Shopping for eyeglasses online is easy at FramesDirect.com. Explore our collection of authentic designer eyeglasses to find fresh, current styles and timeless silhouettes. Browse our selection of best-selling eyeglasses for men, women, and kids, and choose the designer frames you love. Our expert opticians have provided helpful tips when shopping for eyeglasses.
Browse premium eyeglasses from favorite brands for men, women, and children: We offer over 100,000 authentic designer glasses by more than 200 makers, including Ray-Ban, Kate Spade, Prada, Michael Kors, Gucci, Versace, Persol, and more. You'll also find performance eyeglasses made to endure challenging work environments or extreme conditions, from top brands like Oakley, Maui Jim, Titmus, Wiley X, Costa, Smith, and others. Our collection also includes new frames for men and women in silhouettes that range from retro and vintage-inspired to sleek rectangles and contemporary semi-rimless styles. Shop online now and discover your new favorite glasses.
Explore eyeglasses in timeless styles reimagined; we offer fresh takes on the Ray-Ban Wayfarer and Aviator, along with the tried-and-true authentic originals. The clubmaster-style frame is enjoying a comeback, and you'll find updated versions of it from celebrated brands, along with imaginative styles that riff on the familiar heavy browline of the original. The versatile rectangle is the most represented shape here, thanks to its reliable, face-flattering lines; choose from a wide array of vintage-inspired glasses or contemporary options in lustrous plastic, lightweight metal, or a combination of materials. Discover the beloved cat-eye reimagined in vibrant hues or understated colors, with subtle or showy design elements that speak to your style aesthetic. The common denominator among all our eyeglasses is quality you can trust, and authentic brand-name glasses.
Shopping for prescription eyeglasses online is easy at FramesDirect.com. Our user-friendly Frame Size Guide offers several ways to determine your frame size, including using your current pair of glasses or sending us a picture of your face so we can measure for you. Once you know your frame size, enjoy browsing more than 200 authentic designer brands and find the best glasses for yourself or your child.
FramesDirect sells only the highest quality authentic designer eyeglasses frames with premium prescription lenses, at affordable online prices. We offer the largest online selection of eyeglasses for men, women, and children, from the designer and performance brands you know and trust.
Buying exceptional-quality prescription glasses online is easy. The first step is determining your glasses' frame size, by looking at your existing glasses.
Once you know your eyeglasses size, choose a frame style. Refine your search by setting the filters on the page you're browsing; these allow you to narrow eyeglasses by material, frame shape, or color, for example.
Sending us your prescription information is quick and easy. If you don't feel comfortable entering your glasses prescription information after adding the frames to your cart, simply send it to us after your order is placed. A certified optician on our staff will then enter your prescription for you.
When you order glasses online from FramesDirect.com, one of our expert opticians will personally evaluate and review your eyeglass prescription before sending your order to the lab for processing. If we notice a potential problem with your order—an incorrectly entered prescription or a frame on backorder, for example—one of our certified opticians will phone you to confirm the details of your eyeglass prescription and answer any questions you may have.
We offer a 30-day exchange and return policy from the day you receive your order, and a 100% prescription lens accuracy guarantee. Additionally, our Price Match Guarantee promises you'll enjoy the lowest online prices on authentic designer eyeglasses: FramesDirect is an authorized dealer for all of our premium brands. We offer free domestic shipping on all prescription glasses orders.
Eyeglasses should fit not too snug and not too loose (think of Goldilocks), and they should be comfortable enough that after a while, you forget you're wearing them. If your eyeglasses are too snug, the hinges can bend and cause pressure points, especially around the nose and ears. If eyeglasses are too loose, they will constantly slide down your nose and ears, and can even fall off. A properly fitting pair of eyeglasses neither pinches nor slides, is comfortable to wear, and offers optical clarity with a prescription correctly adjusted to your eye measurements.
The easiest way to find the ideal eyeglass measurements for your face is to start with a pair of eyeglass frames that already fit you well. These can be a pair you own or glasses you have tried on in a store. Eyeglass measurements are printed on most frames, so if you've found a pair you love, check the inside of the frame and write down the numbers you find there. If your frame doesn't include measurements, you can measure the frame using a ruler or soft tape measure. Frame measurements are in millimeters, so make sure your measuring tool has millimeter increments. The measurements you’ll need to record are:
Current eyeglasses trends skew to timeless, fashionable designs like wayfarers and browlines, and modern, minimalist styles like rimless and semi-rimless designs.
The cost of eyeglasses depends on the brand, frame materials, lens quality, and any lens add-ons you want to include. Eyeglass prices generally start around $40 for a single vision pair of eyeglasses with basic lenses and no add-ons, and go up to as much as $1400 for high-end Chopard designer eyeglasses with a progressive no-line prescription, Transitions® lenses, and premium add-ons. On average, you can expect to pay around $150 for lower-end designer eyeglasses and around $400 for higher-end designer eyeglasses.
Many flexible spending and HSA dollars can be used for prescription eyewear, regardless of whether or not you have vision insurance. And if you use your flex spending or HSA debit card, you can skip the hassle of having to submit a reimbursement form to your vision insurance provider!
Medicare covers eyeglasses only under special circumstances, for example, if you need corrective lenses following cataract surgery.
Eyeglasses slip because they do not fit properly. To prevent your eyeglasses from slipping, start by making sure they’re the right size for you. If they are sized correctly and at one time did not slip, it’s likely the hinges have bent and may need to be tightened or repaired. To avoid bending your hinges, make sure your eyeglasses fit properly when you buy them, and refrain from wearing them on top of your head, which can cause them to bend.
The best way to keep glasses from fogging up is to clean your lenses regularly by wiping them with a non-scratching microfiber cloth. Fog is condensation from humid air (or your breath) that consists of tiny water droplets that form on the surface of your lenses. These droplets more easily form when your lenses are dirty, so keeping your lenses clean will prevent them from fogging in many circumstances.
The best way to clean your eyeglasses is with a soft, non-scratching microfiber cloth. Most eyeglasses and sunglasses come with a recommended cleaning cloth, but if you lose yours, it’s easy and inexpensive to replace. The microfiber cloth will clean most smudges, film, dust, and other grime. To clean your lenses, gently wipe both sides of each one in a circular motion with the microfiber cloth, making sure to get the edges of the lens near the frame. If something more stubborn is stuck to your lenses, like a sticky beverage or food (it happens), dampen your microfiber cloth with clean tap water and use the same circular motion to wipe both sides of the lens clean. Consult our eyeglasses cleaning guide to learn more.
If you have any questions about your prescription or choice of frames, contact us at 1-800-248-9427 and let us help you complete your eyeglass order.
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