Welcome to Payless Optical

Payless OpticalPayless Optical is proud to offer discount eyewear with exceptional customer service in a warm, friendly environment. We are locally owned and operated. Over the last 16 years, Payless Optical has been serving East Tennessee with the very best in eyewear. We have an extensive frame selection as well as advanced lens technologies that include: Digital Progressives, Transitions and Crizal AR. Why pay more when you can Payless for the same high quality eyewear.

We look forward to serving you.


Our love for our work shows in the attention we pay to each client. While respecting your time, we will spend every minute necessary to ensure your total satisfaction.


We know the importance of getting it right the first time. We’ve been committed to providing only quality products and accurate prescriptions for over 16 years.


We’ve designed our business to make your experience fast and easy. We’ll get you in, get you what you need, and get you on your way.

Eyeglass and Eyewear Specialists in Knoxville

Our staff has the experience and knowledge to guide you in your eyeglass and eyewear selections here at our Knoxville TN location.  For over 25 years, we have provided Knoxville area customers with our personal touch to meet their eyewear needs, along with sunglasses, customer eyeglasses, eyeglass fitting, and eyewear repairs.  We live in this beautiful East Tennessee area and have served customers from 50 to 100 miles outside of Knoxville who love to come to our store for the best in client care when choosing their next set of eyeglasses or getting their eyewear adjusted.  Come in and see us today, we would love to help your eyes get the attention they need.