Specializing in Low Vision & Blindness Products

The Carroll Store, located on the Carroll Center campus, specializes in providing low vision products, adaptive devices, and technology for the blind and visually impaired. You may purchase products online, over the phone or in-person. Don’t see an item you are looking for? Items not kept in stock may be special ordered if prepaid.

Notice: Please note The Carroll Store’s new summer hours of operation starting Monday, June 29, 2020. The Carroll Store will now be open three days a week (Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.)

COVID-19 Update: As part of a phased reopening plan, The Carroll Store has begun public visitation by appointment only (same day appointments available). Visitors must wear a face covering and should arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before the start of their scheduled appointment. The Carroll Store is also taking phone and online orders. Due to COVID-19, shipping on orders may be delayed. Please email store@carroll.org or call (617) 969-6200, extension 240 for any questions.

Optical Services

Our optical services specialize in low vision aids for children and adults who are visually impaired, which includes telescopes for distance vision, prism lenses, magnifiers for near vision, as well as electronic aids. Our high-quality lenses are available in all prescriptions and highly customizable. From lenses that turn into sunglasses with UV or glare protection, to goggles for sports as well as a great selection of fit-over and polarized sunglasses. Optical services are available by appointment only. Please call to schedule an appointment today.

Leasing Options

Not ready to buy a video magnifier? We have many leasing options on a wide-variety of desktop and portable video magnifiers. Leasing costs range from $25 to $60 per month. Visit or call for the latest inventory.

Please call to make an appointment: 617-969-6200 ext 240

Hours of Operation

Mondays: CLOSED
Tuesdays: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesdays: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Thursdays: CLOSED
Fridays: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Saturdays: By Appointment Only

Available Payment Options

You can pay for mail orders or in-store purchases by cash, check, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or Discover; Online orders accept PayPal and all major credit cards. We also have gift certificates available in amounts of $10, $25 and $50!