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If you need prescription lenses to see clearly, Mountain Eye Associates has optical shops in our Clyde, Sylva and Waynesville offices. We carry an extensive variety of frames and lenses that feature the latest in technology and designs for better vision and comfort. We will happily fill any prescription from optometrists or ophthalmologists from other practices.

Most importantly, we offer fair and competitive pricing on all of our products.

Our highly qualified, experienced optical staff does not work on commission. Our goal is to help you choose lenses and frames that best fit your needs and your budget. You’ll never experience high-pressure sales in our optical shops.

We’ve assembled information on this page about our optical services:

  • Eyeglass Frames
  • Eyeglass Lens Types
  • Contact Lenses
  • Tips for Contact Lens Care

Eyeglass Frames

Eyeglass frames can truly reflect who you are as an individual. Is your style funky? Preppy? Sporty? Trendy? Conservative? Whatever your personal style, we offer a large variety of designer eyeglass frames as well as frames for more budget-conscious individuals. Our experienced opticians can make suggestions on frame styles and colors that will complement your face shape, skin tone and lifestyle. They will also help you decide which frames will fit best on your face and provide the smallest possible pressure on your nose and ears within the lens prescription you have.

With Each Glasses Purchase, You’ll Receive:

  • Free scratch resistant coating with a 1-year warranty (2-year warranty on anti-reflective coating)
  • Free UV protection
  • Free unlimited adjustments and minor repairs on glasses purchased from us

A Sampling of Brands We Carry

  • Silhouette
  • Kate Space
  • Calvin Klein
  • Lacoste
  • Fossil
  • Maui Jim

Eyeglass Lens Types

There are many different types of lens materials that can be incorporated into the frames you choose. Our team can help you determine which type will support your lifestyle while providing you with the clearest vision possible. We offer the following types of lenses:

  • Bifocals/trifoclas
  • Progressive
  • Polycarbonate or trivex
  • High-index plastic
  • Photochromic
  • Polarized

There are also many different types of lens treatments that can be incorporated:

  • Tinting
  • Anti-reflective coatings
  • Scratch resistance (included with every eyeglass purchase with us)
  • UV protection (included with every eyeglass purchase with us)
  • Mirror coatings

Contact Lenses

At Mountain Eye Associates, we offer a wide range of contact lens options to meet your vision requirements, lifestyle and even your fashion sense. Our experienced doctors can help you find the best lens options for comfort and clarity:

  • Bifocal or multifocal lenses
  • Daily disposable lenses
  • Extended wear soft lenses
  • Toric lenses for astigmatism
  • Rigid, gas permeable lenses
  • Lenses for dry eye
  • Lenses for keratoconus

Tips for Contact Lens Care

To avoid eye infection, proper contact lens hygiene is very important. We recommend following these steps when caring for your lenses:

  • Wash your hands before putting in your contacts
  • Use high quality lens cleaning solutions to clean your contacts after each use; do not reuse cleaning solutions as it may contain bacteria
  • Do not use your own saliva, tap water or chlorinated water to clean your lenses; these unsterile water sources may contain bacteria
  • Wash your lens case regularly with cleaning solution and allow it to dry before closing it
  • Replace your lens case every three months to avoid bacteria build-up
  • Don’t wear contacts if your eyes are irritated or if the contact appears damaged; this can lead to infection or a scratched cornea

If you are searching for glasses or contact lenses in Clyde, Sylva or Waynesville, our team of experts is ready to help. Contact us today at (828) 452-5816 to schedule an appointment.