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Why cheap glasses can cost you in the long run

Why cheap glasses can cost you in the long run

With rising prices of just about everything, cheap glasses can seem like a way to cut costs in our daily lives. What you may not realise is that there are many factors to consider when finding the right pair of glasses for you and your lifestyle – something that online stores selling cheap glasses do not take into account. Let us show you how purchasing a pair of glasses from an optometrist can make a huge difference in your life.


Quality of product

Once you’ve had your eyes checked and received a prescription from your optometrist, it’s tempting to go online and purchase a pair of cheap glasses. However, with cheap glasses you really do get what you pay for!


Frames – a quality pair of frames bought from us can last you a good 10 years. With a pair of cheap glasses, you just don’t know what sort of quality you’re getting and many people end up frustrated with the end result. A pair of broken glasses can be a nightmare. Get it right the first time – visit your optometrist!


Spec Lenses – did you know that is a wide range of lens options your optometrist can offer you? There are so many different types of lens material to choose from – anti-scratch, transitions and lenses which block blue light, to name a few. We know the benefits of each any every type of lens material, and we know how important it is to find the right lens material that suits you and your lifestyle. Every day we see customers try out different lenses and exclaim how instant the difference is.


The true value of an Optometrist

The main benefits of buying prescription glasses from an optometrist are service and back up. Your optometrist is trained and experienced in fitting you with a pair of glasses that properly meet the needs of your lifestyle.


We are able to make highly accurate measurements and readings to ensure your glasses fit perfectly. We’ll ensure that you leave our store with the right frames and lenses for you – no online store selling cheap glasses can offer this level of service!


Another benefit of buying your glasses from an optometrist is that we offer you back up support. We can help you with any changes you may require with your glasses. You simply bring them in and we’ll make adjustments until its right! This is a service you won’t find online.


Get it right the first time – visit Lowes & Partners!

Cheap glasses may seem like a good short-term cost cutting exercise, but in the long run, it’s just not worth it! A visit to your optometrist ensure you walk out with a pair of glasses with great looking frames that fit well, lenses which suit your lifestyle and all the backup service only an optometrist can provide!


Contact the friendly team at Lowes & Partners today to see how we can help you!

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