Welcome to Site for Sore Eyes, San Mateo, CA

115 E. 3rd Ave. San Mateo, CA 94401

Phone: 650-347-1500 Fax: 650-347-1023
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Store Hours
  • Monday - Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Walk-ins are always welcome.

We Specialize in Computer Progressive Lenses.

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Eye Examinations provided by Sterling VisionCare™ in San Mateo, CA
Welcome to Site for Sore Eyes in the heart of downtown San Mateo. Our eye care experts combine knowledgeable and courteous service with extraordinary prices. This store is expertly managed by owner Alex Bezverkh. For your convenience, comprehensive eye exams are provided by a Sterling VisionCare™ optometrist. Our licensed doctor of optometry will take all the time that is necessary to explain the procedures during the eye exam, their findings, and answer any of your questions. The skilled staff of Site for Sore Eyes is committed to providing professional advice and training on new eyeglasses, contact lenses and designer frames, along with adjustments and fittings. Eye exam appointments are easy to make, and we offer valuable coupons and honor most insurance plans.

Find us at the corner of 3rd Avenue and San Mateo Drive
We are located at 115 E. Third Ave at the corner of San Mateo Drive (a block away from the Mills Health Center and two blocks from the Central Recreation Center and Park). If you are taking public transportation, we are within walking distance of the San Mateo Caltrain. For those who are driving, there are plenty of on-street metered parking spaces surrounding the store, which is easily accessible from N. El Camino Real (Route 82) at E. Third Ave.

Site for Sore Eyes San Mateo Eyeglass Center 
Site for Sore Eyes in San Mateo features the most complete collection of eyewear, sunglasses, ophthalmic lenses and contact lenses for children as well as adults. We’ll spend the time that you need to be trained in how to use and insert your new contact lenses as well as how to keep the lenses clean. Our showroom has a superb selection of specialty eyewear from such well-known brands as Michael Kors, Nautica, Guess, Fendi, and many others. If you’re not completely happy with any product, you have a full 30 days to exchange it. At Site for Sore Eyes, we use only top optical lenses (from providers such as Carl Zeiss), along with the most advanced technology. Whatever your eye care needs, the professionals at Site for Sore Eyes on E. Third Ave in San Mateo, CA are here to help you.

Call (650) 347-1500 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins welcome. Also, take advantage of these great offers:

  • Designer eyeglasses and frames
  • Contact lenses and complete training
  • Children’s frames and shatter-resistant lenses
  • Professional eye exams through Sterling VisionCare™
  • Lenses to fit your lifestyle
  • Site for Sore Eyes accepts most insurance plans
  • Free cleaning and adjustments
  • Gift certificates available
  • One hour service
  • We accept AARP
  • AAA discount available (ask for details)
  • No interest for 6 months (through Care Credit®)
We carry all of the latest and most popular brands from Luxottica’s brand portfolio. Stop by your neighborhood Site for Sore Eyes location to view our complete collection.
  • Burberry
  • Capri Optics
  • Coach
  • De Stijl
  • Dolce & Gabbana
  • Entourage of 7
  • Fysh
  • Koali
  • Light Tech
  • Miyagi
  • Mo
  • Modo
  • Ogi
  • Prada
  • Prodesign
  • Ray-Ban
  • Ray-Ban Jr
  • Roger
  • Vera Wang
  • Versace
  • Vogue
In most cases, we are able to bill your vision insurance provider directly, thereby saving you time and out-of-pocket expenses for whatever your visit was for: eyeglasses, eyewear, contact lenses, or eye exams. The plans we accept include:
  • Aetna
  • Avesis
  • Blue Cross
  • Clarity Vision
  • Coast to Coast
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed
  • Great-West
  • Health Net
  • March Vision Care
  • Medical Eye Services Ltd.
  • National Vision Administrators L.L.C.
  • Optum Health Care
  • Principal
  • Safeguard - MetLife
  • Spectera
  • Superior Vision
  • Vision Plan of America