Why Shouldn’t I Buy Glasses Online?

Eye Care Services St George, UT

When it comes to our health, there are things we prefer not to skimp on. We pay a little bit more for local produce, and we set aside time to get a good workout in so we can protect our heart. But, when it comes to glasses, you may think they’re all the same. After all, as long as your glasses are the right prescription, they’ll do, right? It may not be so simple.


Keep reading to learn about shopping online for glasses frames, and some of the risks you might be taking when you buy online.

Quality


Buying online means having to trust what someone tells you in description. Frames may be much different than you expected, through no fault of the online retailer. Maybe those frames you loved online are more narrow than they looked, or the material is too heavy to be comfortable across your nose for a full day of wear. We’ve all been underwhelmed by an online purchase, but glasses can be expensive and difficult to return if they’re not perfect.

Fit


You want your glasses to look harmonious with your face shape, but also to be comfortable enough for long-term wear. If your glasses are a bad size for your face, or have an uncomfortable shape or nose bridge that bothers you, online stores might not have a lot of return options. You could be stuck with a poor purchase and a lesson learned. Granted, online stores can try to help you see how glasses will fit through virtual fittings, but the technology isn’t perfect. You might be stuck with glasses that are actually too wide for your face or are uncomfortable on your ears.
Trying on glasses in person makes it easier to find a pair that looks good and feels good.

Come try on some frames today, or give us a call us at (435) 986-2020 for our 200 North location in St. George, (435) 628-1112 for our location on Sunset Blvd in St. George, or (702) 346-2950 for our Mesquite, Nevada location.

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