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'I Bought Super-Cheap Prescription Glasses Online—Here's What Happened'

Related: 6 Scary Reasons Your Eyes Could Be Acting WeirdWith the most popular online eyeglass retailer out of the question for me, I bought my first few frames at my optometrist's office, shelling out hundreds per pair, even after insurance. Last month, I found out I'd need to update my prescription again, and I really did not want to take such a big hit to my bank account. After some research into other places to buy cheap glasses online, I decided to try EyeBuyDirect, which offers frames...

Guide to Finding Best Prescription Eyeglasses & Frames

There are many options that you can choose from when it comes to prescription eyeglasses and frames. There are cheap eyeglasses, expensive glasses, and designer glasses, and they all come in all sorts of styles. With all the choices available, it is crucial to know a few important things for you to be able to get the pair that suits you best. Here are tips that you can use when looking for prescription eyeglasses:1. Determine the material that you want for your eyeglasses. Generally,...

Google Glass goes after prescription eyewear market

Google Glass has an image problem.Since its debut two years ago, the perception of the wraparound eye-level device has devolved from interesting futuristic gizmo to invasive spywear tool, despised by privacy advocates and banned in numerous bars and casinos. Google Inc. even had to post online tips to help customers observe proper etiquette.Now Google is scoping out a market segment that could boost sales while creating a more mainstream image: prescription eyeglass wearers. Google recently...