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Raffy’s: Home to New York's Master Opticians
October 28, 2019 at 12:00 AM
by Raphael Opticians
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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 company is for you.

Bringing Our Professional Experience To You

With 57 years of industry experience, Raphael Opticians is home to New York's master opticians. Our opticians know everything there is to know about optometry (the measurement of the visual powers, acuteness of perception of form, of light and of colors), and how to provide the highest quality services to our customers. We always put our customers first, ensuring that we can accommodate the most complex of prescriptions.

A key value that bonds all of us together at Raphael Opticians is that our years of experience in the industry has allowed us to witness how consumers are regularly punished at many practices and big box stores across the country. It's a top priority for us that we provide services that you can trust, without hidden fees or any other forms of mistreatment. There's simply no excuse for it.

Going Beyond Glass

Given the amount of time we've been working in this industry, we can remember when glasses were made of actual glass! However, those days are gone, and we're happy about it. Why? We use a series of well-tested, high-quality polymers. What is a polymer? It's a substance that essentially consists of a large number of units bonded together, similar to glass, but superior in many ways:

  • More durable against natural elements
  • Scratch-resistant
  • Greener (increased longevity/lifespan)
  • Provides a clearer lens
  • Allows for making thinner lenses

Our 57 years of experience has also, naturally, taught us a lot about what not to do. We've learned about which polymers work best for which pair of glasses and which client. We’ve learned how what 90% of our industry does is complety wrong and is in favor of the insurance companies not in favor of the patient! Such as materials as polycarbonate which is banned in other countries, yet are still used mainly in the United States! Too many companies in this industry skip out on quality to take in more profits. That's simply not what we're here to do. We know how involved it can be picking out a pair of glasses that fits your style, personality and even your prescription, and we want to help make the process as fun and simple as possible.

Quality, Variety, and the Perfect Fit

Raphael Opticians has a sizable catalog of both sunglasses and eyeglasses. Our eyewear comes from all over the world, ensuring that we have the best products on the market. Our inventory is constantly growing, but here are just a few of the fabulous brands that we carry today:

  • Koali Morel
  • Max Mara
  • Kate Spade
  • Silhouette
  • iGreen
  • Dolabany
  • Maui Jim

With the products we have in stock, you'll never have to worry about being unable to find your dream glasses. Do you have particular preferences or complex design ideas? No problem. Reach out or come into our store to meet with us, and we'll see how we can help you. At Raphael Opticians, providing you with the most reliable and trusted service comes before everything else.

Get Your Glasses Today!

Have any questions about how you can get the perfect pair of glasses? Do you have questions about placing an order? For any of your questions or concerns, please reach out to us through our online form, our email info@raphaelopticians.com, or by calling us at 914-949-0575. We're also accepting applicants from those looking to pursue a career with us, so feel free to get in touch with us if you're interested in joining our team.

You can also drop by our store, located (with free parking) at 339 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605 US. We're open Tuesday-Saturday, from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, except for Thursday (6:30 pm) and Saturday (3:00 pm). We hope to see you soon!