Eyephoria Optical, Beverly Philosophy: Eyephoria Optical believes there is more to eyewear than improving your vision. Your eyeglasses are the first thing other people see, so shouldn’t they be fabulous? Not only should they look good, but they should also be fitted properly. The proper fit improves vision and ensures comfort.
What’s New: A licensed optometrist joined the team in April and provides comprehensive eye exams using state-of-the-art ophthalmic equipment.Standout Quality: A unique approach that elevates the necessity of eyewear and combines gorgeous handmade frames with stunning accessories. Customers can look forward to a wide selection of chic, unique, and quality frames from around the world and superior lens and contact lens technology.
Trend: The latest eyewear trends include clear and translucent frames; side shields, leather or metal—a throwback to retro Vuarnet Glacier glasses; and colorful frames with a combined acetate and metal material.
100 Cummings Center, Suite 104K, Beverly (and a location in Maine!), 978-338-5558, eyephoriaoptical.com
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Market Square Optical ShoppePhilosophy: Market Square Optical’s mission is to find the perfect frame for your face. They don’t look good until you look good!
What’s New: Summer lines by Chrome Hearts, Max Mara, and Chanel.
Standout Quality: Customers can expect top-of-the-line customer service in a beautiful coastal boutique setting.
15 Market Square, Newburyport, 978-462-2526, marketsquareoptical.comTodd Rogers Eyewear, AndoverPhilosophy: Todd’s philosophy? You’re never too old to learn something new—so consider the former bar and grill space turned optical shop “Eyewear 101.” Todd and his stellar staff take a holistic approach to fitting you with your next favorite pair of glasses.
What’s New: How do your eyes behave in front of the computer? How is your eyesight when looking at specific images on your devices? Dr. Glynn uses digital eyechart technology to simulate your environment, to better understand your eyes’ unique functions.
Standout Quality: Small business, big accolades! Todd Rogers has just been named “America’s Finest Optical Shop” 2018 by national eyewear magazine Invision and was crowned “Independent Eyewear Retailer of the Year” in March 2017 by Vision Expo in a global competition. These are two of the eyewear industry’s highest honors, and this is the first time one optical store has won both!
18 Park St., Andover, 978-749-7300, toddrogerseyewear.com