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Vision specialists make eyeglasses quickly by entering the prescription into a computer, cutting the lenses and mounting the lenses into the frame. The key for receiving the glasses at retail vision stores within about a... More »

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Some tips that seniors can use to save money on eyeglasses include buying online, looking for insurance and shopping and comparing, notes the Huffington Post. The average cost of new prescription glasses is $200, as of 2... More »

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Donate old eyeglasses by bringing them or mailing them to an eyewear drop-off center. The Lions Club, OneSight and New Eyes are a few organizations that collect old eyeglasses. More »

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Progressive lenses are corrective lenses for patients, particularly presbyopic individuals who wear eyeglasses, to comfortably view objects at any distance, notes AllAboutVision. These lenses are characterized by a seaml... More »

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Transition lenses are photochromatic lenses for eyeglasses that become darker with exposure to ultraviolet rays from the sun. The lenses fade back to clear when the wearer moves inside. In some cases, the lenses eliminat... More »

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Bifocal contact lenses work similarly to bifocal eyeglasses, providing two different prescriptions in a single lens for close and distant vision clarity. Some bifocal contacts split the lens into two zones, while others ... More »

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It is generally not possible to repair scratches to glass or plastic lenses of eyeglasses. It is sometimes possible to polish or smooth small, superficial scratches, but any method that changes the thickness of the lens ... More »

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