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Medical Arts Optical - Eyewear as Unique As you In Hot Springs, Arkansas

We are conveniently located on Central Avenue in the Kroger/Hobby Lobby Shopping Center, next to the Hot Springs Mall.

Learn what's involved in a complete exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.

We will help you find a unique style of frames that fit your specific needs & face shape.

Medical Arts Optical offers 1 hour service with an on-site lab as well as value packages.


Medical Arts Optical is very proud to offer our eye care services to Hot Springs and surrounding communities, such as Hot Springs Village for the last 40 years!

We take pride in building lasting relationships with our patients, which is why we take the time to get to know you, your vision requirements and your lifestyle needs.


At Medical Arts Optical, we are proud to serve the Hot Springs, AR community. Our dedicated and friendly team of eye care professionals is here to help you and your family with anything you may need.

From comprehensive eye exams to a new pair of prescription eyeglasses or sunglasses, we’ve got you covered.


Our exceptionally friendly optician staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do, and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Visit our Hot Springs optical center today to get the best in customer service and eyeglass expertise!


There are many reasons for buying from a store instead of buying online. At Medical Arts Optical we will get to know your needs and will make sure you get the right frame with the right fit. You will also get your glasses adjusted perfectly every time- and if things aren't right, you can come in and we'll take care of it.

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Meet Our Optometrist Dr. Long


Dr. Long grew up in Haven, Kansas. He went to college at Southewestern College in Winfield, KS where he played football and received all-conference honors. Dr. Long completed his optometric education at Northeastern State University College of Optometry (NSUCO) in Tahlequah OK. His externship was completed at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Muskogee OK and focused on retinal disease.

His hobbies include playing golf, finishing and hunting. Dr. Long lives in Maumelle, AR with his wife Natalie and three children.

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OUR BLOG


How To Prevent “Mask Fog” on Your Glasses

If you wear glasses and a face mask, you’ve probably struggled with “mask fog.”  Your lenses get all misty, requiring you to wipe your eyewear throughout the day. Below are a few strategies to help you prevent your eyeglasses from...

Should I Get Eyeglasses If Only One Eye Has Blurred Vision?

It's fairly common for people to experience blurred vision in a single eye. While in many cases it's a simple refractive error that requires vision correction, at times it may indicate a more serious issue.

When Should You See An Eye Doctor?

Certain eye problems warrant a visit to the eye doctor. The sooner your eyes are treated, the higher your chances of preventing any long-term ocular damage.

Why You Regularly Need to Replace Your Sunglasses

To get maximal eye protection from your sunglasses, consider replacing them every two years, according to a study conducted in Brazil. Over time, protective UV coatings become less effective.

We are open with normal hours! Please wear a mask when you shop. The Dr. is seeing patients under restrictive guidelines.