Buying Glasses at Online Opticians UK - Basics Guide

Online Opticians UK are one of the original success stories of consumer confidence in buying on the internet. Competing with the high street stores with low prices, limitless choice and ease of use, visitors can access and buy glasses online at anytime.

Making a purchase from Online Opticians UK couldn't be easier, just follow these easy steps below.

Please don't hesitate to contact us should you require any further help or information.


Buyers can expect to find Online Opticians UK full of easy to understand, helpful advice and a great user-friendly experience - here’s a few, handy tips to help get you started...

When choosing your frame be sure to browse all of the colour options and styles.

The size of the frame is shown on each product page. The size of the eye, bridge and arm are shown in millimetres and will allow you to find a frame that fits. We also provide frame depth & frame width on many frames to further assist you to select a suitable frame.

Follow these simple steps below to help you buy the perfect pair of glasses:

STEP 1 - Choose Your Frame:

When you have chosen your frame and the colour, simply 'ADD TO BASKET >>' by clicking the large green button.

Your frame choice is now in the basket!

STEP 2 - Choose Your Lenses:

You now need to select the type of lenses you require such as single vision, bifocal or varifocal and add any optional extras you may need for example tinted, thin or driving lenses to name but a few.

Then, add your prescription details paying particular attention to the different positive (+) and negative (-) symbols, columns & numbers.

Measure & add your ‘pupil distance’ - the distance between the centre of one pupil to the centre of the other pupil, measured in millimetres.

Enter any additional information that you feel is relevant to your purchase & tick the terms and conditions at the bottom of the page.

You have now chosen your glasses!!

Once your happy with your lens choices & details added - Click the 'Confirm Your Order & Make Payment' & you've completed your order!!

STEP 3 - Add Personal Details & Checkout:

Enter your personal details, make your payment and then check out. It's as simple as that!

You have now ordered your glasses!!!

Then, wait excitedly at home for your shiny new glasses to arrive, complete with coatings, complimentary stylish hard case and microfibre cleaning cloth.

And for further piece of mind, all purchases are sent via royal mail recorded delivery to allow you to track its progress and all of our products are backed up by our 30 day no-quibble money back guarantee and a 2 year frame and lens warranty.


Here are some links to glasses & frames that may interest you.

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Here is a more detailed 15 page guide should you wish to learn more information such as what your pupil distance is, or how to find your frame sizes, to more detailed facts about your prescription or lens options, even how to choose the correct frames for your lifestyle or face shape.

After reading this guide you will be an expert on all things related to buying prescription glasses online.

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