Alicia Austin

A Halifax girl born and raised, Alicia has been in the optical field since 2006.

Alicia Austin

She stumbled onto the optical world by chance after taking a year after high school to find the right path for her.

Alicia worked at a department store which happened to have an optical located inside. A job posting for a Frame Stylist became available, and she thought "I can do that!". She was offered the job on the spot during her interview. During her time at that location, with an eventual transfer to a larger and busier store, she realized she wanted more, and decided to enroll into the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology's course of Optical Sciences to become a Licensed Optician.

After a relocation in 2008 to a locally owned business in Dartmouth, Alicia received her license in August of 2010 and hasn't looked back.

A chance trip at Nocturne in the fall of 2014 brought Alicia to Ocean for the first time, and right out the gate she knew this was something special. The quality eye wear and professional but fun approach to the business drew her in right away.

She has always been drawn to the fact that a pair of eyeglasses can not only make you see the best you can, but can also alter your look and attitude! Her philosophy? Eye wear needs to bring you visual clarity as much as it needs to make you feel like a million bucks wearing it. It's that simple.

Alicia enjoys spending time with her partner, Danny. You can usually find her on a comfortable chair somewhere with her nose stuck in a book with a coffee in her hand, or at the soccer field rain or shine to cheer Danny on.


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