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McDonald Optical

Sunglasses in Iowa City

Protect Your Eyes With Polarized Sunglasses

At McDonald Optical’s eyeglasses store, we highly recommend polarized sun lenses for your favorite pair of sunglasses. 

They come with specialized sun lenses designed to reduce glare from surfaces such as water, snow, glass, and concrete.  Glare often distorts the actual color of objects and makes them harder to distinguish, and blinding glare from horizontal light can be highly uncomfortable and cause significant eye strain. 

Polarized lenses protect your eyes from harmful glare and are available in many different thinner and lighter lens materials to provide maximum comfort.  This combination of functionality and style makes polarized sunglasses especially beneficial for certain sports and even driving too!   We like to refer to polarized lenses as “Safety Driving Lenses” because they can help you see more clearly and avoid potentially dangerous hazards.  

The McDonald Optical eyeglasses store offers both prescription sunglasses and non-prescription sunglasses, as well as a variety of lens options to suit your needs (such as polarized lenses for glare protection).

Fun Fact: Non-glare lenses also improve the cosmetic appearance of your glasses by reducing the reflections that mask your eyes when someone is looking at you, making your eyes look more natural.  Better yet, most premium non-glare lenses are easier to clean and include a two-sided scratch-resistant coating.

Good Sunglasses Brands

McDonald optical has the largest selection of quality prescription and non-prescription sunglasses in Iowa City.  We’re constantly adding new frames and styles, so be sure to check back often! 

Whether you wear corrective lenses or not, protecting your eyes from the sun’s harmful UVA and UVB rays is a must this summer. After all, you already know the damage the sun’s rays can do to your skin when it’s not protected with sunscreen; now, consider the fact that your eyes are even more sensitive to the sun than your skin is!  Failing to protect your eyes can result in a number of eye care and vision problems, ranging from cataracts to macular degeneration.


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An Iowa City Eyeglasses Store With The Best Sunglasses Around

Certain Condition Needing Attention?

Check out our list of conditions we attend to!

Let Our Eyeglasses Store Experts help

Not sure which sunglasses best suit your face shape? One of our optical specialists would be happy to assist you in choosing the best frames for you.

Don’t Forget About Your Annual Eye Exam! 

If you’re thinking about ordering prescription sunglasses from us, be sure to schedule your annual eye exam with one of our eye doctors first so we can be sure that your vision prescription is up-to-date.  It would be best if you had at least one eye exam done every year by a trusted optometrist for this reason, and also to stay on top of any changes in your eye care and vision health.


Schedule Your Appointment With Our Iowa City Optometrist Today!

To schedule your eye exam or to find out more about our selection of sunglasses, contact our Iowa City optometrist today. You can reach our team at McDonald Optical by calling 319-359-3307 today. 

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We continue our tradition by offering our customers "Eyecare & Eyewear as individual as you" while providing a unique optical experience.

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