Here’s How to Save $30 on Contacts Without Booking an Eye Appointment

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Honestly, people with 20/20 vision don’t know how blessed they are.

They don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars on contacts or glasses. They don’t have to worry about scheduling their annual appointment right on time because their prescription is running out. They don’t have to panic in the morning when they can’t find their glasses because they’ve fallen off the nightstand and somehow landed under the bed… 

But it’s not all doom and gloom for those of us with bad eyesight. Thankfully, there are companies out there that want to make our lives a bit easier — and save us money.

With 1-800 Contacts, you can save $30 on your next contacts order of $150 or more. And if you need a new prescription? No worries. You can do an online eye exam through 1-800 Contacts — for free.

How to Score a $30 Discount Your Next Order of Contacts

If you wear contacts, chances are 1-800 Contacts carries your brand and your prescription.

Here’s what you need to do: Go to 1-800 Contacts, and find the brand you wear. (Despite its name, you actually don’t have to get on the phone and talk to humans to do this.) Then select the number of boxes you need, and enter your prescription details.

Now, if your prescription is expired — we’ve all been there — don’t panic. You can renew your prescription online through 1-800 Contacts. Yup. No in-person eye appointment necessary, and it’s totally free. Once a doctor reviews your results, you’ll get your new prescription within 24 hours.

Shipping is free, and your order of contacts will show up on your doorstep within a few days. Easy. If needed, returns are free, too.

So, sure, even though we’ve been cursed with bad eyesight, there are at least convenient ways to remedy it — and even save $30 on your next order of contacts.