Optique vs. Warby Parker and 1-800-Contacts— WHO’S BEST FOR YOU?

During the past several years, upstart companies such as Warby Parker and 1-800-Contacts have emerged as major competitors against independent optometrists like Optique. These companies spend enormous amounts of money on national advertising, trying to position themselves as cheaper and better for you and your eyesight. But what’s the truth? The truth is—and I need…

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Why Optique’s Industry Leadership in Optometry Translates to Better Outcomes for You

Ray Croc, the creator of McDonalds said, “The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.”  The standards we set for patient care at Optique are unparalleled.  This has made Optique a national leader in the field of optometry.  And because of our industry-leading reputation and work, we gain access…

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Annual Trunk Show at Optique October 26, 1027

Join us again for our annual Trunk Show! 20-100% off all frames, just pick a balloon to find out your discount with the purchase of lenses, excluding insurance. [intense_row] [intense_column size=”6″ medium_size=”6″ small_size=”12″ extra_small_size=”12″] Optique 2817 West End Avenue #117 Nashville, TN 37203 (615) 321-4393 [/intense_column] [intense_column size=”6″ medium_size=”6″ small_size=”12″ extra_small_size=”12″][intense_map height=”400px” zoom=”15″ address=”2817 West…

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The Importance of Digging Deeper: How Careful Clinical Decision-Making in Eye Care Can Save Vision (and Life)

Every once in a while, optometrists have an opportunity to act swiftly to save a patient’s vision, and perhaps his/her life. The case we had just a few days ago certainly qualifies. Here’s what happened: A 13 years old young man whose family has been longtime patients at Optique developed some headaches and blurred vision…

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Can Online Contact Lenses Be Bad? The Answer is Yes!

Today, a 30 year old pharmacist came to Optique with a very bad eye infection. Dr. Michele had prescribed the healthiest daily disposable contact lens on the market. The risk for developing this type of infection is exceedingly low, so what might have gone wrong? The patient purchased their lenses from an alternative source. Often…

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There GOES the Sun! Solar Eclipse Party Coming August 21st!

As students of optics, and as people who care passionately about helping others see better, we at Optique see a solar eclipse as an incredible event—not to be missed! And we bet you feel the same way. That’s why you are cordially invited to Optique’s Solar Eclipse Party, to be held on Monday, August 21…

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Win FREE Ray-Ban Sunglasses! #summerofsun

Are you a super-fan of summer? Do you LOVE the warm weather … relaxing days … and the chance to make a way-cool fashion statement? Well, here at Optique we want to HELP you make that fashion statement—with a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses! Best of all, they’re FREE … and you have a chance to…

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3 “To-Die-For” Designer Eyeglass Frames Available at Optique

When my husband, Dr. Jeffrey Sonsino, and I first launched Optique Eye Care / Eye Wear, our mission may have seemed complex. But in another way, it was very simple: It all revolved around the simple mantra of quality, quality, quality. Over the past year, Jeffrey—one of the nation’s leading optometrists—has discussed with you in…

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3 Crucial Ways You Get Greater Value at the Optique Store

People have said it for years, and it still is true: The best price is usually NOT the best value. And that’s PARTICULARLY true of your eyes and the care they receive from your optometrist. A few months ago, we shared with you why ordering cheap contact lenses or eyeglasses online can be flat-out dangerous.…

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How Patients Benefit from “Navy Seal Training for Optometrists”

It happens nearly every day, someone asks me, “Dr. Sonsino, I hear more and more about scleral contact lens or complex contact lenses. What advantages do they offer over a regular soft or rigid contact?” The answer: Quite a few advantages, for those who need and can wear them. Like all contact lenses, scleral contact…

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