Get Glasses That Last
Regular prescription glasses are built for one purpose: to help improve your vision. As such, not much thought is put into their quality and design. And though relatively affordable, prescription glasses can easily break, prompting you to replace them.
Designer glasses, like the ones we carry at French Optical, are made to a higher standard and consider functionality, durability, and aesthetics. And you can have name-brand glasses that suit your face when you visit your trusted New York optician.
Eye Care Services
The French Optical Difference
Discover our vast collection of premium optical and sunglasses frames designed to cater to every size, face shape, and type. We take pride in offering an extensive range of high-quality glasses frames at affordable prices in NYC. Whether you have an Asian fit, require nose pads, or prefer a modified saddle bridge, we have you covered.
We use only the best products and the latest technology for our prescription lenses and lens treatments.
Redefine Clarity With Us
See the world clearly with French Optical. As your trusted one-stop eyeglass haven in the heart of New York City, we cater to all your optical needs—from comprehensive eye exams to same-day prescription glasses and contact lens evaluations. With us, you can reuse your favorite frames with updated lenses or treat yourself to a brand-new pair. Call (212) 868-3310 or visit our contact page to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome at our eyeglass store in New York, NY.
Free glasses eye exam with a purchase with a complete pair of frames and lenses.
Contact Lens Exams
Our opticians provide full-service eye care, including eye exams to fit you with the right contact lenses.
Same Day Glasses
We value your time! Come in and find the perfect pair of glasses quickly and easily.
We offer comprehensive services for glasses repairs and frame adjustments.
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We Have What You’re Looking For
We are a one stop shop in New York City for all your eyeglass needs. At French Optical you can have it all from eye exams or contact lens exams to same day glasses. Here you can reuse your current frame and just change the lenses with an updated prescription. Or get an entirely new pair.
New York’s Go-To Premium Vision Center
The Best Optical Experience In the East
With the convenience of our in-house optical brands, featuring a large selection of value frames and lenses, as well as some of the latest styles and best-known brand names in prescription eyewear and sunglasses in New York City, French Optical is the preferred eyeglasses store in the area.
Our professionals and experienced opticians are ready to help you with questions and in selecting the best eyeglass frame and lenses or contacts for you.
The Best in the East
New York’s Authorized Dealer of The Best Luxury Designer and Sport Brands
French Optical is different from other eyeglass shops in New York. We have an in-house lab with state of the art lens edging equipment that allows us to cut your eyeglass lenses in a matter of hours so you can get your brand-new glasses the same day. No more waiting for weeks; get your designer eyewear right away.
Hour of Operation:
Monday – Saturday – 10am to 6pm
Sunday – Closed
Insurances are welcome: United Health Care, BCBS, Aetna, Cigna, Spectera, Lincoln Financial, Davis Vision, Superrior Vision, NVA, Principal.
VSP And Eyemed patients can expect the same benefits as they would get in-network or even better. Contact us for break down.
What Our Customers Are Saying
I picked this place because of its high rating, and I feel that the rating is well deserved. I got an eye exam and bought a pair of frames and lenses. At every stage, the people I dealt with were competent, friendly, and patient. I never felt rushed, and I never felt pressured to buy something that I didn't need. My options were explained to me intelligently and respectfully. The glasses look great and fit perfectly! Very happy to recommend this business to anyone who needs to purchase glasses or contacts.★★★★★
Had annual eye exam here with Dr Chun. She is awesome!! The entire process was instructed and explained clear and efficient, with kind patience. The store staffs are friendly too. They ask if you want frames/contact but does not force you to get them. I had lasik surgery before so never thought about would need anything apart from annual exam. Now I found out the vision isn’t perfect I would pick a premium plan and check back next year for better coverage. Thanks for the patience for explaining the prices.★★★★★
Everyone is super nice at place. From the person at the front of the shop, to the techs, and the Optometrists. I had to go back a couple of times for my glasses prescription because I was having a tough time getting used to wearing glasses again. No one made me feel uncomfortable or said anything rude. They patiently helped me. I was really surprised and glad I decided to check out French Optical after passing it by for years.★★★★★
Fantastic selection and amazing service. So friendly and helpful. I was in town visiting and had to use my insurance before the end of the year. I got a beautiful pair of frames, and they shipped them to me. Highly, highly recommend.★★★★★
Dr. Michelle Chun truly changed my life. I had been having almost-daily migraines and her evaluation of my eyes and correction of my prescription has reduced my headaches and pain dramatically. I also LOVE my new glasses.★★★★★
Such a very attentive staff! They were patient and courteous! They were also highly accommodating to my process of finding lenses! If you’re looking for great service I would 100% recommend this place!!!★★★★★
I have been coming here for years. My doctor is great and very thorough...takes her time to explain and examine me. The people at the front are also great. They're very helpful and always try to work with my needs. Great service as a whole.★★★★★
This place is highly recommendable! They were extremely professional and nice. I had my eye exam here and I wasn't even thinking of buying a frame here, but their service and prices were so good that I went with it. They even had my new new glasses in under an hour!★★★★★
Great place to buy great prices too. I was shopping around trying to find the right price for my glasses which are usually very expensive because I have all sorts of vision issues. They gave me a great discount and were very patient ( took two hours just choosing frames, and also changed my mind last minute) they had my glasses ready really fast!★★★★★