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Experience Elan Optical

A brick and mortar store known for personal service, Elan Optical was established in 1986. Over the years it has grown to become one of the most competitive independent optical stores in Northern California.

We offer the largest selection of designer frames and sunglasses in the Bay Area. Our optical lab is considered to be one of the best in the United States. Elan Optical's professional staff are experts in finding the right frame for your face and specific needs.

Our Designers

Learn more about the fantastic designers we work with to give you the best selection of frames in the Bay Area.


Learn more about the fantastic optical companies we work with to give you the best selection of lenses and lens options in the Bay Area.


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Cute shots from Fendi Summer 2017 collection

4 weeks ago

We will be in store today, tomorrow, and Saturday before we take our annual holiday. We will be out from July 3rd through the 9th and we will be back in store on July 10th at 10:30am.

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1 month ago
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It's that time of year again! We will be gone from July 1st-July 9th. We apologize for any inconveniences.

1 month ago
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What are your plans for the weekend? We will be here from 10:30am-4:00pm. Enjoy complimentary parking at the 150 Division lot on Brannan St. between 8th and 9th St.

1 month ago
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For all you Maui Jim lovers who want a little extra something! Monstera Leaf w/ 24k gold.

1 month ago

A preview of the luxury lines of Kering Eyewear. Enjoy!

Cannes 2017 is over… Time to relive some unforgettable moments of the 70th edition!
Watch our video of the “ 70 Women lunch” that happened last week on the Sainte Marguerite Island, co-hosted ... See more

1 month ago

#DidYouKnow eye #allergies are usually associated with other allergic conditions, particularly hay fever and atopic eczema.

2 months ago
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Come visit us this weekend! Free parking at the 150 Division Lot on Brannan St between 8th & 9th St.

2 months ago
Eye Diseases Statistics | Visual.ly

How many people worldwide need #eyewear to read? Over 500 million! Get more statistics here:

Worldwide statistics on Blindness