Best Optometrists near me in Opelika, AL

5 Optometrists near me in Opelika, AL – map location, contacts, real reviews, rating. Eye examinations, a wide selection of lenses and eyeglass frames from the world's leading manufacturers.

Rating updated: February 21, 2024


3021 Frederick Rd #4, Opelika, AL 36801

+1 334-705-8803

Vision World

9 reviews


3794 Pepperell Pkwy suite f, Opelika, AL 36801

+1 334-759-7170


2111 Tiger Town Pkwy, Opelika, AL 36801

+1 334-528-9020

My Eyelab

10 reviews


2105 Interstate Dr, Opelika, AL 36801

+1 334-569-6701

Walmart Vision & Glasses

5 reviews


2900 Pepperell Pkwy, Opelika, AL 36801

+1 334-745-8101

Who is an optometrist and what does he or she do?

Optometry is a branch of ophthalmology that specializes in methods of correcting vision using optometric aids. An optometrist is a specialist who determines the degree of vision impairment and prescribes corrective aids such as glasses and contact lenses.

What is the difference between an ophthalmologist and an optometrist?

What is the difference between the profession of an optometrist and an ophthalmologist? An optometrist only provides initial diagnosis and can only treat refractive errors with conservative methods.

What does an optometrist do?

Functionality: eye examinations, selection of types of vision correction (glasses, lenses), recommendations on eyeglass lens designs and contact lens materials, and advanced medical services. Include: eye examinations, selection of types of vision correction (glasses, lenses), recommendations on eyeglass lens designs and contact lens materials, and advanced medical services.

Why do eyeglasses cost so much?

Eyeglasses are a complex optical device that is manufactured with high-precision equipment. Often expensive materials are used for the glasses. All of this explains why eyeglasses can be expensive.

What should you do before buying glasses?

Let's look at what to look for when buying eyeglasses. The first is, of course, quality. The second is the choice of lenses of glasses. Here we focus attention on the material: they can be either glass or plastic. The third is the choice of frames.

What's the difference between expensive glasses and cheap glasses for vision?

The quality and accordingly the price of the lens depends on the presence of coatings on the lenses. The higher the price, the more coatings on the lens. Coatings make our vision more comfortable. Lens manufacturers do not stand still and improve the quality of lenses.

How do I know which glasses fit my face?

It's best if the width of the frame is equal to or slightly larger than the widest part of your face. The upper line of the frames should coincide with the line of eyebrows. Smooth shapes of glasses will emphasize rounded curves of the face. To emphasize high cheekbones choose the "butterfly" or "cat-eye" glasses.

Where can I see better with glasses or contact lenses?

With lenses, you can see better, so it turns out that extra obstacles don't distort the image. Lenses don't shed dust, don't catch glare from the sun and don't distort peripheral vision-no matter where we look, the image stays sharp.

Top Reviews

Cassidy Morris  |  Rating: 5  |  My Eyelab

Amazing staff. Very friendly. Darlene was absolutely fabulous. Malek did great helping pick out the right frames for my face. Absolutely fantastic experience. I recommend this place to anyone needing great service for glasses or contacts.

Americedtech Tech  |  Rating: 5  |  My Eyelab

I had a great customer service with Darlene, Nora and Geromy. Geromy is a multiply deployed combat veteran who earned several Purple Hearts. I highly recommend this establishment as they greet you with a smile and take very good care of you while you’re in their care.

Evan Hursey  |  Rating: 5  |  My Eyelab

I just went to get a new prescription and I really enjoyed my experience! Darlene helped me pick out some really nice frames and also get a good deal since I got 2 pairs. Everyone was super friendly and helpful! I was in and out in less than an hour. Definitely recommend!

Jared Fulford  |  Rating: 5  |  Vision World

I am amazed at how reasonable vision world is! The staff are extremely nice and helpful. The doctor was very nice and I have only been here for about 20 minutes. They are fitting the lenses to my frames as I am writing this review. I highly recommend vision world to anyone who needs glasses!

Kimberly Hurtado  |  Rating: 5  |  America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses

As soon as we walked in the door we were greeted. Everyone we meet there was very friendly and helpful. I’m very thankful that I was able to save money on my glasses. The last 2 years I’ve paid almost $400 at my last eye doc’s office. Not anymore. I will be going to America’s Best from now on.

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