Where To Buy Affordable Glasses Online, Just In Time For Back To School

Katelyn Mullen

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Back-to-school shopping often comes with a whole slew of items to buy. There’s the laundry list of school supplies to clothes, backpacks and sneakers, not to mention a pair of new glasses for their first days back in the classroom.

Lucky for us, there are plenty of places to buy frames online for cheap and many have a broad selection for the whole family. EyeBuyDirect has nearly twenty pairs of kids glasses for under $40, while GlassesShop is currently offering 50% off on your first pair of frames, just in time for back to school shopping.

There are a few things you’ll need to make the magic of online eyeglass purchasing happen, but it’s very simple. You’ll need a copy of your most recent glasses prescription and to check with your insurance provider to understand what, if anything, is covered by your plan. And lastly, you’ll want to learn how to measure your PD or pupillary distance, so you can be sure you’re looking through the ideal spot in your lenses.

Many retailers are helping you get in that shopping spirit with deals and sales to enjoy right now. Walmart is fully stocked in their back to school supplies department while clothing retailers like Old Navy and Target are gearing up for their big back-to-school push.

Check out the seven best spots to buy glasses online for the whole family.

1. GlassesShop

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(Photo: GlassesShop)

SHOP GLASSESSHOP FRAMES & GLASSESSHOP KIDS FRAMES

2. EyeBuyDirect

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(Photo: EyeBuyDirect)

SHOP EYEBUYDIRECT FRAMES & EYEBUYDIRECT KIDS FRAMES

3. Ambr Eyewear

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(Photo: Ambr)
(Photo: Ambr)

SHOP AMBR FRAMES & AMBR KIDS FRAMES

4. Warby Parker

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(Photo: Warby Parker)

SHOP WARBY PARKER FRAMES

5. GlassesUSA

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(Photo: GlassesUSA)

SHOP GLASSESUSA FRAMES & GLASSESUSA KIDS FRAMES

6. Glasses.com

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(Photo: Glasses.com)

SHOP GLASSES.COM FRAMES

7. DiscountGlasses.com

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(Photo: Discount Glasses)

SHOP DISCOUNTGLASSES FRAMES & DISCOUNTGLASSES KIDS

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