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Post by sm1mex on Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:06 am

Would appreciate any recommendations for optician at lakeside.

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Post by gringal on Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:21 am

sm1mex wrote:Would appreciate any recommendations for optician at lakeside.

I've had good luck with the Optician in the same strip next to the carreterra as Telmex in Ajijic. If the glasses come back from the factory and aren't exactly right, they don't hesitate to send them back until they are. Very pleasant lady in charge; speaks very good English; gives excellent exam.

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Post by sm1mex on Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:38 am

I have seen that little shop. I need frames. Do they have a good selection?

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Post by gringal on Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:43 am

sm1mex wrote:I have seen that little shop.  I need frames.  Do they have a good selection?

Not so great as some if you want "designer" types, but okay if you want to keep it fairly simple. I was happy enough with what they have had recently.

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Post by sm1mex on Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:45 am

Don't need designer frames, just something that isn't ugly and will be functional for a while.

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Post by Pedro on Wed Mar 25, 2015 1:34 pm

we use the "optometrist"  in chapala on hidalgo roughly across from coldwell banker re. there is a flower shop beside him. his english is not too good but probly good enough.
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Post by David on Wed Mar 25, 2015 2:16 pm

Go see Luz, the optician who visits LCS. None better Lakeside IMHO.
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Post by Zedinmexico on Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:37 am

Luz did trifocals for me and old fashioned hard contacts for my wife. Her father was an optician also. She is also charming and very professional.  Agree with David.

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Post by Trailrunner on Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:54 am

What about frames, does Luz have a good selection of frames? Do you have to be a member of LCS to use her services?
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Post by Pedro on Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:04 am

the one thing you cannot get around here are glass lenses in regular and sun. i had to go to guadalajara and the optician got lucky and found some blanks in a warehouse in mexico city. i could only get bifocal for sun but tri for clear
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Post by sm1mex on Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:21 am

I had progressive clear lens made by Dr. Pinto a few years ago. He had to send the frames to Mexico City to get the lens ground. Took about a week. I'll check out his frames also for sun glasses.

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Post by David on Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:28 am

Trailrunner wrote:What about frames, does Luz have a good selection of frames? Do you have to be a member of LCS to use her services?

I thought her selection of frames was good. All medical services at LCS are available to the public.
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Post by Zedinmexico on Thu Mar 26, 2015 1:15 pm

My trifocals darken and lighten responding to the sun. 

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 I saw an ad that we can buy prescription polaroid lenses now at least in Canada where I saw the ad. Any body know about this??   I love polaroid sun glasses and wear them all the time. I would love a set of distant glasses with a little bifocal at the bottom to see the dashboard or read prices in focus with polaroid type filtering. You do get addicted to polaroid filtering after a while.

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Post by Flamingo on Thu Mar 26, 2015 2:42 pm

Dra Luz did a great job on my glasses - the first pair of bifocals I can actually wear and read with. She has a decent selection of frames.
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Post by Trailrunner on Thu Mar 26, 2015 3:06 pm

Thanks, David and Flamingo, I will go see Luz. Is she there everyday? Hours? Thanks again.
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Post by sm1mex on Thu Mar 26, 2015 3:11 pm

She comes on Thursdays. Need to sign up on the sheet at the rear of LCS in advance.

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Post by David on Thu Mar 26, 2015 3:18 pm

As I recall it's only Thursdays. Check the LCS website or the office to learn. You do need to sign-up for an appointment.
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Post by Trailrunner on Thu Mar 26, 2015 3:44 pm

Thanks!
Think I'll wait until the birds have flown the coop.
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Post by Zedinmexico on Fri Mar 27, 2015 8:35 am

Appt for new patients are only in Morning.  Afternoon is for fitting and adjustment type work FYI.

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Post by Trailrunner on Fri Mar 27, 2015 9:16 am

Thanks.
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Post by simpsca on Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:01 am

I got polaroid sun glass lenses in Giadalajara from Dr. Patzka. They are available in Mexico. And yes they are adictive!
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Post by Zedinmexico on Sat Mar 28, 2015 8:30 am

simpsca wrote:I got polaroid sun glass lenses in Giadalajara from Dr. Patzka. They are available in Mexico. And yes they are adictive!

Perscription? 

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Post by simpsca on Sat Mar 28, 2015 9:40 am

Dr. Paczka examined my eyes and wrote the prescription, ordered the lenses put in frames I already had.
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