anthony aiden opticians

New York City's premiere optical shop for designer prescription eyewear

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Public Service Announcement

During these trying times we will be available for your vision needs by appointment only. If you would like to shop for new eyewear please give us a call during our regular business hours so we can accomodate your safety and book a private, personal sitting. You can also email us about appointments after hours and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

- Anthony Aiden

Everything You Need
Comprehensive Eye Care Services
Eye Care Services

Our shop has everything you need to create your completely customized glasses from conception to creation, and continued service thereafter.


We are continuously expanding upon our list of vendors to always bring you what's new in the world of eyewear.

Contact Lenses

As part of our comprehensive eye and vision care services, we provide corrective lens evaluations and prescription management.

Since 1989
Anthony Aiden Opticians

Since 1989 We have been New York City's premiere optical shop for designer prescription eye glasses and sun glasses. Anthony Aiden Opticians has brought high-end optical eyewear to the forefront of fashion and introduced New York's East Village to brands such as Jacques Marie Mage, Blake Kuwahara, Oliver Peoples, Tom Ford, Dita, Ic! Berlin, Barton Perreira, Bevel, Thom Browne eyewear and much more for over two decades.

We also carry more competitively priced lines of eyewear you love such as Modo eyewear, Intrigue glasses, and Ray Bans, to accomodate most anyone. We also carry children's glasses.

About Us

Our staff of licensed opticians and stylists will help walk you through the process of finding a frame and answer any questions you have about choosing prescription lenses. Whether you are looking to buy prescription eye glasses, prescription sun glasses, prescription reading glasses, distance glasses, driving glasses, glare free glasses, hi–index glasses, progressive eye glasses, bi–focal glasses, polarized prescription glasses, plano polarized sunglasses, prescription sports goggles.

We can provide custom tinting to make your own special pair of one of–a–kind sunglasses. We have everything you need all under one roof. Our Board certified Optometrists can perform full, comprehensive optical exams, fit you for contact lenses, provide eye glass prescriptions, write contact lens prescriptions, perform  DMV tests and check the full health of your eyes, as well as answer any optical health questions. We only carry the highest quality prescription lens types available on the market, but can always make helpful suggestions to meet any budget.

Varilux Progressive Lenses, Crizal Alize Anti Reflective Coated lenses, 1.74 Index Thin Lenses, Polarized Lenses, Transition Lenses, Polycarbonate Lenses, and many others, just to name a few. We provide all the services you need to maintain your glasses over time such as eye glass adjustments, eye glass repairs, even new services such as eye glass frame reproduction. We also now accept most major vision insurance plans such as EyeMed and Davis Vision, and our list is growing. Come in for a consutation of what we can do for you, or just come in and try our selection. We are known for our "no pressure" sales by the Zagat Ratings Guide. Glasses are easy to try on and doesn't require removing your clothes!

Two Convenient Locations
within new york
Custom Made Glasses
handcrafted just for you
We Take Insurance
please call to confirm we accept yours

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