3 Reasons You Should Buy Glasses Online

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Even before the surge in remote working that came from the COVID-19 pandemic, we were seeing more and more aspects of everyday life moving online. Now, more than ever, people are doing the majority of their purchasing via the internet. In particular, glasses retailers such as EyeBuyDirect have gained in popularity by providing an easy and convenient alternative to visiting an optician. Here are the reasons why you should hop on the bandwagon and start buying your prescription glasses online.

1. Convenience

If you have even the slightest bit of technological know-how, then buying things online is often far more convenient than having to go out. You do not have to sit in traffic or ride public transport, you do not have to fair the hectic weekend crowds at the mall, and you do not have to worry about transporting your shopping home. Buying glasses online means you simply pick your frames, enter your prescription, and your chosen spectacles with be delivered directly to your door when they are ready.

Not only can you browse glasses from the comfort of your own home, but you can do it whenever you want to. The internet is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No matter when the mood takes you or how busy you are during the day, you can get online and buy at your leisure. If you are up late at night and suddenly remember you need a new pair of glasses, you do not have to find time in your schedule to go out to an optician and pick them out (and then go back to pick them up!) you can just order them right then and there. This also means that you can take your time if you are undecided on the exact pair that you want and you will be under no pressure from pushy sales assistants.

2. Cost

Another major benefit of buying your glasses online is that they tend to be far cheaper than those you will find in stores. However, this does not mean you will be compromising on quality and online retailers will stock all your favorite designer brands. The cheaper price tag is because they do not have to cover all the expenses of running brick-and-mortar stores such as rent, staff wages, utilities, and extra stock. It is a no-brainer – you get the same frames, the same top-quality glasses and the same brand names for a fraction of the price dropped right on your doorstep.

3. Customization Options

The freedom that you have online means that you can create the exact glasses that you want. You can compare different frames, browse different colors and styles without a sales assistant breathing down your neck offering unsolicited advice on what they think looks better on you. You can select whatever add-ons you think you will need such as scratch-resistant lenses, anti-fog, anti-glare, durable frames, or even transition or tinted lenses for summer. Alternatively, you can opt for the cheapest lenses available without any pressure to spend more than you are happy with.

Many people wear glasses, especially now that everyone is working on the computer all day. Just because you need glasses, that doesn’t mean you have to shell out the big bucks at your local optometrist, though. In fact, you will find lots of reasons to shop for glasses online once you start looking.

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