Best Place to Buy Eyeglasses in Toronto

People have a lot of options when it comes to buying their eyeglasses. In the last few years, there have been more companies selling eyeglasses online and there are a number of different retail outlets that sell frames. With all the different choices, it can be hard for the average person to determine the best place to buy eyeglasses in Toronto.

While shopping online has become the norm for many Canadians, it’s not always the best choice when it comes to buying eyeglasses—you can’t try on frames or benefit from the expert opinion of an optician. In addition, it can be harder to determine the quality of both the lenses and frames and you can’t be certain that the pupillary distance (PD) will be correct.

When it comes to vision health, the best place to buy eyeglasses in Toronto is always in-store and it’s important to choose the right company. Hakim Optical has over 55 years of experience providing quality products and service to Canadians. Each of our 161 locations has a variety of frames and there’s always an optician in-store to ensure your eyeglasses fit properly and the PD has been measured accurately.

Another thing that sets Hakim Optical apart is our insistence on quality lenses. All of our lenses are made using only premium raw materials and we are at the forefront of lens technology. Satisloh Labs is one of our manufacturing labs where we can achieve a precision of 1/1000 of a millimetre when making lenses—while other labs can only reach 1/10 of a millimetre. Our advanced technology ensures you’re always receiving the highest-quality prescription lenses. Learn more about how Hakim Optical makes its lenses.

When looking for the best place to buy eyeglasses in Toronto, select a company that has the knowledge and experience to create the perfect eyeglasses for your needs and budget. Hakim Optical has been providing quality eyeglasses to Canadians for over 55 years and we always strive to ensure complete customer satisfaction.

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to see our variety of frames and to discuss custom lens options.

Hakim Optical is committed to providing our customers with fast and simple solutions to their eyewear needs. Our expert staff, one-hour labs and low prices combine for the complete shopping experience.

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Popular Autumn Frames 

At Hakim Optical, our goal is to help Canadian shoppers find fun, stylish–and even flirty– glasses for every occasion. When Autumn comes around, we’re eager to help our customers find beautiful, functional, and affordable frames to express their own personal style while meeting the timeless essence of the fall. For our 2022 Hakim fall style guide, we want to share a few of our fall frame favourites!


Regardless of your gender, complexion, hair colour, or face shape, these gorgeous BLING frames should be on your go-to fall frames list. Oversized, round, and statement-making screams autumn personality! These gorgeous gold, rounded frames with delicate sparkling arms remind us of the golds and the elegance of autumn. Dress these frames up with a more extravagant outfit for a night on the town, or dress them down with a pair of leggings and boots. Wherever you choose to wear them, you’ll find you’re bringing the beauty of fall into your style.


Bring back the beauty of the autumns of yesteryear with these gorgeous vintage-inspired IVORY frames. These warm-toned, half-gold and half-clear frames aren’t just beautiful and eye-catching, they’re classics! Just like watching a spooky movie or carving pumpkins, these glasses scream “autumn”! We recommend these frames for those who have a vintage aesthetic that they’d like to match, or for those who are ready to set a modern-meets-classic trend. Find your own unique style this fall with these gorgeous IVORY frames or a pair just like them at Hakim Optical!

Fashion and Style Inspiration

Looking for some real-world inspiration on how to style your Hakim Optical frames? Look no further than this section of our 2022 Hakim Fall Style Guide! Some of our friends online are showing us how they chose to style their new glasses, and we must say: they look amazing! Find your fall inspiration here!


Here you can see our friend and brand ambassador Kassandra wearing some of our gorgeous simple rounded gold frames. This look paired with a warm sweater and a cup of tea really bring the fall style together. Kassandra’s styling proves that you can make even the most simple and classic frames an autumn statement piece, especially when you choose warm, soft colours that bring the beauty of the season forward.


Our friend and brand ambassador Justin Walls always knows how to show up looking great! Justin is wearing all neutrals with a pair of traditional thin-framed glasses. With dark frames and large lenses, these glasses are not subtle but they don’t take focus away from his face or his style. In this picture, Justin is showing how to dress in a masculine and stylish way that shows us all how the basics will always be timeless, especially in a fashion-forward season like Autumn!

Sunglasses are for all Year Long!

Just because summer is over doesn’t mean that you should retire the sunglasses! On the contrary, with summer coming to an end, you should invest in a pair of stylish and affordable autumn sunglasses! As harmful UV rays are always present–even through autumn and winter–finding your sunglasses style now is very important. Just ask our friend Kiki (@/KiKiKhosa), who has truly shown the beauty of sunglasses and autumn attire!

Take Advantage of the Newest Fall Sale!

At Hakim Optical, we love a good deal! What’s even better than a good deal, however, is being able to pass on good deals to our loyal Canadian customers. Every season we come up with a way to save our customers money, and with the 2022 Hakim Fall Style Guide in full swing now is a great time to remind our customers what we have to offer!

Save when you buy 4 90-packs of Acuvue Moist Contacts

Contact Lens Sale 

Whether you wear glasses, contact lenses, or a mix of both, Hakim has got you covered with ongoing contact lens sales and promotions! Currently, when you buy 4 90-packs of Acuvue contact lenses, you will instantly save $50. Plus, take advantage of a mail-in rebate for another $40 back!

Looking for the perfect pair of glasses for the fall?
Find your nearest Hakim Optical Store today! 

Hakim Optical has provided Canadians with quality corrective lenses at a value that can’t be beat for over 55 years. Our knowledgeable staff and optometrists are here to help you find an eyewear solution tailored specifically to you. 

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