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How to Save On Prescription Eyeglasses

Dear Savvy Senior:What tips or resources can you recommend to help seniors with the high cost of prescription eyeglasses? I used to have vision insurance through my work, but lost it when I retired. --Need New SpecsDear Specs:There's no doubt that new eyeglasses can be expensive. You can easily spend $200 for a basic pair, and if you spring for add-ons like anti-glare lenses or designer frames the price can double. If you're like most retirees and are paying full out-of-pocket prices every...

Online glasses platform Clens lets consumers swap in new lenses for their frames

Just about every kind of product or service imaginable is now available to be bought or paid for online and delivered to your door, there’s rarely any surprise now discovering new services.There are, however, services that are easily ignored because they’re a little less flashy than, say, buying a car online and having it delivered to your home with a bow on the bonnet, and one of them is Clens, which allows users to buy new lenses for their glasses online and send their frames in for a...