The Star Market Shopping Center 1241 South Main Street Salinas, CA 93901 On Route 68 near the corner of East and West Blanco Roads, our store is in the same shopping center as the popular Star Market grocery store.
Free on-site parking available.
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Store Hours

10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 3:00pm

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Why choose Site for Sore Eyes Salinas?

Welcome to the Site for Sore Eyes eye care store in Salinas, CA, located in the Star Market Shopping Center. Our trained staff provides expert advice in finding lenses to fit your lifestyle. If you are in the market for contact lenses, we offer complete training for use and cleaning of your new lenses. The Site for Sore Eyes location in Salinas carries the most complete collection of eyewear, sunglasses, ophthalmic lenses and contact lenses for children as well as adults. Our showroom has a wide selection of specialty eyewear from such well-known brands as Coach, Maui Jim, Ray Ban, Tommy Bahama, Hugo Boss, Guess, Bebe, Joseph Abboud, Stetson, Nine West, and Sophia Loren, among many others. We also provide expert fittings. You will find hundreds of frames that suit every taste and budget. At Site for Sore Eyes, we use only top optical lenses (from providers that include Carl Zeiss), along with the most advanced technology. Whatever your eye care needs, the professionals at Site for Sore Eyes in Salinas, CA are here to help you.

Eye Exams & Affordable Eye Care in Salinas

Site for Sore Eyes delivers high quality eye care in a convenient location for both adults and children in northern California. Dr. Anh T. Lam, Independent Doctor of Optometry, is committed to providing thorough eye exams, along with advice and training on new eyeglasses, contact lenses and designer frames. Whatever your eye care needs, the professionals at Site for Sore Eyes in Salinas, CA are here to guide you. And, for those customers who may worry about a language barrier, it should be noted that some of our employees speak Spanish and Chinese. Our store is a Diamond Certified location, which means we are one of the highest quality local businesses in the area. Eye exam appointments are easy to make and we honor most insurance plans. While you are visiting, be sure to say hello to Ilian Garcia, who has been the same owner and operator for over 20 years.

Our Brands

We carry popular designer brands and the latest styles to fit your style and budget. Stop by your neighborhood Site for Sore Eyes location to view our complete collection.

  • Adin Thomas
  • Airlock
  • Altair
  • Bebe
  • Candies
  • Catherine Deneuve
  • Cinzia
  • Coach
  • Cote D’Azur
  • Daisy Fuentes
  • Fila
  • Flexon
  • Flexure
  • Gant
  • GAP
  • Gucci
  • Guess
  • Jones New York
  • Joseph Abboud
  • Maui Jim
  • Michael Ryen
  • Nine West
  • Randy Jackson
  • Ray-Ban®
  • Ray-Ban Jr
  • Revolution
  • Scott Harris
  • Sophia Loren
  • Stetson
  • Vera Wang

Vision Plans We Accept

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:

  • Avesis
  • Blue View
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed
  • MES Vision
  • Safeguard
  • Spectera

Don’t see your insurance listed? Call this store at 831-424-1242 to check for additional accepted insurance plans.

Use your FSA (flex spending account) and HSA (health savings account) funds on eye exams, eyeglasses, and contact lenses!

Meet Our Doctor: Dr. Anh T. Lam

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Meet Our Doctor: Dr. Anh T. Lam

Dr. Anh T. Lam is an optometrist practicing at Site for Sore Eyes in Oakland CA and specializes in Pediatrics and Geriatrics. She became an eye doctor when she completed her degree at UCLA, Southern California College of Optometry. She is an optometrist who is state-licensed to diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the eye and visual system. To make an appointment with Dr. Anh T. Lam call Phone: Phone: 831-424-1242.

Education: UCLA, Southern California College of Optometry
Degrees: Doctor of Optometry
Specialization: Pediatrics, Geriatrics

*On purchase of featured L'Amy America brand frames (Ann Taylor, Champion or Nicole Miller) with single-vision CR-39 plastic lenses. At participating locations. Inventory will vary by location. Cannot be combined with insurance or other offers. Other restrictions may apply. See store for details. Offer expires 09/30/23. **With purchase of frames. Valid on Precision View brand progressive lenses or similar. Cannot be combined with insurance or other offers. Other restrictions may apply. See store for details. Offer expires 09/30/23. Purchase an eligible supply of ACUVUE® branded contact lenses from 07/01/23 to 12/31/23 and register for MyACUVUE® on to complete online reward form within 60 days of purchase and see full Terms and Conditions and other requirements