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Suburban Opticians' amicable eyewear experts outfit oculars with stylish frames from brands such as Silhouette, ProDesign, and Converse. Select face-flattering Hoya frames to adorn nose bridges, or opt for an Adidas pair to help channel laser vision during sporting events ($99–$349+; $199 minimum frame purchase). Clients can choose to inset frames with single-vision lenses ($99–$399), boost vision with dual-duty bifocals ($199–$399), or opt for the gradient of strength in progressive lenses ($249–$599). Suburban Opticians staff faithfully frost all lenses in complimentary nonglare coating, helping wearers maintain vision while lingering in bright sunlight or chatting with a spotlight over coffee.
Over the years, the expert vision gurus at Suburban Opticians, including co-owners Pamela and Melissa, have outfitted clients with lenses and more than 2,000 frames by designers such as Adidas, Ray-Ban, Silhouette, Versace, and Juicy Couture. An onsite optical lab enables the team to assemble individualized frames with single-vision lenses or bifocals. Their additional services include specialty adjustments, such as progressive lenses designed for smaller frames, and custom rhinestone settings. Taking an active role in the community, Suburban Opticians donates to several nonprofit organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Emergency Food Network, and the Tacoma Rescue Mission.