Eye Doctor – New Haven CT2020-07-17T14:09:37-05:00

Unique, Distinctive Eyewear
in New Haven, Connecticut

Since 1946, Kennedy & Perkins has been a leader in eyewear. While many things in New Haven have changed, our dedication to the community has not. With over 74 years of experience, we give our customers access to the largest selection of unique eyewear and the most innovative lens technology available.

At Kennedy & Perkins, you’ll have an eye care experience that’s second-to-none. We take pride in our roots as a family owned and operated business. Our steadfast commitment to complete customer satisfaction extends through each and every one of our convenient locations, where our employees are trained in all aspects of eyewear. We don’t simply sell glasses.

When you walk through our doors, you’ll feel the difference. We take the time to understand your vision needs, your face shape, and fashion sense, because at Kenney & Perkins, we understand that your eyewear is a reflection of who you are.

Since 1946, Kennedy & Perkins has been a leader in eyewear. While many things in New Haven have changed, our dedication to the community has not. With over 74 years of experience, we give our customers access to the largest selection of unique eyewear and the most innovative lens technology available.

At Kennedy & Perkins, you’ll have an eye care experience that’s second-to-none. We take pride in our roots as a family owned and operated business. Our steadfast commitment to complete customer satisfaction extends through each and every one of our convenient locations, where our employees are trained in all aspects of eyewear. We don’t simply sell glasses.

When you walk through our doors, you’ll feel the difference. We take the time to understand your vision needs, your face shape, and fashion sense, because at Kenney & Perkins, we understand that your eyewear is a reflection of who you are.

Contact Information

Mon-Fri 9-5:00
Sat 9:00-4:00
Sunday : Closed

Driving Directions

We’re located at 80 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT 06510.

If you’re approaching from the southwest, head northeast on I-95 N. Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 48 for I-91 N toward Hartford. Continue onto I-91 N and take exit 3 for Trumbull St. After the exit, turn left onto Orange St. In .2 miles, you’ll pass Sitar on the right. Immediately after, take a right onto Grove St. Take the next right onto Whitney Ave. In .2 miles, we’ll be on your right, immediately across from Hong Kong Grocery Llc.

If you’re coming from the northeast, drive southwest on I-91 S. Take exit 3 for Trumbull St., and after the exit, take a left onto Orange St. Take the second right to turn onto Grove St., and you’ll see Zoi’s on your right. Take the next right onto Whitney Ave., and in .2 miles, we’ll be on your right, directly next to Katalina’s.

High-Quality New Haven Eye Care Services

Exclusive Eyeglasses

Every face is like a work of art — it deserves a great frame. When you find the perfect frames, you make a powerful statement. Your glasses are essential to the way you see the world and the way you see yourself; that’s why we bring eyewear from around the world to New Haven, offering a wide selection of independent and brand name options.

Exclusive Eyeglasses

Every face is like a work of art — it deserves a great frame. When you find the perfect frames, you make a powerful statement. Your glasses are essential to the way you see the world and the way you see yourself; that’s why we bring eyewear from around the world to New Haven, offering a wide selection of independent and brand name options.

On-Site Optical Lab

Great frames are the foundation for exceptional glasses, but not all lenses are created equally. Kennedy & Perkins has the ability to put any lens product on the market in any frames you select from our retail store. At our on-site optical lab, we carefully craft lenses to your unique specifications. Our expert staff is trained to assist in the selection of frames that accentuate your face and lenses that crystalize your vision, and with their help, you can feel confident that you have chosen eyeglasses that fit your lifestyle without compromising your vision needs.

On-Site Optical Lab

Great frames are the foundation for exceptional glasses, but not all lenses are created equally. Kennedy & Perkins has the ability to put any lens product on the market in any frames you select from our retail store. At our on-site optical lab, we carefully craft lenses to your unique specifications. Our expert staff is trained to assist in the selection of frames that accentuate your face and lenses that crystalize your vision, and with their help, you can feel confident that you have chosen eyeglasses that fit your lifestyle without compromising your vision needs.

Thorough Eye Exams

When it comes to your eyewear, at Kennedy & Perkins, you’ll never have to compromise. That’s why we also provide comprehensive eye exams. Independent optometrist, Dr. Julian Vermund, is on site at our New Haven location to accurately evaluate your overall eye health and current prescription.
We also carry a large selection of popular contact lenses, and we can find the appropriate brand, fit, and style for your needs.

Thorough Eye Exams

When it comes to your eyewear, at Kennedy & Perkins, you’ll never have to compromise. That’s why we also provide comprehensive eye exams. Independent optometrist, Dr. Julian Vermund, is on site at our New Haven location to accurately evaluate your overall eye health and current prescription.
We also carry a large selection of popular contact lenses, and we can find the appropriate brand, fit, and style for your needs.

Proudly Serving New Haven, CT

We’re proud to serve the residents of New Haven County, including West Haven, East Haven, North Haven, Woolbridge, and nearby communities.

Whether you spend your days living and working near Yale University, catching a show at Shubert Theatre, or stopping to shop for specialty foods in Elm City, there’s certainly no shortage of things to do and see in New Haven. At Kennedy & Perkins, it’s our privilege to support your total enjoyment of everything this community has to offer by providing you with the exceptional eyewear that results in clear vision.

Proudly Serving New Haven, CT

We’re proud to serve the residents of New Haven County, including West Haven, East Haven, North Haven, Woolbridge, and nearby communities.

Whether you spend your days living and working near Yale University, catching a show at Shubert Theatre, or stopping to shop for specialty foods in Elm City, there’s certainly no shortage of things to do and see in New Haven. At Kennedy & Perkins, it’s our privilege to support your total enjoyment of everything this community has to offer by providing you with the exceptional eyewear that results in clear vision.

Contact Us

Connecticut’s Premier Optical Retailer

Hours:

  • Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed