Nearsightedness impairs one’s ability to drive, read, and make the crucial distinction between truth serum and chocolate milk. Guard your secrets with today’s Groupon: for $50, you get $200 worth of glasses at M J Optical in Jackson Heights. Choose from the 84-02 Roosevelt Ave., the 35-59 82nd St., or the 79-04 37th Ave. locations.
M J Optical sharpens vision with an array of optical services and fashionable eyewear. Customers can peruse the oasis of sleek shelves, which are speckled with brand names including Emporio Armani, D&G, A/X, Ray-Ban, and more. Outfit your noggin with a new pair of peeper protectors such as the red-framed DC 39 glasses, boasting a plastic structure dotted in a modern metal design ($69), or the thin metal frame of VP 102 ($79.99), which provides a quick costume change for shy superheroes and undercover prom queens.
Along with an array of eyewear, M J Optical soothes squinting eyes by crafting sturdy lenses with Lex 1000 Lens Edger technology, a trade backed by M&J Optical's extensive experience constructing eyewear for local optical centers. The trained lens cutters can craft most lenses in about 40 minutes, be they single-vision lenses ($69), bifocals ($69), no-line bifocals ($99), or prescription glasses with custom tints to provide optimal outdoor viewing of sunbathing sasquatches.
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The gears of the Lex 1000 lens edger begin to churn inside M J Optical’s in-house lab. Using specifications from eye exams and rounds of Would You Rather?, the shop’s staff can use the machine to shape everything from standard lenses to custom-tinted progressive rounds in about 40 minutes. These freshly minted lenses find fashionable homes in frames from designers such as Armani Exchange, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, and Ray-Ban.