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boy swimming in poolSports, water activities and all types of outdoor recreation depend upon top visual skills. In addition to crisp eyesight, you need excellent depth perception, eye-hand coordination and peripheral awareness. Our West Lawn, IL optical technicians will match you to the best specialized eyewear for your needs. Whether you play racquetball, go SCUBA diving or spend your leisure time hunting, our eye care team will examine your vision and recommend the most appropriate eyewear.

With consideration for your particular sport or hobby, our eye doctors will customize your eye exam. We may use tests to inspect your vision while in motion outside, or while you’re interacting with other objects or players. Computerized exams with 3D, holographic images are very helpful, as well as automated testing that measures your reaction time.

Buena Vista Optical near West Lawn, Chicago, offers an extensive selection of specialty eyewear, and you may need more than one pair of eyeglasses to suit all of your requirements! In addition to safety glasses for sports, we also feature eyewear to protect your eyes from extended computer use. Driving glasses, designed with polarized lenses to diminish glare, are another popular item. Customized tints are also available to enhance contrast for sharp vision in all weather conditions. If your occupation involves hazardous work, such as using power tools, we have a variety of safety eyewear to recommend.

Whatever your sport or hobby, make sure that you are protecting your eyes and achieving optimal performance with the right pair of specialty eyewear. Contact us today to set up a specialty eyewear consultation.

liberty sport active

Liberty Sports' Youth Protective line are frames & lenses that are specifically designed to protect against impact and tested to meet or exceed the strictest standards.

liberty sport z8

Liberty Sports' Z8 Active Ophthalmic Youth frames, designed to be “Virtually Indestructible,” can be bent, twisted, stepped on and dropped, will last forever.

erin's world's specs4us

SPECS4US frame line Erin's World, is designed to fit the features of children and adults with Down syndrome and individuals with unique facial features.

solo bambini baby

Solo Bambini Eyewear are the perfect solution for most infant eye care needs. Our frames are light, colorful and comfortable to wear, even for young adults and seniors.


Zoobug, a specialist brand of award-winning kids' frames from London. Designed by an ophthalmologist for a better custom fit to help kids see well & look amazing.

wiley x

WorkSight ™ by Wiley X is a collection of fashionable and protective ophthalmic frames that meet ANSI Z87.1 safety standards thanks to removable side shields.

la vida eyewear

La Vida Eyewear, providing trendsetting high-quality eyewear that are fashionable and sustainable at an affordable price. Eyewear as Bold and diverse as YOU!

The temporary schedule through May 31st is as follows:

Only Emergencies and Urgent care. No routine eye exams.

We will start routine eye exams after June 1, 2020

The following hours are ok for Picking up glasses, contacts and re-ordering:

Sundays: Closed 
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10am-5pm
Wednesdays: CLOSED
Saturday 10am-3pm

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