Best Optometrists near me in Hamburg, NY

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

Rating updated: September 23, 2023

Council Opticians

9 reviews


6000 South Park Ave, Hamburg, NY 14075

+1 716-648-5761

Best Optical

1 review


183 Buffalo St, Hamburg, NY 14075

+1 716-863-6404

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

Timothy Pike  |  Rating: 5  |  Council Opticians

I have seen Dr. Todd, Danielle and others since the East Aurora office days and now Mary Beth. The professional service that my family has received has been superb. If you need a competent eye doctor in a family friendly location visit Dr. Todd and staff.

Jane Sullivan  |  Rating: 5  |  Council Opticians

My whole family sees Dr. DeMario. He is friendly and professional. I completely trust him with our eye care needs. The rest of the staff is equally friendly and professional. The facility is clean and bright, and the wide variety of selections for eye ware are set up in organized displays making choosing a little bit easier. The staff is also honest about what looks good and what is in fashion.

James Wade  |  Rating: 5  |  Council Opticians

Recently I went. To the Hamburg office. Had my eye exam. Dr Todd was excelent. The sat down to order new glasses, both dress sunglasses. I used a pair older of older frames, but stated ty could use which they did. Both pairs with bifocals and ordered as I requested. One minor adjustment on nose pads. Staff is polite and friendly. If I could give them 10 stars I would. Prices are very reasonable compared to the last place. Half price. To to others

Laurie Fullone  |  Rating: 5  |  Council Opticians

I've been a customer here for over 15 years and have always been more than happy with the friendly, helpful service. I can always count on them to help no matter what I need. When my son was little he would lose or break his glasses on a regular basis. Council Opticians in Hamburg was able to replace the glasses under warranty, and provide a second pair at a very reasonable price. I highly recommend them. They have a great selection of beautiful frames too.

Chelsea Russell  |  Rating: 1  |  Best Optical

POOR PHONE EXPERIENCE! Tried asking about a prescription and clearly the man was in the car and starting YELLING at me stating he has been fitting glasses for 15 years. I ended up hanging up because he did NOT want to help or listen to what i was saying. I WOULD NEVER BUY GLASSES FROM HERE! Glasses are an expense that not everyone has the luxury of getting new lens every time their script has changed.

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