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Cowan’s Optical: Topsail Road Location in St. John’s

“A Frame for Every Face,” that’s our motto, and we back it up! We take great pride in our wide selection of frames, from classic to the latest in high fashion. As an independently-owned store, we hand-pick each frame on our displays to give you the broadest range possible. With more than 300 designer and 500 house styles, including Oakley®, Gucci, Ray-Ban®, CK, Michael Kors, Guess, BOSS Orange, Nine West and Newfoundland’s own Republic Eyewear, you will find the perfect frame for your face!

We were ranked #1 by customers due to our selection and service.

Topsail Road Location - Cowan's Optical


The best sunglasses offer the best optical properties, including polarizing filters, backside anti-glare, ergonomic fit and 100% UV protection. It’s an investment well worth making, so drop in or call us. Sunwear lines include Oakley, Wiley X, Guess, Michael Kors, Newfoundland’s own Republic Eyewear and many more designer sunglass brand names. So whether you are motorcycling, fishing or hanging at the beach or bar, you’ll find your shades here!

Safety Eyewear

With so many developments in the industry, safety eyewear needs to be a priority. Drop into the Topsail Road location to see our range of safety wear, including Wiley X, Titmus, On-Guard and more.


Single Vision, Reading, Progressive, High Definition, Transition, Anti-Glare, High Index— these are just a few of the terms thrown out when discussing your prescription. Speak with one of our trained professionals and you will see we know our business! The result—you can make an informed choice with your optician to make sure you get the lens you need.

Contact Lenses

Placing a foreign object on your eye is no small matter. It’s very important that you regularly check the health of your eyes when wearing contacts. We have a licensed and trained contact lens fitter to make sure your lenses are fitted safely and comfortably.


Choosing the right frame, lenses or contacts can be overwhelming. At Topsail Road, we have fully trained, licensed opticians with more than 50 years’ total experience. We know you’re busy, and to accommodate, we are open six days a week, including Wednesday evenings and Saturdays. Eye exams can be arranged most days of the week as well; give our office a call!

Consumer Choice Awards St. John's


A Frame for Every Face

Need new frames? Make an appointment at one of our seven convenient locations to get the frames you’ve always wanted.

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Topsail Road Location

980 Topsail Road

Mount Pearl


A1N 3K2


Store Hours


9:00 AM – 8:00 PM


9:00 AM – 5:30 PM


9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Thursday - Friday

9:00 AM – 5:30 PM


10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday hours of opening during the summer are reduced. Call for details.

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