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Eyeglass Retailer Comparisons


Introduction

Now that you've seen information on each and every glasses retailer, it's time to cram it all in one place. So what's the purpose of this page? Simple, it's designed to give you information at a quick glance, and to help you make comparisons between the retailers as well.

So without further ado... here are the comparison charts!


Location

  United States United Kingdom Pakistan Hong Kong
Zenni Optical1 X
39DollarGlasses X
Goggles4u X2 X3
Optical4less X
EyeGlassesWorld X
MyOptics X
SelectSpecs X
Eyeglass Factory Outlet X
SpecsOnTheNet X
VALUEglasses X
Eyeglass Direct X
EyeBuyDirect.com X
1 Zenni Optical only ships to the US and Canada
2 Goggles4u has an office located in US
3 the Goggles4u production facility is located in Pakistan



Accepted Methods of Payment

  Paypal Visa M/C AmEx Discover Delta Diner's Club JCB Maestro Carte Blanche Switch Solo enRoute Australian BankCard NoChex
Zenni Optical X X X X X X X X X X X
39DollarGlasses X X X X
Goggles4u X X X X X X X
Optical4less X X X
EyeGlassesWorld X X X X X
MyOptics1 X X X X X X
SelectSpecs2 X X X X X X X X X
Eyeglass Factory Outlet X X X X X
SpecsOnTheNet X X X
VALUEglasses X X X X X
Eyeglass Direct X X X X
EyeBuyDirect.com X X X X X
1 MyOptics accepts Paypal, Cheque, and Postal order, but you must visit the Help/PaymentOptions section of their website for more details
2 UK residents may pay SelectSpecs by cheque

Single Vision Lenses Offered

  Polycarbonate Lenses available with Index of 1.60 or higher AR Tint Polarized Photochromic
Zenni Optical X X X X
39DollarGlasses X X X X X X
Goggles4u X X X
Optical4less X X X1 X
EyeGlassesWorld X X X X
MyOptics X X X X
SelectSpecs X X X X
Eyeglass Factory Outlet X ? X X X X
SpecsOnTheNet X X X X X
VALUEglasses X X X X X
Eyeglass Direct X X X X X
EyeBuyDirect.com X X X X
1 Optical4less also has a mirror-tint available.



Bifocal Lenses Offered

  Progressive Lenses Available Lenses available with Index of 1.60 or higher Polycarbonate AR Tint Polarized Photochromic
Zenni Optical X X X X
39DollarGlasses X X X X X X
Goggles4u X X X X
Optical4less X X X X1 X
EyeGlassesWorld X X X X X X
MyOptics --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
SelectSpecs X X
Eyeglass Factory Outlet X ? X X X X X
SpecsOnTheNet --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
VALUEglasses X X X X
Eyeglass Direct X X X X X
EyeBuyDirect.com X X X X X2
1 Optical4less also has a mirror-tint available.
2 Based on what EyeBuyDirect.com's site allows and doesn't allow you to select, it seems that the Photochromic option is only offered on Progressives (not regular bi-focals). It would be prudent to double check with EyeBuyDirect.com before ordering though.

Price after shipping to the US

(cheapest pair of glasses)
(prices subject to error, change, and varying exchange rates)

  Single Vision Bifocal Progressive Notes
Zenni Optical $23.95 $42.95 $62.95
39DollarGlasses $44.95 $84.95 $143.95
Goggles4u $25.99 $47.99 $61.99 free AR coating
Optical4less $37.00 $100.00 $100.00 free AR coating
EyeGlassesWorld $25.00 $39.00 $74.95
MyOptics1 $36.00 --- ---
SelectSpecs2 $28.98 $65.79 --- free AR coating
Eyeglass Factory Outlet $39.50 $54.50 $124.50
SpecsOnTheNet $25.00 --- ---
VALUEglasses $30.93 $55.93 $95.93
Eyeglass Direct $42.95 $83.95 $89.95
EyeBuyDirect.com $19.90 $38.90 $58.90
1 price is approximate, based on £20.00 base price
2 price is approximate, based on £15.75, £35.75 base prices



Price after shipping Internationally

(cheapest pair of glasses)
(prices subject to error, change, and varying exchange rates)

  Single Vision Bifocal Progressive Notes
Zenni Optical $28.00 $47.00 $67.00 US/Canada only?
39DollarGlasses $46.95 $86.95 $145.95
Goggles4u $25.99 $47.99 $61.99 free AR coating
Optical4less $37.00 $100.00 $100.00 free AR coating
EyeGlassesWorld $25.00 $39.00 $74.95 international shipping price may be incorrect
MyOptics1 $36.00 --- ---
SelectSpecs2 $28.98 $65.79 --- free AR coating
Eyeglass Factory Outlet $44.45 $59.45 $124.50
SpecsOnTheNet $25.00 --- ---
VALUEglasses $32.93 $57.93 $97.93
Eyeglass Direct $45.95 $86.95 $92.95
EyeBuyDirect.com3 $29.90 $48.90 $68.90
1 price is approximate, based on £20.00 base price. MyOptics has free shipping to the UK, bringing the price down to £15.00 shipped in the UK.
2 price is approximate, based on £15.75, £35.75 base prices. SelectSpecs has cheaper shipping to the UK, brining the price down to £13.95, £33.95 shipped in the UK.
3 price approximate, based on shipping to France.


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