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Designer Eyewear & Sunglasses for Yellowknife

Flatter your face and fit your lifestyle while you improve your vision with the right glasses or contact lenses. If you are an avid sports enthusiast or work outside most of the time, we have tough, attractive frames and sunglasses for you. For your safety on the job or during home projects, you can also find a selection of certified safety frames at Polar Vision. Most importantly, any prescription lenses you receive from Polar Vision come from leading manufacturers in the industry. We have a large selection of designer eyewear options in Yellowknife. Come in today and browse our selection for your next pair!

You can now select any frame from the WestGroupe frame catalogue without meeting us in person by following these steps:


1. Have a prescription? Need Glasses?


2. Click on the Westgroupe Link to view the frames that are available.


3. Choose a frame, Contact Polar Vision with the Frame information: Style number, Color Number and Size.
Also we will need a copy of your prescription. You can scan email this to us or even take a picture and send it.


4. If you need any assistance with either please contact us and we will be happy to help.


5. Once Polar Vision has this information we will process your order. That’s it!


6. Your glasses will be sent back to the Health Centre in your Community for you to pick up.


7. Please allow 4-6 weeks for the completion of NIHB orders.



Thank you from the Staff of Polar Vision.
We look forward to helping you all with your Vision Needs and will make this process as easy as possible.

contact lenses

Brand-Name Prescription Eyeglass and Contact Lenses

Your eyewear is made in our on-site labs by licensed opticians with more than 36 years of experience. We fill your optical prescription with the highest quality selection of ophthalmic lenses. Also ask us about polycarbonate lenses, protective coatings and UV protection for lenses from:


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:


Designer and Prescription Sunglasses

Protect your eyes from sun damage and look great for work, driving, sports or everyday living. Polar Vision carries classic designer and prescription sunglasses that offer durable construction and UV protection. Choose from a wide range of lenses that not only eliminate glare but sharpen your perception of contrast and color. These are the brand-name, state-of-the-art sunglasses that residents recommend for work or play in the unique ice and light conditions of the far North. The respected brands we carry include:

Two Convenient Locations to Serve You

Come to Polar Vision Centres Ltd. to see why we are the North’s top choice for vision care.

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Contact Details

Polar Vision Centres Ltd.

Suite 113, 5109 48th Street

Yellowknife, NT X1A 1N5



Toll free:- 1-866-944-7466


Opening Hours

Monday-Friday: 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Closed for lunch every day from 01:00 PM – 02:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Contact Details

Baffin Optical

PO Box 891, Building 1088, Block “E”

(across from Public Health and Yummy Shawarma)

Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0



Toll free:- 1-888-244-0084


Opening Hours

Monday-Friday: 08:00 AM -  4:30 PM

Closed for lunch every day from 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Saturday & Sunday: Closed


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