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For general questions regarding our services or products, please check below to see if we have answered them. Can't find your answers? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Please contact us here.
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What is Lensabl?
We replace old lenses with new ones, clear lenses with sunnys—and middle men with extra cash in your pocket. You're likely used to getting your prescriptions filled at mass retail stores or high-priced opticians. And as glasses wearers ourselves we felt that pain too. So we created a better way. Watch Now
How does Lensabl work?
Select your lenses and give us your prescription. We then send you a box with a prepaid shipping label. Place your frames in the box and drop them in the mail to our lab. We will custom make new lenses, fit them back into your frames an send them back to you. "Our Process"
Why wouldn't I just go to my optometrist?
Can I find Lensabl in stores?
Lensabl services are currently only available online through our website.
How do I find my prescription?
To get your prescription, please contact your local optometrist. Eye exams are also performed at many local optical stores by licensed opticians.
What if the prescription is wrong?
Please make sure the prescription you send us is correct and up to date. We make your lenses from scratch based on that information. We are unable to re-make lenses based on incorrect or outdated prescriptions provided to us.
Are you eye doctors?
We are not eye doctors, but we have a licensed, state-of-the art lab right here in the U.S. to make top-of-the-line products for every eye—from the latest single vision and progressive lenses, to Transitions™ and mirrored tints.
How can I check the status of my order?
You can check the status of your order by logging into your account under the "current orders" tab. If you made an order, but do not see it there, please allow up to 24 hrs for us to process your order and proceed to checking it again. If it still does not show up, please contact us.
What happens if I need to make changes to my order?
If you need to make changes to your order for any reason, please contact us as soon as possible here. Please note we can only accept changes to an order up until the order has arrived at the lab
If I need to return or exchange my order, what should I do?
Returns: Since we are making these lenses just for you, we are unable to sell them to someone else if you change your mind. If you decide you want a different option or coating, we have to remake the entire pair of lenses from scratch. Therefore we cannot accept returns. If the lenses match the prescription and specs we received from you and they are edged correctly, you should love them. If we make a mistake, or there is something you are unhappy about, we will do our best to re-make it right.
Re-makes: If we did anything incorrectly, we will happily re-make your lenses to the specs you provided us. You have 30 days from the day you receive your new lenses to notify us if anything is wrong. If it was our mistake, we will happily pay for shipping back to our lab and re-make your lenses free of charge.
Can I re-order my lenses from previous order?
Can I order more than one set of lenses?
Part of the Lensabl process is inserting the new lenses into your frames. Therefore, you can only order one set of lenses per frame. If you have multiple frames you'd like new lenses for, we can happily take care of that for you
How much does shipping cost?
Standard shipping is always free. If you need your glasses back sooner, we offer an expedited shipping option for $20, which you can select during checkout
How long will it take for my order to arrive?
Check our shipping table below for more info:
|West Coast||Up to 14 days||Up to 8 days|
|East Coast||Up to 14 days||Up to 9 days|
Does Lensabl ship outside of the U.S.?
Currently, we only ship to the United States. Please make sure to check back as we will add more countries soon!
I need my glasses asap! Can I expedite my shipping?
Yes! We offer an expedited shipping option for $20, which you can select during checkout.
Can I use my insurance to pay for my lenses?
Currently we do not accept insurance. We are working with insurance carriers to be able to provide this as a payment option very soon!
What are my payment options?
We accept all major credit cards & Paypal
Do you ship to APO/FPO addresses?
Unfortunately, due to all of the back and forth shipping, we are unable to offer the speedy Lensabl service to these addresses
My insurance company requires an itemized bill with a tax ID number. Can you provide me that?
Yes, we can. Please contact us and we will gladly supply you with a bill that includes the number.
What type of lenses do Lensabl offer?
We offer a wide range of lenses for optical and non optical use. We offer optical lenses in the form of Single Vision and Progressive. Optical Lenses include: CR-39, 1.52 Index, Polycarbonate, 1.67 Index, 1.74 Index. Transitions Lenses are available as an option and you can also custom tint your optical lenses to make them into sunglasses. Non-Optical sun lenses are available in CR-39 and Polycarbonate. Mirror coating and Polarized lenses are available as options.
What is the difference between single-vision and progessive lenses?
Single-vision lenses offer one correction throughout the entire lens, usually recommended for distance or reading. Progressive lenses offer multiple focal corrections in one lens, providing a seamless transition from distance correction on top to reading correction on bottom. This means you can see your whole field of vision without switching between multiple pairs of glasses, and is recommened for people that have trouble seeing near and far.
I'm confused on what type of lenses I need, can Lensabl help me?
Of course! We are always here to help. Chat with us at the bottom of the screen
What is the proper way to take care of my lenses?
Lens Care 101: Spray Wisely -- Use sprays that are specifically made to clean eyeglass lenses, like the one we have provided. Never use household cleaners like Windex, which contain certain chemicals that will actually break down and eventually strip away any coating on the lens. Not All Cloths Are The Same There’s nothing more convenient than using your shirt when you need to get rid of that smudge directly in the middle of your lens. However, using anything other than a microfiber cloth, like the one provided, has a textured surface and will scratch your lenses over time. Store Your Specs Our collapsable case is a perfect way to store your glasses when not wearing them. This keeps away dust and dirt, as well as protects your specs from getting scratched or broken.
Can I save my prescription for future orders?
Yes! When you place an order, your prescription will automatically be saved to your account. You can always login to your account and easily re-order lenses with your saved prescription.
I have more than one prescription, where can I store all of my prescriptions for easy access?
You can save as many prescriptions as you'd like to your account. You can even save the prescriptions of friends and family members if you'd like to order all from the same account. Just login to your account, click My Prescriptions, and you will see an option to "Add Prescription".
Can I turn my regular glasses into sun glasses?
Yes! We can make tinted or mirrored lenses for any glasses, turning your eyeglasses into sunglasses easily. We also offer photochromic lenses in grey and brown.
What are photochromic lenses?
Photochromic lenses are lenses that are clear indoors and darken automatically when exposed to sunlight (you get the best of both worlds in one lens). We stock Transitions (the brand) lenses which are the best on the market.
Is my contact prescription the same as my glasses prescription?
Contact lens prescriptions and eyeglass/sunglass prescriptions are not the same. They are significantly different because eyeglass lenses are positioned approximately 12 millimeters from your eyes, whereas contact lenses rest directly on the surface of your eyes. Please make sure the prescription you provide us for eyeglasses/sunglasses.
What is pupillary distance (PD)?
Pupillary distance (PD) is the distance between the center of your right pupil (the black circle that contracts and expands depending upon available light) and the center of your left pupil. This measurement is necessary to precisely center the lenses in a specific frame.
How do I measure my pupillary distance (PD)?
Your doctor may have provided this measurement on your prescription. If not, you can call them and ask them for it.
I was given two numbers for pupillary distance. Which one do I use?
If there are two PD numbers on your prescription, your PD was taken monocularly, meaning one eye at a time . Let’s say your numbers are 33.5/32.5. The first number is for your right eye (OD); the second is for your left eye (OS). Add these two numbers together and enter the total (ie. 33.5 + 32.5 = 66 PD)
Can I use Lensabl even if I don't have a prescription?
You can! When you are prompted to enter your prescription, enter “0” for Sphere and leave Cylindar, Axis and ADD, blank. We will make your lenses with no prescription
Can you make lenses with a prism correction?
Yes! Pricing is based on your specific prescription values, as well as the type of lenses you choose to purchase. We’re happy to help you figure out the best lenses for you based on your prescription strength. Contact us
How is segment height determined for progressive lenses?
We have our own proprietary formula for determining segment height based off the size of the frame and your PD. This formula results in 99% accuracy.
Can I get new lenses for any brand of frames?
We currently service all frame brands except for Oakley.
Why should I make an account with Lensabl?
By creating an account, you can not only store all of your shipping and billing info, but can also store your (and your family members) prescription. This makes for a very quick and easy process for future orders. Your account also allows you to track your order every step of the way.
How can I make an account?
Making an account is easy, just click the Sign In button at the top of the page and you will be directed to the account creation page. Don't worry, this should only take a few seconds.
How do I reset my password?
To reset your password, click here.
Can I have more than one prescription saved in my account?
Yes you can. In the Account section under Prescription, you can add addition prescriptions for family members and friends.