Average Cost Of Glasses In South Africa

What are Glasses?

Glasses, also known as eyeglasses or spectacles, are vision eyewear, with lenses mounted in a frame that holds them in front of a person’s eyes, typically utilizing a bridge over the nose and hinged arms that rest over the ears.


Average Cost Of Glasses In South Africa

The cost of prescription glasses in South Africa depends on the brand. Each brand offers varying quality in transition coating, anti-glare coating, multi-focal lenses, eye-test, and frames. You can get prescription spectacles at R350 or a few thousand rands.

How long do Specsavers take to make glasses?

They’ll usually be with you within 10 days of your order, but we’ll let you know if they take any longer. Once you have them, you might need to come into your local store to have them fitted and make any necessary adjustments.

How long does it take for prescription glasses to be ready?

Ordinarily, your prescription glasses should take 5 – 7 business days to be ready for dispatch or collection, however, this can be dependent on your prescription, frame, and lens choice.

What are Specsavers lenses made of?

Answer: Polycarbonate lenses are made by injection molding. These lenses have good impact resistance, making them ideal for children, sports, and industrial work. They also have good UV protection and a higher refractive index than CR39.

Why do I see blurry with my new glasses?

Both your eyes and brain need time adjusting to prescription glasses. Some people adjust to this change in a matter of days while others may take weeks to adapt. When it’s new glasses causing blurry vision or a new prescription number in old lenses, you have to give yourself time to adjust.

What to expect when wearing glasses for the first time?

Unfortunately, wearing glasses comes with a slight adjustment period. Most people will experience headaches and sore or tired eyes during the first few days. However, as your eye muscles get used to relaxing instead of working so hard to make sense of what you are seeing, the headaches and soreness will disappear.