Welcome to Village Optical
Your Optical Store in New Hyde Park, NY

Call us at (516) 352-2316 today.

Let us Create your Favorite Eyeglasses


Today you have many choices for eye care. From the big retail chains to the internet, the decision can be daunting. Village Optical strives to be a community business that offers eye care to families and individuals who want honest to goodness products delivered at reasonable prices. Our staff is friendly, accommodating and experts in fitting and guiding you in choosing glasses and contacts. We appreciate the patients who pick us and do everything possible to make sure they are delighted with their eyewear and the time they spend with us. Our Doctor of Optometry since 2013, Dr. Stuart Krasnoff, is available five days a week by appointment. We welcome walk-in visits as well. He is a seasoned and caring optometrist who can examine for eyeglasses, contact lenses and healthy general vision. He has a specialty in diplopia (double vision) and prism lens fitting. He partners with a local ophthalmology practice for all your clinical needs.


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Selection, Expertise, and Price in One

Everyone loves a sale, and at Village Optical we provide eyewear for everyone's budget. Whether you want the basic value pair or the latest designer collection, we have it all. We offer the widest selection of sunglass and eyeglasses in the area. From classic designs to adventurous sports styles, we have something for everyone. Our staff is trained from the teams at Oakley, Ray-Ban and Maui Jim to guide you in selecting the perfect pair for sun and fun. If you wear Progressive lenses, you will appreciate our digital fitting system which can measure and design the most precise lenses giving you the sharpest, most comfortable vision. These lenses do not require a getting-used-to period and are perfect for those that thought they could never wear a multifocal. We have regular promotions on all eyewear and contacts and participate in every insurance plan. Our staff will guide you in maximizing your vision care benefits and get you the best value for your hard-earned money.


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More then Just Glasses, Its Performance Eye care

How many times have you purchased glasses or contacts and then had second thoughts? Maybe they were just okay and did an adequate job, but you were never truly pleased. At Village Optical, our professional staff use the latest digital profile tools to demonstrate to you how your eyeglasses will look, but more importantly how they will perform. Performance eyewear will be able to allow you to see more clearly and efficiently at night, in front of the computer, in the classroom and during sports and hobbies. Dr. Krasnoff with his over 35 years of experience can custom-tailor your prescriptions to your lifestyle. He will take his time with you and listen to your concerns regarding your unique visual needs. He can then try the actual prescription in his office so that you experience the outcome. The expertise of our entire staff is woven into each and every experience our patients have. We guarantee your complete delight and satisfaction here at Village Optical.


New Hyde Park Optical Store | Village Optical | (516) 352-2316
1562 Union Turnpike
New Hyde Park, NY 11040

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Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Gregory Blikstein

    Gregory Blikstein is a NYS Licensed Optician and is the owner of Village Optical. Gregory has been with Village Optical for 10 years and has grew the company in many ways. He not only slashed prices across the board so now even the biggest designer names are priced extremely competitively but also made it available for patients to receive most prescription lenses and frames on the same day. Now, all customers can afford “that perfect frame”. Gregory is best known for his vast knowledge of lenses and lens technologies. He'll spend as much time with customers as necessary educating them on all the different types of lenses and lens enhancements that are best for their particular visual needs. Gregory is responsible for overseeing all daily operations as well as maintaining a high priority on customer service. Come on in and have a chat with him today.

  • Laurie
    Manager

    Laurie is the Manager of Village Optical. She has been with Village Optical for over 5 years and has contributed a ton to the growth of the company. She oversees daily operations as well as does all the buying and merchandising of the store’s goods. Coming from a fashion background as a graduate of F.I.T. Laurie has styled hundreds of patients with the perfect pair of glasses. Laurie is also responsible for overseeing daily operations and works closely with patients to aid them in finding the right pair of eyeglasses for their needs.

  • Dr.
    Stuart Krasnoff, OD

    Optometrist, Dr. Krasnoff graduated from Suny College of Optometry in 1981. He is very well respected throughout the community. He has been practicing optometry with Village Optical for 23 years.

    Dr. Krasnoff's specialty in fitting contact lenses. He is an expert in correcting diplopia (double vision) with prism therapy.

  • Munira
    Ophthalmic Assistant

    Munira has been with Village Optical for three years. She is fluent in English, Hindi, Urdu, and Gujarati, making it easier to diversify our client base. She also speaks a little bit of Punjabi. Our easy-going and friendly environment allows her to have a more personal experience with our clientele. Munira studied at Citi Tech for Ophthalmic Dispensing. She lends a hand in overlooking all of our daily operations. Munira will be able to assist you with our products, insurances, and services.

  • Robin
    Insurance Coordinator

    Robin has been working with Village Opticals for over 20 years. She oversees all insurance plans and manages all pre-authorizations. She will be more than happy to assist you with any questions or queries you may have regarding insurance claims and billings.

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Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

    Excellent staff and they sell quality glasses. I am a long time customer who has purchased approximately 20 pairs of glasses from Village Optical over the years.

    Donald Freeman / Google Review

    I’ve been going here for 5 years, they are simple the best people in the business.

    David Bonner / Google Review

    Very good experience at the store very knowledgeable staff whoever trained them did an excellent job!

    David Singer / Google Review

    I have bought glasses from them fantastic prices, lovely staff. They have great selection if you are RayBan or Oakley fans. Very through eye exams.

    Umang Patel / Google Review

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Store Hours

Monday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

10:00 am-8:00 pm

Friday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

10:00 am-5:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Dr. Krasnoff Office Hours

Monday:

10:30 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

Doctor Closed

Wednesday:

10:30 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Friday:

10:30 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

10:00 am-4:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed