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theft/damage/accident protection for prescription glasses?

You'd think the Google would be forthcoming with something on this, but it's really not, and neither my insurance company nor my optical provider strangely have any advice on this. My new prescription is way pricey because of my aging eyes; and I'm not talking about insurance coverage that pays for your frames/lenses - I mean, in case something happens to them. Suggestions? I see a place like Lenscrafters has a sort-of-warranty thing for theirs, but it's not very comprehensive, and I'm...

Sunshine Coast Eyewear offers top quality brands and prescription lenses

After gaining extensive knowledge and training in the eyewear industry at clinics and boutiques and earning an industry accreditation, Sunshine Coast Eyewear owner Cindy Gaudin decided to open her own business in July of 2016. With an emphasis on ensuring customers experience a no-pressure, relaxing environment when visiting the store at 4573A Marine Avenue, Gaudin provides advice on the best fitting frame for each customer’s prescription and physiology. She also educates them with...

How to Save On Prescription Eyeglasses

Dear Savvy Senior:What tips or resources can you recommend to help seniors with the high cost of prescription eyeglasses? I used to have vision insurance through my work, but lost it when I retired. --Need New SpecsDear Specs:There's no doubt that new eyeglasses can be expensive. You can easily spend $200 for a basic pair, and if you spring for add-ons like anti-glare lenses or designer frames the price can double. If you're like most retirees and are paying full out-of-pocket prices every...