Please help us welcome our newest doctor, John Bona.  Dr. Leon Remis is pleased to announce that Dr. John M. Bona has recently joined the practice.  Dr. Bona has more than 25 years’ experience with examination, diagnosis and treatment of visual disorders.  He also has vast knowledge and experience in prescribing glasses and contact lenses for clients.


Dr. Bona received his Doctor of Optometry in 1991 from the New England College of Optometry.  Prior to joining Remis’ practice, Dr. Bona was the owner of Custom EyeCare in Vinnin square for 20 years. “I am honored to join Dr. Remis and his staff,” said Bona, “new and former patients are welcome.”




Please join Laurie Werle as she presents a complimentary seminar about Vision Loss.  Ms. Werle coordinates the peer support groups program in over 36 communities for the Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MABVI). The organization serves people with all aspects of vision loss around the state.

Legally blind since her early teens, Laurie is passionate about her work promoting confident living with sight loss and maintaining an independent quality of life.  With her warmth, sense of humor, compassion and vast knowledge, the afternoon promises to be an insightful presentation.

Please join Laurie as she shares her wealth of knowledge and experience with you, encouraging others to thrive in the non-sighted world.  This seminar will take place at our office at 1 Widger Road, Suite 108, in Marblehead.  Light refreshments will be served.

This seminar is open to the community.  Please kindly respond as space is limited to 781-631-8300 to drleonremis@gmail.com.

Dr. Remis attends the American Academy of Ophthalmology Conference in November 2015

Dr. Remis attended the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) conference in Las Vega, Nevada, November 13-17 2015.  The AAO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Dr. Remis attended courses in Glaucoma Subspecialty, Complex Cataract Surgery, and OCT for Retina among other courses.

Dr. Remis Receives 2015 Surgical Award for Excellence

Dr. Remis received the 2015 Surgical Services Excellence Award

Swampscott resident and Marblehead Ophthalmologist Dr. Leon Remis has been named a recipient of the Surgical Services Excellence Award from the North Shore Medical Center.

Dr. Remis has been practicing in Marblehead for the past 30 years and actively cares for hundreds of patients from all over the North Shore.

“I am honored and humbled to be recognized by such an outstanding organizations as the North Shore Medical Center and its Department of Surgery,” said Dr. Remis.

The Surgical Services Excellence awards is an annual event at which NSMC recognizes the best of the best – as voted by peers in the healthcare industry.  Among the criteria for award honorees include compassion, empathy and kindness; putting patients needs first; bring respectful of patients, families, trainees and other caregivers; taking full responsibility for patients; using evidence-based care and working collaboratively and communicating well with others.