Child Eyecare Awareness
As a parent, you may wonder whether your pre-schooler has a vision problem or when a first eye exam should be scheduled.
Eye exams for children are extremely important. Experts say 5 percent-10 percent of pre-schoolers and 25 percent of school-aged children have vision problems. Early identification of a child's vision problem is crucial because, if left untreated, some childhood vision problems can cause permanent vision loss.
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Welcome to the Cayman Islands, the home of Tropical Optical At Shedden Road, Tropical Optical and Brac House Vision Clinic.
We have been proudly offering quality eye care to the people of the Cayman islands since 1975. Our patients are people from all walks of life, from dozens of countries and of every age from a few months to the elderly. We are most grateful for the unwavering support of our Caymanian patient base.
Our staff is the source of great pride. One member of staff has been with us for 20 years, another for 11 years. They have attended our patients with care and are ever increasing their skills.
Our practice is a full scope family oriented one, offering routine eye exams for every age and complaint; contact lens fitting and problem solving; detection and treatment of vision problems and diseases and the co-management of Lasik surgery patients.
We have an extensive network of fine surgeons and physicians with whom we can arrange appointments for patients who require referrals, both locally and overseas. Further we facilitate the visits of an ophthalmic plastic surgeon who offers cataract, pterygiium and lid surgery, excision of various skin lesions, mini face lifts, Botox treatments, fillers, peels, and his own fabulous line of skin care products.
We maintain a large inventory of contact lenses and offer minimum ordering time for speciality lenses.
Our in-office finishing lab and large lens stock can offer same day (and most often one hour) service on most single vision lenses, including transitions and anti-reflection coating.
Our selection of spectacle frames, in price ranges to suit every pocket book and fashion whim, includes a wide range of designer models, and is unrivaled on Island. We consider Miami to be our main competition and are happy to say we win every time.
We are particularly proud of our association with the Lions Club of Grand Cayman. We have voluntarily conducted professional vision screening of school children since 1974. In conjunction with the Lions Club we can boast that no one in the Cayman islands has to go without eye care.
Please visit our offices at 150 Shedden Road 949-2596, the Gallaria Plaza West Bay Road 945-7588 and Brac House in Cayman Brac 948-1271. House calls can be arranged.
Promoting good eye health for the entire population is our goal.
Tropical Optical At Shedden Road
Monday - Friday | 8AM - 4:30pm
Tuesday - Friday | 9am - 5pm
Saturday - 9am - 4pm