Anyone who's ever had to get prescription lenses made for a cool pair of glasses knows the pain of getting hit with a bill for double or triple what the frames themselves cost. Thanks to insane optician markups and a veritable monopoly of the big name stores, there's simply no affordable way to sport several pairs of prescription specs and sunnies without taking out a second mortgage or something.
Enter Lensabl, a new affordable online prescription lens service that's going to save you a load of cash and help you up your style game to boot. Once you've acquired the frames of your choice, be they brand new tortoiseshell specs or dead stock vintage Wayfarers, you visit the site and select from a range of extremely reasonable options, from single vision and progressive lenses to transition and mirrored tints, and everything in-between – starting at just $77.
Then Lensabl sends you a box with a prepaid shipping label. You send in the frames and get back the finished product straight from the company's optical lab, leaving the brick and mortar bozos looking for someone else to gouge. They even come with a new glasses case and lens cleaning kit, and you can track each step of the process through your online account. Every lens is custom made, fitted, and tested in the company's state-of-the-art facility in Los Angeles, CA. You'll save an average of 70% and waste no time at all waiting in line.
"For many years optometrists shielded the public from the lab and the true price of lenses," notes Lensabl co-founder Mike Rahimzadeh. "We were tired of seeing customers pay for overpriced lenses and coatings that should be included in the price. We include Anti-Reflective, Anti-Scratch and UV protection at no extra cost. Essentially the customer is getting more for paying less without sacrificing quality."
They offer such a great deal that even non-prescription wearers are getting in on the deal, swapping out stock sunglass lenses for different tints or mirror colors for a custom look. They're even offering a discount on your first order, too, so you don't need to take our word for it. Just enter the code "AIROWS20" at checkout.