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    Hello,

    I'm fulfilling a lens prescription tomorrow which means that I'll have to choose some frames. Are there any things I should be aware of before I do this? Don't want to end up wasting money.

    - How much is a reasonable price for frames? (Lenses are free) Don't want to be ripped off.

    - Any rules regarding lens shape, relative to face shape or just generally? I think my face shape is oval.

    - Colour rules? I am white with brown hair.

    Thanks in advance for any responses.
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    Just try on a lot of different frames when you're there! Even the styles that you don't think you'll suit. Trying different ones on will help you to see what suits, and the staff are usually pretty helpful. Also good to take someone with you to ask their opinion!

    I wouldn't like to pay anything over £100 on frames... They can get expensive. I'd usually look at the £60ish ones.
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    if i were you i'd try on some frames at the opticians just to see what sort of shape/colour suits you and then buy the glasses off the internet. Here's the best site i've found so far: http://www.selectspecs.com/
    ..last time i paid £25 for a really nice pair of glasses including postage and anti-reflective coating (the coating alone costs £30 at specsavers!!)
    ..so yeah.. online is a lot cheaper and all you have to do is fill out their form with your prescription
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    Thank you both!
 
 
 
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