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Old 07-12-2010, 07:39 PM   #1
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Any Recommended Online Contact Lenses Vendors.

Iíve been procrastinating ordering contact lenses. Any recommendations?
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Old 07-15-2010, 12:36 PM   #2
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You guys are great enablers! Another few days of no recommendations and I can procrastinate. Then it's next week and I can justify waiting until the Visa card closing date passes. Then its wait until the end of the month. Wow, I love this site.

But just incase, has anyone have experiences they would share with the following online contact lens vendors:
1-800 contacts
Costco
visiondirect.com
contactlensking.com
walgreens.com
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I’ve been procrastinating ordering contact lenses. Any recommendations?
I don't use contact lenses but my recommendation is to find the best eye doctor in the area and have her order them from a reputable place. Anyway, that's what I do for glasses and lenses and it works better than the discount places.
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has anyone have experiences they would share with the following online contact lens vendors
Earlier this year I started using 1-800-Contacts. Smooth sailing so far. Easy shopping and fast shipping.
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I've been ordering my daughter's contacts from discountcontactlenses.com for over 6 years now....good pricing, quick delivery via the USPS and discounts usually available....just google for their latest coupon codes....

Highly recommended
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Old 07-15-2010, 06:57 PM   #6
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i use vision direct.com about $8/box less than 1-800 for my prescription (just ordered last week) and compared with 1-800, wal-mart(which is 1-800) and eye doc
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Contact lenses are a commodity in an efficient market. It is similar to ordering a new book online, you know exactly what you are getting.

That being said, the absolute last place to buy contacts is from or through your eye doctor. I was surprised that even Walmart Contacts are 50% to 100% higher than online prices.

For my last order I went through Vision Direct and they delivered very fast. But I generally just go with the cheapest.

You can go to fat wallet and look for the latest deal. That is what I do.

On my last big purchase I seem to recall that there was a $30 rebate from Acuvue and a 10% discount offered via Vision Direct. Since I am usually out of the country, I was happy to see that the rebate was via a Visa cash card and was good for 12 months from issue and I promptly used it on my last USA visit.

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I get mine from Costco. About 1/2 price compared to my eye doctor, and about the same price as the online places, but quicker.
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