Don't waste time traipsing around the shops, queing for appointments and waiting for someone to serve you. Check out the enormous range of glasses that you can buy online. Naturally, you need an up to date optical prescription which you can obtain from your high street optician. But you are not obliged to buy your glasses from the opticiain where you got your prescription. They are obliged by law to give you your prescription which you can take away with you.
From then on you can browse online at your leisure, and when you've made your choice, buy at prices much lower than the High Street. In fact, buying glasses online has become so popular, that many high street outlets now have their own online stores.
As well as giving you great offers on glasses 4 u, online retailers often offer a money back gaurantee - if you don't like their glasses, then you can apply for a refund or an alternative style of your choice. Delivery is quick - often within 2 - 4 days.
You can even get bifocal or varifocal glasses online, although you will probably need to see a professional before you order. Some online stores ofer a service where a professional will come to your home to ensure that the correct specification is applied to your order.