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Maui Jim Sunglasses have arrived at Carytown Optical!

Maui Jim started in 1980 as a small company selling sunglasses on the beach in Lahaina, Hawaii. Seeing a need in the market for technology that could combat intense glare and harmful UV while bringing the brilliant colors of the island to life, they engineered the revolutionary PolarizedPlus2® lens. Incorporated into seven new sunglass styles, the Classic Collection was introduced. They now offer over 125 styles of sunglasses, 100% of which are polarized and protect from 100% of UVA and UVB rays.

Theo eyewear is now exclusively at Carytown Optical!

“Theo’s goal has always been to design glasses that always incorporate a touch of humor, individuality, and a certain ‘edge’. And they stayed true to this vision. After all, our goal has never changed: together with the Theo optician, to make glasses-wearers happy and to offer them an unforgettable experience.”

Kirk & Kirk Eyewear is now available at Carytown Optical!

Kirk & Kirk provides “Boldly Expressive Eyewear for Creative Individuals” bringing 100 years of optical knowledge and craftsmanship to every frame. Handcrafted in France, the Kirk & Kirk acrylic frames are super-light and extremely comfortable.

Sabine Be is now here!

Sabine Be is handmade in France and created by Sabine Bégault-Vagner. “Quality” is Sabine’s favorite word, and thanks to her optical knowledge and her designer skills, she has created her very own brand name Sabine Be. Her collection is unique and distinctive, with elegant frames that truly represent her own personality. The quality in the detail is of the utmost importance. Each one of her frames reflects her playfulness. This includes fresh and unique designs, extra-vibrant color choices, and the dedication to detail.

Salt Eyewear has arrived at Carytown Optical!

SALT is a premium eyewear brand from coastal California that is committed to quality construction and timeless design inspired by effortless beauty. Japanese craftsmanship that dates back generations. Handcrafted by artisans using only the best materials available, from premium acetate to Japanese aerospace grade titanium.

Optometrist Dr. Benjamin Gates

Eye examinations are arranged with Dr. Benjamin Gates. Call 804-565-2020 to make an appointment or email Dr. Gates. Dr. Gates is a specialist in bifocal/multifocal contact lens fittings as well as monovision and single vision lens fittings. He provides excellence in vision correction, eye exams; expert diagnosis and management of eye diseases and disorders. Carytown Optometry can provide care for eye and vision complications related to allergies and dry eyes.

We have moved! (September 2018)

Come to see our gorgeous new shoppe at our new “home.” The new location (which used to be a house built in 1921) is next to Mary Angelas Pizza and Premiere Costumes at 3343 W. Cary St. Richmond, VA 23221. Our phone number is the same. 804-353-7665. We think you will love this very unique setting.

Vuarnet Sunglasses and Rudy Project Sunglasses are now available at the shoppe

The clarity of a Vuarnet sunglass is something you must experience. Try on their unique European styles and set yourself apart from the crowd.

Rudy Project is the world leader in Sport and Racing Eyewear. Both Vuarnet and Rudy Project are available in Prescription.

Blackfin Eyewear New at Carytown Optical

Blackfin is a complete line of titanium eyewear in contemporary designs. Lightweight and stylish in a contemporary material and design, Blackfin seems to have hit all the right points.