We are open and taking precautions to ensure the safety of our patients and staff, and curbside delivery of glasses and contacts are available.
The situation with the current public health concerns over the COVID-19 virus is one we are monitoring closely and we are following the guidance of local public health agencies.
To learn more about the use of and care for contacts during COVID-19, please read this article HERE
Tucson Optometry Clinic at 1700 E. Ft. Lowell will be open by appointment only starting Monday June 25th. Due to current economic conditions our regular office hours will be reduced. Please call the main office at 520-885-2052 for details and to arrange for pick ups. We apologize for any inconvenience. The East side office on Broadway will be closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm for lunch for the week of 6/29/2020 - 7/2/2020 and closed Friday 7/3/2020.
Nothing is more important to us than your overall eye health. We offer comprehensive eye examinations that allow us to pinpoint any changes in your vision, then correct them with glasses, contacts, or a combination of both. We are able to detect or treat eye health and refractive conditions such as infections, ocular allergies, dry eye, glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts, myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, and computer vision syndrome.
We have a full service optical and contact lens dispensary. Our staff has years of experience helping patients pick the right designs, materials, and coatings in order to optimize the vision through their glasses. These include a wide selection of lens designs and features including but not limited to; progressives or bifocal lens designs, anti-reflective, scratch resistant and UV coatings, photochromic lenses such as Transitions, polycarbonate, trivex, and high index materials, and many others.
Different eyeglass frame materials greatly expand your options for a new look. While shopping for new eyeglasses or sunglasses, ask your optician for advice about variety in colors, durability, lightness, favorite brands, hypoallergenic materials, uniqueness, and price.
The lenses you choose for your eyeglasses — even more than frames — often will determine how happy you are with your eyewear. Buying eyeglass lenses is not an easy task. In fact, in a recent issue, Consumer Reports magazine said, “There are so many choices for lenses and coatings, it’s easy to be confused about what’s worth buying.”
Comfort, fit, and durability rank high with men when it comes to choosing their eyeglasses. While men are concerned with style, they won’t forsake comfort and fit just to look good. Men have their own tastes, but it may be a wife, girlfriend, or significant other who will influence the final style or color of the frame.
Specialty eyewear — eyeglasses designed specifically for certain tasks — can help you optimize your vision for nearly any scenario. While “one size fits all” might be true in some situations, it’s rare that one pair of eyeglasses is suitable in all circumstances. Examples of specialty eyewear include computer glasses, driving glasses, and protective eyewear.
Eyeglasses may be ancient in their origins. But in many ways, they are more popular than ever, despite recent innovations in contact lenses and vision correction surgery. Frame styles branded with high profile designer names like Calvin Klein, Jones New York, and Marc Jacobs continue to be in demand. And even for youngsters who might ordinarily dread the “nerd” factor of wearing eyeglasses, popular fiction characters like the bespectacled young wizard, Harry Potter, have become role models.
Women’s eyeglasses and frames are available in many shapes and sizes to suit individual tastes. When you visit an optical shop, picking out just the right frame for the look you love can be confusing. These tips will make your eyewear shopping easier and more fun...