02nd May 2011

Eyeglasses – Important Considerations When Buying Spectacles

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Approximately 50% of Australians need eyeglasses and because of competition between retailers, a complete pair of glasses can cost as little as $50. However, while there are major savings to be made there is also a confusing range of options to choose from.

While an optometrist will prepare a script for the required lenses, the choices the consumer makes will affect the final cost of their spectacles. Often the low advertised prices are for the more basic product. However, when it comes to eyeglasses and frames every individual is different.

Some of the choices that will affect the final price are whether to get anti-reflective coating on lenses, frame selection and the thickness of the lenses.

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