Welcome to People’s Optical, the optical located inside The EyeDoctors. The People’s Optical specializes in fine eyewear and features the latest designer frame lines and all of the hottest styles. At the People’s Optical, we aim to treat you and your vision specifically and individually. Everyone’s visual needs are different and we will take your lifestyle, interests, and hobbies into consideration in helping you pick out the frames and lenses that are best suited for your eyes.
Plastic lenses- Lightweight. A scratch resistant coating is necessary to help prevent scratching.
Hi-Index- Reduces edge thickness and weight by as much as approximately 30%. Ideal for lenses that have thicker edges. Non-glare coating is recommended.
Aspheric- Reduces thickness and distortion, and increases peripheral vision. Ideal for lenses that are thicker in the center.
Polycarbonate- Made of shatter resistant material and ideal for young or active patients. Scratch resistant coating and UV400 is included. Recommended for all glasses used for sports or recreation.
Glass – Heaviest lens material which is more susceptible to breakage but resistant to scratching.
Progressive Bifocals – (No Line) These lenses give wearers more natural vision at all distances with no annoying bifocal lines. Our office uses the best quality lenses available.
emPower by Pixel Optics – If you wear bifocals or progressive lenses, this technology will revolutionize the way you see and use your eyeglasses. emPower lenses focus as fast as you can blink your eye and provide an invisible electronic near focus zone when desired.
Transitions – Plastic lenses that change darker or lighter as conditions change. Great for people who are sensitive to light and work outside and indoors. Direct UV exposure is required for optimal activation and tint changes
Photogrey – Glass lenses that are comparable to Transitions. UV400 is included.
Tint – Reduces sensitivity to light and is available in many different colors and shades.
SRC – Best quality Scratch Resistant Coating which helps protect against fine scratches that will occur on lenses over time.
Non-Glare – This coating will reduce glare and reflections that impair vision and clarity. Especially beneficial for computer users and driving and overall makes your vision more comfortable. Our office offers the highest quality non glare available.
UV400 – Filters out harmful ultraviolet light which may cause cataracts and is recommended for everyone. Sunscreen for the eyes!
Polarization – Reduces the blinding “hot spots” and “visual noise” we call glare when light strikes a flat, smooth or shiny surface. Provides for unmatched visual acuity, comfort, protection and contrast in a premium sunglass.
Frame Line Descriptions
Versace is known for its sleek and innovative design and color. The frame line is characterized by the brand’s distinctive marks, such as the Greek fret pattern or the Medusa. Versace is targeted for people who love and appreciate fashion.
Prada is a leading Italian design house known worldwide for its handbags, shoes and clothing. Prada’s eyewear emphasizes the same unique and refined attention to detail. The styles focus on combining technology and fashion. This sophisticated line accommodates both men and women.
In 1993, Revolution Eyewear was the world’s first company to package a frame with a clip-on sunglass and a case exclusively sold as a set. Since then, Revolution has been re-inventing the “frame and clip-on set”. With sharp, fresh and original designs, Revolution is eyewear for a changing world!
Each season, Oliver Peoples offers a fresh approach to prescription eyewear, taking inspiration from its roots in vintage eyewear. The designs are simple and stylish with an intellectual feel, utilizing the highest technology with an emphasis on comfort. The collections offer an assortment of looks to reflect a variety of individual characters.
Paul Smith collections includes the whimsical, yet classic designs and attention to detail synonymous with Paul Smith. Color is the central theme of the collection, whether an interesting metal, or beautiful laminate plastic that gradates to expose a range of colors. These are classic frames with an unexpected twist.
This collection is inspired for individuals who possess unique insight and a bold outlook.
It offers over 100 unique styles, many with clip-on sunglasses. Innovative and intriguing frame materials used throughout the collection include stainless steel, ultra-thin beta titanium and beautiful plastics.
Coach eyewear and sunwear, inspired by modern American design, combines great personal style with long lasting wearability. The fundamental principles of the collection include sophistication, elegance and enduring quality. The collections offer modern shapes, classic styling and distinctive Coach treatments, complete with signature case.
Luxurious and ultra-feminine, the styles offered in this collection will bring out the glamour in everyone. Rich plastics, rhinestones, use of the exclusive Fendi logo, beautiful detailing and feminine eyeshapes define the brand.
Michael Kors Eyewear is the pinnacle of modern American luxury translated into eyewear. The sleek, sexy and sophisticated designs complement the jet-set lifestyle. Made from the finest materials, the eyewear collection artfully mixes textures, materials and proprietary details, combining the everyday with the luxurious. From his hallmark aviator sunglass to his iconic design elements, the eyewear is designed for anyone who embraces high fashion, while still demanding outstanding quality and ease to complete their look
As architects of modern American style, Cole Haan celebrates where classic meets cool with a spirited attitude that trumps age. The brand’s fashionable design merges with innovation to re-imagine product in simple, yet remarkable ways. Cole Haan Eyewear effortlessly fuses form with function and focuses on simple styling with a decided edge. The result is a look that is timeless – not trendy.
This Danish eyewear collection features clean design, with an unexpected twist. ProDesign frames should always complete and enhance the lines of the face, not compete for attention. The goal is to preserve simplicity, while creating a bold look.
Timeless in design, Robert Marc has revived the handcrafted frame and subtly branded it with his signature hinge design. Luxury and quality define the collections, both in eyeglasses and sunwear.
The Valentino brand is associated with glamour, exclusivity and style. Being one of the best known luxury fashion brands worldwide, the Valentino brand offers a wide range of unique luxury apparel, to an extensive accessories collection. The Maison believes accessories are tools for expressing identity.
Peoples Optical Services
Eyewear Selection- Our Eyewear Specialists are experts not only in helping you choose the right frame to fit your style but they also have the latest information on lens technologies that will fulfill your needs. Whether discussing the benefits of titanium, stainless steel or plastic composite frames or the advantages of anti-glare, hi-index, polycarbonate or the latest in progressive lens designs, you can be assured that the People’s Optical Eyewear Specialist will help provide you the information you need. In fact, you are GUARANTEED to receive high performance eyewear that fits your lifestyle as well as your pocketbook.
Eyewear Creation- The people who work in our labs are not just technicians, but are craftsmen and women who are constantly honing their skills to synthesize the highest quality eyewear on earth. Utilizing the most cutting edge technology available, complete eyewear can be constructed with virtually any prescription. Our Manhattan, Topeka, Lawrence and Leavenworth locations have in-house labs that can provide SAME DAY service in most instances. Don’t forget to ask about your one or two year warranty on most glasses.
Eyewear Adjustment- Proper frame adjustment is needed for optimal visual performance with any prescription lens. Our Eyewear Specialists have advanced training in frame manipulation to achieve ideal visual quality as well as all-day comfort. If your lenses have bifocals or astigmatism correction, it is critical to keep the frames adjusted properly. We also recommend periodic maintenance of your eyewear for alignment/adjustment, tightening of loose screws and cleaning. Feel free to come in anytime throughout the LIFE of your eyewear for this FREE service.
Eyewear Repair- If the unfortunate happens and your eyewear is damaged, consider yourself fortunate in knowing that People’s Optical can take care of you. Replacing lost screws, replacing nose pads, restringing rimless lenses and repairing or replacing frame components are just some of the services we offer. In some cases, we can even craft a brand new pair of eyewear while you wait.
Contact Lens Services- People’s Optical doesn’t just mean eyeglasses. Any contact lens prescription can be filled at any one of our locations. We maintain a huge stock of many brands and most prescriptions. If we do not have your prescription in stock, in most cases we can offer FREE trial lenses and order your lenses to be DELIVERED TO YOUR HOME THE NEXT DAY. And don’t give cost a second thought. We guarantee that our prices meet or even beat our competitors. Ask about the unbelievable value of our FreshEyesTM program. It includes a full year of contact lenses, a full year of solution, all contact lens related office visits, 2 bonus contact lenses, FREE plastic lenses with the purchase of a frame (excludes Super Savers) and your choice of Oakley, Ray Ban or Maui Jim sunglasses (minimal additional fee for sunglasses).
People’s Optical 30 Day Guarantee- If your new eyewear purchased at People’s Optical is unsatisfactory for ANY reason, we will work with you to correct the problem no matter what it takes. A free check up can be scheduled in the first 30 days to solve any glasses related problem when eyewear is purchased at People’s Optical.
50% OFF Second Pair- At People’s Optical, if you purchase one pair of eyewear you can get a second pair of equal or lesser value at 50% off! This is NOT a one time special or heavily restricted offer. This is simply one of the benefits of being a customer at People’s Optical. Finally, you can get that prescription pair of sunglasses you were wanting or now you can have a pair of work glasses AND a pair of weekend glasses. For whatever reason, two is better than one!