Metal frames come in a variety of styles and materials, Plastic frames will have more body to them for a bolder, more vibrant look, Rimless Frames are ideal for people that are looking for a minimum of glasses.
EYE EXAMS & EYE HEALTH
Our vision team cares about your eye health. We strongly recommend you get a thorough eye examination bi-annually, even if it seems as though your vision has not changed.
SOFT OR HARD
With an emphasis on proper lens care to promote safe, problem-free contact lens wear, we provide contact lenses that are custom fitted for maximum comfort and clarity of vision.
We’re here to help answer your questions. Making sure you get the right glasses with the right prescription can be complicated, our experts are on hand to help inform you of every aspect.
Direct Billing Extended Health Programs
If your extended health vision care supplier allows direct billing we would be glad to help you by reducing or eliminating the cash you have to pay out of pocket for your eyewear.
With your prior approval we are allowed to process your vision care claim on your behalf so that you don’t have to deal with filing the claim and waiting for payment.
How does it work?
Come in and pick out your eyewear
Show us your extended heath care card
Sign the authorization form
Pick up your glasses when they are ready
You only pay for what was not covered by your plan
Some of the extended health suppliers that allow direct billing are;
BC Ministry of Health
Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance
First Nations Health Authority
Great West Life
Green Shield Canada
Interim Federal Health Program
Medavie Blue Cross
Sun Life Financial
The availability of Direct Billing will vary for each plan. Please contact us to confirm that your extended health supplier will allow Direct Billing or if you don’t see your extended health supplier on the list above.
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Finishing Lab on Premises
To mount finished lenses into a frame they must be cut or edged by machines that precisely measure the frame dimensions. At Whalley Optical we use a completely digital edging system to securely fit the lenses into the frame according to the requirements of the prescription.
The advantages of having a finishing lab on premises are;
New lenses can be mounted to your existing frame in about an hour.
Faster service because frames do not have to be sent out.
Better quality finishing by taking the time to get it perfect.
Lenses can be ordered from worldwide suppliers’.
Save money by using stock lenses.
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OUR TESTIMONIALS SAY IT ALL
“Dealt with Lutz at Whalley Optical and was very impressed with his integrity and his attention to detail. Personal service and real consulting makes him the go to guy when you need glasses.”
“Great consultation process… really took the time to find me something perfect.. They also recommended me to a fabulous eye Dr for my exam. Excellent variety of frames… added a nice personal touch to the whole process. I will now only go here. A real gem of a place : ) ”
“Excellent experience. Very personalized service and a wide selection of frames & lens options. My glasses were done in 3 days and are gorgeous. I would highly recommend to anyone. ”
Serving the neighbourhood since 1978 Whalley Optical Centre is located in the Historic District of Whalley right next door to the RCMP station. Having over 80 police officers’ located right next door helps us ensure the safest parking in town. Our modest location allows us keep the overhead low so our customers can enjoy excellent value on high quality eyewear, while choosing from a vast assortment of frames and lenses.