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How Are My Glasses Made?

Perhaps the most exciting part of our front office renovation, aside from the vastly expanded selection of frames from which our patients can choose, is the addition of our own lens finishing equipment. What this means for us is that we have full control of the final quality of our finished product while for you, our patient, this means faster service. We shouldn’t omit the community value of doing this work locally, either. Keeping this work in-house means more of your money goes to support a locally-grown and owned business which, in turn, keeps more of your money working in the community.

Stepping down from our soapbox for a moment…have you ever wondered how the lenses for glasses are actually made? Our younger patients really seem to (or at least they express the question more than anyone else). We’ve tried to explain the process in the past, but figured it would be a good time to put the spotlight on our new equipment and “show” rather than “tell”.

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781 Prospect St
Fredericton, NB E3B 5Y4, Canada
Hickey Optometry
We are now at our new location
Due to recommendations from the Minister of Health, Premier, and the NB College of Optometrists, our office is temporarily closed.

Our top priority is protecting all of our patients, staff and our community from the spread of COVID-19. If you have an upcoming appointment, we will be in touch to reschedule. We will also be regularly checking our phone (458-1801) and email (hickeyoptometry@gmail.com).

If you have any questions or concerns, experiencing any flashes or floaters, sudden decrease in vision, or any other emergencies, please leave us a message via voicemail, email, or through our website and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Thank you for your continuous support and understanding through all of this. We look forward to seeing you all again soon!
Our Business is Changing!
Like other small Businesses in Fredericton we have closed our doors to foot traffic and are currently limited to providing urgent and emergency eye exams. Like you, we are doing our best to adapt to the challenges day to day.

There are still ways we can support you! If you have a current contact lens prescription and are in need of lenses, we now offer free shipping directly to your home. You may also qualify for a rebate!

We hope you continue to support local businesses through this crisis. We are doing our best to make that as easy as possible. Please reach out to us hickeyoptometry@gmail.com or 506-458-1801.

Stay home, stay safe.
We are all in this together
We are happy to announce that effective May 13th we will be open for routine care! Our front door will be locked to manage traffic. Please phone ahead 458-1801 for drop-ins. Plans have been put in place to ensure the safety of all patients and staff.