One-hour Optical, inc.
One-hour Optical, inc.

We Give You Personal and Professional Advice

What frame is best for you? What lenses are the right choice for your type of eyeglass prescription? Our trained eye care professionals will be glad to provide you with extensive and competent advice to address your questions and concerns.


Just give us a call at 804 520-4687 - we look forward to seeing you!



Damon Cannady, Registered Optician/Owner --  Owner since opening in 1995.  

Having grown up around and working in the family business in South Carolina, "Cannady Opticians", the decision was made to move to Virginia in 1990.  After working in both Opthomology and Optometry practices, the decision was made to open up One-hour Optical.


Darren Cannady, Registered Optician -- Attended J Sargeant Reynolds and was licensed in 1997.  Darren has worked in an independant optical lab, has managed the optical department of the Watchtower Society in Patterson, NY, and has been back in Virginia working at One-hour Optical since 2005.


Lucius Cannady, Registered Optician --  Trained in optics at a technical high school in Brooklyn, NY...has worked for both independant optical practices and managed major chains in addition to owning "Cannady Opticians" in Columbia, SC for near 20 years. "Dad", passed away on 10/13/2018, but was an integral part of our start up and success over the years, and will always be a part of the team.


Sharon Spain, Registered Optician --  Attended J Sargeant Reynolds and was licenced in 1984.  After having managed a major optical chain and worked in various optical practices, she has been here at One-hour Optical since 2005.  


Gregorio DeAlva, Registered Optician -- Licensed in 2008, Greg inicially trained here, at One-hour Optical, and was licensed after a Virginia apprenticeship.  


Typically there are at least 2 of our registered opticians available to assist you.  In addition, Katlin Harkess, works as a frame stylist and lab technician.  Estela Cannady, Damon's wife, also is on staff.  While she typically handles the books working behind the scenes, she also contributes as a frame stylist and lab technician when needed.


Our staff is available to assist you in any way possible...please feel free to contact us or stop in.

Contact Us

One-hour Optical
621 Southpark Blvd
Colonial Heights, VA 23834


Call (804) 520-4687 or use our contact form.

Store Hours

Mon 10:00 A.M -5:00 P.M

Tues 10:00 A.M-5:00 P.M

Wed 10:00 A.M -3:00 P.M

Thurs 10:00 A.M -5:00 P.M

Fri 10:00 A.M -5:00 P.M




These hours are adjuisted due to COVID-19 and may change, therefore, we suggest you call to verify current hours


10% OFF when you mention our INTERNET SPECIAL.  This offer cannot be combined with other specials, sale items, or insurance plans and applies to purchase of complete pair of eyeglasses (frame & lenses)

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