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Broadway Union Square • New York City

Broadway Union Square • New York City

825 Broadway New York, NY 10003
Store Hours Closed and will open Mon at 10:00am


10:00 am - 6:00 pm


10:00 am - 6:00 pm


10:00 am - 6:00 pm


10:00 am - 6:00 pm


10:00 am - 6:00 pm


11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Man wearing glasses carrying a tote

$99 Eyeglasses

Frame + Lenses Included*

*See Details

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.

Insurance Plans We Accept

32BJ | Aetna | Affinity | 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 | NVA | Optum Health | Spectera | Superior Vision | UFA | UFT | United HealthCare | Americhoice | Metro Plus | Oxford | Vision World

Don't see your plan? Please call us to find out if we accept your insurance: (212) 475-0999

Payments We Accept

Acima | Affirm | Alphaeon Credit | American Express | Cash | Check | Debit Card | Discover | Master Card | TEMPOE | Visa | Wells Fargo

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About Our Store

Since 1927, Cohen’s Fashion Optical has flourished into one of New York’s cherished destinations for both value and designer eyewear, boasting nearly a century of dedicated service.

Our store showcases an extensive array of designer frames and sunglasses, with our team of eyewear specialists fully committed to assisting you in finding your ideal pair. From Chanel to Gucci, Cartier to Tom Ford, our shelves boast an impressive roster of iconic designers. Catering to diverse fashion tastes and budgets, our selection allows you to express your unique personality through frames paired with cutting-edge lens technology tailored to your lifestyle. For those seeking frame-free solutions, we stock a comprehensive range of clear and color contact lenses, available in daily, biweekly, and monthly options.

With our NY State Board Certified Optometrists available six days a week, comprehensive eye exams and attentive eye health services are always within reach. For added convenience, we can accommodate most single-vision prescriptions for same-day service and accept most major insurance plans. Drop by our store today, just a short walk from Union Square Park, or utilize our online scheduler to effortlessly book your eye exam appointment.

Languages We Speak
English | French | Spanish

Dr. Denise Whittam

Our Staff

Dr. Denise Whittam, O.D.

has been an American Optometric Association member for 35 years.

She was also recognized by the New York State Optometric Association by being presented with the distinguished Frederic A.

Woll Award in 2022 for continuous service and leadership.

Our dedicated team will help you find the perfect frame for your face shape and unique style.

Doctor of Optometry

Dr. Denise Whittam, OD -focals, Treatment and Management of Ocular Conditions, Computer Vision, Astigmatic Contact Lens Fitting, Pre-Post Operative Surgical Care

Doctor Specialties
Comprehensive Eye Exams | Dry Eye Treatment | Specialty Contact Lens Fitting including Multi-focals | Treatment and Management of Ocular Conditions | Computer Vision | Astigmatic Contact Lens Fitting | Pre-Post Operative Surgical Care

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