Wearing spectacles makes a person look more educated than someone toting 32 volumes of Encyclopedia Britannica on their head. Lessen the strain on eyes and noggins with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $100 worth of eyewear at Optical Alternatives on Black Rock Turnpike.
Optical Alternatives bedazzles sight organs with more than 1,200 frames that range from $99 to $999. Adorn neck toppers with designs from more than 13 countries, including France, Turkey, Germany, and Israel, and choose from several brands such as Nike Vision, Coach, and Gucci. Sport a pulchritudinous pair from the Reptile line (averaging $225) or Intrigue Fate specs ($265), and sportier spec-wearers can try pairs by Bolle or Columbia ($99). In addition to cutting all their own lenses, Optical Alternatives makes all glasses, monocles, and frames with moustaches attached on-premises to ensure quality and comfortable fits for all facial façades.
- Optical Alternatives offers prescription eyewear, prescription sunglasses and non-prescription sunglasses. The store features classic conservative styles to fashion-forward frames. – Rita Papazian, Westport News
- Bemus, who also carries designers including Gucci, Coach and Serengeti, said his store strives to offer the best value, quality and a selection of frames that may not be found at other stores. – Makayla Silva, Fairfield Citizen
Optical Alternatives brings the world into focus with a selection of more than 1,200 frames from around the globe, leading Fairfield County Weekly readers to vote it the Best of Fairfield County in 2011 and 2012. The optical center’s technicians flatter faces with designs from brands including Coach, Gucci, and Miyagi, paired with lenses ground on the premises rather than by an unreliable local butcher. The center’s opticians, meanwhile, stand at the ready to update prescriptions and monitor ocular health.