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Going Hingeless On EyeGlasses

I have always had some sort of vision insurance, so I never paid much attention to the different types of eyeglasses out there. I always went in for my yearly exam, and got my glasses. It wasn’t until recently that I new I had to go in and get a vision test without insurance, and I knew this also meant, I would be paying out of pocket for my new glasses.

If you have ever had to go get glasses they’re not cheap. A few years ago, I would have never thought to get my script and to get online and order glasses. This time around I decided I was NOT going to pay hundreds of dollars for a pair of glasses, instead I was going to get a few cheaper pair of glasses.

I discovered there’s hingeless eyeglasses, rimless eyeglasses, nerdy framed eyeglasses, half-framed eyeglasses, and even wayfair frame eyeglasses. To be honest, I never new there were so many different kinds of frame, I always had a small selection of frames to pick from that my insurance company would cover.

Now that I am purchasing eyeglasses online, I am thinking about getting several different pair just to have incase one pair breaks or if I decide I want something to go with my mood.

What kind of glasses do you currently have? I have two different ones, I have some half rimmed ones, and I have a pair of black plastic framed ones.


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Jammie is of Native American descent, she has family from the Ojibway/Chippewa tribe in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. She was born and raised in Michigan, where she later moved to Tennessee with her husband and daughter. Jammie and her husband home school their daughter, and enjoy doing many things together as a family. Some of those activities include geocaching, hiking, fishing, playing games together as a family, and just being silly with their daughter. Jammie is Owner of The Neat Things in Life. For more information visit on Google+.


  1. Debbie Costa says:

    I actually just bought a pair of black glasses. They’re Versace but I could care less about the name on em. I have a small round face so its hard to find glasses that fit my face well. Everybody, including my fiancé, liked the way these fit on me, so I got them. Lenscrafters was having a sale for 50% off lenses when you buy frames. My total would’ve been about $650 for a pair of black framed Versace glasses alone, but I ended up paying about $700 for the prescription black framed Versace glasses and prescription Ray Ban sun glasses all together. So each price got cut in half (almost), but its still a heck of a lot to pay for glasses!!!! I felt violated. Where do you buy your glasses cheaper online? I’d love to check it out.. But to answer your main question, I usually go with black frames :)


    Jammie Morey Reply:

    The glasses I have I dislike, because they lenses are crap, and they make my nose hurt. But you get what you pay for, I wasn’t about to spend hundreds for a pair of glasses! You can find several companies that sell for cheap online. Remember the cheaper you pay the cheaper the product! I purchased mine from Zenni Optical. Once I have a little more money to spend, I may try some of there better lenses.


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