Initially, I was intimidated to purchase glasses online. What if I didn’t like them? What if the glasses weren’t made of quality materials? What if they messed up my prescription? I had a lot of reservations. Especially since I have a strong prescription that includes a pretty severe stigmatism.
I looked at several online options: Zenni Optical, Warby Parker, and Eye Buy Direct. I immediately scratched Zenni off the list because they didn’t offer any “try on” options. Warby Parker sends you five pairs to keep and try on for five days, which was a step in the right direction, and also has a superb return policy. But, you won’t find any frames on their site for less than $95. Only Eye Buy Direct offers a variety of prices and a Fit & Style Guarantee. According to their site, this means: If you’re unhappy with your order, our Fit & Style Guarantee means you are eligible for a refund within 14 days of shipping or a replacement within 12 months.
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