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 Centres LTD. Yellowknife and Iqaluit are now OPEN!


We are very HAPPY to be welcoming all of our patients back, but please note there are some additional precautions that we are following, the health and safety of our employees and staff remains our #1 priority.


Our hours of operation will be:


Polar Vision - Yellowknife Location
Monday to Friday  -  9:00 am to 6:00 pm 
Closed for lunch from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm daily.



Baffin Optical - Iqaluit Location
Monday to Friday  -  8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Closed for lunch: 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm daily.



We will be seeing patients for glasses, contacts, and repairs by appointment only. Please call  1-867-920-4500 or write to us at rmorrow@polarvision.ca and a staff member will be happy to assist. We are still offering curbside pick-up. 


You will be required to complete a pre-screening questionnaire, wear a mask, and sanitize hands before entering the store. 


We are working very diligently to keep our staff and patients safe and healthy. Please note there are extra cleaning and safety measures put in place as set out by our chief medical health office. Please read and follow our signs that are posted inside the store. 


Thank you for your understanding

Staff of Polar Vision 

Designer Brand Eyeglass Frames for All Ages

Find the latest fashion trends for yourself and your children at Polar Vision, and the whole family will enjoy seeing clearly. Choose the best frames for your face and lifestyle, even comfortable and durable kids’ frames at competitive prices. Your designer, safety or everyday frames include an expert fitting and adjustments. Visit our shop to see our selection of designer frames, including:

100% Inuit Owned

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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