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Our Hours

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday – Sunday Closed

Our Location

5917 N 26th St,
Tacoma, WA 98407

Get in Touch


Northend Optical is a provider for most vision plans including Davis & NBN. Give us a call and we’ll gladly answer any questions you might have regarding insurance.

For other payment options, we also accept Visa, MasterCard and Care Credit.

Northend Optical has been a fixture in North Tacoma for years. It was originally known as Franske Optical and was opened by Don Franske in 1957. Our current owner, Diane Blair took over the business in 2002 and continued the tradition of treating every customer with care and respect.

We’re still that same friendly neighborhood optical shop that locals have come to know and trust with the latest styles and the newest technology. We’ve also earned a reputation as the place to find unique products that you won’t find anywhere else.

Our service promise

We’re committed to bringing your the highest quality eye care and optical goods available. We can accommodate any style for every member of your family. You’ll also find a warm and friendly neighborhood environment where all of our services revolve around you.

Our Services

We have a selection of contact lenses , designer frames, sunglasses as well as eye exam appointments with Dr. Thomas A. Kvamme O.D.

Our Brands

We carry a wide variety of latest quality designer frames and sunglasses as well as a variety of contact lens options.

Insurance Info

We are a provider for most vision plans. We can gladly answer any questions you  might have regarding insurance.