Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Benefits of Online Opticians

The internet has made shopping for anything today much easier. This would also include looking for eyewear. Many opticians now offer their services online. This can provide numerous benefits for consumers.

Eyewear at times can be rather costly. This is often one of the biggest obstacles faced by those people with impaired vision. Sadly, the reason for the high cost of most eyewear is that the high end shops have significant operating costs. In order to recoup some of these costs, the eyewear they sell is quite pricey. These clinics must pay the salary of the optician as well as all of the employees needed to run the clinic. All of this means expenses passed on to the consumer.

Opticians online, on the other hand, have different operating expenses. For instance, the number of employees needed at an online site is much less. The opticians hired at these sites are dispensing opticians. This means they can fill eyewear prescriptions but do not examine patients as this isn’t feasible through an online clinic anyway. They are able to check eyewear prior to it leaving the lab and being shipped to the customer. This person supervises the technicians who make the glasses. Dispensing opticians are paid less. This means the cost for eyewear is much less when using an online site.

Online sites generally keep many different lens prescriptions in stock. Sometimes however, a particular prescription must be made from scratch. When online sites purchase lenses they purchase them in large quantities which help to keep costs down which is an advantage for the consumer. Even if the lenses must be made from scratch, they can be done so at a reasonable cost. With so many items being purchased online, you should considering using an online optician to fulfill your next eyeglass order.

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6 comments:

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Intresting to think about.

akronugurl said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

im going to look into this!

-stephanie j

Pam said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I've order glasses online before and been pleased with the price and the results.

Terri said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I really need to make an appointment with an optometrist but I love the benefit of purchasing glasses online. Such a great variety and better price to boot!

Alana Moore said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I agree with the benefits regarding costing and all but only one question that I want to ask is how a person can decide that which glasses will suit him without wearing them?

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Charlene said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I've purchased eyeglasses online before & love them. They were $200 less than what I would have paid at my eye doctor's office :)

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