Wondering why your glasses are so pricey? One company controls almost everything about them https://www.cbc.ca/radio/costofliving/the-cost-of-living-on-the-cost-of-stuff-payday-loans-baby-formula-glasses-and-modern-monetary-theory-1.5715939/wondering-why-your-glasses-are-so-pricey-one-company-controls-almost-everything-about-them-1.5721176
@xmanmonk wow!! LOL is it subsidized by your gov't or insurance? that is waaay too cheap how can the company earn profit? LOL I also have very high prescription so my lenses are very expensive... i also need it to be super or ultra thin because of the high prescription
@snowdusk They're cheap Chinese frames and lenses, so you have to treat them delicately. But hey, for $6, I got 3 pairs for $18 plus shipping, etc. I don't know if they're still that cheap, but probably pretty close.
@xmanmonk that is dirt cheap considering my high prescription.. I am soooo happy .. .but still kinda nervous. I've never bought eyeglasses without professionals helping me, in person haha
@xmanmonk @snowdusk Zennis are nice! I got two pairs that together cost me $125.99, but I opted for the more expensive frames/lenses/coatings ($25 frames with blue light blocking lenses that also had an oleophobic coating). Still a million times cheaper than I would have paid anywhere else for the same thing
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