The Eyes Have It

The Eyes Have It in Downtown Fort Collins - Locally owned since 1980

COVID-19 INFO  We are open! We take your health and safety seriously.  We sanitize equipment and frames. 

Celebrating 42 years in our community! The Eyes Have It is your local source of prescription and non-prescription eyeglasses, sunglasses, readers and safety glasses in Fort Collins and Northern Colorado.

We've extended our Sale for a limited time. Take advantage of these savings today!

50% OFF  Overstock Frames

50% OFF Clearance Frames

50% OFF  Prescription lenses for these frames

PLUS: Prescription lens sale: 20% off first pair of Rx lenses and 40% off second pair Rx lenses  of equal or lesser cost with purchase of non-sale frames!


The Eyes Have It Fort Collins Colorado

Our On-site Lab is Open

We're making prescription or non-prescription glasses and sunglasses in your frame or ours

We are also replacing damaged or scratched prescription lenses with new lenses in customer's frames. For questions reach us on this website on the Contact Us page.  Or, call 970-407-0665. Thank you!

Fort Collins Eyewear, Sunglasses and Prescriptions at The Eyes Have ItWe are an Optical Shop & a Sunglasses Shop with an ever-changing and growing selection of glasses and sunglasses.

We started as a sunglasses specialty shop and still feature a large selection of non-prescription sunglasses. Including many for sport specific uses like cycling, or running or whatever you can do outdoors.

Prescription Safety Glasses by The Eyes Have It Fort Collins ColoradoWe now have a large selection of Safety prescription glasses and sunglasses.

The Eyes Have It is in downtown Fort Collins 102 W. Mountain Avenue next to Austin's American Grill. See our map below and click through to go to Google Maps for directions.

Expanded Sunglasses Selection!

Maui Jim Sunglasses at The Eyes Have It

The Eyes Have It is an Authorized dealer of Authentic prescription sunglasses by Maui Jim, Rudy Project, Ray-Ban, Suncloud Polarized Optics, Oakley, Serengeti, Smith, Spy and Wiley-X.

Plus more over-the-counter ready made readers

Because readers are not just for reading: computer, hobbies, crafts, fly-tying and more!

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The Eyes Have It fills all prescriptions from all eye doctors.

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We fill prescriptions from all Doctors. Just bring it in to the store and we can fill your prescription for glasses or sunglasses. We are making lenses in our own in-house lab in by appointment. This allows us to use your current frame if you like and it's in good enough condition.

Looking for the perfect gift for someone special? We have great selection of sunglasses and accessories for every taste. You can get gift certificates in any amount.

The Eyes Have It offers the best optics and comfort available.


Our roots are in the sunglass industry. We opened our first sunglass shop in 1978 and our sunglass store in Fort Collins in 1980, becoming the first sunglass specialty shop in northern Colorado. And currently have a sunglass specialty shop within our store. We have a large selection of non-prescription sunglasses.

We now have an exciting collection of sunglasses that includes Rudy Project, Ray-Ban, Oakley, Persol, Smith, Spy, Suncloud, Wiley-x , Serengeti, Dragon, Bucci, Kate Spade,  Haze New York, Nicole Miller and more. Plus new arrivals every week. We're also authorized to sell authentic brand sunglass lenses in prescription when available.  For any others, we have our own Specialty performance lenses.

Prescription sunglasses included in Rx friends and family plan:

save $40 off 1 complete pair prescription or save $100 off 2 complete Rx pairs. You can mix and match prescription glasses/sunglasses.

Go to our Sunglasses page for more information.

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We accept multiple insurance plans - including: VSP * Superior * Spectera * EyeMed * Davis Vision * Cigna Vision *  Blue View * Aetna Vision. As an open network provider we file all insurance claims for you. With some you will receive the benefit directly from the insurer. We also provide additional insurance discounts to maximize your benefit.


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For more details and specials like our $99 complete pair of Rx glasses with single vision lenses - go to our Specials page. It's a great time to include a second pair of computer, reading, cycling or any special use glasses. Find the solution for your multiple visual needs