Welcome To Ascension Optical!

We carry the latest designer frames from Rayban, Michael Kors, Krewe Du Optic, and many more! Our optical section carries modern, exquisite frames from all major brands, including sunglasses and contact lenses. Our staff can help you find the perfect pair for you as well as the rest of your family, from children to adult.


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Eyes are important indicators of overall health, and comprehensive eye care goes beyond a prescription for glasses or contact lenses. At Ascension Optical, we take the time to get to know you, your eye care history, and your vision needs. Our optometrists provide the expert care, advice, options, and follow up you need whether you are a new patient or an existing one.

Great Eyewear and Eye Care in Gonzales, LA

From our office in Gonzales, Ascension Optical serves patients from Louisiana’s, Baton Rouge to New Orleans and surrounding area. If you have a moment, please give us your feedback about our site and your experiences with our Practice.

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Pediatric Focus: Importance of Proper Eyewear for Children

As summer is upon us, we must remember to equip our kids with the eyewear they require - whether it's goggles for the pool, sunglasses, or specialty protective eyewear for sports - we need to give our kids the eyewear tools they need!

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Eye Focus on Glasses

Our staff will help you find the best fit for your specific needs and explain how different lenses and frames will impact your vision.

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Advanced Technology

Learn about the different types of tests and equipment you may experience on a visit to our Practice.

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Comprehensive Eye Exams

Learn about eye exams, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.

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Insurance – As we provide both medical and routine eye care, we accept a number of insurance plans to help cover the cost depending on your individual needs.

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Comprehensive Eye Exams – Our eye doctors offer a total vision evaluation including checking for common eye diseases, an assessment of how your eyes work together, and prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses.

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mother-child-bw-1280x853Looking for an Optometrist in Gonzalez, LA?

With decades of experience, Dr. Edwin Adams, Dr. Vincent Rachal, Dr. Cory Boudreaux and Dr. Charles Williamson, specialize in personal, quality eye care for the whole family. Operating in a modern, state-of-the-art facility, we have created a warm, welcoming atmosphere to keep you relaxed and well cared for throughout your time with us.

We carry a large variety of top designer frames for both eyeglasses and sunglasses. Whether or not you require vision correction, sunglasses can add an element of comfort and enhanced performance to your activities, while helping you look great. We also carry a large variety of specialty eyewear, including sports glasses, protective eyewear… we can help you with glasses for your specific needs. We also offer a wide range of contact lenses to fit your needs, including gas permeable (GP), multifocal and toric lenses for astigmatism.

Dr. Edwin Adams continues to be one of the top contact lens specialists in the country, able to fit even the hardest-to-fit clients with contacts. A longtime member of the Ascension Parish Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Adams along with our other doctors remain committed to the continued health and prosperity of our community.

Great with young children, adults and caring for aging eyes, the friendly expert doctors at Ascension Optical are the best people in town to keep you bright eyed and seeing clearly.

Ascension Optical

2308 S. Burnside Ave
Gonzales, LA 70737


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