Hagerstown optometry center seeing Eye to Eye with patients

New Business Spotlight

February 12, 2012
  • Drs. Beverly and Steven Chado own Eye to Eye Optical at 91 Eastern Blvd., Suite 91, in Hagerstown.
By Ric Dugan, Staff Photographer

Name of business: Eye to Eye Optical

Owners: Drs. Beverly and Steven Chado

Address: 91 Eastern Blvd., Suite 91, Hagerstown

Opening date: Nov. 28, 2011

Products and services: Optometry services, comprehensive eye exams, retail eyeglasses, sunglasses, contact lenses, accessories and on-site lab

Previous business experience: Dr. Beverly Chado started Eye to Eye in Germantown, Md., in 1989, and has worked there since. In 2005, Eye to Eye opened a location in Frederick, Md., where Drs. Beverly and  Steven Chado work. Then Eye to Eye opened in Hagerstown. Steven Chado began his career at Allegany Optical in Valley Mall in 1983. In 1992, he formed Family Optometric Associates P.C. and leased space in the Hagerstown Walmart. While working there, he opened locations in Walmarts in Chesapeake, Va., Fredericksburg, Va., Hanover, Pa., and Chambersburg, Pa.; at the Norfolk, Va., Naval station; Bethesda (Md.) Navy Exchange; and Fort Belvoir, Va. In 1994, Steven Chado was certified by the International Board of Examiners in Optometry for the treatment and management of ocular disease. In 2008, he was certified by the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association for ocular therapeutic injection. Steven Chado is credentialed through the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, and holds licenses in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Alaska.


Number of employees: Three

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone number: 240-347-4870



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