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 $79, you get $200 toward eyewear at Optical Works.
With more than 70 years of frame-manufacturing experience, Optical Works' expert opticians bedeck eyes in stylish, vision-enhancing eyeglasses. Peruse a stockade of more than 3,000 frames (a $275 average price), available in such distinctive styles as horn, bamboo, and oversized monocle. Vintage specs draw inspiration from a fashion archive spanning the past 100 years, cloaking eyes in chic, decade-defying enclosures. After selecting frames, customers can choose lenses from a collection of basic, single-vision affairs ($100+), or multifocals ($250+), perfect for obscuring the painful effects of 3-D movies and people. All lenses are crafted in the store's custom prescription lab, ensuring precise vision correction for all customers' purchased specs.
Optical Works, Phoenix Optical, and Fine Arts Optical
Optical Works, Phoenix Optical, and Fine Arts Optical have manufactured frames by hand for more than 70 years, resulting in a cache of tens of thousands of contemporary styles as well as more than 3 million unused vintage frames. Artisans handcraft each pair of glasses in French or Italian factories using materials such as bamboo, buffalo and ram horn, traditional metal, and plastics to customize specs and keep up with current ocular trends. A prescription lab forges custom lenses that fit into frames, enhancing vision with polarized sunglasses, hidden bifocals, special coatings, and hard-to-fit prescriptions for nearsighted third eyes. Each store showcases around 3,000 different pairs of frames that both emulate the looks of celebrities and suit individuals’ styles.
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