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How To Get Really Cheap Prescription Eyewear

Not too long ago, Consumer Reports took a close look at eyeglasses retailers, and one of my favorite stores has topped the list of best places to buy a pair of spectacles. For the first time, Costco Wholesale has been identified as the No. 1 place to buy glasses in America. According to Consumer Reports, Costco's average price for a complete pair of eyeglasses is $186, while the industry retail average is well over $200. (In prior years' surveys, Costco was in second place behind independent...

HOW TO: Order Prescription Eyeglasses Online

A few of the glasses I've bought online over the years.I started buying prescription glasses online because I’m cheap. And because I like variety. Oh, I should probably be kind and call myself a bargain-hunter or whatever, as that is also true, but really it wasn’t a matter of wanting to spend less on one pair of glasses as much as it was me wanting to have a vast selection of glasses at my disposal every day, and I could only justify that expense if I was paying markedly less per pair.I have...