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Prescription Eyeglasses Online

Can you really order prescription eyeglasses online? Yes, you can—and we make it easy to do at 21DollarGlasses. All you need is your most recent lens prescription from your optometrist and a little help from us entering the information written on your prescription. That’s it! Plus, you can take your time choosing your prescription eyeglass frames by browsing our catalog in the comfort of your home.

We offer hundreds of eyeglasses for men, women, and kids. We can't promise you'll be able to pick just one pair, but with prices as low as ours, you shop guilt-free. Browse our entire catalog or use our filter options to narrow your search by price, color, style, or shape. Make a list of your favorite frames and compare them easily by selecting “ My Favorites” in the top right corner of our homepage. Browse around and see what you think.

 

What Do All Those Numbers on My Glasses Prescription Mean?

It may look incomprehensible, but in reality, those numbers are easily decipherable. Basically, your eye doctor has written a series of numbers indicating the type and extent of your vision problem. For example, the spherical error (SPH) on your eyeglass prescription refers to how much correction you need if you are farsighted or nearsighted. If you have astigmatism, you’ll have a cylinder number indicating how much lens power you need to correct blurry, distorted vision.

For people who need reading or multifocal correction, they’ll have an ADD (additive power) number scribbled on their prescription. And just for clarity, those “+” or “-” signs you see scattered around those numbers just tell our eyeglass prescription interpreters how much correction is needed.

Ordering glasses online also requires your pupillary distance number or the distance between the pupils. We need this information to determine where your lenses need to be placed in the frames you select. Check out 21DollarGlasses' guide for how to read your prescription.

Don’t Forget to Add Prism Correction to Your Orders

When you're entering information about your online prescription eyeglasses, just click “ add prism&rdquo, and we will make sure your lens contains prism correction. Sometimes, images seen by one eye are not in line with images seen by the other eye. This means you may see two images instead of one, clear image. Lenses enhanced by prism correction ensure images remain in binocular sync so that everything you see is crystal-clear. Prescriptions specifying prism correction will also include a base number describing displacement direction.

About Your Online Rx Glasses Order

If you realize you’ve made a mistake entering prescription information, don’t panic! Just call us, give us your order number and the corrected prescription within one hour of ordering. After ordering your prescription glasses online with 21DollarGlasses, you can expect delivery within seven to 14 business days of placing your order. We have a variety of payment options, including MasterCard, Visa, AMEX, Discover, PayPal and Amazon.

Your eyeglass prescription order comes with a 14-day fit and style guarantee and a 12-month guarantee overall. Browse our catalog offering 200+ frame styles, as well as trendy tinting options to protect your eyes from UV radiation. If you have any questions about entering prescription lens information, please contact us.


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