Optical Shop Grand Reopening Oct. 27-31 at UAMS Jones Eye Institute

By Holland Doran

The public will be offered a 20 percent discount on prescription and non-prescription glasses and sunglasses. Attendees can enter to win prizes at each trunk show.

“Our new optical shop will allow us to provide the very best and most complete eye care and service to our patients and their families,” said Christopher T. Westfall, M.D., director of the Eye Institute.

Events include:


  • Dior and Kate Spade Trunk Show – 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Vision Screenings – 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


  • Lulu Guinness and Ted Baker Trunk Show – 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Vision Screenings – 11 a.m.-noon


  • Gucci Trunk Show – 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Vision Screenings – 11:30 a.m.-12: 30 p.m.


  • Ray-Ban and Tory Burch Trunk Show – 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Vision Screenings – 11 a.m.-noon


  • Vera Bradley Trunk Show – 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

No appointment is necessary for a vision screening.

The shop can fill a prescription from an outside ophthalmologist or optometrist, and offers a one-year warranty on all frames and sunglasses.

No appointment is necessary and walk-ins are welcome at the Optical Shop.

The Optical Shop is located on the first floor of the Jones Eye Institute. Parking is available in Parking 3 at the corner of Cedar Street and Capitol Avenue.

Shop hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday- Thursday, and 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fridays. The shop number is 501-686-8114.


UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; northwest Arkansas regional campus; statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,727 students, 822 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses throughout the state, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on FacebookTwitterYouTube or Instagram.