strives to provide a comfortable, personalized experience and the best eyecare services available. Our office's service not only Winchester, but Burlington, Woburn, Lexington, Medford, Stoneham, Melrose, Arlington, Cambridge, and other surrounding areas.​​​​​​​

Call us today to make an appointment at (781) 214-3990 or request an appointment online.

​​​​​​​Meet the Team


Dr. John Deering

Licensed Optician, Contact Lens Specialist

  • President and Owner of Winchester Optical

  • Massachusetts Licensed in Opticianry-1978

  • Massachusetts Licensed in Contact Lenses-1978

  • Certified by the American Board of Opticianry

  • Advance Certified by the National Contact Lens Examiners

  • Certified instructor for Opticianry & Contact Lenses

  • Professor & Contact Lens Director at the Ben Franklin Institute of Technology, Boston MA

  • "Fellow" in the Contact Lens Society of America- 1990

  • "Honored Fellow" in the Contact Lens Society of America- 1995

  • President of the Contact Lens Society of America- 1997 thru 1999

  • Recipient of Opticians Association of Massachusetts Lifetime Achievement Award- 1998

  • Opticians Association of Massachusetts

  • Optician of the Year - 2008

  • National Academy of Opticians Beverly Myers Achievement Award

Dr. Joseph Deering


  • New England College of Optometry -2005

  • Optometrist at Winchester Optical Since 2009

Bob Wyman

Licensed optician​​​​​​​

  • Massachusetts Licensed in Opticianry- 1990

  • National Certified by the American Board of Opticianry

  • Member of the Opticians Association of Massachusetts

  • Optician at Winchester Optical since 1982

Eva Laboy

Licensed optician

  • Massachusetts Licensed in Opticianry- 2011

  • National Certified by the American Board of Opticianry

  • Member of hte Opticians Associations of Massachusetts

  • 12 yrs Experience as Frame Stylist & Ophthalmic Tech.

Helen Deering

Office Manager

  • Patient and very successful teacher of contact lens insertion and removal

  • Member of Winchester Optical staff since 1990

Matt Wyman​​​​​​​


Lilly Cheam​​​​​​​


Tirzah Deering​​​​​​​


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