With the resurgence of 3-D movies, theatergoers everywhere are stealing the complimentary glasses in an attempt to experience the fabled third dimension in real life. Gain a clearer perspective of the world with today's deal: for $50, you get $225 toward glasses at Pearle Vision. This Groupon is valid at eight participating locations in and around Cincinnati (listed in the sidebar to the right).
Started in 1961 by Dr. Stanley Pearle, the nationally recognized and trusted franchise now operates in nearly 800 company and franchise locations nationwide. The master visionaries at Pearle are well trained in assisting all bespectacled beings, from casual librarians to picky, temperamental Cyclopes. Equip a corrective pair of Essentials frames starting at $99.95, or slip on a pair of designer eye enhancers, such as those by Anne Klein and DKNY ($149.95+) or Versace ($205+). Single-vision lenses adjust a singular field of vision. While prices and availability may vary by location, they usually start at about $120 (basic uncoated plastic) and $215 (scratch-resistant plastic) for PearleTHIN, whereas specialty PearleTHIN anti-glare complete lenses ($315) are lightweight heavyweights.
Eyeglasses are the MVP of the sartorial world, providing the wearer with instant style, sight, and disguise. Color-coordinate your spectacles to your shoelaces, change your appearance based on mood, or channel an inner Clark Kent to confuse enemies with an altered appearance.