Vision Source Philadelphia’s network of boutiques and optometrists’ offices protects patients’ vision with exams and eyewear. Each location’s optical experts care for eyesight with treatments such as laser vision correction, glaucoma diagnoses, and emergency care, as well as assessing prescriptions. Then, galleries grace nose-bridges with frames from brands such as Ted Baker, Gucci, Dior, and Armani.
In the words of the late Dr. Daniel Messinger, whose daughter and granddaughter now helm Philadelphia Eyeglass Labs, “We’ve been doing this for 100 years—we must be doing something right.” Overseen by the fourth and fifth generation of family that founded the company in 1888, the sense of history carries over into its opticians’ daily practice—they’ve been seeing many of their clients for decades, and bestow fast emergency services upon them whenever a client damages a lens or tries to stretch their frames to fit a family portrait inside. The personalized attention heaped upon each customer shines through in the services provided, which include technicians that grind and surface all lenses on-site in the flagship location’s lab, often fitting them into frames for next-day pick-up.
Skippack Eye Care's optometry experts stylishly festoon faces with designer brands that abolish blurry vision and enhance ocular allure. Frames from illustrious designers such as Prada, BCBG, and Banana Republic give eyes a more opulent outlook than trimming them with tinsel ($199+), and expertly formed lenses transform fuzzy images into crisp works of art ($65+). Frame fiends can find prescription or standard sunglasses from Ray-Ban and more to defend retinas from the sun's retina-tanning rays. In case of inadvertent skull growth or Three Stooges rehearsals, every eyeglass purchase comes with complimentary repairs and adjustments.
Founded in 1914, the original New York City location of Sterling Optical doled out frames amid the Ford Model Ts and paperboys that swarmed the city's financial district. The original band of eyesight experts weathered years of economic depression by impressing customers with speedy, full-service vision care, later launching a second store near Washington, DC. Today, a century of steady franchise expansion has given rise to almost 200 store locations in 23 states. Most locations continue the tradition of offering one-stop optical services, giving customers access to exams and onsite labs that manufacture glasses in one hour. The spectacle provider has been named one of the nation's leading franchises by Entrepreneur magazine.
Our comprehensive eye examinations evaluate your eyes, both inside and out, for any potential disorders or diseases. Your visual skills and abilities are carefully evaluated and appropriate treatment is prescribed - whether it's medication, lenses or low vision rehabilitation.
During each ophthalmological exam, Dr. Heather Ford will prescribe vision-correcting lenses and analyze eye health of her patients, who range from infants to seniors. After the 30- to 60-minute examination, eyeballs can peruse Glasses Outlet's extensive selection of stylish spectacles ($119+) and customers can check out their faces' compatibility with the available frames, whether their face shape is like a triangle, a heart, or an exploding supernova star. Once frames are matched with lenses such as the Varilux Comfort invisible bifocal plastic lenses ($180/pair) or single-vision plastic lenses with anti-scratch coating ($80/pair), they should be ready for pickup in 7–10 business days.