Posts tagged: Eyeglasses

LensCrafters’ Bait-and-Switch Scam: AVP

By , October 6, 2008

October 6, 2008 — I’m angry today, because I’ve just wasted two trips to LensCrafters, and now must start over from scratch looking for new eyeglasses.

I wanted to buy new glasses. I knew what I wanted, and I had my prescription (written by the nice lady at the EyeExam office inside LensCrafters, for the bargain price of just $59.95). However, the salespeople I spoke with (and the general manager) kept trying to pitch me on “upgrades” — featherweight lenses, anti-reflective coating, and the “new thing” called AVP (for “Advanced View Progressive,” not “Alien Vs. Predator”). Read more »

Is This Contact Lens Defective?

By , September 5, 2002

(September 5, 2002)  I’ve worn glasses for nearly 35 of my 42 years. Read more »

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