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{Part 3} The truth about buying eyewear online

Purchasing eyeglasses online requires compromising in pretty much every area to which I am most committed: quality, fit and a great experience for mi gente .

I’m not the only one figuring this out. Online retailers are opening brick and mortar stores nationwide because they have seen how and why buying glasses online is not as seamless as they once thought.

To be fair to all sides of the equation, here are the “pro’s” of ordering your glasses online:

● It’s easy (that’s a no-brainer).

● The selection is huge. You can check out different websites and comparison shop across tons of options: styles, colors, extras.

● You can save money. Consumer Reports found that shoppers saved up to 40% buying eyewear online.

My research turned up the same. Great deals abounded. But as I compiled the “con’s,” I had to ask myself, at what price?

Here are the 3 biggest downsides of purchasing online …

[Read the first here.]

Office Hours Changes for the Month of July:

Week of July 18-23 - CLOSED: no appointments and no glasses deliveries.

Week of July 25-30 - 10am-6pm: No doctor available. Open for eyewear styling sessions and glasses/contact lens pick up.

After July 31: Regular schedule/office hours.

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Please note our hours in July:
Week of July 18-23 CLOSED, no appointment, no glasses deliveries.
Week of July 25-30 10am-6pm no doctor available. Open for eyewear styling sessions and glasses/contact lens pick up.