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Comprehensive Eye Care for the Hudson Valley Community

At Dutchess Optometry, we're more than just eye care professionals; we're your dedicated partners in maintaining and enhancing your vision. Established in 1892, our practice proudly serves New York's central and north Dutchess County, blending historic commitment with modern optometry innovations.

Poughkeepsie: 845-471-3650
Red Hook: 845-758-8818

Our comprehensive eye exams are tailored to assess and protect your sight.


Discover the perfect blend of style and function with our diverse range of high-quality designer eyeglasses.


Experience comfort and clarity with our precision-fitted contact lenses for all lifestyles.

Personalized Vision Care from Our Dedicated Optometrists

Dutchess Optometry is your trusted local eye care provider with two convenient locations in Poughkeepsie and Red Hook. Our skilled optometrists offer warm, personalized care rooted in our long history since 1892.

We provide cutting-edge eye exams and a range of services, including pediatric and dry eye care. Our services are enhanced by the latest technology, such as corneal mapping and retinal imaging. Additionally, we offer emergency eye care assistance, low vision rehabilitation, and a wide selection of designer eyewear.

Our friendly and professional staff are dedicated to ensuring your comfort during every visit. We are committed to providing you and your family with high-quality vision care that is tailored to your lifestyle.

Explore Our Frame and Contact Lens Collections

Our optical dispensary features a hand-picked collection of quality designer frames to match your style. With contemporary brands and classics, our licensed opticians can help you find the perfect fit tailored to your needs. We also provide custom soft contact lens fittings, using the latest mapping technology to ensure vision clarity and comfort. Our compassionate team has experience fitting those with complex prescriptions, from versatile disposables to specialty lenses. With a wide selection and personalized guidance, we make enhancing your vision an enjoyable, hassle-free experience.

We Use State-of-the-Art Technology for Enhanced Patient Outcomes

Dutchess Optometry uses advanced diagnostic technology to assess vision quality and eye health. This includes corneal mapping, high-resolution retinal imaging, and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) scans. Our cutting-edge advancements lead to improved results, giving our patients confidence in their eye care.

Poughkeepsie: 845-471-3650
Red Hook: 845-758-8818
Female Eye Exam

Our complete eye exams thoroughly evaluate your vision and ocular health to safeguard your sight. Personalized to your needs, we carefully inspect for early signs of disease, tracking changes over time.

Young Kid Eye Exam

Trust us to care for your child's vision with our pediatric eye services. We provide a friendly, nurturing environment for the youngest of eyes, ensuring their visual development is on the right track.

Elder Female Eye Test

When facing an eye emergency, turn to our skilled team for compassionate care. We provide prompt diagnosis and treatment for a range of conditions, from eye injuries to infections. Trust us when every minute matters.

Senior woman, eye exam and optometrist with medical eyes test at doctor consultation

At Dutchess Optometry, we're equipped with the latest in eye care technology, ensuring accurate diagnoses and advanced treatments.

Tired mature man feeling pain eye strain, rubbing dry irritated eyes, fatigued from computer work, sitting in office

We blend cutting-edge technology with expert eye care to offer comprehensive treatment for dry eye disease. Our approach involves a detailed diagnosis to understand the root causes, including aging, hormonal changes, environmental factors, and health conditions like diabetes.

Little boy undergoing eye test in clinic

Myopia is commonly diagnosed in childhood and can worsen over time, increasing the risk of more severe sight conditions later in life.

Eye Disease Management

Trust our experienced optometrists to diagnose and monitor complex eye diseases. We provide customized treatment plans using advanced retinal imaging for conditions such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration. Our patient-first approach emphasizes early intervention, lifestyle adaptation, and the latest innovations to preserve your vision. We are dedicated to helping you understand and proactively manage your ocular health.

What Our Patients Have To Say

Meet Our Caring & Knowledgeable Team

The Dutchess Optometry team provides compassionate care rooted in individual attention. Our skilled optometrists and staff take the time to understand your lifestyle and needs. They explain conditions and treatments with patience. We educate patients of all ages on how to nurture long-term ocular wellness. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff aim to make every visit as comfortable as possible. We take a collaborative approach, listening carefully and customizing recommendations to make you feel confident and well-cared for.

Dr. Tracy Sheedy
Dr. Elisabeth Lappan

Insurance at Dutchess Optometry

Making eye care affordable is essential to us, which is why we accept a wide range of insurance plans. We will help you navigate your insurance coverage so you can maximize your benefits.

OUR POUGHKEEPSIE OFFICE HAS OFFICIALLY MOVED!! Our new address is 17 Anya Court, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. For directions, click on HOURS & LOCATIONS.