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Can I bring the eyeglasses frame to an optometrist to insert the lens into it

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Certainly: By your question, it's unclear if your lens has fallen out and needs to be replaced in your frames of if you need new lenses in your existing frames. ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably: As long as the frames are in good shape and are meant to have lenses replaced, there should not be a problem. Certain lenses are glued into the frames ... Read More
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: An optician will make your glasses for you. If you have a frame you love, you can have new lenses inserted into it. But lenses are fabricated by usi ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clement Cheng
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually yes: If the frame is not damaged and has a contemporary design, then usually lenses would be able to be cut by the optician to fit the frames. There are s ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Eye glasses: I recommend you get a second opinion and then decide. If tmyoucan see better with them better with them then may be worth the price.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
39 years experience Pharmacology
Yes: Yes as long as you have the prescription - you could have it filled by any optometrist. Are you asking about frames?
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: The glasses prescription is a necessary piece of information to determine a contact lens prescription. But there is more to it than that.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Otc eye wear is for convenience. The quality of the eye wear is not the same. You eye care professional may advise you to simply continue with otc g ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes, in my practice we need to inspect them and then have the client release liability for the frame and any possible defects that we can not detect b ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience Neurology
Ophthalmologist: I would recommend an eye examination with your ophthalmologist or a review of your glasses with your optometrist.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: The second store will probably not be thrilled about this but they will put the lenses in based upon your up to date prescription. Why not get the wh ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually: Most will accomodate you and provide new lenses to put in your frames that you like. A few hold out for the additional profit of supplying you the fr ... Read More
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