Established in 1996, Hampden Optical has been providing Central Pennsylvania with exceptional service and the latest trends in the optical industry for over 20 years.

We offer an expansive selection of frames from which to choose and provide many various lens designs and technologies, all while providing our customers with personalized service in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

We also offer precise, thorough eye exams by our independent optometrist, Dr. Anne Mayer. If you’ve already had an eye exam, just bring along your current prescription. Stop by and say hello, and SEE what sets us apart from our competitors!

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In Memoriam, Duane Walker

Carmen’s husband of 35 years and father of Jen and James sadly passed away in June of 2014. Duane was not only a silent partner of Hampden Optical, he was our jack of all trades. He was our plumber, electrician, painter, carpenter, trash man, gopher and handyman-he could fix anything. Without his steady employment that provided for his family, the evolution of Hampden Optical would have never been possible. This enabled Carmen to grow the business from the basement of their home, to her first small rented space to a full-service optical shop with an on-site optometrist. Duane is missed but not forgotten-he will be in our hearts and on our minds, always and forever.

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