Voted Best Eyewear in 2016

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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3 days ago

New Bvlgari pieces to be excited about! Get your pair at Elan Optical.

Iconic design, color and glamour, enhancing women’s multi-faceted style and lifestyles.

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Blue Light - Is It Really Bad For Your Eyes?

Blue Light is unavoidable and our #eyes have trouble blocking it. How bad is it? Read what @AllAboutVision says:

Blue light from sunlight, computers and other digital devices can damage your eyes. Learn why and how to prevent it.

5 days ago
Elan Optical - Bay Area A-List

Thank you for voting us Bay Area's Best Eyewear in 2016!

We are nominated for 2017 as well and we need your votes to help us win again! Voting starts on January 23rd and goes through March 5th.

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Protect your eyes in the most fashionable way. Elan Optical, Voted Best Eyewear 2016, Bay Area A List.

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“Part of fashion is newness. It's got to be a new combination of elements that's shocking-stunning-beautiful all at the same time.” Tom Ford

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At Elan Optical, we promise you high fashion and high visual acuity.

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Luc is in the holiday spirit, are you?

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Your eyewear reflects who you are and where you’d like to go. Choose your pair at Elan Optical

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To our loyal and much appreciated customers,

We will be closed the first week of January for our annual holiday break. We wish you a very merry holiday and happy new year!

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We have exciting news for you all!

We are now able to check your VSP and Eyemed benefits and submit your claim for your frames and lenses!

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