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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...

Virtually Try On Eyeglasses with Eye Buy Direct

A little over two years ago, my oldest daughter started wearing glasses. Trouble reading the chalkboard in school prompted a trip to the eye doctor, which confirmed she did needed eyeglasses. The same pair of glasses have been helping her see ever since, and it was time for a change. We started checking out eyeglasses online, and were surprised to find you could virtually try on eyeglasses with Eye Buy Direct!(This post is in partnership with Eye Buy Direct.)If you are looking to change your...

How We Bought Inexpensive, Awesome Glasses Online

Mr. FW sporting his new prescription sunglassesMr. Frugalwoods needed glasses. After years of competing over who could discern distant signs on roadtrips first, age finally caught up with my mountain/computer man.Both of his vocations–software engineering and forestry management/homesteading–require the ability to see clearly. As does, you know, life in general.Last year he started getting headaches and complained of blurry vision and so, the time had come. I sent him to the eye doctor....