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$51 for an Eye Exam and $200 Toward a Complete Pair of Prescription Glasses at See NC Eye Care ($310 Value)

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Together, Dr. Richard Black and his staff have more than 60 years of experience in the eye industry

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10 ratings8 reviews
November 22, 2019
Amazing experience, guidance, and recommendations!
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10 ratings6 reviews
August 23, 2019
Good experience, a little dated office but overall not bad
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August 14, 2019
Everything was good and the services was great nice attention
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The Deal

  • $51 for an eye exam and $200 toward a complete pair of prescription glasses ($310 total value)
  • Upgrade to a contact lens exam (trial pair, training, care kit included) for an additional $99.

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.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. $200 may not be used towards purchase of contacts. May be used with FlexSpending and Care Credit. Appointment required. Consultation required; non-candidates and other refund requests will be honored before service provided. Not valid with insurance. Limit 1 per person. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Not valid for sale items. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed voucher price). Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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