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Kristin Booker • July 22, 2011

The Eyes Have It: Shop The LensCrafters Semi-Annual Lens Event

In the spirit of full disclosure, I am a contact lens wearing monster.  While I love my lenses and the freedom they give me, sometimes a girl just needs some options, which is where a good pair of glasses comes in.  It was time to get a stylish pair of frames to give my eyes a break and to upgrade my wardrobe just a little. After all, a girl needs options.

Lucky for me, LensCrafters is right around the corner and took care of me from start to finish. I got a complete and thorough eye exam, complete with retinal imaging to determine the actual health of the tissue of my eyes. After my exam, I was whisked into a giant room full of lenses to play with. I grabbed an entire tray full, complete with gorgeous frames from Chanel, Tiffany and Co., Dolce & Gabbana, Prada and Burberry.

I selected my top three and was treated to another one of LensCrafters’ fun upgrades – digital imaging. They take photos of you in your top lenses and allow you to see what you look like in a photograph, which for anyone is a KEY factor in the style of lenses you think you want. Mirrors are one thing, a photo is a whole other thing.

My glasses with LensCrafters’ proprietary AccuFit system

After I selected my new favorite accessory, Tiffany and Co. frames, another amazing tool was utilized: the AccuFit system. Think about the old tool that looks like a ViewMaster that you’re used to, the one you place on your face while they adjust where the center of the lens should sit. Well, this little digital tool takes its place and creates a custom fit with pinpoint accuracy. Using this technology, the difference in how you see through your glasses is like the difference between regular tv and high definition. I see as well with my new frames as I do with my contact lenses. That’s something I never thought I’d say, but I know love the versace glasses.

Oh, and my glasses were ready in exactly 48 minutes, right within their “about an hour” guarantee. Nice.

LensCrafters has an amazing selection of frames and with their semi-annual lens event, there are countless frames and sunglasses available for purchase and they’re offering the lenses at 50% off! It includes bifocals, no-lines AND sunglasses with a 90-day guarantee so RUN, do not walk, to your nearby LensCrafters and get yourself a pair of stylish eyeglasses or sunglasses (anyone who wears glasses NEEDS prescription sunglasses.) With the prices during their sale event and all these amazing advances in how the glasses are crafted, there’s no better time to take care of your eyes while upgrading your style.

They say that guys don’t make passes in girls who wear glasses. Um, after wearing my fabulous frames for about a week, I can honestly say that’s SO not true. I think the sassy librarian look works just fine for me.

LensCrafters Semi-Annual LensEvent, happening now through September 12, 2011. For your nearest LensCrafters, click find a store at the top of their home page. Restrictions may apply.

FTC disclosure: as part of experiencing this amazing event from LensCrafters, I did receive a free pair of frames and lenses


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