Suspended in chocolate-brown wooden cabinets with interior lighting, designer glasses look right at home in a boutique manned by a trusty staff. Vision exams and contact-lens fittings begin the process of selecting these exquisite pieces of eyewear, which are crafted by lab technician Danny, also an optician. Staffers help patients find the best eyewear for their lifestyle and personality, taking note of whether they play sports or play roles in a lot of '80s film shopping montages.
Ocular medical services are extensive, ranging from cosmetic lash-growing treatments to cataract evaluations and the healing of infections. Optometrist Dr. Rita Patel further manages ocular symptoms and emergencies.
Eco Cleaners and Lakeside Cleaners are each links in the same chain of environmentally friendly outfits that has dry-cleaned and laundered local garments since 1987 without leaving behind traces of toxic residue. The chain conducts all its stain-lifting and odor-eradicating procedures at a central hub in Dallas, and supplements cleaning services with alterations and wedding-dress preservation. Monday–Friday, a free pickup and delivery service cuts travel out of the equation, and express service can refresh apparel the same day patrons drop it off. In keeping with it’s eco-friendly philosophy, the cleaners recycle hangers that customers return, preventing them from collecting in the backs of closets and forming tumbleweeds that ensnare the family cat.
For nearly two decades, the family behind The Washouse has tended to the clothes and linens of SMU students and the Dallas community. Cleaners cater to the needs to clients with hand washing for delicates, pretreatment for spots and stains, detergents free of dyes and perfumes that can irritate sensitive skin, and air-drying on request. Speedy dry cleaning rounds out the roster of services.
Zoom Dry Cleaning's washing professionals send garments through a cleansing gamut that deodorizes and removes spots from clothes using eco-friendly methods. Patrons desiring same-day service can drop off duds by 9 a.m., giving staffers time to spruce up dry cleaning ($2.50–$2.75), and de-spot stained clothing and pet cheetahs before pickup at 5 p.m. The cleanery uses earth-amicable solvents and processes, helping to reduce its global footprint like a tribe of yetis after instituting a stilts-only policy.
At GreenClean DryCleaner, the staff cares as much for the environment as they do their customer’s clothes. They use an odor-free, 100% biodegradable solvent that’s safe for people and pets. It’s also safe on all fabrics and colors, whether applied to pants and dresses or drapes and bedspreads. Plastics and hangers also get recycled, and their dry-cleaning machines use a non-water cooler system to reduce water usage. In addition to dry cleaning, they offer laundry services and alterations.