Opticians, Optometrists, & Buying Eyewear
The Eye Care Center
Herndon, VA 20171703-481-5600
|Checkbook's Top Rating ()|
|For prices for glasses|
|For prices for contacts|
The Eye Care Center · Opticians, Optometrists, & Buying Eyewear
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We found that some stores charge far higher prices as their competitors for identical eyeglass frames and lenses. For contacts (with exam and fitting), price differences were even larger. Our ratings show how area outlets stacked up on price.
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Buying glasses or contacts requires the services of an ophthalmologist, an optometrist, or an optician. If you’re like most of us, you can’t remember which of these “three Os” does what, even if you’ve been told a dozen times. So here it is again.