What is Costco's return policy on prescription glasses?

Asked By: Elisio Smiedoda | Last Updated: 31st March, 2020
Category: medical health eye and vision conditions
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Costco doesn't take returns or exchanges for prescription glasses or sunglasses. The only exception is if there was an error with the prescription for the lenses in those glasses. If that's the case, then you have 60-90 days to return or exchange your eyeglasses at Costco.

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Then, can you return your prescription glasses?

RETURN POLICY. If you don't love your new glasses or prescription sunglasses for any reason, you can return them for a full refund or replace them within 30 days of the dispense date, which is the day your eyewear arrived at your home or the day you took your new glasses home.

One may also ask, are Costco glasses a good deal? The answer is yes. Consumer Reports surveyed more than 91,000 members, and Costco Optical topped the list of eyeglass retailers for customer satisfaction. The median cost for glasses at Costco was $186, while the median price at LensCrafters was $369. (That cost is based on members who didn't have insurance.)

Similarly, does Costco have warranty on glasses?

Costco does not offer a warranty on prescription eyeglasses. The company said it chooses to sell glasses at a lower price to its members instead.

Will Costco adjust glasses for free?

Costco repairs and adjusts for free every day. Even if you didn't buy them there.

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Why is my vision blurry with new glasses?

The glasses may not fit your head, they may not be spaced correctly for your eyes, and they will not consider astigmatism or other potential causes of blurry vision. Wear glasses consistently. You may be tempted to take your glasses off, and if you are new to wearing glasses, you may forget to put them on.

Is it normal to have blurry vision with new glasses?

Both your eyes and brain need time adjusting to prescription glasses. When it's new glasses causing blurry vision or a new prescription number in old lenses, you have to give yourself time to adjust. You will notice that as the days go by, your vision is slowly improving and you will see more clearly.

What happens if you wear wrong prescription glasses?

Wearing the wrong prescription eyeglasses can damage the eyes. It can take a few days or weeks to adjust to new glasses. If you still cannot see well with your glasses after a few weeks, your prescription may be too weak or too strong. This happens sometimes, and it can cause headaches, eye strain, and fatigue.

Can I change my glasses if I don't like them?

Here's what to do when you don't like your new glasses. Usually, an optical store will offer a refund or replacement for the following reasons: There's a manufacturer defect such as a frame that breaks. An optical store is obligated to provide you with lenses that meet the exact specifications of your prescription.

Can I return glasses to Specsavers if I don't like them?

Prescription glasses/sunglasses can be returned to the Specsavers store from where you collected them. If no reply is received within a reasonable period and in any event within 30 days of the receipt by Specsavers of the goods, then a refund will be made within 14 days of that date.

How can I tell if my glasses prescription is wrong?

If your symptoms include the following, you may want to return to the optometrist for advice or at least a confirmation that no clerical error in your prescription was made: Extreme blurriness or lack of focus. Poor vision in only one eye when the other is closed. Headaches or dizziness caused by excessive eye strain.

Do your eyes need time to adjust to new glasses?

Adapting to a New Prescription
Expect a little bit of time for your eyes to adjust to a new prescription. Although, your old glasses might be super fun, try not to wear them if they still have your previous prescription, it will only make adjusting more difficult. A full adjustment process can take up to a few weeks.

How do I adjust to new glasses?

Most eye care professionals will tell you it will likely take two to three days to adjust to a normal change in prescription, but the adjustment period last up to two weeks in some rare cases. After two to three days, check in with your eye doctor.

Will Costco put lenses in my frames?

You can bring in any old Rx frame for Costco to update but you'll be charged a small fee for it, can't remember the amount but there is a fee. The lens center that Costco uses may not be able to update the lenses for whatever reason like size or shape.

Will Costco fix my broken glasses?

Did you know Costco has an optometry center in most of their locations? And even if you don't purchase your glasses from Costco, you might be able to get repairs on frames bought elsewhere.

What brand of lenses does Costco use?

An exam for contact lenses may run upwards of $150. Costco sells a variety of name brand eyeglass frames, sunglasses, and contacts. Manufacturers and name brands include “Kirkland Signature,” Costco's private label eye care brand, Bausch and Lomb, Acuvue, CooperVision, Kate Spade, Ray-Ban, Oakley, Serengeti, and more.

How much are transition lenses at Costco?

Check online prices.
If not, check the big-box stores. At Costco, a pair of HD progressive lenses with anti-reflective coating and UV protection costs $130; at Walmart, the price is $255.

Who has the best deal on eyeglasses?

Top 10 Best Places to Buy Eyeglasses
  • Warby Parker.
  • Private doctor's office.
  • ZenniOptical.com.
  • Kaiser Permanente.
  • Opticare Eye Health & Vision Centers.
  • EyeBuyDirect.com.
  • Sam's Club Optical.
  • Walmart Vision Center.

How much does it cost to put lenses in frames?

Custom lenses from Lensabl cost from $77 to $397 today. For now the company only sells in the U.S. If your prescription is really complicated, like you need bifocals that have amber transitional lenses and are very thin, it costs a bit more than a straightforward clear prescription lens or non-prescription shades.

Why are prescription glasses so expensive?

Expensive glasses cost so much because they can. Or it may be because you've got a prescription necessitating optics and fitting that cost a lot to get just right. It would be easy to blame it all on glasses or frames that cost $45 for the seller and are sold at a markup of $450 to the poor soul buying them.

What is the best brand of progressive lenses?

Popular progressive high-definition lenses for correcting presbyopia include:
  • Hoyalux iD MyStyle (Hoya Vision Care)
  • Seiko Supercede (Seiko Optical Products of America)
  • Shamir Autograph II (Shamir Insight)
  • Varilux Physio DRx (Essilor of America)
  • Sola HDV (Carl Zeiss Vision)