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Where's the Best Place to Buy Contact Lenses? Reviews Options.

LA JOLLA, Calif. -- Eye doctors, retail stores, Internet sites - with so many choices, how can a consumer decide where to buy contact lenses?

A new article guides consumers through a step-by-step process of choosing where to purchase contact lenses and provides advice on finding the best value by weighing such issues as price, availability, service, and convenience. The article includes "10 Tips for Getting the Best Price on Contact Lenses" and a helpful chart of sample prices.

A companion article, "Buying Contact Lenses Online," outlines special considerations when shopping on the Internet, including how to evaluate the trustworthiness of a website and using online tools for price comparison.

The articles are part of's Buy Smarter series, which also offers guidance on children's eyeglasses, eye exercises, low-cost senior eyecare, purchasing eyeglasses online and more.

Consumers seeking to order contact lenses will also benefit from "Understanding Your Contact Lens Rx," an article that deciphers the various elements of a contact lens prescription.

The articles can be found here:

--Where to Buy:

--Buying Online: htm (Due to its length, this URL may need to be copied/pasted into your Internet browser's address field. Remove the extra space if one exists.)

--Understanding Your Rx:'s contact lens content section also offers complete information on types of lenses, caring for contacts, contact lenses for hard-to-fit eyes, and solving contact lens discomfort problems.

Launched in January 2000, provides consumers with hundreds of pages of comprehensive, up-to-date information on eye health and vision correction options. The site is accredited by the Health on the Net Foundation.'s most popular sections are:


--Contact Lenses:

--LASIK & Vision Surgery:

--Eye Conditions & Diseases:

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Date:Aug 30, 2006
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