About Us


We are family-owned and family-operated and have been providing quality eye care services in the Northern Virginia area since 1978 when we opened our Bauer's Optical location in Alexandria, VA.

We provide quality eyewear and eye care services:

Quality eye care services at competitive prices

Onsite labs and state-of-the art equipment

Designer eyewear

Eye exams available from an independent optometrist

We have highly trained opticians:

Our opticians are highly experienced and well-trained with over 120 years of combined experience in all aspects of the optical field. Our staff is very knowledgeable about the latest in eyewear frames and lens technologies and specialize in filling even the most difficult eyeglass prescriptions. We take the time to ensure that you have made the right selection and that your eyeglass prescription is filled correctly.

Our staff provides professional and quality eye care services and are experts in:

Offering advice in proper fit and selection

Filling prescriptions accurately

We are specialized in filling highly complex prescriptions

Fitting progressive and multi-focal lenses (Definity, Hoya, Zeiss, and Varilux)