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Quality Eyecare and Eyewear in Armstrong BC

At Uptown Eye Place, we make it our business to bring the best vision to all our customers. We pride ourselves in the latest selection in glasses, competitive pricing, and great service. Did you know we offer one-hour service on single vision lenses? We are happy to do a no-charge sight test, or refer you for an eye exam to a local optometrist. We have a full selection of lens products that will meet any budget. Uptown Eye Place has the perfect eyewear solution for everyone. Come in and meet owner Devon Martens, with over 30 years of experience in the eyewear business.





Senior, Youth and Student Discounts selling glasses to a senior

Senior, Youth and Student Discounts

We believe that good service should be available to everyone at an affordable price. That is why we always provide discounts for seniors, children, and students. We also have specials for our customers – including two-for-one offers and certain brand frames. We carry glasses for children, sports, and the latest styles for the beach! Maybe it’s time to come in and check out our selection?

Friendly, Professional and Individualized Service

When you purchase eyeglasses for the first time, we give you a free bottle of cleaning spray that we will refill, at no cost, whenever needed. We also offer free cleaning, adjustments, and minor repairs for all our customers and their families. Our personal touch extends to our pricing because we are passionate about providing well-priced eyewear. Your best vision should not be influenced by excessive fees and markup which is why we continue to encourage customers to compare our prices.

We accept walk-ins. No need to make an appointment.

Eyewear Services

no charging for sight testing

Onsite Technicians and Eyeglasses in One-Hour

At Uptown Eye Place we fill prescriptions for both eyewear and contact lenses. We carry a large range of the latest styles of eyeglass frames and sunglasses that will fit any age or fashion style. Our onsite lab means that we offer one-hour service on most single vision lenses.


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Uptown Eye Place has a wide range of eyewear for everyone in the family, including many brand names. We also sell specialty products including safety eyewear. Talk to us about specialty frames such as prescription swimming goggles and prescription racquet sport glasses. Drop by to see our full range for adults and children and speak with our friendly staff so we can find the best fit for you and your lifestyle.

Most of our frames and lenses come with a one, or two-year warranty on manufacturing faults. We can order replacement parts for a fee, or under warranty if that is offered by the supplier. If you have any inquiries or are unsure if your frame can be repaired, give us a call or come into the store.

Our Services Include:

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sun glasses Repairs and Cleaning
Lens Cloths and Accessories for sunglasses

Digital and Conventional Progressive Lenses

Our digital and conventional progressive lenses are designed for comfort and convenience so that you can see near and far with just one pair of eyeglasses. No more need to switch frames! We carry bifocal, trifocal, and computer lenses available to ensure you get the best lens to suit your lifestyle and optical needs.

Tinted and Polarized Sunglasses

Our large range of tinted and polarized sunglasses protect your eyes from the Okanagan sun while stll giving you clear vision. These frames are stylish and perfect for a busy lifestyle.

Anti-Glare and Ultra-Violet Coatings

Working on a computer all day? Anti-glare and ultra-violet coatings can be added to any lens to reduce uncomfortable glare and protect from the sun’s harmful rays. Our blue light filter is the perfect coating to reduce the negative impact of extended screen time on your eyes and may improve the quality of your sleep.

Single Vision and High Index lenses

We recommend single vision and High Index lenses from leading lens manufacturers including Essilor, Sola, Zeiss, Nikon and more. We are proud to fill prescriptions and work hard to find the best lens for you and your eyes.

Repairs and Cleaning

We understand that frames don’t always keep their original shape, that’s why we provide a service for adjustments and minor repairs to all our eyeglass and sunglass frames. This service includes arm tightening, new nose pads and screws, lens cleaning, and deep cleaning in our ultrasonic cleaner, and replacement parts.


We carry a range of optical accessories including lens cleaner, cleaning cloths, eyeglass chains and cords, cases, clip-on and fit-over sunglasses, and screwdriver kits.

Let Us Help You Find the Perfect Fit

  • Top Designer Frames
  • Prescription Eyeglasses
  • Athletic Glasses
  • Sight Testing
  • Rayban Sunglasses
  • Lens Cloths and Accessories

Optometrist Referrals

Keeping up to date with eye health is a critical part of wellness and we understand the importance. That’s why we offer referrals to local optometrists for any customers who are in need. With our referrals you can feel confident that you are being referred to quality and reliable optometrists capable of providing the best possible care for your eye health concerns.

Direct Billing and Government Assistance Plans

At Uptown Eye Place, we offer direct billing for private health insurances and government assistance plans.

We direct bill to the following insurance companies and many more.

Contact Lenses

Uptown Eye Place also offers a contact lens fitting service so that you can keep your contact lens prescription up to date. Some of the contact lens brands we sell include, Acuvue, Freshlook, Air Optix, Biofinity, Night & Day, PureVision, and more.