Optix ensures both ocular health and stylish eyes by doling out exams and designer frames in equal measure. Men, women, and kids can find styles that suit their faces and budgets, choosing from a wide range of prescription glasses and sunglasses. Optix saves contact-wearing clients from trekking outdoors and possibly encountering a wild, nearsighted animal by delivering contacts directly to homes via its Lensmail service.
For more than 30 years, Focus Optical Labs has been outfitting faces with stylish yet practical frames from brands such as Versace and Oakley. A licensed doctor is available to perform eye exams, eager to spot out astigmatism or display a favorite collection of letter charts. Prescriptions can then be used to create sight-specific glasses or contact lenses, both of which are fitted on-site. Additionally, Focus Optical Labs provides hearing exams within a specially constructed soundproof booth, and can immediately correct impairments with a range of hearing aids.
North York Vision Centre equips faces with designer eyeglasses, helping patrons to see clearly while maintaining their stylistic integrity. To this end, the centre crafts coated and polarized lenses custom-made for individual prescriptions and for special needs such as glare deflection and eye containment. Additionally, the Centre sells frames from designer brands.
MezmerEyes Optical's elegant glass-and-dark-wood interior houses a handsome assembly of designer eyeglass and sunglass frames, welcoming new collections into its illuminated display cases each month. A full time eye-care staff—which includes an optician, an optometrist, and a professional eye-roll choreographer—helps customers determine which upscale lens-huggers best flatter individual face shapes and personal styles. Peruse a medley of chic Italian-made eyeglasses and sunglasses frames ($200+) such as Hugo Boss, Coach, and Burberry or let posh-minded peepers strut ocular catwalks in high-end frames that include Gucci, Christian Dior, Fendi, and Tom Ford ($300+). The shop is also an authorized dealer of Tom Ford and Roberto Cavalli eye fashions as well as sturdy ic! berlin frames famous for being unbreakable even amid the most vigorous bifocal jousts ($400+). Though not included in this Groupon, full eye exams may be scheduled with an on-site optometrist.
It was Scott Catton?s father who opened the first two-for-one optical store in Ontario in 1989. It was called Wholesale Vision, and the glasses sold there were crafted at the lens-manufacturing facility onsite. The company may have changed its name to iVision in 2000, and it may have a new president?Scott?but it still offers two-for-one specs, perfect for those who misplace things or for for people like Superman, who need to completely change their identity in a hurry. iVision also still manufactures all of its lenses in-house. These lenses go on to fill regular frames as well as frames from designer brands such as Ray-Ban, Hugo Boss, Prada, and Gucci.
Subscribing to one of Coco Chanel’s credos, “fashion is not something that exists in dresses only,” the ocular experts in charge of Eyestar Optical outfit their display racks with glasses that aren’t just functional, but also stylish. While available brands vary by location, many frames come from high-end designers such as Gucci, Prada, and Tom Ford, which can subtly complement elegant outfits or add dramatic flair to overall looks. In addition to boosting fashion cred, select locations offer eye exams to suss out any current or impending eye-related maladies, as well as contact-lens fittings for those uninterested in wearing glasses or welding together two monocles.