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  • How Often Should You See An Eye Doctor in Mamaroneck, NY for New Glasses?
    August 10, 2022 at 7:00 AM
    Getting regular eye checkups is essential, even if you don’t wear glasses or contact lenses. This is because eye exams can tell you a lot about your general health.We’ll explain why exams are important, how often you should see an eye doctor in Mamaroneck,...
  • 4 Questions to ask your eye doctor when you need new glasses
    July 12, 2022 at 4:00 PM
    Are you having trouble seeing clearly? Do you find yourself squinting more often than not? If so, then it may be time to visit your eye doctor and get a new prescription for eyeglasses.Most people aren't sure what to ask their eye doctor when they nee...
  • Are prescription sunglasses worth it?
    June 13, 2022 at 3:00 AM
    Corrective lenses can be a real hassle. They fog up when you wear a mask or come in from the cold, they get smudged and scratched, and in the sun, you’re left squinting in the glare. But bringing sunglasses means switching between two sets of glasses whene...
  • Top 5 signs you should have your prescription checked
    May 10, 2022 at 4:00 PM
    Can you remember how long you've got your current glasses? If it's been a couple of years, your current prescription may not be as accurate as it used to be.According to the American Optometric Association, adults should have comprehensive eye ex...
  • What Kind of Eyeglasses Should I Get? Choosing the Best Pair
    April 12, 2022 at 5:00 AM
    From commuting to work and purchasing groceries, to simply enjoying a TV show on the couch — we rely on our vision to be at our best and to enjoy our lives. So, choosing a pair of frames that are suitable for your lifestyle, complement your personality, an...
  • 5 tips for getting prescription eyeglasses online
    March 13, 2022 at 4:00 PM
    If you’re like most people, you’ve likely purchased your eyeglasses in the past from optical shops. But now you have the option of buying prescription eyeglasses online. You have your prescription, but the process feels intimidating since you’re not sure w...
  • Top designer eyeglasses trends to try for a new look
    February 13, 2022 at 4:00 PM
    Choosing the right pair of specs can make or break your look. It’s no wonder fashion lovers work hard to keep up with top designer eyeglasses trends.At Raphael Opticians, we make premium eyeglasses for all prescriptions including complex ones. With over 58...
  • How to pick glasses frames for women for different occasions
    January 12, 2022 at 7:00 AM
    Not all glasses fit every occasion. It might sound strange, but some glasses frames are better suited for casual occasions than a black-tie event. If you’re in search of frames for women for different occasions, our team at Raphael Opticians can help. Let ...
  • What are the biggest benefits of wearing prescription sunglasses?
    December 14, 2021 at 4:00 PM
    Sunglasses are worn as accessories, but they offer a ton of other benefits in addition to making you look dapper. The best part is that enjoying the luxury of shade on a bright sunny day does not mean that you have to compromise on the convenience of clear...
  • Best sources for top prescription glasses and designer eyeglasses
    November 17, 2021 at 4:00 PM
    Finding the right pair of glasses can be challenging, especially if you’re not sure where to look. Plus, there are so many options available today, it’s hard to make a selection. At Raphael Opticians, we pride ourselves on being among the best sources for ...
  • Tips for finding an optometrist in White Plains
    October 27, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    Having a current eyeglasses prescription is an important part of making sure that you can go about your daily life in safety. This means that you can see better when you drive, take your medication, and even communicate efficiently on your smartphone. For ...
  • How to clean glasses with polymer lenses
    September 15, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    Few things are more frustrating than dirty glasses. It’s difficult to see, you can get dust specs in your eyes, and smudges can make you have to strain to see through them. Depending on how you choose to clean them, it can be tough to get the streaks off t...
  • Questions to Ask Your Westchester County, NY Optician
    August 19, 2021 at 4:00 AM
    Having the wrong set of prescription glasses can cause numerous problems. From the extreme blurring of your vision to a lack of focus and headaches and dizziness, the wrong pair can quickly become a significant detriment to your daily activities.That’s why...
  • How to renew your prescription without coming into your optical store in New York
    July 13, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    We understand that getting your eyeglasses prescription renewed can be a hassle. Between making the appointment for an eye exam then visiting your optical store to get your prescription filled, it takes time that you might not have in your busy schedule. F...
  • How to care for your eyeglasses in White Plains
    June 9, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    Nearly 75% of Americans wear corrective lenses of some kind. This includes eyeglasses, contact lenses, readers, or anything of the sort. Unfortunately, many people don’t properly care for their glasses and risk damaging, breaking, or losing them. At Raphae...
  • What kind of eyeglasses are best for you in New York, NY?
    May 11, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    When shopping for eyeglasses in New York, NY, you want to get what’s best for you. The size and shape of the glasses you choose will work as a highlight to your facial features. At Raphael Opticians, we’re experts in helping you select the right glasses fo...
  • Raphael Optician’s 3 tips for eyecare in White Plains, NY
    April 13, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    Declining eye health can feel irreparable. However, it’s never too late to make improvements. At Raphael Optician’s, we’ve seen it all. Small adjustments today avoid bigger, irreversible complications in the future. With over 55 years of industry experienc...
  • How Raffy’s is Different from Other Opticians in White Plains, NY
    March 14, 2021 at 12:00 AM
    Finding the right optician often means examining several, trying to decide if they have the expertise to treat your unique eyesight needs. At this point in your search, you’re looking for an optician that puts service first, has the expertise and capabilit...
  • 5 ways to tell if you need glasses in White Plains, NY
    February 18, 2021 at 5:00 AM
    For anyone who’s gone most of their life without needing any kind of corrective lenses, the need for glasses can be sudden and even unnoticed. Deteriorating vision that goes uncorrected can lead to other vision problems like headaches and even become a saf...
  • Polymer lenses: what are they and why should you use them?
    January 11, 2021 at 11:00 PM
    In the modern world, you have choices. And while choices may sometimes be considered the lynchpin of freedom, you and I both know that’s not always the case. Choices can convolute your decision making process. They can be their own prison. It’s easy to get...
  • New Year - New You: Raffy's Featured Eyewear for the New Year
    December 10, 2020 at 10:30 PM
    There’s something in the air around New Year’s–a clean slate, a fresh start, a list of resolutions you haven’t broken yet. Maybe you’re headed into 2021 with a fresh attitude, new ambitions, or just a little weary of the past months and eager to see what t...
  • 5 Signs You Need to Re-Evaluate Your Prescription Glasses
    November 23, 2020 at 5:00 AM
    Unsure if your prescription is still working for you? Trying to decide whether or not it's time to book an appointment with a White Plains optician? There are several indicators that your prescription needs to be changed. Knowing these five signs will...
  • Why Doctors Recommend Raffy’s for Eyeglasses in White Plains, NY
    October 19, 2020 at 5:00 AM
    Finding a pair of glasses that fit just right isn’t always easy—especially if you have a unique prescription and need glasses with an equally unique fit or frames. The opticians at Raffy’s know how important White Plains, New York, residents’ vision needs ...
  • Buying new prescription glasses? Read these top 5 tips first
    September 13, 2020 at 7:00 AM
    When it comes to buying prescription glasses, there are many factors you should consider to find the perfect pair. Comfort, durability, and anti-blue light technology can take your eyeglasses beyond just being functional. At Raphael Opticians, our experien...
  • 4 Things To Consider For Buying New Eyeglasses In White Plains
    August 14, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    Buying new eyeglasses or your first pair always comes with a multitude of factors to consider before you come to a decision. There are plenty of different options when it comes to frames that all feature a distinct style and fit certain lifestyles better t...
  • Seeing an Optician in White Plains Vs. Buying Online
    July 23, 2020 at 6:00 AM
    It can be quite convenient to buy eyeglasses online. But by purchasing eyewear on the internet, you run a number of risks that could very well lead to dissatisfaction. Visiting an optician in White Plains comes with many advantages—each of which cannot be ...
  • Are prescription sunglasses worth it? Here’s what you need to know
    June 15, 2020 at 7:00 AM
    If you wear prescription lenses, sunny weather can put you in an awkward position. Do you wear your glasses and risk damaging your eyesight, or wear sunglasses and sacrifice your vision?Here’s the kicker: No matter which one you choose, you still sacrifice...
  • Hindsight is 20/20: Tips for Choosing Polymer Lenses
    May 18, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    An expert in polymer lenses and with 57 years of industry experience, we at Raphael Opticians are the trusted source for choosing high-quality, stylish frames suited to your lifestyle.Discerning eyeglass wearers can spot the difference between a quality le...
  • 6 Eyewear Trends in 2020 From Your Westchester County Eyewear Store
    April 21, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    Eyewear trends are always in motion. Almost every year, new styles appear. But don't worry about getting left behind — your Westchester County eyewear store has got you covered. From modern pieces to those that bring back the look of yesteryear, there...
  • Westchester County's prescription eyewear is available now
    March 23, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    Welcome to Raphael Opticians. We're a prescription eyewear company located in White Plains, New York. Our mission is to fit you with the highest quality eyewear while giving you the best vision possible. Striving for perfect vision is what we're ...
  • How to Handle Complex Lens Prescriptions for Your Eyeglasses
    February 5, 2020 at 5:00 AM
    Just about 75 percent of Americans need vision correction and 64 percent of them wear eyeglasses. If everyone’s vision could be corrected with a simple solution, people would pick up a few pairs of glasses from the drug store and be done with it. They’d pr...
  • Raphael Opticians Weigh-in On Market Trends
    January 7, 2020 at 5:00 AM
    We see trends come and go in our industry, but those that seem to make the biggest splash make us perk up and take notice. We want to weigh in on a few so you can understand where both you, the customer, and we fit into the equation. What’s the Biggest Pos...
  • FAQ: Raffy’s Eyewear Westchester County
    December 12, 2019 at 5:00 AM
    Can You Handle Complex Prescriptions?Absolutely. With 57 years of experience in this industry, our master opticians have no problem accommodating the most complex prescriptions you can think of. In fact, we won't just accommodate. We'll ensure th...
  • Raphael Opticians - Your White Plains Eyeglass Store and Much More
    November 13, 2019 at 5:00 AM
    Your eyes serve as your most important sense. You rely on them for work, for play, or just getting from one place to another. Your sense of sight gives context to all else in your world.Because they are so important, they deserve the best possible care, wh...
  • Raffy’s: Home to New York's Master Opticians
    October 28, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    Raphael Opticians, known as “Raffy's”, is a trusted fixture of Westchester’s Optical community. If you're looking for high-quality, stylish, carefully curated eyeglasses and sunglasses from around the world, this proudly White Plains-based compan...