The S.M.S. Optical Company

6 Sparrow Lane, Hauppauge, New York 11788


Tel / FAX: 631 265 1697        Email : Microscopes@SMSoptical.com 

Established in 1972, the S.M.S. Optical Company was originally called the "School Microscope Service". At that time we specialized exclusively in the sale and service of elementary and secondary school microscopes. Since that time our company has grown. Today our clients included colleges and universities, hospitals, doctors, industrial establishments and hobbyists throughout the World.

In our online "Microscope Store" you will find an interesting selection of Ken-A-Vision, Swift, and LW Scientific Microscopes and Accessories. All of the instruments presented have been carefully selected based upon their overall quality and value. Every instrument is offered at a discounted price and your unconditional satisfaction is guaranteed. If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase you can simply return the instrument in resalable condition as it was originally packaged and we will refund the full purchase price of the item (shipping and processing charges excluded). We do require however that your return request be made within 48 hours of receiving shipment and that you contact us prior to returning the item for return authorization. Please Note : One exception applies : All Swift Optical Instrunments require a 15% restocking fee on all returned items regardless of how soon they are returned. All other orders returned after the forty-eight hour period require a return authorization number and are subject to a twenty percent restocking fee - we only accept returns during the first thirty days upon delivery. Special orders including items that are not specifically on our website and foreign orders are nonrefundable. With the exception of approved Government Agencies and approved Educational Institutions all processed orders require payment within 30 days of delivery. A charge of 1.5% per month and/or a late charge of $25 per month will accrue on past due balances.

The S.M.S. Optical Company also offers a wide variety or both new and used microscopes and accessories that are not presented in our online "Microscope Store". Should you ever have the need for a specific item that is not presented or if you have a microscope related question - send us an Email message. It would our pleasure to be of assistance to you.

Finding the best microscope is difficult!

Please Note : Our On-line Store is primarily designed to process relatively small orders of 5 microscopes or less. If you are in need of larger quantities please contact us by Email for an accurate quotation. It would be our pleasure to offer you the best prices possible based upon available quantity discounts and accurate shipping and handling costs. Purchase Orders and Bid Requests are accepted from schools, hospitals and municipalities and should be Emailed, sent by postal mail or FAXED to our Hauppauge address.

On-line orders will only be taken within the United States ( Excluding - Alaska and Hawaii ). In addition orders will be accepted if sent directly to our Hauppauge address along with full payment by Money Order.

New York State residents must add 8.625% Sales Tax to the order unless a New York State Tax Exempt Form is on file with us prior to shipment of order.

All orders will be shipped by United Parcel or Fedex- Ground Service. If other arrangements are desired please contact us by Email




The S.M.S. Optical Company, 6 Sparrow Lane, Hauppauge, New York 11788

Tel / FAX: 631 265 1697        Email : Microscopes@SMSoptical.com