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42nd & Madison
New York City

42nd & Madison • New York City

50 E 42nd St New York, NY 10017 GET DIRECTIONS Phone: (212) 697-1838 Email: Email Us
Store Hours Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Text: WINTER SALE 50% Off DESIGNER Frames* WITH LENS PURCHASE Some restrictions apply. See store for details. Photo: Royal blue glitter background
Text: MAX comfort. MAX clarity. Get up to $200 in Rewards* on Acuvue ® contact lenses *Dollar amount will vary depending on the type of contact lens purchased. Visit for details. † Receive a free frame up to $200 value with purchase of an annual supply of ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses. Lens purchase and eye exam required. See store for details. Not valid with any other offers, discounts, or vision plans. Valid through 3/31/24. Photo: Blue background with Acuvue Oasys Max 1-Day contact lens box

Our Services

Comprehensive Eye Exams

Our latest technology in eye exams will ensure optimal vision and health for your eyes.

Contact Lenses

Daily, weekly, monthly…we’ve got them all. We also provide bifocal and multifocal contact lenses.

Designer Eyewear

The largest selection of designer brands at affordable prices from the Eyecare Visionaries.

More About This Location

Brands We Carry
  • Alexander McQueen
  • Balenciaga
  • Bottega Veneta
  • Burberry
  • Calvin Klein
  • Cartier
  • Cazal
  • Chloé
  • Coach
  • Dior
  • DITA
  • DKNY
  • Dolce & Gabbana
  • Emilio Pucci
  • Ermenegildo Zegna
  • Fendi
  • Flexon
  • Fred
  • Giorgio Armani
  • Givenchy
  • Gucci
  • Hugo Boss
  • Jimmy Choo
  • Kate Spade
  • Kenneth Cole
  • Lacoste
  • Lafont
  • Marc Jacobs
  • Maui Jim
  • MCM
  • Michael Kors
  • Miu Miu
  • Nautica
  • Nike
  • Oakley
  • Prada
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Ray-Ban
  • Roberto Cavalli
  • Saint Laurent
  • Salvatore Ferragamo
  • Silhouette
  • Swarovski
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Tom Ford
  • Versace
Insurance Plans We Accept
  • 32BJ
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Americhoice
  • Avesis
  • Carpenters
  • Coba
  • ConEd
  • Davis Vision
  • DC37
  • Emblem Health
  • EyeMed
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • GVS
  • Health First
  • Health Plus
  • HIP
  • Local 10
  • Local 100
  • Local 118
  • Local 1199
  • Local 276
  • Local 3
  • Local 6
  • Metro Plus
  • NVA
  • Optum Health
  • Oxford
  • Spectera
  • Superior Vision
  • UFA
  • UFT
  • United HealthCare
  • Vision World
  • WellCare
Payments We Accept
  • Acima
  • Affirm
  • Alphaeon Credit
  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit Card
  • Discover
  • Master Card
  • Visa

About Our Store

For nearly a century, Cohen’s Fashion Optical has provided New York residents with stylish eyewear and helpful services, including eyecare specialists in geriatric, pediatric and preventative eyecare and on-site exams.

We’re conveniently located at 50 E 42nd St, just steps from Grand Central Terminal, making it simple to get a new pair of glasses that suits both your style and budget. Our commitment to high-quality eyewear at our 42nd St location offers the best eyewear at the best prices and value.

Whether you prefer a feminine frame or athletic approach, our eyewear specialists will help you choose products that fit your look. For those who prefer upscale options, we also carry frames from a host of acclaimed designers including Tom Ford, Giorgio Armani, Hugo Boss, Alexander McQueen, Bottega Veneta and many more.

At Cohen’s Fashion Optical, we work to accommodate the diverse needs of New Yorkers with help from a multilingual staff. We also accept most major insurance plans. Stop in to browse our frames, or schedule an appointment online today.

Our Staff

We’re passionate about serving our community’s eyecare and eyewear needs.

Doctor Specialties
  • Pediatric Eyecare
  • Geriatric Eyecare
  • Treatment and Management of Ocular Conditions
  • Pre and Post Operative Surgical Care
  • Specialty Contact Lens Fitting
  • Low Vision Care and Vision Therapy
Languages We Speak
  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Russian
  • Spanish
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