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SECRET OPTICS BIO

I began working in optics by chance, in London, in my 20's. 

While there I was given a glimpse through the keyhole of the global optical industry. I returned home having soaked up all that I could. 

I schooled up as a Dispensing Optician

& opened my first practice in Tauranga in 2005.

2020 was time for a new thing; all that I have learned distilled down

into an Optician's nook in the Republic of 9th Avenue.

 My friends & I have repurposed an original stucco cottage. 

 Stripping back the ensuing decades we have attempted to reveal the humble beauty of the original materials. 

Adding things found, stored & reworked, what remains is a cosy space from which I can help you express yourself through your eyewear.

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WHY WE'RE SPECIAL

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Eyewear has the ability to transform the wearer. Matching frames to faces is the remit of every Optician, but not many have the artful instinct for the task that is needed.
It requires the ability to understand the person, educate, dream a little, & conjure the outcome.
This is done through listening, imagining & empowering you to make confident decisions in order to achieve amazing eyewear outcomes.

I have over 20 years experience in offering advice about

eyewear, prescriptions, & recommending lens solutions. 

I also like to help diagnose issues with existing eyewear

& discuss potential solutions to any problems you may have.

 

FRAME & SUNGLASS BRANDS

From super-powered to restrained sophistication, we stock a select number of chosen eyewear & sunglass brands

from proper frame-makers around the globe.

Each of our frame makers are at the forefront of design in the optical industry.

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FRAME HIGHLIGHTS

 

    LENSES

We use high-tech custom digital lens technology & cater for almost everything including;

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                             Single-vision lenses

                             Occupational lenses

                             Anti-fatigue lenses

                             Progressive lenses

                             Prescription (Rx) sun lenses

                             (incl Polarised lenses)

                             Sports wrap lenses    

                             High index - thinner, lighter

                             Photochromic lenses

                             Non Rx sun lenses 

                             

                             Anti-reflective coatings

                             Anti-scratch coatings

                             UV coatings

                             Blue AR coatings

             

We run an On-site Micro-lab which enables us to cut & fit lenses to your new or existing frame while you wait.

Remember, your prescription is yours to do with what you wish.

 If you wish to discuss lenses with us simply email your Optometrist & request a copy of your most recent spectacle prescription.

- or we can assist you to source a copy. Alternately, it is often possible to read your prescription from your existing lenses.

 

YOU CAN FIND ME HERE

48 Ninth Ave, Tauranga, 3110

( next to Love Rosie Cafe )

secret.optics@outlook.com

+64(0)223717340

@secretoptics

Tues-Fri    9:30am - 5:00pm

    Sat      10:30am - 2:00pm

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CONTACT ME

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