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Second Ave. Chemists, INC
Second Ave. Chemists, INC
Second Ave. Chemists, INC
Second Ave. Chemists, INC
Second Ave. Chemists, INC
Second Ave. Chemists, INC


300 MCG
Reg. Price $6.99
Sale Price $5.60

Reg. Price $11.99
Sale Price $9.59

Reg. Price $19.95
Sale Price $15.96

Reg. Price $18.95
Sale Price $15.20

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Block modifies their DMV vision exam rate:

Block’s Vision Care New York States Visional Examination is now only $30.00. This fee can be applied towards your next one year comprehensive eye exam (restrictions apply). Block’s Vision Care is an official NYS Vision Registry, which allows you to have online registration without the paper work, and without you standing in line at the DMV. We have extended this invitation retroactive to our patients who have had their NYS DMV Visional exam test taken at our ophthalmic dispensary site, since August 1st, 2013.

Restrictions: Your discount is good for 18 months from the original Visional Examination. This sale is not valid with any other offer, sale, insurance plan or package. For more information, speak to one of our Licensed Opticians or sale representative’s.

Welcome to Block’s Vision Care

Own and operated by Carmine and Beth Palermo, Block’s Vision Care provides you with the same professional service, product selection and of course, affordable prices. Our goal is to provide you with the proper frame and lens for your comfort, elegance and optical viewing. We offer a large variety of eye wear, a comprehensive eye exam and are an official New York State Department of Motor Vehicle Vision Registry site. Come in and glance through our large selection of frames, we are confident; you will be able to find the frame that fits your style. Your personal ophthalmic dispensary is adjacent to the Block Drug Stores and our hours are from 10:00am to 7:00pm Monday through Friday, Saturday 11:00 am to 5:00pm.

Block’s Vision Care officially opened on August 1st, 2014. Our show room consists of a large variety of frames, from the leading fashions, Armani, Prada and MiuMiu to the traditional look from Flexion, Marchon NY and Lacoste. Our Sunglasses are defined by Ray Ban, Calvin Kline and Nine West. We specialize in rimless and semi rimless frames, and offer an assortment of reading glasses manufactured by eye bobs. Prefer contact Lenses, we carry a large variety of products and specific measurements from companies which include Bausch and Lomb, Cooper Vision, Vistakon and Alcon; at a very competitive price.

As part of our commitment, our on-site laboratory is equipped with the state of the art technology, which allows us to customize your complete pair of eyeglasses by fitting your newly purchased frame, to your exact lens measurements. We strive for perfection, while fabricating your lenses, so as to provide the best possible vision you could achieve. In fact we are already know for our expertise with rimless and semi rimless frames and lenses, which we design, drill and prefect for you on site. We carries a variety of lens companies, which include Essilor© (Varilux and Definity), Zeiss© and Kodak©. Of course, we cannot forget the Lens treatments, which provide longevity, sharpness, scratch resistance, anti-fog and no-glare coatings by companies like Crizal, and Zeiss. You can also purchase Transitions, which I believe are the most innovating treatments you could add to your lenses. Transitions adjust to the environments brightness, reduce eye fatigue and strain; block 100% UVA/UVB light by automatically adjust lenses from clear to dark, preforming like sunglasses in the bright sunlight.

If you need a comprehensive eye exam, a contact lens exam, Motor Vehicle eye exam or an exam to test for glaucoma, simply call us and we will gladly set up an appointment with our r Optometrist. Our Optometrist and Opticians are fully trained, experienced, and Licensed in the State of NY. Our professional courtesy is the upmost, we strive to make you and your family completely satisfied. Come in and speak to one of our staff members, let them provide the necessary information you will need before purchasing your next pair of glasses and/or contact lenses.

Welcome to Block Drugs

Location: 101 Second Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10003

Welcome to, your on-line family owned drug store.

We are located in the heart of the East Village, at the Corner of 6th street and 2nd Avenue, beneath our landmark neon sign which illuminates our name Block Drug Stores®. Established in 1885, we are currently one of the oldest pharmacies in NYC.

Owned and operated by Carmine and Beth Palermo, Block Drug Stores® On-line services will be as professional as if you walk into our drug store. We are committed to assisting you in your health needs, be it through nutritional supplements like vitamins and natural occurring herbal products, to homeopathic remedies, over-the-counter products, surgical supplies and prescription medications. We carry a full line of cough syrups, cold/allergy medications, diabetic blood sugar monitors and strips, blood pressure monitors, Revlon cosmetics, hair dye and accessories, reading glasses, deodorants, shampoos, bar/liquid soaps as well as a full line of Home Health Care items.

If you are tired and inpatient with your chain drug stores, give us a try, you will never want to look back. Our staff is properly trained to help each and every customer one person at a time. Please browse through out our website; we have specials in most departments, coupons and health related articles. Look for our Block Drug Stores Advantage Plus® Sales, you really receive fantastic savings.

There are no minimums, simple good old fashion service.

Regular Scheduled Hours:

Monday 10:00am to 7:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am to 7:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am to 7:00pm
Thursday 10:00am to 7:30pm
Friday 10:00am to 7:30pm
Saturday 11:00am to 5:00pm