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Date Established 11/2020
Founder Allen Alovis
Headquarters Boca Raton, FL.
E-commerce & Retail
Outdoor Adventure
Press Contact Allen Alovis


Welcome to Island Optics - A 5th generation, Florida based sunglass company that's driven to make a difference. Their mission is to provide superior polarized sunglasses at an affordable price while empowering local communities to improve water quality and wildlife habitat. They offer a wide variety of sunglass and eyewear products, including sunglasses, prescription sunglasses, sunglass readers, and blue light eyeglasses. Engineered specifically for fishing, boating, and the great outdoors, Island Optics polarized sunglasses are the perfect addition for your next adventure.

Founding Story

Welcome to Island Optics! Born in Florida and nurtured through five generations of family optics, we're on a mission to bring you the best polarized sunglasses that won't break the bank. More than just a business, we're here to support our community by protecting our waters and wildlife habitat. Since 1922, our commitment to quality optics has never wavered — we live and breathe sunglasses, and we’re confident you'll feel and see the difference. Each pair of Island Optics sunglasses is crafted with care and ready to join you on every outdoor adventure, especially for those who love fishing, boating, beaching, and hiking. Dive into over a century of tradition with us and see the beauty of Island Optics polarized sunglasses for yourself!.


Angler $68.00
Monti $59.00
Capa $59.00
Crane $68.00
Duncan $59.00
Bondi $68.00
Noord $68.00
Beachcomber $59.00

Team Bios

Josh Alovis, based in Boca Raton, FLA, US, is currently the Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder at Island Optics, bringing his operational experience from a previous role at His role is pivotal in shaping the operational framework of the company, ensuring that the legacy of quality and innovation set forth by his ancestors is consistently upheld. With an in-depth understanding of the eyewear industry passed down through five passionate generations, Josh applies this knowledge to enhance manufacturing processes, supply chain efficiency, and incredible customer experience.

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Matt Alovis

Co-founder & Chief Marketing Officer

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Matthew Alovis, a co-founder at Island Optics, leads the charge in marketing as the company's CMO. With a lineage steeped in the eyewear industry for five generations, Matthew's role is critical in shaping the brand's identity and outreach. He taps into a wealth of family knowledge to drive innovative marketing strategies, ensuring Island Optics remains synonymous with style and heritage.

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Adam Alovis

Co-founder & Chief Financial Officer

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Adam is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for helping businesses grow. In 2012, he founded Go Answer, a nearshore BPO specializing in customer support for companies of all shapes and sizes. Adam was raised in a family with deep ties to optical manufacturing and retail operations spanning five generations. Presently, Adam is the Chief Financial Officer and one of the co-founders of Island Optics, a family owned and operated optical brand based out of Florida. Using experience and connections with optical manufacturing, Island Optics was created with the purpose of providing the highest quality optics at the best possible price.


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