$49 for $250 Toward Prescription Lenses and Frames at Triangle Eyecare

Northeast Raleigh

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Eyewear with designer frames from brands such as Ray Ban, Kate Spade, Silhouette, Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Nautica, and Lacoste

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. In-store only. Not valid for sale items, in combo with insurance, or other offers. Must have valid prescription or must have in-store eye exam prior. Must present at time of purchase. Valid for prescription sunglasses as well-Maui Jim not included. Not valid on prior purchases. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Triangle Eyecare - Northeast Raleigh: $49 for $250 Toward Prescription Lenses and Frames at Triangle Eyecare

The Deal

  • $49 for $250 toward prescription lenses and frames

This Groupon is valid for high-definition lenses, polarized lenses, high-index lenses, anti-reflective coating, and prescription sunglasses.

Polarized Lenses: Blocking the Glare

The inventory includes sunglasses with polarized lenses. Learn exactly what that means with Groupon’s introduction to this technology.

When light leaves the sun, it’s kind of aimless. As a ray barrels through space at the speed of, well, light, the advancing electromagnetic field that makes up a light wave fluctuates in strength around the direction of the ray in many different planes.

It’s the job of polarized lenses to get this erratic light in line. A polarizing filter consists of microscopic crystals in which strands of molecules are all aligned parallel to each other. When unpolarized light hits the filter, those molecule chains absorb any energy that’s traveling in the same plane they’re aligned in, blocking it from passing through. What emerges on the other side is now polarized, with all its energy fluctuating within a single plane.

Why worry about how a wave of light gets to you at all? As anyone who’s ever squinted through the too-bright reflection from a car’s hood or a body of water can sense, light polarized in certain directions can be dangerous. When light bounces off horizontal surfaces, it becomes horizontally polarized, resulting in the blinding phenomenon known as glare. For this reason, sunglasses with polarized lenses are coated with (or, in some cases, formulated containing) a filter that blocks this horizontal light, allowing through only the gentler vertical components in the environment. This improves safety for drivers, beachgoers, boaters, and whale ranchers, although not for downhill skiers—on the slopes, you need to see horizontally reflected light to alert you to icy patches ahead.

Tips

Triangle Eyecare provided great customer service and had a great selection of frames for both regular and sunglasses. Additionally, their pricing was very reasonable. I would highly recommend them to anyone that is in the market for new glasses!
Shaun M. · June 16, 2014
Had a wonderful experience there! The staff was wonderful and very helpful! Am going to recommend them to anyone who needs eye care!
George S. · April 14, 2014
Very nice business. Ladies were sweet. I would go back again and will next year!
Pam B. · April 10, 2014

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