Long Island Opticians is the realization of a dream. My father, Alfred E. Santini, was an optician. Born into and trained in an era where learning a skilled trade was equivalent to a 10-year school: Going from apprentice to journeyman to master optician.

When I told my Dad that I wanted to “go into the business”, at first he discouraged me.

Why? Because he wanted me to be a doctor, specifically an optometrist. But I wanted to work with my hands, in a skilled craft. There’s nothing wrong with being an eye doctor, but I knew what I wanted to do: I wanted to make, fit and style eyewear. 

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Monday9 AM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday9 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday9 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday9 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday9 AM – 3:00 PM

LIO Upcoming Closure:
Friday July 12- Tuesday July 16

We look forward to seeing you soon!