After working for Sterling Optical, downtown Washington, DC for several years, Edward Winslow and Robert Mitchell, started Providence Opticians, Inc. Washington, DC in 1979. The partnership dissolved after a few years later. But, with the support of his wife, children and mother and Joseph Dillard, a long-time friend the business continued and flourished. Kyle Winslow, his son came on board full-time in 1989 and under the tutelage of Mr. Winslow, Kyle has become a master optical technician. Andre Tillery, 1995 at the age of 24 too was hired and trained by Mr. Winslow. Andre is still with us and possess superior optical and customer service skills. Recently, Joshua Winslow, Kyle’s son has joined the family business at least until he finds his own path.
Providence Opticians, Inc. is a full-service opticians’ offering eye exams, an excellent selection of contemporary, fashionable frames for all ages. We perform all lens work in house, meaning we cut the lens ourselves.
Edward Winslow passed in November 2012. Kyle and Tuesday Winslow, siblings continue uphold Mr. Winslow’s approach to selling eyewear first to educate the consumer, offering the highest quality frames and lens with integrity and courteous service. Providence also, offers in-house visit to local nursing homes like Carroll Manor and Stoddard, St Mary’s nursing home and the shut in.
Providence Opticians, Inc.
3610 12th St NE
Washington, DC 20017
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I have been coming here for years and every time I come everyone is so polite and helpful to me and their is the only places that does my transitional lenses for the Sun and the tents in them also.Even when I moved to maryland I will always come back here and pay out of pocket cause they dont take my insurance..
- Jacqueline Hall. 9/27/2018
Excelent, never had any problems nor waited a long time. Thanks