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Prescription Eye Glasses: Online Buying Guide!

Hi Everyone, Just wanted to share with you my experiences with buying glasses in general and online! A helpful tool if you are unsure about buying online!

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Boing Boing (blog) [09/15/18, via Boing Boing (blog)]
The $1.99 ruler that measures pupillary distance (so you can order eyeglasses online) If you've ever tried to buy online eyeglasses, you'll understand why this $1.99 ruler from Eyeque is a godsend. They also sell a $29.99 kit to check your vision using your smartphone. The simple to use EyeQue PD ruler provides you the ability to [...]

[09/20/18, via Glossy]
How Sears inspired Warby Parker's move from online to offline retail When discussing Warby Parker's brick-and-mortar retail strategy, Kelly Radford pointed to an unlikely source of inspiration: Sears. The chain of department stores started as a mail-order-only business, opening its first store more than 30 years after [...]

Forbes [08/25/18, via Forbes]
Review: Blue Light-Filtering Felix Gray Eyeglasses Fight Screen Eye Strain With Style Felix Gray offers an attractive option: stylish, high quality eyeglasses that effectively reduce eyestrain without looking like computer glasses, plus easy online ordering and affordable pricing. Based on my experience, if you're worried about [...]

Baltimore Sun [09/20/18, via Baltimore Sun]
Federal judge orders no release for Towson millionaire accused of record Ponzi scheme A federal judge found Kevin B. Merrill to be a flight risk and ordered the wealthy Towson businessman to remain locked up until his trial for allegedly running a $364 million Ponzi scheme. In his order Thursday, Magistrate Judge A. David Copperthite [...]

Order Spectacles Online

Glasses Direct is an online retailer based in the United Kingdom that supplies discount-priced spectacles.
It was founded by James Murray Wells in 2004 joining the small existing sector of online retailers. It has recently received investment from two major venture capital firms.
It is also notable for the legal and regulatory attempts to close it down by several major bricks and mortar competitors.
In the UK a customer can go to an opticians (shop) on the high street and purchase a fixed price eye examination, from which the optician will issue a written prescription. This can then be used at any opticians to have spectacles made.
A common complaint is that the prices UK opticians charge for spectacles are too high. Such claims about UK prices are common in many...

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Buying prescription spectacles online is easier, cheaper, more convenient and often quicker than from the high stre… 

Getting Granny's Glasses Getting Granny's Glasses
Published by Penguin UK 2012
ISBN 9788184756678,8184756674
72 pages
The Society of the Spectacle The Society of the Spectacle
Published by Bureau of Public Secrets 2014
ISBN 9780939682065,0939682060
160 pages
Song Reader Song Reader
ISBN 0571299407,9780571299409
112 pages
Improve Your Vision Without Glasses Or Contact Lenses Improve Your Vision Without Glasses Or Contact Lenses
Published by Simon and Schuster 1996
ISBN 9780684814384,0684814382
128 pages

[03/16/16, via Gizmodo]
I Am an Obsessive Instagram Power User And I Demand a Chronological Feed And I am unreasonably upset about the impending changes to the order of my Instagram feed. To back up for a hot second: Instagram, like so many other online networks ... usually after two glasses of wine, scrolling through Instagram recommendations ... [...]

[03/16/16, via Washington Post]
What it’s like to be a hot girl online ( … when you’re a nerdy guy in real life) Technically speaking, Krishnabh Medhi is a nerd with thick gray glasses, a mop of black hair and a brand ... Within 72 hours, foreign men were offering to order pizza or sushi to “her” apartment. Medhi had never been so popular, such a crowdpleaser. [...]

[03/16/16, via Live-PR]
Titan Industries Ltd in Eyewear (India): New research report available at Fast Market Research ( - Titan Industries plans to open 60 new Titan Eye Plus stores across the country by April 2016, in order to increase its penetration ... Product Coverage:Contact Lenses, Spectacles. Data Coverage:market sizes (historic and forecasts ... [...]

[03/15/16, via NWA Online]
Retailers born online open stores "There are online retailers who are setting up locker pickups near transportation hubs where shoppers can order online and pick up at the locker ... ordered Warby Parker glasses online and was mailed five frames at a time to try on. When she moved to ... [...]

[03/15/16, via E Online]
Nikki Bella Clashes With John Cena, Rosa Mendes Is Pissed at Bobby for Going to Vegas and More: 9 OMG Total Divas Moments "Can I do three glasses in one night?" she asks hopefully ... Nikki Bella bends the wine rule: John continues to take his role as Nikki's coach seriously and makes sure to order Nikki one glass of wine during dinner with her mom. However, the waitress ... [...]

Apple sells out iPhone X pre-order

SAN JOSE >> At 12:01 a.m. Friday, it was pandemonium on Apple’s website.Thousands of Apple fans from around the world flooded the website to lock in their pre-orders for the iPhone X. Apple sold out pre-orders for the phone to arrive on the Nov. 3 launch day in 17 minutes, and the wait time had grown to five to six weeks by 7 a.m., according to longtime Apple watcher Gene Munster.Despite major concerns over manufacturing the deluxe iPhone, which starts at $999, Munster believes the...

How to get a good deal on glasses

WASHINGTON — It’s use-it-or-lose-it time for flex spending accounts that close down at year’s end, and a local consumers group has advice for people considering new glasses.Shopping around to compare prices for eyewear may not be helpful, depending which stores you check, according to Washington Consumer’s Checkbook.“There’s a company called Luxottica, for example, that owns a lot of the factories but also owns Lens Crafters and Pearl Vision and the optical centers within Target stores,” said...

Week In Wearables: How To Buy Apple AirPods, Magic Leap AR Glasses, Hearables Volume Increasing

With news of Apple AirPods selling out, here are tips on how to snap up a pair. Magic Leap has finally revealed what its AR glasses will look like and reports reveal what the future of wearables will be – fitness trackers will not be the leading item, it seems. This is the week’s news in the world of wearable tech. The Week in Wearables is a news digest, out each midweek, focused on some of the things that have happened in the world of tech you can wear on your wrist, perch on your head,...