By Nancy Rineman
Atlantic News, Thursday, March 21, 2002
store, the staff of the Hampton Vision Center is ready to
help you see the world in a whole new way.
[Atlantic News Photo]
HAMPTON — A vital component of Hampton's busy downtown, Hampton Vision Center continues to cater to a decade of satisfied customers while constantly welcoming new clients to the recently-expanded business.
Opticians Bill "Sully" Sullivan and his wife, Liz, owners of Hampton Vision Center, pride themselves in providing the personalized attention that keeps bringing customers back. The Sullivans are assisted in this quest by fellow board certified opticians Sarah Funk and Alison Bisognani and optometrist Dr. K.B. Boyer, who provides his patients with full routine eye exams, follow-ups, Lasik surgery consultations and prescriptions.
Just two years after Hampton Vision expanded its Depot Square showroom, the Sullivans continue to enjoy growth, allowing increasing numbers of customers a variety of fashionable frames second to none. Traveling to vision shows not only throughout the United States but all over the world brings the latest in fashion lines and designers directly to the customer. Hampton Vision Center carries vendors from Germany, France, Italy and Denmark, making trips to businesses in cities such as Boston unnecessary, as Hampton Vision Center provides many of the same eye wear options without the cost associated with a larger city Last fall the Sullivans traveled to a vision show in Paris, resulting in many of the new unique products Hampton Vision now has available. Lafont now joins the already lengthy list of popular lines well known at Hampton Vision Center.
A satisfied customer As what is key to the success enjoyed by Hampton Vision Center. The quality of lens and frames is only part of the finished product, however. Hampton Vision Center also uses the finest lens coatings, including anti-reflective, UV protection and anti-scratch coatings. The anti-reflective coating is especially useful for nighttime driving, "Sully" Sullivan says. Bifocal users have new options, too, Sullivan points out. No longer do customers need to endure lenses with lines across the surface. New Progressive lenses for bifocal wearers allow clear vision not only for close-up and distance situations but for in between circumstances as well, providing vision at different distances, Sullivan adds.
Sunglasses needs are also well met at Hampton Vision, where a wide variety of choices are available for requests related to basic protection or fashion desires, all of which succeed in providing the ultimate look for the Hampton Vision Center customer.
A trip to Hampton Vision Center, 28E Depot Square, Hampton, will offer same day service on most single vision glasses, and next day service on most bifocals. In addition, a member of the Hampton Vision Center staff will gladly verify the perspective customer's insurance. Business hours are Monday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. For more information, call 926-2722.