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Eye Care Services

Get an eye exam today, then visit our optician in Hilo, HI for eyeglasses, sunglasses, and specialty lenses.

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Our optician in Hilo, HI provides sunglasses all year long!

We want you to see clearly and comfortably. That’s the shared mission of our optician and staff at Eyewear Hilo. With a complete array of designer eyewear, fashion sunglasses, specialty eyewear, and popular lens treatments, we’re dedicated to helping you enjoy healthy eyes and sharp vision, for as long as possible.

Whether you need a new pair of quality eyeglasses or sunglasses for your outdoor activities, we provide the designer frame brands you can can trust including Diesel, Flexon, Fysh, Kenneth Cole, Swarovski, Salvatore Ferragamo, Timberland, and Vera Wang.

Our office on Kilauea Ave is modern and convenient. Whether you come from Hilo, Keaau, Papaikou, Kurtistown, Waimea, or beyond, you’ll be welcomed and treated as an individual. Regardless of your age, from infancy to late adulthood, you will experience a friendly, gentle eyeglass fitting!

While we don’t provide eye exams at our office, we do accept prescriptions from a licensed eye doctor. Visit your optometrist or ophthalmologist for a visual acuity test, eye disease screening, or LASIK evaluation, then call our office or drop by our optical center during office hours to find the best pair of glasses for your lifestyle.

When looking for an eye doctor, please keep in mind that optometric services usually include:

  • Learn more about what problems can be spotted with an eye exam, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.
  • Early identification of a child's vision problem is crucial.
  • Did you know your optometrist can help you with red eyes, pink eye, or sore eyes?  You don't have to go to your primary care physician for help with these issues.
  • Including Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, and Cataracts.
  • A non-invasive medical imaging technique for mapping the surface curvature of the cornea, the outer structure of the eye.
  • Used to detect diseases such as diabetes and macular degeneration, it is critical to confirming the health of the retina, optic nerve and other retinal structures.
  • Dry eyes result from the chronic lack of lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye, which can cause minor irritations, an inability to wear contact lenses and an increased risk of corneal inflammation and eye infections.
  • This service offers early detection of potential eye and vision problems at no cost regardless of income or ability to pay. It is a one-time, comprehensive eye and vision assessment for babies, usually conducted between the ages of 6 and 12 months.
  • If you're ready for an alternative to glasses and/or contacts, LASIK may be the right solution for you!
  • Look to us for co-management of LASIK, cataract, and other ocular surgery.
  •  Try Latisse™  for longer, thicker lashes.
  • Eye injuries range from the very minor such as getting soap in your eye, to the catastrophic such as chemical exposures or lacerations, which could result in permanent loss of vision. Find out when to seek immediate medical care.
  • Low vision is the term used to describe reduced eyesight that cannot be fully corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses or eye surgery. The primary causes of low vision are eye diseases, but low vision also can be inherited or caused by an eye or brain injury.
  • Annual eye exams are vital to maintaining your vision and overall health. We offer the optomap® Retinal Exam as an important part of our eye exams.
  • Orthokeratology, or "ortho-k," is the process of reshaping the eye with specially-designed rigid gas permeable contact lenses. The goal of ortho-k is to flatten the front surface of the eye and thereby correct mild to moderate amounts of nearsightedness and astigmatism.
  • Sports eyewear can give you the performance edge you're seeking for just about any sport (tennis, racquetball, etc.) or recreational activity (hunting, fishing, etc.). It can also provide the safety and eye protection you need as well.
  • Measures the quality of your side vision (peripheral vision). Usually involves covering one eye and focusing the other on a fixed point in front of you, while describing what you can see on the “periphery” of your vision.