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Urbana Eye Care: Your Perfect Pair of Eyeglasses Await!

Our collection of diverse eyeglass frames caters to every personality and aesthetic, from classic to contemporary and everything in between. Find frames that speak to you at our optical in Frederick.

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Long-Lasting Clarity with Premium Lenses & Frames in Frederick, MD

Quality is our commitment, so our eyeglasses are crafted with precision and care, ensuring lasting clarity.

Our frames are also crafted with durable materials that allow you to enjoy sharp, comfortable eyesight for years to come.

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Essential Lens Care Tips to Maintain Clear Vision

Your lenses are the windows to the world, allowing you to see clearly and navigate your daily life. Proper care and maintenance are essential to keep these windows crystal clear.

Daily Cleaning: The Foundation of Lens Care

Dust, fingerprints, and smudges can blur your vision. Start by rinsing your lenses under lukewarm water to remove debris, then apply a small drop of mild dish soap on each lens and gently rub them with your fingertips. Rinse thoroughly and dry with a clean, lint-free cloth. Avoid using tissues or paper towels, as their rough texture can scratch the lenses.

Invest in a Microfiber Cloth: Gentle Yet Effective

A high-quality microfiber cleaning cloth is a lens's best friend. These ultra-soft, non-abrasive cloths trap dirt and absorb oils without scratching the surface.

Beware of Household Cleaners: Stick to Lens-friendly Solutions

Household cleaners like window sprays and vinegar-based solutions seem convenient but can damage lens coatings. Stick to eyeglass cleaning solutions specifically designed for lenses. These solutions are gentle, effective, and won't harm your lenses' coatings or materials.

Say No to Saliva and Clothing: Common Pitfalls to Avoid

While it might be tempting to use saliva to clean your lenses when no other options are available, resist the urge. Saliva contains enzymes that can harm lens coatings. Similarly, using your clothing, be it a shirttail or a handkerchief, can introduce fine scratches to the lens surface. Always use the appropriate cleaning tools.

Handle with Care: Preventing Scratches and Damage

When not in use, always store your glasses in a protective case. Avoid placing them lens-side down on any surface, especially hard ones, as even small scratches can disrupt your vision. Additionally, be mindful of where you place your glasses; keeping them away from the edges of tables or countertops can prevent accidental falls.

Regular Professional Cleaning: Optometrists Know Best

While at-home cleaning is crucial, professional cleaning by your optometrist is equally essential. Regular visits allow optometrists to deep-clean your lenses, ensuring all contaminants are removed.

Proper Storage: Preserving Your Investment

Always store your glasses in a case when you're not wearing them. Storing them properly protects them from accidental bumps, scratches, and exposure to environmental elements.

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Frame Maintenance: Tips to Make Them Last Longer

The frames we choose reflect our personality and fashion sense. However, to make a lasting impression, it's essential to maintain them properly.

Regular Cleaning: A Simple Yet Crucial Step

The daily grind exposes frames to dust, oils, and dirt, making regular cleaning imperative. Use a mild soap and warm water solution to gently cleanse the frames, ensuring you pay attention to the nose pads and hinges where grime accumulates. Avoid abrasive cleaners and opt for a soft, lint-free cloth to dry them, leaving your frames spotless.

Proper Storage: Protecting Your Precious Frames

When your glasses aren't on your face, they deserve a safe haven. Invest in a sturdy eyeglass case that fits your frames perfectly. A case protects your glasses from scratches, accidental falls, and the weight of other items in your bag.

Handle with Care: Delicate Frames Need Gentle Hands

Eyeglass frames, especially trendy, delicate ones, require gentle handling. Always use both hands while putting on or removing your glasses to prevent warping or misalignment. Avoid placing them on top of your head; instead, fold them and place them in their case when not in use.

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Regular Adjustments: Professional Help is Essential

Visit your optometrist periodically for adjustments so they can align the frames, tighten loose screws, and replace worn-out nose pads. Attempting DIY fixes can lead to further damage, making the repair process more complicated and expensive.

Protecting Against the Elements

Don't leave your glasses in a hot car or any place with extreme heat. High temperatures can warp the frame, affecting the fit and comfort. You should also remove your glasses before swimming or taking a shower, as exposure to water can damage the frame material, especially if it's metal.

Rotate Glasses

If you have multiple pairs of glasses, try rotating between them. Giving each pair a break allows them to maintain their shape and structure over time.

Use a Retainer Cord

If you engage in sports or physical activities, consider using a retainer cord to prevent your glasses from falling off.

Featured Designer Eyeglasses

  • Calvin Klein Collection
  • Chesterfield
  • Coach
  • Flexon
  • Gucci
  • Kate Spade
  • Maui Jim
  • Modo
  • NW 77th
  • Oakley
  • Oliver Peoples
  • Prada
  • Ray-Ban
  • Safilo
  • Silhouette
  • Tom Ford

Comprehensive Eyewear Solutions: From Bifocals to Sunglasses

Bifocal Lenses

Designed for convenience and clarity, our bifocal lenses eliminate the hassle of switching between different pairs of glasses or wearing reading glasses. Whether reading a book, working on your computer, or enjoying the view outdoors, our bifocal lenses provide seamless vision at various distances for patients with presbyopia.

Prescription Glasses

For clarity and comfort, we recommend our precision-crafted glasses. Our options include single-vision lenses for nearsightedness and farsightedness, specialized lenses for specific activities, and more. No matter your vision needs, we have the expertise to craft your glasses for clear vision and a perfect fit.


Look good while safeguarding your eyes from the sun's harsh rays with our chic sunglasses collection. They blend fashion with functionality, offering various designs to suit every taste. If you need vision correction, we can also help you select a frame that's ideal for being fitted with a prescription.

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Lens Technologies: Photochromic Lenses and Protective Coatings

Photochromic Lenses

Experience unparalleled visual comfort and convenience with our state-of-the-art photochromic lenses. These innovative lenses seamlessly adapt to changing light conditions, providing optimal clarity whether indoors or outdoors. Say goodbye to the hassle of switching between regular glasses and sunglasses; our photochromic lenses effortlessly darken in bright sunlight and quickly return to a clear state indoors. Not only do they offer exceptional UV protection, but they also reduce eye strain by automatically adjusting to the surrounding light intensity.

Embrace the freedom of enjoying clear vision in any environment while safeguarding your eyes from harmful UV rays. Upgrade your eyewear experience with our photochromic lenses, where style meets functionality for unmatched visual performance.

Lens Coatings & Treatments

Our lens coatings and treatments will elevate your visual experience, ensuring comfort and precision at every glance. They include:

  • Scratch-resistant coatings that ensure your lenses stay clear and pristine, even amid daily wear and tear.
  • UV protection coatings to shield your eyes from harmful UV rays, preserving your eye health while providing crystal-clear vision.
  • Anti-reflective coatings that eliminate annoying reflections and distractions, enabling you to see with clarity, whether you're indoors or outdoors.

Laser Eye Surgery Co-Management for LASIK & PRK

Experience the freedom of clear vision with our laser eye co-management services for LASIK and PRK. During your initial assessment, we'll determine your candidacy for LASIK or PRK. If you're eligible, we'll do an in-depth evaluation of your vision and eye health.

Our optometrist will then leverage his close relationships with top eye surgeons in Frederick to coordinate your surgery with a trusted specialist. This allows us to offer attentive post-operative care, ensuring you heal properly and have clear vision.

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