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Old 04-20-2014, 11:40 PM   #1
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place to replace prescription lens

does anyone recommend an online store or local place that can replace eyeglasses lens for cheap? I was at lens crafter and some asian places at parker places, and they were asking for 150+ just to replace the lens.

I got a pair of old eyeglasses that I like, but don't wear daily... they were scratched pretty bad during a hiking trip and now they are left collecting dust.

I'm sure there is a more affordable way and place to get lens replaced?
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Old 04-20-2014, 11:44 PM   #2
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If it's possible for you, anywhere in Asia.

Exactly the same thing happened to me, locally they wanted $180 minimum just for one lens.

I gave it to a friend travelling to Korea along with my prescription and they replaced both lenses for the equivalent of $35.

Not poor quality either.
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Clearly Contacts has a retail location by Robson & Hornby that you can check out.
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^ yea they wanted 150 at clearly contacts cause they said it was not part of their inventory so they would have to get it 'custom' fitted
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Clearly Contacts on Robson will only sell lenses if you buy their frames, I called them and asked before when I was looking to just replace lenses too.

Most of the places I called locally that would do it wants $150+.
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try Ace Optical (604) 415-3937
theyre really nice and helpful when i needed replacement
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