At Visual Eyes at Mizner Park and Real Eyes on Atlantic Avenue, licensed optometrist Aaron Evans oversees full-service optometry centers and an inventory of more than 1,500 designer frames from makers such as Gucci, Ray-Ban, and Chanel. The staff uses state-of-the-art technology, including the optomap retinal scan, to examine eyes. The optomap produces full-color, high-definition images of the retina without dilating the eye, which can help reduce blurriness and sensitivity to light after the exam. The doctors prescribe appropriate lenses such as single-vision, bifocal, or progressive, with available add-ons such as Transitions lenses or scratch-resistant coatings. They also stock more than 400 varieties of sunglasses, enough for a gang of 50 spiders protect their eyes and look uniquely cool at the same time.
Dr. Martin E. Burger of LASIK Specialist LLC tallies more than 69,000 successful LASIK procedures on an extensive resumé. Fully immersed in the realm of refractive surgery, Dr. Burger has been a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the International Society of Refractive Surgery, and the American Osteopathic Association. Many patients who depend on their sight for their livelihood––including pilots, commercial drivers, and seeing-eye dogs––have sought out Dr. Burger for their LASIK procedures, which can completely eradicate the need for glasses or contacts.
Started in 1961 by Dr. Stanley Pearle, the nationally recognized and trusted franchise now operates in nearly 800 company and franchise locations nationwide. The master visionaries at Pearle are well-trained in assisting all bespectacled beings, from casual librarians to picky, temperamental Cyclopes. Equip a corrective pair of Essentials frames ($99.95+), or slip on a pair of designer eye enhancers, such as those by Anne Klein and DKNY ($149.95+) or Versace ($205+). Single-vision lenses adjust a singular field of vision, and although prices and availability may vary by location, they usually start at around $120, whereas specialty PearleThin complete lenses ($315+) are lightweight heavyweights.
At Boca Family Eye Care, married couple Dr. Jonathan and Dr. Rachel Nebb put their collective experience and specializations in treating ocular disorders to good use shepherding clients towards clearer sight. During a comprehensive examination, one of these talented opticians will zero in on an exact prescription and check for hidden microvascular problems using a digital retinal camera, frequency-doubling tests, and eye charts. After the exam, knowledgeable staffers will then guide guests through the selection process for specialized contact lenses, prescription sunglasses, and eyeglass frames from brands such as Guess, Trussardi, Ray-Ban, and Charmant. In the in-house lab, expert technicians craft each lens to order with speed and precision, tackling orders from traditional eyewear to digital high-definition lenses.
Opened in 1985 by brothers with a shared love for surfing, Boca Surf and Sail has grown from its humble roots as an easygoing shop often festooned with a Gone Surfing sign to a dependable pit stop for land and water gear. The store radiates with a love of surf culture, from racks of Quiksilver apparel to Meyerhoffer boards suspended from the ceiling and staff plucked fresh from the sea. Aisle after aisle of surfwear, apparel, and gear helps seasplorers enjoy crashing waves or the sun's warm rays cascading across beaches dotted only with shells and sandcastle McMansions.