Wearing eyeglasses is the easiest way to look intelligent, closely beating out reading a full set of encyclopedias on the bus or being British. Wise up your eyes with this Groupon.
$59 for $250 Toward Prescription Eyewear, Plus a Complimentary Eye Exam
The included eye exam identifies your prescription and checks your eyes for common diseases. The selection of frames includes brands such as Kenneth Cole ($159.95+), Coach ($229.95+), BCBG ($229.95+), and Smith Sport Optics ($99.95). Prescription lenses start at $49.95.
In 1911, when he opened Standard Optical, Henry Schubach could not have guessed that his successors would be providing LASIK treatments and contact lenses in 18 clinics. Each office fills with chatter as doctors check prescriptions and work to identify common optical issues, such as glaucoma or weeping when an onion dies. Light skips off ranks of designer frames from Coach, Maui Jim, Guess, Lacoste, and Dior, and transitional lenses darken as newly keen-eyed patrons mosey from the shop. The staff at Standard Optical has also performed more than 15,000 LASIK procedures, and offers a free consultation for those seeking to ditch frames.
“The choices for cheaper, affordable frames were so limited, and the jump in price with better frames is too big (but I guess that's how it goes). I just wished there...”
“The choices for cheaper, affordable frames were so limited, and the jump in price with better frames is too big (but I guess that's how it goes). I just wished there were more choices for the less-expensive frames that would also be moderately good in style at the same time. I lucked out in finding a good, not so pricey one.”
“They were courtious, polite, and the exam was very informational. ”