Anybody ever bought prescription eyeglasses online?

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? Gold

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    Which company did you use?

    How do you make sure that they are going to fit?
     
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    Four eye faggot
     
  3. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? Gold

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    I only have two eyes!!
     
  4. Tommy

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    Hold on, someone started a thread just like this a few weeks ago. let me look...
     
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    Thanks, Tommy. That thread was during my unfortunate "time away."
     
  7. Tommy

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    I'm interested in the quality of the glasses too. My last 2 pair cost me $400+. And one was just single vision, not bifocals.

    But I figured I need the backup pair for driving, in case my primary pair breaks.
     
  8. Maschine Zeit

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    go to Costco or even Walmart if you want cheaper glasses. fuck online.
     
  9. gwartney

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    I'm probably going to try Costco. There seem to be some good reasons not to go online. I have eyecare insurance but my current eye doctor is so astoundingly expensive, I just thought I'd look for alternatives.
     
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    I've heard horror stories about both places: lenses incorrectly swapped, not cut on center, unskilled opticians adjusting the frames, etc...
     
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    i would worry more about that with online. it's easier to deal with a person if they're not right then having the hassle of returning them back in the mail. i've bought glasses from Costco twice and was very pleased both times.
     
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    Yeah, I'm not going to be the 1st one to try the online glasses. I'm hoping Shamrock posts a review.
     
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    I got some at 39dollarglasses.com consumer reports recommended them. Got a pair that that has lasted forever. Only cost $39
     
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    Mine are tough as nails, TLG even stepped on them once. Got sunglasses there for $39 that have lasted a shit ton longer than the $120 pair I got at lens crafters
     
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    How much was your bail?
     
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    I'm pretty careful with my glasses, but I have a tricky prescription, so I'm more concerned about the quality of the lenses and the accuracy of them.
     
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    How was sex in prison, BTW?

    Were you wearing them at the time?
     
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    I would think you hate to rook in miwwor.

    ROR
     
  19. Maschine Zeit

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    :nojj:
     
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    Got my last pair at www.glassesusa.com

    paid $68.. I used my prescription for the power/strength of the lens, and the little numbers on the inside of the frames of my last pair of glasses to get the measurements for the frame