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General Vision Express/Lens Lab

28 Graham Ave, Brooklyn

Eye Exam and $200 Towards Prescription Glasses or Contact Lens Exam at General Vision Express (Up to 86% Off)

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Optometrists calibrate a fresh prescription during exam then outfit eyes with basic or upgraded glasses or contact lenses

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2 ratings2 reviews
July 13, 2021
everyone there was attentive and helpful. would definitely go back.
1 ratings1 reviews
July 12, 2021
30 years been going there and it's still as good today. Fast but thorrow exam really good frames types to pick from. Prices are high on frames but last 2 years easy.
2 ratings2 reviews
June 29, 2021
The best experience ever. They helped me see clearly again. Even gave me a great price on my lenses. Very polite, friendly and well informed. I will definately recommend to my family and friends
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6 ratings5 reviews
May 28, 2021
Nice service all around
Idatop reviewer
7 ratings7 reviews
April 25, 2021
Courteous staff.
1 ratings1 reviews
March 28, 2021
Must purchase !
2 ratings1 reviews
August 24, 2020
Staff was amazing and polite. One of my contacts ripped and they replaced its with no hassle. Very understanding and patient
3 ratings3 reviews
July 16, 2020
Doctor exam was great. Prescription excellent. Staff at counter were helpful and efficient. Great place to get high quality eyewear. I have an extreme prescription and can see well out of my new lenses.
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About This Deal

Choose Between Two Options

  • $33 for an eye exam and $200 towards a complete pair of prescription eyeglasses ($250 value)
  • $52 for a standard contact lens exam ($100 value)

Will match prices from competitors and online.

20/20 Vision: An Imperfect Ratio

The included eye exam will determine your visual acuity, which compares your vision to the 20/20 standard. Read on to find out what this metric really means.

Possessing 20/20 vision may be considered perfect, a level of visual acuity reserved for Navy pilots and the bald eagles that train them, but in fact it’s not even close to average. Developed by Dutch optometrist Hermann Snellen in the 1860s, the 20/20 standard is a somewhat arbitrary distinction. After inventing his now-iconic eye chart—which consists of lines of standardized letters that get progressively smaller—Snellen also instituted the concept of a ratio to define the clarity of a patient’s vision. The denominator represents how many feet away a person of normal visual acuity could stand while still discerning the letters with the same level of clarity as the patient. In other words, 20/40 vision means the patient needs to stand 20 feet away to make out the same size letters as a person with standard vision can from 40 feet.

Because the 20/20 standard is arbitrary, many people actually have considerably better eyesight, represented by such ratios as 20/15 or 20/10. In fact, in the United States, the average visual acuity is sharper than 20/20 until about age 60 or 70, when people’s vision naturally starts to decline as their bangs finally grow past their eyes. Also, though it’s useful for determining basic shortcomings of vision, an eye chart can’t diagnose a proper glasses or contact prescription. To determine that, optometrists test many other factors, including depth perception, peripheral vision, x-ray vision, and focusing skills.

Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Not valid for sale items. Limit 3 per person. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required; subject to availability. Not valid toward non-prescription sunglasses. Not valid with insurance. All services must be used by the same person. Copy of contact lens prescription is subject to additional charge. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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