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Lumos Optical: Making Eyewear Affordable for Idahoans

Last updated March 25, 2021 by Totally Boise

Quality eyewear shouldn't be a luxury item, and finding a pair of glasses to fit your style shouldn't cost a fortune. After years of finding that glasses are just too expensive, a team of passionate professionals decided it was time to make a real difference in the optical industry.

A New Vision of The Optical Industry at Lumos

Known as 'Boise's Eyewear Rebellion,' Lumos Optical is located Downtown. Lumos provides quality, trendy, and unique eyewear at reasonable prices. Understanding the importance of transparency, there are no hidden costs. All prices are listed on a menu; customer's simply choose their price point. By offering package pricing, Lumos is able to expand services and products to a broader group of individuals in need of prescription glasses.

How Does Lumos Ensure Quality Glasses at an Affordable Price?

Following the direct-to-consumer model commonly used in Europe, Lumos cuts out the middleman by working directly with frame and lens manufacturers. They've also built an in-house lens cutting facility that provides them the opportunity to offer premium lenses complete with UV protection and anti-glare at no additional cost.

Testing Your Vision at Lumos

Lumos partners with Smart Vision Labs, a leader in telemedicine technology. The vision test takes only a few minutes and is evaluated by an off-site optometrist.

Learn how the vision test works:

Lumos Vision Test

What to Expect During Your Appointment

Lumos is available by appointment only. During your visit, you'll have the entire shop to yourself, ensuring one-on-one attention from their fantastic staff. Work with professionals to find the perfect frame that compliments your prescription, face shape, and lifestyle.

The Team Behind Lumos

At Lumos, you'll find a team of passionate individuals with bright personalities and progressive ideas. Lumos has made it their mission to provide affordable frames, lenses, and services for everyone- with or without insurance.

The Lumos Optical Team includes:

  • Nastasia - Provides expertise as a nationally accredited optician with over eight years of experience in the optical industry, from high-end luxury retailers to local, independent optometry offices.
  • Matthew - Brings business and marketing skills to the table while having more than a decade of administrative healthcare experience.
  • Gloria - Serves as a technical leader and product visionary with over 20 years of experience solving critical problems through innovative technology solutions.

Lumos was created to solve the biggest problem in the optical industry: overpriced glasses. Lumos Optical has witnessed independent brands in other industries make a significant impact in Boise. They were inspired to use their business platforms, experiences, and collaborative connections to create community partnerships with organizations and individuals looking to continue making positive changes in Boise.

Learn more about Lumos Optical's Values:

About Lumos Optical

Lumos provides the best customer service while helping you find the perfect eyewear to fit your style. We can assure you; you'll get the best boutique experience without the boutique pricing at Lumos Optical.

Boise's Eyewear Rebellion:

Lumos Optical Opens Article

Visit their Website:

Instagram/Facebook: @lumosoptical

Address: 116 N. 5th St., Boise, ID 83702

Phone: (208) 918- 4393




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