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Cheap online eyeglasses put to the test

HOUSTON - Ever wonder why eyeglasses, made of just a small plastic or metal frame and some glass, are so expensive? You can easily shell out more than $300 for a pair. But consumer expert Amy Davis is showing viewers how some consumers are skipping the traditional optician and saving big bucks.Some glasses are fashion-forward, practical, some blingy, but no matter the style, owning glasses and being frugal is tough."I know I've paid $200, $300 for a pair of glasses," Scott Sherman said."I...

Some Free Tips for Buying Eyeglass: Wow to Find the Correct Glasses for You

With the advent of modern technology, customers can order Eyeglasses online conveniently from their own homes. You will need to get a prescription from your optics before you can make the eyeglasses. Some optometrists will take the initiative to measure the pupillary distance, while others do not. If you are a regular client of the optometrist, you will probably measure the pupillary distance for free. If you do not offer the pupillary distance measurement service, you should take the...

How I got prescription eyeglasses for $11

For some people, losing a pair of prescription glasses is a costly mistake. For me, it’s equivalent to lunch at Chipotle.OK, I’m exaggerating, but only slightly — and not in the way you might be expecting. A burrito and soda runs me about $11 at the yuppified fast-casual Mexican chain. My last pair of prescription frames, purchased just a few weeks ago, cost $10.89. So, yes, lunch is actually a few pennies more.How’d I get my glasses so cheaply? That’s easy: I ditched the brick-and-mortar...