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World Sight Day

On World Sight Day (10/08/15), 39DollarGlasses had the pleasure of volunteering with ChildSight® in Newark, New Jersey to assist with vision screenings for students in need. ChildSight®, a product of Helen Keller International, is a program that provides underserved children in the United States with free vision screenings and prescription eyeglasses. Without clear vision, children [...]

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The Importance of Back Up Glasses for Contact Lens Wearers

Choosing between eyeglasses or contact lenses is a matter of personal preference. It all comes down to your style, budget, comfort, etc. If you’re a fan of contact lenses, wearers should know the benefits of owning a spare pair of eyeglasses to keep eyes feeling healthy and vision clear. Sometimes it’s best to give your [...]

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The Benefits of Anti-Reflective Coating

Improve your vision and reduce glare with our premium anti-reflective (AR) coating. This simple addition will sharpen your vision and enhance the appearance of your glasses. By reflecting more light, our AR coating cuts down on frustrating glare. Best of all, less light reflection makes for clear, lovely lenses. Anti-Reflective coating works best for computer [...]

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How to Adjust Your Glasses

Do your glasses ever feel tight or uncomfortable? Check out these quick tips to adjust metal and plastic frames! How to Adjust Metal Frames: If your eyeglasses sit too high on your nose, carefully push the nosepads further apart with your thumbs. If your eyeglasses sit too low on your nose, carefully push the nosepads closer together [...]

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Fitting Glasses for Kids

For children’s eyeglasses, one size does not fit all. Did you know that correct frame sizing is just as important as a proper prescription when it comes to a child’s frame? If your son or daughter is wearing a pair of eyeglasses that is too large or too small for their face there is a [...]

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How to Measure Your Pupillary Distance

Do you know your PD? For glasses wearers, knowing your pupillary distance (or PD) is very important. Your PD is the distance between the center of each pupil and it serves an important purpose. With a correct PD, you can ensure that your lenses will be correctly positioned in their frame. At we offer [...]

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How to Measure Your PD

What does PD stand for? PD stands for pupillary distance. What does this mean? Your PD is the distance between the centers of each pupil. This is a necessary measurement because it ensures the correct position of your lenses within the frame you have chosen. How to measure your PD: 1. Download and print our [...]

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