I don’t know about where you live, but here in Massachusetts a new pair of eyeglasses, especially bi-focal or progressive lense glasses, can cost upward of $600. That’s quite a hit to the pocket book when you have to replace a pair unexpectedly. And if you have kids, this can happen fairly often. Well, there is an option out there for truly inexpensive eye glass replacement.
You find it at www.ZenniOptical.com and the process is simple. You will need a copy of your eye glass lense prescription. Ask your Optometrist for one. They have to give it to you. It has to be less than two years old. Once you have that, go create an account at Zenni.
Then upload a picture of your face looking straight at the camera, and start “trying on” glasses.
There are hundreds of options in every type of frame imaginable. All frames that I saw were between $6.95-$45.95 with the majority of them falling right around $25-$29.
Once you have a frame you like, click forward to choose your options. Add your lenses. Mine are bifocal, so they cost $17. I believe progressive lenses are $27.95. Single vision might be $10. I didn’t check. They automatically come with anti-scratch coating, a case, and a cleaning cloth, but you can add on tinting, anti-glare, etc. I opted not to. And then there is a small fee for shipping that doesn’t go up no matter how many frames you add.
My glasses, including frame, lenses, anti-scratch coating, case, cleaning cloth, and shipping cost me $41.
They came to me in about two weeks and fit perfectly. I still swear that my prescription is even more clear than it was on my two $600 pairs. I love them. I rate my experience a 5 stars out of 5.
Check them out! I think you’ll be delighted too.
(Note: I was not paid to do this review. I received no free merchandise. This is a true experience.