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Warby Parker’s Prescription Check app lets you skip the eye doctor

Warby Parker wants to get you the right prescription glasses without forcing you to get an in-person eye test. It’s now testing its new Prescription Check app that uses your phone and computer in tandem to administer a 20-minute series of eye tests, which are then reviewed by a doctor who makes the final call on your prescription. This could let Warby Parker sell people prescription glasses on impulse rather than hoping customers come back once they get their prescription the old-fashioned...

Win A Pair Of Eyejusters - Reading Glasses With Adjustable Strength

Being both a glasses and a contact lens wearer brings a unique set of challenges when you need a varifocal lens.To date, there seem to be no varifocal toric lenses to meet my prescription on the market which means that if I wear my contact lenses I still need reading glasses for close work.Olive & Cream Multilayer EyejustersWhich rather negates the point of having contact lenses in the first place.Still, despite this bugbear, I am assured that a varifocal lens to meet my needs is coming...

815: Stylish specs turn four eyes into five-star fashion

The next issue of 815 magazine will be out June 25 in home-delivered newspapers. Maggie Hradecky Staff writer @MaggieHrad A pair of glasses can be the most important accessory you own.For the optically challenged, it can bring the world into focus, soften the glare of a computer screen or rain-soaked highway, and correct a broken line of sight.For the style-conscious, the spectacles can create a spectacle that would make a fashionista jealous by highlighting a trend or giving a...