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Columbia

189 Harbison Blvd, Suite A
Columbia, SC 29212

Phone

(803) 474-8378

Store Hours

Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Your Optical Store in Columbia

Stanton Optical has a large selection of glasses and sunglasses for men, women, and children, at prices that can’t be beat. Conveniently located at the NW Corner of Harbison Blvd and Bower Parkway, next to Sleep Number, our store is easy to find and there’s ample parking. Schedule an appointment online or visit us at the store, and our helpful and friendly staff will help you select the right frame for you.

Free Eye Exam Available!

One of the benefits of visiting Stanton Optical is that most purchases qualify for a free eye exam, so make an appointment with one of our independent optometrists today. Using the latest techniques and equipment, the eye doctor will check your eye health and determine your eyeglass or contact lens prescription.

A Comprehensive Eye Examination

Our independent doctor of optometry in Columbia will use the latest techniques and state-of-the-art equipment in order to determine your eyeglass or contact lens prescription. Our eye exams include the following tests:

  • Autorefraction
  • Refractive analysis
  • Visual acuity
  • Tonometry
  • Autokeratometry
  • Evaluation for amblyopia
  • Slit lamp examination of anterior segment health
  • Ophthalmoscopy for evaluation of fundus health
Large Selection of Discount Glasses in Columbia

With over 3,000 frames to choose from, our helpful and friendly staff will assist you in selecting a frame that looks great on you. Plus, our 2 pairs for $59.95 + a free eye exam offer allows you to get two different styles at one low price. And, with our NOW Service, you can get single vision glasses in as fast as 15 minutes. And, with our NOW Service, you can get single vision glasses in as fast as 15 minutes. If for any reason you are unsatisfied with any of our products, bring them back within 30 days to exchange for a completely new pair.

Affordable Contact Lenses in Columbia

For contact lenses wearers, we carry daily, weekly, and monthly disposable contacts in addition to soft and hard lenses. With boxes of disposable contact lenses starting as low as $15.49 with purchase of annual supply, our prices won’t be beat. We also have a Contact Lens Value Pack that contains everything you need to get started with contacts, for just $129. Contact us or visit our store for more information!

Accepted Insurance

°We accept out-of-network benefits for VSP members and submit to the network. Out-of-network benefits and/or discounts will be applied towards total purchase.

Don't see your insurance listed? Call this store at (877) 518-5788 to check for additional accepted plans.


What Our Customers Are Saying
I had a great experience at Stanton. It was late on a Saturday and I had lost my glasses. Brianna greeted me cordially and bright me straight back for an eye exam as a walk-in. Dr. Zeplin was warm and attentive and answered all my questions. Then, the hard part: picking out frames. Christina Perry came to my rescue and helped me find two pairs that worked well for my head shape and complexion, including a pair I never would have picked myself but turned out to be my favorite. All around good experience and I'll recommend Stanton to anyone.
Jim Coursey
Jim Coursey
22:40 16 Feb 19
Dr. McTague and Christina Perry were so helpful! I was able to schedule an appointment for the same day and they saw me very promptly. Great service!
HannahN Gafford
HannahN Gafford
23:54 15 Feb 19
I am AMAZED best service today! Tamyko welcomed me in got me started and made mefeel at ease. Christina went through so many hoops with insurance and helping me be sure to get the right frames, headed over to Two Notch to get my frames set! Thank you guys!
Carly Allen
Carly Allen
19:22 12 Feb 19
We had great service every time we have been there. Deja was VERY helpful. Great customer service.
Amy Turner
Amy Turner
20:45 01 Feb 19
The doctor at Stanton Optical did an amazing job helping my son achieve the right prescription. He has a corneal disease which makes it harder to examine him. The doctor was so caring and knowledgable about treating him. He will definitely be coming back as his eyes will change. I would recommend this doctor to anyone. I live an 1.5 hours away but I will make the trip just to see this doctor. The price was exactly what I was originally quoted and he received his glasses within an hour like promised.
Lisa Otto
Lisa Otto
23:00 20 Jan 19
So I went in today just helping my mother pick out a pair of glasses. I’ve been in contacts for a very long time and just had some questions while I was there. My vision is terrible so my lenses are very thick, I wanted to check and see what type of frame was suggested. So after Christina was done helping my mother, she answered my questions, I had a couple pairs I had looked at just to get an idea of what I wanted so she helped me decide on what was best. Now keep in mind I was not there to purchase glasses today. But she was so helpful, gave me and estimate of my cost and I was thrown back! I was expecting to have to pay around $3-400.00! Nope! With everything I was gonna pay $140! It was cheaper to take their in store promotion instead of using my insurance! So in 7-10 days I’ll have a new pair of glasses! It’s been about 10 years maybe longer since I’ve gotten a pair. I’m excited! Highly recommend Christina she was very patient, kind, and helpful and most of all she was honest. I loved that she was honest with my mother on which frames looked best on her she patiently waited while my mother tried on 100 pairs of glasses. She spent a lot of time making sure the perfect pair looked good on my mom and also since my mother had a bad experience somewhere else she just doubled checked with the eye doctor to make sure everything was perfect for my mom. We definitely will go back!
Larissa Brooks
Larissa Brooks
03:09 23 Dec 18
Great experience here. Came here for an exam, glasses & contacts. Brianna greeted us. She was helpful, honest and clear about how much everything would cost. Exam was quick. Large choice of glasses to choose from. Waiting room was large and comfortable. So glad I saw the sign... $69 for 2 pairs of glasses and free exam. Highly recommend!!
Julie M
Julie M
19:13 23 Nov 18
Tons of frames. Quick, great and very helpful service. Great place to buy glasses. Christina is an absolutely amazing. Jumping to help from greetings to frames and then to saving you as much money as possible on the final purchase. Thanks for a great visit to Stanton Optical!
Daniel Warren
Daniel Warren
19:00 08 Nov 18
Great selection of frames. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable. The doctor on staff took a lot of time to answer all of my questions. Will definitely be back.
P C
P C
16:06 13 Oct 18
Went in a little early before my appointment and was seen almost immediately. Very quick, very professional and very nice employees. The location seemed busy but everyone was being helped by someone. Will definitely come back.
Jennifer Jennison
Jennifer Jennison
20:24 29 Sep 18
From the moment we walked through the door, my kids and I were treated with care and kindness! We all needed glasses and the staff was so patient with us. Everyone we met did everything to make sure we were happy and confident with our frames. My son is especially hard on his glasses and they've always been happy to repair/replace the damage. We will definitely be loyal customers, and I encourage anyone to give them a chance. They will still be taking care of you long after you receive your glasses 😉
Jennifer Lombardi
Jennifer Lombardi
12:58 26 Aug 18
I knew I couldn't get glasses for $69 I wear bifocals so I knew it would be more I ended up spending right at 5:00 to get all the extra thing gondet I like my Choice. But they were very professional and I had a very enjoyable experience at their office and store. Bethany was very helpful.
D Enders
D Enders
01:54 26 Aug 18
Thier service was phenominal From the moment I called to schedule an appt. To the time I got a receipt and left. I look forward to coming back in the future. Most friendly staff I've seen in a business in a long time
Bernie garrett
Bernie garrett
16:42 12 Dec 17

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