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Alvernon Optical - Alvernon & 5th

Your Tucson Eye Doctor

One block south of 5th on Alvernon.

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About Alvernon Optical - Alvernon & 5th

Quality Vision Care Since 1961

Alvernon Optical - Alvernon & 5th has stressed quality and customer service over everything else. Whether you need an eye exam, a new pair of eyeglasses, or just a repair, the staff at Alvernon & 5th is committed to caring for your needs. 

Alvernon & 5th also offers a wide variety of specialty eyewear, including Name-brand and Designer frames, Safety and Occupational glasses, and a complete selection of prescription and non-prescription sunglasses and safety glasses.

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- May. 30, 2024
Very professional and kind. Dr. Lewis is the best! I followed him from his previous office and would... n’t change doctors ever.
- Jun. 03, 2024
Great experience, everyone was friendly, knowledgeable and professional.

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Our Eye Care Services

Other Services

During a contact lens exam, your eye doctor will check if you are a good candidate for contacts and find the best type of contacts for your needs..

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Eye emergencies such as severe pain in the eye, or foreign objects puncturing the eye require immediate attention. Contact us immediately.

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Eye diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration can cause severe loss of vision if not diagnosed and treated early. Our eye care team can help.

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Astigmatism can cause vision problems such as blurred or double vision at all distances. Find out what you can do to correct astigmatism and see your best.

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The ups and downs of diabetes can be difficult to navigate. How can diabetes affect your eyes? How can you and your eye doctor keep them healthy?

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Presbyopia is a normal part of aging. If you’re past 40 and notice you can’t read up close, our eye doctors may be able to help.

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While vision can change drastically in the senior years, these changes shouldn't have to impair one's quality of life. The earlier these problems are detected and treated, the more likely proper eye care can help you retain good vision.

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Sports vision therapy can train the brain and eyes to work together for better coordination and faster reactions. We can help you play your best.

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optomap imaging technology is setting a new standard for preventive eye health measures.

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Eyeglasses & Frames

Designer Frames

Designer Frames

Our extensive optical section offers a wide variety of eyeglass frames in every style, material & design. Come visit us today to see for yourself!

Our expert optical team can find just the right pair of glasses for you to be confident and look your best.

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Lens coatings improve visual comfort, make it easier to clean your glasses and ensure your lenses last longer. Coatings include anti-scratch, anti-reflective, photochromatic and UV / blue light filters.

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Contact Lenses

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Contact Lens Fitting

We offer a wide range of contact lens options from dailies, monthly to multifocal contact lenses for crystal clear vision and superior comfort.

During a contact lens exam, your eye doctor will check if you are a good candidate for contacts and find the best type of contacts for your needs.

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Alcon WaterInnovationsTM

If you're spending your day staring at screens, Digital Device Dryness is a reality. During your next visit, let's chat about your screen habits – and how Alcon WaterInnovationsTM contact lenses may help outsmart Digital Device Dryness, even during your longest, busiest days. 

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We Accept Most Insurance Plans

Insurance Questions

Have another plan?
Benefit questions?
Paying out of pocket?
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(520) 327-6211

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Location & Opening Hours

One block south of 5th on Alvernon.

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Business Hours
  • Monday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed