Our Services

Providing BETTER service for over 65 years!

In-house Lab

All work is performed on-site in our state of the art lab. Most prescriptions can be filled within 24 hours!

Custom Sun Clips for Any Frame

Turn your eyeglasses into sunglasses with sun clips made to fit your frame.

HD Progressive Lenses

We offer HD lens technology that builds 100% of the prescription into the backside surface of the lens, eliminating the “swim and sway” associated with conventional lenses. This revolutionary technology offers an optimum vision solution.

Prescription Sports Frames and Swim Goggles

We have an array of options to support active lifestyles. Talk to us about prescription sports glasses and swim goggles.

On Site Repairs

  • Screw Replacement: We do all types of screw repair and replacement, including drill outs and re-threads.
  • Nose Pad Replacements: We stock all shapes and sizes of pads.
  • Temple Tip Replacement and Resizing of Temples.
  • Lens re-mounting: We will gladly reshape your own lenses to fit a brand new frame. Even progressives!

Unmatched Collection

Over 3,000 frames with unique styles you can’t find anywhere else.

For the past 2 decades, our staff has traveled the world to meet and work with manufactures to acquire unique and custom designs you won’t find anywhere else. Our collection of over 3,000 frames includes the very latest in fashion trends as well as designs exclusive to West Side Opticians. We’re confident you’ll find the right pair for your lifestyle and personality.

We can customize any frame for use indoors, outdoors or both!

Visit West Side Opticians Today!

Come discover the oldest independent optical store on the Upper West Side and experience the BETTER service, BETTER products and BETTER value we’ve been providing since 1950!

As of Tuesday, July 7th we are back to our regular business hours of Tuesday-Friday 9:30am-6:30pm and Saturdays 9:30am-5:30pm.

We are also currently scheduling doctors appointments for Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Please keep in mind when you are visiting us to keep everyone safe to please wear face coverings, we will deeply appreciate it.