Consumers are shifting to the online mode of shopping at a very high pace. The hesitancy is still there, but it has faded by a significant scale. But what has made this possible?
The convenient and hassle-free shopping experience that is offered over the online medium is the dominant reason behind online shopping becoming a viable option among the consumers.
Recently, I took to the online medium to look for a pair of cat-eye glasses frames. My search ended within half an hour, when I came across an amazing pair – just what I was looking for. It was really surprising for me to see that something even as complex as prescription glasses were being sold online, in a manner that was truly user-friendly.
If you too are looking to order glasses online – prescription or non-prescription, here are the reasons for you to proceed.
Prescription glasses made simple
Glasses for eyesight correction require a prescription. If you have one, you can submit it over these online sites itself – in a very simple process. The responsibility of fitting your glasses with the prescription now lies with the sellers and believe me, they will never disappoint you.
However, it is also possible that you don’t have a prescription with you. In such a case, you can avail the eye tests service provided by many eyewear stores. At some places, it is absolutely free of cost. These tests are conducted by optometrists who hold authentic licence to practice. Also, modern machinery is used which produces accurate results in a short timespan.
The plethora of spectacles being sold over the online medium is bound to amaze you. The pairs that you must have seen your favourite celebrities don to perfection, you can get the exact styles here – from John Lennon’s round glasses to Tom Cruise’s wayfarers, and even beyond.
However, you should make it a point to visit multiple sites as you will never find all the best options at one place.
The savings that e-commerce firms make by avoiding rental costs for a brick-and-mortar based setup, staff salaries, among others, is passed onto the consumers through sales and discounts. This brings down the prices of online glasses and makes them pocket-friendly. Most of them follow the DTC (Direct to Customer) model, which helps remove intermediaries and save cost.
If you are shopping over the online medium, it is very simple to arrive at something specific, which is not always the case when it comes to the traditional brick-and-mortar based retail stores.
By using features like the search box, you can straightaway search for something specific. Using the sort and filter features, you can narrow down your viewing options to that of your choice.
The reglaze glasses service is also available for those choosing to shop online. It involves getting the lenses of your existing pair of glasses replaced, without the need to change the frames.
Using the reglaze glasses service, you can get your damaged lenses replaced, get lenses with updated prescription, get a protective coating applied over your lenses, and even get them replaced by something advanced like varifocals.
Reglaze glasses are a way to make considerable savings and you don’t even need to depart from your favourite frames.
Try from home
Yes, you read that right. You can even try your glasses before finalising your purchase, And that too, from the comforts of your home. The home trial service available at most sites, allows you to get a set of glasses – containing multiple pairs – delivered to your home so that you can be satisfied with how they look on you, and then only move ahead with your purchase.
The home trial service is free of cost at some places and it can be availed unlimited number of times, unless you don’t arrive at something that completely satisfies you.
By working on supply chain constraints, e-commerce firms have made outstanding progress in cutting down the delivery time. Glasses – with all the customisations that you choose – are delivered to your doorsteps in real quick time.
A Manchester-born eyewear startup, which goes by the name Specscart, has come up with same day glasses, which is truly incredible. Same day glasses means getting your glasses delivered within 24 hour of you placing the order. And what is even more amazing is that same day glasses are absolutely free.
Although there are differences between the return policies of different e-commerce firms, the similarity lies in the fact that they are very user-friendly. If you do satisfy the reasonable conditions for return, you will certainly not face any issues.
If you are still hesitant about buying glasses online, I recommend you to try it out at least once. I can assure you that you will love it.