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Should You Purchase Your Glasses on the Internet?

In today's world, where more and more consumers are used to shopping for more and more products online, eyeglasses are one item that should be carefully reviewed before you click that purchase button. Why? Even though Internet e-commerce sites often offer reduced rates, the advantages of choosing an optical store far exceed the ''deals'' you might find through the Internet.

One of the most important reasons for buying your eyeglasses at an optical boutique is that you have a qualified optician to help you make your decision. Our staff can walk you through the numerous variables you need to consider in selecting a eyeglasses. In instances where you shop via the Web, you forgo the experienced input of a professional eye care expert.

In addition to the help you will find at a physical eye wear boutique, you will also be able to try out the eyeglasses prior to purchasing. Glasses that don't sit properly can cause pain and frustration and can even reduce the efficacy of your prescription. Also, you aren't able to see what they really look like or how they feel until you put them on. To a greater extent than your clothing, eyeglasses require accurate fit and comfort to do their job effectively.

Even more than the comfort and alignment of your glasses, proper eyesight demands accurate Pupillary Distance measurement. The optical focus of your lenses gives you the clearest vision, making it important to correctly calculate the space between your pupils, or PD. It can be tricky to measure your PD by on your own, but without this measurement, your lenses won't be placed correctly in the frames.

True, Web-based buying is often perfect for other types of commodities, but with eyeglasses you're best off staying with your regular vision center where you are able to find eye glasses that are most appropriate for you and your lifestyle.

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