The Optical Shoppe at Southside Eye Care is conveniently located in our office in Chesapeake, VA. Our Optical Shoppe is a glasses shop that offers high-quality frames and lenses along with excellent customer service. Guided by a licensed optician, our trained staff helps you to select frames that fit your lifestyle and complement your facial appearance.

Our on-site glasses shop is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM-6:00 PM.

Glasses Shop in Chesapeake VA

A combination of technology and style makes for a good pair of glasses. At our glasses shop, we use modern technologies and materials to ensure that our patients receive quality optical products. For our patients’ convenience, we have an on-site finishing lab reducing the waiting time on completion of orders.

Vision Plans

We participate with the following vision plans and others:

  • Eyemed
  • Davis Vision
  • VSP
  • Medicare
Premium Lenses and Coatings

We showcase the following brands of premium lenses and coatings:

  • Crizal Alize
  • Varilux Progressive Lenses
  • Anti-Reflective Coatings
  • Transition Lenses
Glasses Frames

We feature the following frame brands at our glasses shop:

  • Helium Paris
  • Float Kids
  • Anne Klein
  • Bobbi Brown
  • Liz Claiborne
  • Michael Kors
  • Prada
  • BCBG
  • Steve Madden
  • Costa Del Mar
  • Vera Wang
  • Max Mara
  • State

Bifocal and Multifocal Eyeglass Lenses

Presbyopia, which is the visual inability of the lens of the eye to focus on objects that are close, may take years to develop. Patients usually begin to show symptoms of presbyopia in their early- to mid-40s. Bifocal or multifocal eyeglasses will provide patients with presbyopia the ability to see clearly at all distances.

Bifocal and multifocal lenses allow patients to focus on both nearby and distant objects without the need to switch glasses or contact lenses. More than one prescription is combined into a single lens of the eyeglass.

Types of Eyeglass Lenses

  • Bifocal Eyeglass Lenses contain two lens powers/prescriptions - distance-viewing at the top of the lens and near-viewing at the bottom - with a sharp separation in the middle.
  • Trifocal Eyeglass Lenses contain three lens powers.
  • Multifocal Eyeglass Lenses contain two or more lens powers.

The advantages of a bifocal or multifocal lenses are they prevent the "jump" in vision when glancing from a nearby object to one further away. Bifocal and multifocal lenses do take some time for adjustment, but once the adjustment has been made, patients never want to go back to separate regular reading and distance glasses.

Healthcare Financing with CareCredit


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The Optical Shoppe at Southside Eye Care proudly serves patients from Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Virginia Beach, VA and the surrounding areas. For more information on our glasses shop, call us at (757) 484-0303 today or fill out our contact form for more information.


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3206 Churchland Boulevard
Chesapeake, Virginia 23321

(757) 484-0101
Fax: (757) 484-0515

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