For many people, glasses are a necessity for clear vision, reduced visual fatigue and eyestrain, and improved quality of life. Aside from these essential functions, today’s spectacles are an important fashion item that can enhance one’s appearance.
Today, there are many choices as to where to get your spectacles. This has resulted in a great deal of confusion with respect to such things as:
The health of your eyes and the quality of your vision is of the utmost importance to the doctors and staff of Eye Associates of Don Mills. We realize that if we do not offer out patient the best products at the best prices somebody else will.
There are enormous differences in the quality of frames, lenses and lens coatings. Since spectacles are something you use every day, it is definitely in your best interest to purchase good quality, durable eye wear. Eye wear should not be prone to breakage and should be serviceable if damage occurs. .
Good quality eye wear is not available everywhere. There are many opticals in today's marketplace that carry poor quality products. Be wary of the product quality at places offering "free" frames or lenses and "two-for-one" specials. If it sounds too good to be true — it probably is!
At Eye Associates of Don Mills, we carry only high-quality frames, lenses and lens coatings as do some opticals. If you compare these products to those at Eye Associates of Don Mills (apples to apples), you will inevitably find that our prices are lower.
Why we are less expensive:
There are several reasons why our prices are lower:
The retail optical industry generally has a 100 to 200% mark up! Optometrists are regulated on the price of our glasses. Our fee pales in comparison to the high margins of the optical industry.
We are not in high-rent shopping malls and our regulations forbid us from advertising. Therefore, we do not have these significant expenses to recover from our patients as do many optical retailers and especially the chains.
Because we are unable to advertise, consumers are often unaware that glasses are less expensive through their optometrist.
We encourage you to get a price in our dispensary and compare it to local retailers but, be sure to compare apples to apples. Remember that value includes quality as well as price
If within 30 days of your purchase of a complete pair of prescription glasses from the Eye Associates of Don Mills you find an identical pair (frames, lenses, and coatings) at a lower price, and we can verify this, we will give you twice the difference!