550 Settlers Dr. Ada, MI 49301
Rob and Sue Conens opened Fashion Tints in the spring of 1977 with one hundred dollars and a desire to realize a new niche in optical - creating the lens styles that would rule the post-disco eyewear landscape through the delirious decade of the 80's. Eventually demand for the intricate, opulent lens treatments like double-gradient tints, hand-ground facets, engravings, and inlays took off hard and led to them incorporating the business in 1983 and changing the name to Cascade Optical. At the same time they moved the lab from their limited basement space to the location on Forest Hills Avenue (now Marco's restaurant). From here Cascade Optical quickly grew into the go-to operation for specialty lens work for the entire country. Almost any pair of funky vintage 80's glasses you might find on Etsy or eBay likely came from our place.