Polar Vision


Baffin Optical


Offering the Best in Vision Care to Northern Canada

Polar Vision Centres Ltd. fills your optical prescriptions with precision and style.

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Polar Vision will be reopening, as part of the phase one “Emerging Wisely” plan, on June 1, 2020.


You will be required to make an appointment to see one of our licensed opticians for glasses, contact lenses, and repairs. A pre-screening application will be required before arriving for your appointment, and you will be required to wear a mask. The health and safety of our employees and patients remain our number 1 priority. There are extra safety measures put in place as a result of COVID-19. Physical distancing is required at all times, this means maintaining a 6-foot or 2-meter distance from people around you.


For any questions or appointment requests, please call us at 1-867-920-4500 or write to us at polarvision@ssimicro.com.


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Polar Vision Centres Ltd. – Licensed Opticians in Yellowknife & Iqaluit

Welcome to Polar Vision Centres Ltd. Through our outlets in Yellowknife (Polar Vision) and Iqaluit (Baffin Optical) we offer professional optical services for the whole family. If you need glasses or contact lenses, our licensed opticians in Yellowknife and Iqaluit provide complete vision care, including eyewear fitting and frame repair. Our in house optical labs allow us to make your glasses on site quickly and accurately using the latest technology at great prices. Polar Vision Centres Ltd. will fill your optical prescription with precision and style. Come visit us today to see what we have in store for your eyes.

Meet all your optical needs from Polar Vision Centres Ltd. through our stores Polar Vision in Yellowknife and Baffin Optical in Iqaluit, including:

  • Eyeglass frames for men, women and children
  • Prescription glasses
  • Single vision, bifocal, trifocal and progressive lenses
  • Prescription and non-prescription sunglasses
  • Eyeglass repairs and accessories
  • CSA-approved protective eyewear
  • Contact lenses

Promotions and Special Offers

  • 20% discount – This is available at both locations, Polar Vision in Yellowknife and Baffin Optical in Iqaluit for co-op members.
  • Frame and lenses Warranty: Frames purchased from Polar Vision will be warrantied against manufacturers’ defects for one year from the original date of purchase.
    Lenses purchased from Polar Vison will be warrantied for one year from the original date of purchase against manufacturers’ defects.
  • Our Polar Vision office in Yellowknife will honour contract pricing for all NIHB clients.

Experienced and Professional Optical Centres

We offer complete vision care from frame repair to manufacture and fitting of designer eyeglasses.

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Self-Tinting Lenses

Get eyeglasses that adjust to any light condition with PhotoFusion® by ZEISS.

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Bring a New Look to Your Face

With high quality designer brands like Oakley and Gucci, we are sure to have something to suit your style.

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Designer Frames Available at Polar Vision

We know our customers want quality eyewear in fashionable styles. That’s why we carry a wide selection of frames from the world’s most respected eyewear brands. Our top-selling brands include:

Baffin Optical carries a large selection of economy frames, plus the following brands: Fysh, Kliik, Champion, Louisluso, and Nano.

Service Area

Polar Vision:

  • Arviat
  • Baker Lake
  • Cambridge Bay
  • Chesterfield Inlet
  • Coral Harbour
  • Gjoa Haven
  • Kugaaruk
  • Kugluktuk
  • Rankin Inlet
  • Repulse Bay
  • Sanikiluaq
  • Taloyoak 
  • Whale Cove
  • Yellowknife

Baffin Optical: 

  • Arctic Bay
  • Cape Dorset
  • Clyde River
  • Grise Fiord
  • Hall Beach
  • Igloolik
  • Iqaluit
  • Kimmirut
  • Pangnirtung
  • Pond Inlet
  • Qikiqtarjuaq
  • Resolute Bay

Polar Vision

Suite 113, 5109 48th Street

Yellowknife, NT X1A 1N5


Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday: Closed



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Baffin Optical

P O Box 891, Building 1088,

Block "E" Iqaluit, NU X0A 0HO


Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Closed for lunch every day

from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday: Closed


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