At General Optical in Burton, Flint and Fenton Michigan, you're not just our patient, you're our guest!
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At General Optical we enjoy helping you create your own personal image!

If you want a spectacular new look or the latest innovations in Contact Lens technology, we will be there for your personalized fitting.

Your eyeglasses should be tailored not only to your optical needs, but to fit your personality as well, so flaunt yourself and bring out the real you!



Did you know many diseases can be discovered through a carefully planned eye exam?

Our diagnostic equipment allows our comprehensive eye exams to detect even the smallest changes in your vision and eye health, which helps us ascertain your risk factors for debilitating eye diseases and whole body diseases. And with early detection, many can be manageable.
 

  

We selected our collection of high-quality frames to reflect the latest in eyewear style, fashion, and functionality. Whatever your age or eyewear needs, we have something for you!









Prevent Sports Eye Injuries
Every 13 minutes a sports related eye injury visits an ER
More than 100,000 sports/recreation eye injuries occur each year
Over 90% of eye injuries can be prevented with protective eyewear
 

Rec Specs has been the leader in the growing national movement promoting eye safety during scholastic and recreational sports.

Introduced in 1978 as the first prescription protective sports eyewear, we rely on Rec Specs when it comes to providing the best possible protective sports eyewear to both children and adults.
 

Rec Specs is the first protective sport eyewear
to receive the AOA seal of approval

All Sports Goggle styles meets or exceeds ASTM F803 impact resistance standards for racquetball, handball, tennis, basketball, squash, soccer and paddleball, and many more ball/stick sports. Polycarbonate UV 400 lenses.

Regardless of an individual's age or skill level, every athlete's eyes are targets for injury! Under most circumstances,
at least 90% of sports-related eye injuries are preventable with the proper use of protective sports eyewear.

The impact of a ball or other equipment as well as an opponent's hands and elbows pose a threat to an athlete's visual safety. According to a 2001 report by Prevent Blindness of America, there are over 38,000 sports-related eye injuries requiring costly emergency room care.

This number could potentially skyrocket when you consider the treatment of eye injuries in a private practitioner's office.

As sports participation statistics continue to climb, and newly identified "extreme" sports gain in popularity, the number of athletes who fall victim to eye injuries has the potential to grow at alarming rates.

School-aged competitors are particularly prone to eye injuries since their athletic skills (hand-eye coordination, balance, reaction time and speed) are still being developed.

We are committed to educating you on the performance differences between fashion eyeglasses and protective sports eyewear that is designed to prevent eye injuries.

Protective Sports Eyewear are eyeglass frames or goggles specifically designed and manufactured to meet or exceed the appropriate US impact protection standards. All protective sport eyewear must also have polycarbonate lenses designed to withstand impact.

WHAT'S YOUR SPORT? - PROTECTIVE SPORTS EYEWEAR GRID
 
Brand Style Meets or Exceeds ASTM F803 Standards for These Sports Fitting Characteristics
Children & Teens Teens & Adults
Morpheus l  
Morpheus ll
Morpheus lll
Slam
Slam XL  
Velocity  

MAXX SERIES
MAXX 20  
MAXX 21  
MAXX 30  
MAXX 31  
MAXX 50

GOGGLES
All-Pro APX
Fusion  
HS-2C
HS-3
Jr. Rec Specs  
Matrix  
Rs-2003  
Zone  

Two improtant US Standards are:
ASTM F803 - The American Society for Testing and Materials publishes protective standards for various sports. F803 is the most strict standard for protective eyewear.

ANSI Z87.1 - The American National Standards Institute publishes standards for protective eyewear for occupational saftey

 
 
 
Burton Office 1235 S. Center Rd. #16 Burton, MI 48509 Phone: (810) 744-1950 Fax: (810) 744-1515
Fenton Office 3140 Silver Lake Rd Fenton, MI 48430 Phone: (810) 593-1000 Fax: (810) 593-1113
Flint Office 523 M.L. King Ave. Flint, MI 48502 Phone: (810) 238-0925 Fax: (810) 238-2174

General Optical proudly serves Flint, MI and the surrounding areas of Burton, Fenton, Grand Blanc, Swartz Creek, Davison, Atlas, Goodrich, Holly, Linden, Genesee, Mt. Morris and Flushing.

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