ALL patients must be wearing a face mask.

Respect the 2 meter distancing as much as possible

A limited number of patient will be allowed in the store, see store for details.

EYE EXAM APPOINTMENTS can be made by calling the location or booking online. See Locations for contact information.

Upon entry please use the provided hand sanitizer

ANY frames that are touched must be disinfected, please do not put them back on the board


EXCLUSIVELY at our Kanata and Carleton Place LOCATION

Come in and check out the NEWEST addition to our collection – VUARNET. Vuarnet was a popular brand in the 80’s an 90’s and is well known for excellent quality and clarity with MINERAL GLASS lenses. Available in Prescription, come in to either the Kanata or Carleton Place locations.



Ottawa’s Longest Running
Independent Optical Group

Best 2-for-1

It’s the best deal around. Purchase 1 complete pair of glasses and get the 2nd pair free.

We’re celebrating!

30TH Anniversary Sale

  • "Please thank Alex again, we love our glasses. He was so honest and good to us. He knew exactly what style of glasses would suit us. I highly recommend him to others."

    Sandra and Dwight Dauphinee, satisfied customer

  • "The most comfortable glasses I've ever had. They fit perfectly."

    Mrs. Jeannine Routledge, satisfied customer

  • "I take 3 buses to get here because I love the personalized service and attention."

    Mrs. Weys, satisfied customer

  • "I’ve been coming to Capital Optical since 1985 and I’m very happy with the service."

    Mrs. Lynn Young, satisfied customer

  • "I would like to thank you for the excellent services you have provided my family. We got the best fitting eyeglasses ever with the expert help of the staff. They treated us like family, so we are going to see them in the future for any optical service we will need. Very professional, knowledgeable and customer oriented."

    Sylva Baroody, satisfied customer

Check out the reasons that make us YOUR eyewear destination.

Six locations to serve you

We cover the city of Ottawa and then some. Whether you live in the east or west end, we are there for you.

Service second to none

All our locations are staffed with knowledgable professionals. Trained and friendly. Come see for yourself.

One hour service

We are local, smaller than the national chains, but our one hour service is comparable with any of the big guys.

Owner operated stores

There is something to say about owners being managers and operators as well. You always talk to the boss!

Quick, painless eye exams

We have invested heavily in state of the art eye exam equipment, because we want you to have the best.

Brand names. Latest models

You can always count on our store to find new designs for men, women and kids by the world’s greatest brands.

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