Roberts & Brown Opticians

Est. 1990

 

Our Store

We have an abundance of frame options for everyone. Our knowledgeable staff can help you solve all your visual needs. We emphasize a balance of quality craftsmanship, stylish appearance and follow up care.

Our Opticians

Our staff has over 100 years combined experience in the Optical industry.  A wealth of knowledge and expertise is utilized in every patient experience. 

Our Specialty

We have the largest selection of glasses for children in BC. From babies to teens we offer something to match each child's specific eye care needs.

A rainbow of colors and playful designs to flexible frames that withstand the active lifestyle of children. At Roberts & Brown Opticians we offer the largest collection of glasses for infants and children in British Columbia. With over 150 frames in variety of sizes and styles our experienced staff is here to help you to find the perfect combination of fashion and function to match your child's eyeglass and prescription needs. We are familiar with the very specialized needs of children and we work closely with the department of Ophthalmology at BC children's hospital and frame supplier to offer the best possible solutions for your child's eyeglass needs. We focus on providing a positive experience for children to get them excited about wearing glasses. Our inviting children's area and wall of fame allow even hesitant new wearers to see the excitement in getting new glasses. Roberts & Brown Opticians also specializes in uniquely customized fitting modifications make the glasses fit each child.

Here are a few of the fabulous brands we feature, Our stock is always evolving and we regularly receive new styles.

Among all brands of children's glasses, Youpi! eyewear really stands out. Its popularity is mainly due to its cheerful colors, playful patterns and an excellent fit for small kids. The Youpi! collection consists of a wide range of fun shapes and bright colors that are playful, hip and very robust. Kids get excited about Youpi! frames because they too want to feel funky and cool.

Eyelet is a technical and trendy eyewear for young people. Eyelet collection proposes an ideal solution for kids, teenagers and even young adults. The collection differentiates itself from the current offer, combining innovating solution with really good looks. Result: Eyelet specs are technical and functional, colorful, trendy and always wearable! Specially designed to provide vision care, the Eyelet Junior is constructed to provide a solution for all kids.  The Eyelet Juniors' unique construction and innovation allows the eyewear to stay "Stable on the Face".

With Etnia Barcelona's Children's frames you get the remarkable quality of craftsmanship combined with an innovative and fun sense of color.  Born from the company's ever growing commitment to providing an exceptionally unique product, they draw inspiration from their rich Spanish heritage and pride themselves on being at the forefront of style. In these glasses your child will have a product that is not only fashionable but extremely well made,  constructed from a high quality acetate that will hold up to everyday wear while still maintaining a nice glossy finish in a rainbow of eclectic colors.

Lafont prides themselves on creating an avant-garde style with vivid colors and unique patterns. Lafont kids frames have styles that mimic the fashion forward frames found in their adult collection, allowing your child to wear glasses at the cutting edge of style and design. The kids product line, like the rest, is made in Paris and involves a process that ranges from 120 to 200 steps.  Many of these steps are manually done, which is clear when you take hold of a Lafont product. 

 

 

Recognizing that the children of today are the fashion enthusiasts of tomorrow, the OGI Kids Collection gives them a head start.  Made to be durable and fashionable, these kids glasses closely mimic adult fashion forward styles, some even being a smaller duplicate from their mommy and me collection.  Bold plastic styles and vivid colors all made with quality craftsmanship in Japan.

 

The Inface collection is a broad range of frames, embracing different styles, shapes and ages. Our color range is chosen carefully inspired by the individual design and with fashion trends in mind. The Kids Collection is designed for the active everyday life; flexible and durable and extremely functional. Where life is fast and full of adventures. Inface focuses on the highest quality in design, materials and construction.

Flexon Jr. is the frame your kid needs if they live a life of constant play.  Since its launch in 1988, Flexon has changed the world of eyewear with its unique attributes, utilizing Japanese materials and technology. Flexon frames are lighter, stronger and more comfortable than any of its competitors. From simple classic designs to edgy styles the original memory metal frames appeal to the widest range of children.

Nike has revolutionized athletic sportswear and Nike Vision eyewear brings the same inspiration and innovation to athletic styled eyeglasses. Flexible sporty style in neutral or vivid colors and on trend styles meld together the athletic and fashion world, for the athlete in everyone.

Make their dreams come true with eyeglasses made with the magic of Disney, featuring some of the brand's most popular characters, including Minnie Mouse, Cars, and Tinkerbell. Designed to be kid-friendly with flex hinges for comfort and durability, these whimsical glasses for boys and girls will help your little ones see their best.

EasyTwist frames made for active children. They are made with Trilaston, a proprietary memory metal innovation, known for it's elasticity and unsurpassed shape recovery properties. This along with a patented Turboflex hinge allows the temple to rotate 360 ensuring maximum durability giving the frame the ability to withstand wear and tear and hold their shape.

MEXX glasses are appealing to kids' tastes, these frames make wearing glasses a lot more fun while maintaining the fine European craftsmanship and wearer-comfort you’ve come to love and expect from Mexx. Created in sizes, nose fitting and temple length that are optimized for young and small faces. Vibrant colors or pastels, patterned or plain, Mexx offers a collection of metal and plastic frames made in Germany that conquer the youth fashion world of eyewear.

Ray-Ban Junior offers children a legendary look in the iconic RayBan style, while ensuring their basic necessities are covered. Ray-Ban Jr delivers full-on cool with authentic details in a frame perfectly proportioned for a smaller face.

The NANO collections stands out from the crowd due to its maximum flexibility making them "Child-Proof". Thanks to its new patented exclusive hinge and SILIFLEX material; this unique thermo-adjustable material is 35% lighter than acetate frames and delivers a long lasting and durable finish. Forget about constant breakages. In addition to these features, its special adaptability with manually adaptable temple tips, Adjustable mini-band and the possibility of exchange fixing system between temples and a headband, this has allowed the utility patent to the NANO frames.

REC SPECS help you play like a PRO with certified protection in prescription and non prescription sports glasses. RecSpec frames are specifically designed to protect against impact and are tested to meet or exceed the strictest ASTM F803 standards. They’re also engineered to handle any prescription. So you get comfortable, durable protection without sacrificing sight or style. 

Babies, kids and young teens need sunglasses more than adults do. Since the human eye is not fully developed until children reach 15, they are particularly vulnerable to the hazards of the sun’s rays. Julbo is committed to helping parents find the right frames and lenses you need to protect your children’s vision. Julbo offers fashionable eyewear suitable for all ages, from toddlers to young adults.

Eye Patches

The Ortopad® patch is a latex-free, hypo-allergenic orthoptic eye patch for the treatment of lazy eye (amblyopia, strabismus) and is available in three sizes: The Ortopad patches have a special shape with nasal slits cut into the patch for a better fit close to the nose, allowing the patch to fit well under eye glasses. Ortopad Boys, Fun Pack and Elite patches all have 100% cotton material which allows the skin to breathe naturally and minimizes eyelid perspiration. Ortopad White and Beige patches have a monostretch breathable non-woven material. The adhesive is hypo-allergenic and latex-free, and is especially suitable for delicate and sensitive skin, offering maximum comfort even with prolonged use. The special light protection inlay assures maximum shielding from light. Each Ortopad patch is individually wrapped for convenience. Available in 3 size Junior (up to 2 years) Medium (2 - 4 years) Regular (over 4 years).

EZE-PATCH is for spectacle wearers requiring occlusion therapy. The occluder slips onto the glasses over the lense and the hypo-allergenic fabric lays against and around the orbital area. Each occluder is interchangeable between eyes by removing the motif, reversing the occluder and then re-attaching the motif in the other direction.  Each package of EZE-PATCH contains two occluders of different colors and motifs, while the patches are reusable and can be hand washed.

At Roberts & Brown Opticians we have an abundance of ever changing frames in a variety of styles. From a minimalist rimless styles to bold colors, patterns and shapes no matter what your taste we offer something to suit your style. We carry a diverse array of frame brands that emphasize a balance of quality craftsmanship, stylish appearance and value. Below are a few of our featured brands, we have many more with new product arriving regularly. 

Etnia Barcelona

Etnia Barcelona is a pioneer in the study and application of color, made with natural acetate, a material that comes from cotton and is known for its comfort and malleability. Etnia Barcelona’s know-how, technical savvy and perfection are concepts acquired through experience. These small details that personalize our creations are part of the “savoir faire” we apply to each of our creations and what adds the excellence to each piece that only creators can give to their works. Whether it's their Vintage or Originals collection the inspiration and craftsmanship in evident in the product they offer.

 

O&X

The O&X eyewear collection by Kio Yamato is inspired by the richness and diversity of New York City, its people, its culture & its colors. KIO translates as pure and clean. The hallmarks of these components are their unheard of levels of comfort, durability, and never-before-seen visual style. KIO is dedicated to the craft of creating comfort and style through technical magnificence. Their passion for the arts of engineering and fashion is seen first-hand in the details of all their eyepieces. O&X eyewear has invested a great amount of energy to innovation in the material utility of acetates and metals. Every hand-made piece is the result of hundreds of production steps and immeasurable skill that you can feel in the product itself.

 

Modo

 

Modo is devoted to designing eyewear that blends effortless minimalism with seamless functionality. Modo combines manufacturing technology and hand crafted tradition. Modo is known for it's lightweight frame collections. The Paper-Thin Titanium frame collection features frames made with 0.6 mm-thick Beta Titanium 153, combining the lightness and strength of titanium with the utmost flexibility. Modo's Metal Core Acetate collection merges technological innovation with classic acetate style. The resilient stainless steel core is laminated between a super thin 2.8 mm acetate front, keeping the frames super light and always in shape. Modo continually strive to share a purpose, and with the "Buy a Frame-Give a Frame" program, Modo provides free eyewear to those in need with every frame purchased.  When you wear a Modo frame you are not only supporting a wonderfully forward thinking company, you are also receiving a product of exceptional design and high quality.

Tom Ford

Tom Ford created a true piece of Italian luxury, every pair of Tom Ford glasses and sunglasses have an effortless elegance and style which represents a timeless look. The Tom Ford glasses and sunglasses range features some truly beautiful and desirable pieces, extravagant, with the desire to express something new and different. Tom Ford eyewear is a true piece of Italian luxury. The collection is a combination of metal and acetate styles, the finish of each frame, being completed by hand in Italy. Tom Ford eyewear has been designed for both men and women; bold, yet elegant, they exude sophistication and a sense of luxury.

ÖGA

ÖGA embraces the Scandinavian spirit; masculine design and functionality. An uncompromising, discerning style, where the comfort of the frames in no way detracts from the originality of the design. ÖGA frames are distinguished by design and unexpected combinations of materials like wood and titanium. Inspired by architecture, shapes enhance function and purity This Scandinavian principle is based on the prominence of the functionality of a product while emphasizing the design, aesthetics, comfort and quality.  The collections are elegant designs inspired by a contemporary modern look for men with highest quality in designs made in France.

Lafont

Lafont is superb Parisian optical eyewear with over ninety years of experience. Unparalleled expertise with an emphasis on elegance and strong family values, all backed by a name well known for one of a kinds eyeglass designs. Independent styling accomplished through innovative techniques, combined with high-tech French manufacturing, balanced by traditional know how.  The Lafont family has retained full control of its design activities and brand image since 1923. The precision of Lafont frame assembly, the attention to detail of it's finish, the balance of design and the uniformity along with harmony of the color scheme. Designs, patterns and colors all intended to surprise and delight the wearer with effortless Parisian chic.

 

Seraphin

A sophisticated neoclassical collection that uses the finest materials and time-honored techniques to contemporize classic shapes. A sophisticated and luxurious neoclassical collection, Seraphin uses time-honored techniques and carefully curated materials from around the world to contemporize classic and iconic eyewear. Our modern interpretations of a variety of vintage styles, dreamed up with an erudite understanding of optical design history, have earned worldwide recognition. With each meticulously handcrafted frame, Seraphin builds upon a tradition of trendsetting design while redefining the genre of luxury eyewear.