About Us

About Us

Keeping You in Sight
Centennial Optical is an independent, Canadian-owned company distributing ophthalmic frames and lenses, sunglasses, contact lenses, lab supplies, cases and accessories, nationally and internationally. Founded in 1967, Centennial sells optical goods and services to Eye Care Professionals (Optometrists, Opticians and Ophthalmologists), optical laboratories and optical retailers. Centennial is fully licensed by Health Canada to sell Class I and Class II medical devices. With corporate headquarters and central distribution located in Toronto, Centennial also has local distribution centers and customer service in Montreal and Vancouver.

 

Centennial Optical is a sponsor and supplier of exclusive products to members of the Canadian Association of Optometrists. Centennial Optical is also a member of The Vision Council, an international association representing suppliers of vision care products and services.

 

Eyewear (Frames)
Centennial Optical began as a distributor of ophthalmic frames, selling its own exclusive brands. Today, in addition to being a Canadian distributor for several international designer brands of eyewear, such as BCBG, Christian Lacroix, Jones New York, KAOS, Lucky Brand, Ann Taylor, Genesis, Aspire, Nicole Miller, Sperry Top-Sider, SPINE, Vera Wang and ZAC Posen, Centennial works closely in developing and bringing to market Canadian fashion icons Alfred Sung, Roots and Beaver Canoe, as well as introducing A. dePinto, to the Canadian Optical community.

 

Lenses and Lab Supplies
Centennial is the Canadian wholesale distributor for Kodak Lenses and other ophthalmic lenses from Signet Armorlite, lenses from Carl Zeiss Vision, NuPolar and other lenses by Younger Optics, Persona Lenses, BluTech Lenses, ChromaGen and specialty lens products from other manufacturers. Centennial’s house lens brands, CHOICE and Centoptic, offer customers an exceptional combination of performance and value in a wide selection of materials and treatments. Centennial is also pleased to offer superior lens coatings through UTMC Canada, as well as BPI dyes and a full range of lab supplies.

 

Sunwear
Centennial is proud to distribute Serengeti, Bollé, Cébé, REVO and Costa Sunwear, both Plano and Rx, to Canadian ECPs. As the maker of the world’s finest driving sunglass, Serengeti utilizes only the latest technologies and premium materials. Bollé constantly refines their trademark combination of fit, fashion and comfort, for high quality performance and protection. REVO sunglasses blend sleek design, tailored fit and legendary lens protection. Revo frames exhibit a distinctive appearance that is built for your way of life.

 

Contact Lenses
Centennial is the Canadian distributor for Extreme H2O, Logic and Definition AC contact lenses. Centennial maintains a strict Eye Care Professional Only distribution policy and does not make products available to Internet resellers.

 

Our Mission Statement
Centennial Optical is a Canadian company committed to helping its customers achieve profitable growth and the highest professional standards. The company distributes and markets innovative vision care products and services from leading Canadian and international product development and manufacturing companies.

 

Centennial’s priority is to help its customers provide fashionable and superior optical products. The company strives to insure that its customers and its suppliers are treated with the utmost integrity.

 

Centennial understands the need for fast, reliable and expert service. The company is truly dedicated to developing people that have the skills to help our customers grow their practices and businesses.

 

 
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