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5 Ways to save money on eyeglasses


For those who have problems with their vision, it is recommended to visit an ophthalmologists at least once every two years. Some people might be required to have their prescription glasses adjusted and the lenses corrected to help them achieve a clearer vision. Some might need to buy a new frame, lenses, or both, to replace their worn out eyeglasses, while other people just want to get a new pair to keep up with the latest fashion trends. Whatever your purpose is, you should always avoid buying eyeglasses at overly expensive prices. Check out the five ways to save on eyeglasses and get the best value for your money.

1. Know if your eyeglasses are covered.

The first step that you should do before scheduling an eye exam is to check if eye care services and gears are covered by your health insurance plan. Most of health insurance plans offer free annual eye examinations and discounts for eyeglasses and surgical operations such as laser surgery and treatment for cataract and glaucoma. Make sure to know the coverage of your insurance to see if you can save up on your next pair of eyeglasses.

2. Make your own research.

Additional features in the frames and the lenses can make your eyeglasses very expensive than the regular ones. UV protection, lens coating, and titanium frames are just some of the add-ons that may significantly add to the costs. If you regularly change your eyeglasses every year, it might be more practical to buy those that are made of cheaper materials. If you are not regularly exposed to the sun, you may not avail of the UV protection. Only get the features that you need and research on trusted and affordable eyewear brands.

3. Purchase your eyeglasses online.

Unless it is your first time to wear eyeglasses, you may consider checking out the best deals online and ordering a pair of glasses online from trusted suppliers. There may be thousands of online shops that you might come across, so make sure to check the return policies and customer reviews before purchasing online. Have your latest prescription and measurements ready for a hassle-free transaction

4. Look for the best deals.

There are tons of hacks that you can do to get eyeglasses at the cheapest price possible. Always keep an eye on exclusive discounts, eyewear sales, and other special offers from local shops and online retailers. You may also want to take advantage of eyewear deals inclusive of free repairs and replacements for a certain period of time.

5. Take advantage of FSA.

Are you an active FSA contributor? If you are, then you might consider setting aside a portion of your FSA funds to cover for a replacement pair of eyeglasses. Depending on the plan, you may also save up on other eye care services and items such as tinting, contact lenses, and solutions, as well as reading glasses. If you are not contributing to FSA, it is highly advised for you to start now as the incentives can help you purchase eyewear and eye care services at very affordable price.

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