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Updated: March 12, 2015

Tesco Opticians Deals & Discounts

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Free eye test @ Tesco opticians

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It's has been around for a while now, but this might save you a few pound's.
flashman21 Avatarflashman212m, 6d agoFound 2 months, 6 days ago14 Comments
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admpgk
blowbrown
dsuk
blowbrown
Eye tests have be free in Scotland for years ;)
Not when you go it alone and the oil money runs our :-)
Who needs oil? We have an abundance of whiskey and wild haggis.
Aye and there's also the shortbread & Nessie!
blowbrown
dsuk
blowbrown
Eye tests have be free in Scotland for years ;)

Not when you go it alone and the oil money runs our :-)


Who needs oil? We have an abundance of whiskey and wild haggis.
dsuk
blowbrown
Eye tests have be free in Scotland for years ;)

Not when you go it alone and the oil money runs our :-)
voodood
I do mine there for free every year
hostime
Wow didn't know Tesco had opticians. HEAT
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Free Eye test at Tesco opticians

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Just booked an appointment for free eye test today!
1234orange Avatar1234orange6m, 4w agoFound 6 months, 4 weeks ago4 Comments
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madnutta
(I did go back to thank her btw :) )
madnutta
I went to a Tesco and the lady told me something wrong and to get to a eye hospital straight away. she spotted eye swelling but wasn't sure, the docs confirmed it so well done Tesco!
ashopaholic123
Yeah I've been getting it done got a few years there now. Reminder came the other day as mine is due, with a bonus voucher for 100 points with free eye test.
amyoliver
yep. husband did that a few months ago, no pressure to buy from them if you need glasses either.
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Free eye test at Tesco opticians, book online

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Only one active appointment is allowed per account and it must be for the account holder. The eye test An eye examination will normally take about 30 minutes and will include: Preliminary checks or…
5tephaniemaria Avatar5tephaniemaria1y, 1d agoFound 1 year, 1 day ago11 Comments
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BundelKhandi
Was about to go for paid one at VisionExpress £25...
u save it!

Cheers mate!
Super heated!
:)


never go to vision express for a test, rip off merchants in my experience.
BundelKhandi
Was about to go for paid one at VisionExpress £25...
u save it!

Cheers mate!
Super heated!
:)
superspeedy
paul.jacobs
5tephaniemaria
paul.jacobs
They don't give you the PD measurement, easy to do with the help of someone else
Had my eye test today, they did PD measurement after my eye test :)
They don't tend to write it down

Yes same here, I had mine done 2 weeks ago and they never wrote the PD down, but i just measured it myself, looking against a mirror with a ruler.

Edited By: superspeedy on May 05, 2015 13:48
mystery_man
I had a decent eye test from Tesco in the past. My only issue was when I needed to replace a pair of glasses, I had lost my prescription and the store did not have an ophthalmologist on duty that day and would not have one available for a few days because of a bank holiday. Although the opticians in store were open they could not look at the computer and give me a copy. I had to go to boots and get my eyes retested so I could get some new glasses
5tephaniemaria
6sjh
I've been a couple of times and got my contact lenses from here too. They're pretty good although you're in and out in far less than 30 minutes but open late and at weekends. Pretty good for a routine check up but if you hadn't been for a while or you were worried I'm not sure I'd recommend.

I hadn't had an eye test since I was a child, had quite a lengthy appointment :) really happy with the service at my local store (Southport)
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Buy one get one free on prescription Glasses & Sunglasses (£65 and above range) TESCO

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Buy One Get One Free! INSTONE AND ONLINE Prescription glasses priced £65 and above qualify for Tesco Opticians’ BOGOF offer – and that includes our huge range of designer frames! To activate Tesco O…
5tephaniemaria Avatar5tephaniemaria1y, 1d agoFound 1 year, 1 day ago1 Comment
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BundelKhandi
This one too..you are too good man! Heated!
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Focus Dailies All Day Comfort £9.00 per box (15 pairs) @ Tesco & Asda opticians

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I've been wearing these lenses for years now & find them very comfortable. They're £9 per box (£18 per month) I haven't found them cheaper else where! When buying them you're adding clubcard points an…
louiseb88 Avatarlouiseb881y, 5m agoFound 1 year, 5 months ago12 Comments
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anisas
Just placed an order with day soft. Price is amazing!
icecream
Not the actual deal itself but the comments give possibly the best deal I've ever seen in hukd!
spamboil
Agree - i get mine from daysoft - i find them more comfortable than the focus dailies
Keeleyc
louiseb88
Really? thanks I'll give them a try. I usually find sites trick people into buying one box for the price of 2.

Honestly, they're fantastic. Really quick delivery aswell. I won't go anywhere else for my lenses now. My nephew was hesitant about getting them, but I said to him, for the sake of £12-£13 why not give it a go for one month. That was a year ago and he still orders from them.
Keeleyc
ScottyMelotty
I've just checked it's not 32 pairs that would be 64 lenses! It's £5.99 for 32 lenses

Yes that's correct and that's what we have already said if you read again. £12 for 32 pairs , or if you only wanted 32 lenses then it's 5.99 which is useful if both eyes have same prescription

http://www.daysoftcontactlenses.com/GB/CountryHomepage.aspx?
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Free Eye Test @ Tesco

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From MSE email: Either book an eye test by phone (0845 601 3479) or visit one of 192 Tesco Opticians nationwide. To find a participating store, enter your postcode and filter to show 'opticians' on t…
katcole Avatarkatcole1y, 6m agoFound 1 year, 6 months ago4 Comments
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0dd8a11
Is this the same eye test that their accountants took?
4ez
What about dentists
benduxbury
Vote cold it's always free
Burgess85
tesco always has been free
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Prescription Swimming Goggles £9.80 @ Tesco Opticians

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Got some for my 12 year old son (Adult sizes only) in Camberley. National deal as I phoned around for -6.75 but found max they go up to is -6. Extremely good value for Prescription Swimming Goggle…
B_T AvatarB_T1y, 8m agoFound 1 year, 8 months ago19 Comments
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D9LVE
Just in case you fancy a scan through the local paper whilst having a swim?
betzy_d02
Thanks B_T and OP...gonna head down there
stphnstevey
Will ask at local
B_T
betzy_d02
Is this instore only? Can't find anything online either :-( gr8 price if u can get it

Store only - Camberley said they can order in any prescription to -6 (don't know about +) so suggest you pay a visit to your local to make sure you like the fit and get them to order you prescription if not in stock.
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FREE How to Train Your Dragon 2 3D Glasses - Pick up in store Tesco Opticians

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Was in Tesco Opticians for Kids glasses and found How to Train Your Dragon 2 goodie bags with 3D glasses. They have Children and Adult glasses, designed for better fit over normal glasses. Also good…
B_T AvatarB_T1y, 10m agoFound 1 year, 10 months ago15 Comments
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icklechief
In stock at Tesco Extra Yeading but grumpy a$$ manager with no customer service skills at all said I had to purchase kids glasses. Pointed her to the website and no mention of any purchase. She said see it says customer... umm so what am I then stood here with a basket full of shopping?!

Some people's children....
B_T
We have been using them watching 3D films on TV - impress with the quality and comfort.

So went to Tesco Camberley and pick up another 4 (2 Adult 2 Kids) to keep as spares.

Plenty still left in Camberley!
smitda01
The Wrexham Extra store had these. The guy was very nice and gave me 4 pairs (2 kids and 2 adults) as we're off to see it at the weekend.

Excellent spot .
tonyk100
Lady in key nice asked me how many kids I had and handed over 2 bags no questions not trouble

LG passive TV use FTW
TK2013
my local said no too you have to purchase kids glasses to get this what a jip
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Ray Ban Sunglasses. £90.00 @ Tesco

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Was in local tesco yestoday and noticed they had lots of ray bans in stock for £90. Not sure what the deal is as online they only had a few designs but in store there were loads. So worth a look if yo…
Jamied9591 AvatarJamied95912y, 1d agoFound 2 years, 1 day ago9 Comments
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lisaenglish71
The links go to other online shops - not Tesco. Reluctant to go with the Amazon deal as reviews still say people have received fakes. Would rather pay a bit more for the genuine article.
Heat Sink
you chose the wrong day to post this deal mate!
abdishah
Jamied9591
abdishah
been this price every summer.. in fact 3 years ago for their aviators
yes but they havnt been in stock all winter and to be fair they were 80 last year not 90 so they aint been that price for last 3 years. And if your like me and fancy another pair its handy to know there back in stock


do you work at tesco? always have these in stock at my local two. extras, better to get the amazon us deal
Jamied9591
abdishah
been this price every summer.. in fact 3 years ago for their aviators
yes but they havnt been in stock all winter and to be fair they were 80 last year not 90 so they aint been that price for last 3 years. And if your like me and fancy another pair its handy to know there back in stock
fashfinder
just posted a cheap deal worth checking out
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Free eye test at tesco opticians - Southport but could be nationwide

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A friend posted this on Facebook, I've booked a free eye test at tesco opticians at Southport but probably nationwide. I dunno if this is free all the time but I'm hungover and can't check. Feel free
marcushouse Avatarmarcushouse2y, 2m agoFound 2 years, 2 months ago8 Comments
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mrwhitelabel
tesco have always been free in england too
eslick
cheletoots
Pfft English thinking they pay for Scotland as usual!! Give it a break.

Tax are collected by the UK so where does the cash come from? You sound like the council guy who told me I shouldn't worry about them wasting money fixing the same piece of path 5 times after all it's not coming from council tax but central government.....why do some people not get it comes from our pocket no matter what you spend on it.
cheletoots
Pfft English thinking they pay for Scotland as usual!! Give it a break.
marcushouse
Oh sorry guys thought I was posting a good deal, no more hangover deals from me lol
dzordzmakowiec
eslick
dzordzmakowiec
I think eye tests are free in general.
Well i never knew a person that payed for one.
Im located in scotland and was using spec savers and duncan&tod.
Glasses are on my nose since i was 18.

Only free in Scotland not free for the rest of us but wait till you have to pay for them once independence come won't have us subsidising you then :)



Heh, i can pay for my eye test from my own pocket, but no one ever asked :).

Im still undecided on independence, so watch out.... next eye test could be again from Your pocket :P.
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Raybans 2132 in Black and Tortoise £89.00 (or £45 of clubcard vouchers) @ Tesco Opticians

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A great deal that I will be purchasing. Black and Torti Ray Bans in the classic style that remains forever in style. Available to purchase for £89 in Tesco opticians in store, or use £45 worth of club…
mrsmummypenny Avatarmrsmummypenny2y, 7m agoFound 2 years, 7 months ago27 Comments
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spock1958
rsd18
fake glasses do not have the UV protection, you may as well save £5 and not wear sunglasses at all!
It doesn't really matter about the UV protection when invariably the wearer has them on top of their head (to better display the label I assume) or wearing them indoors.
Rhythmeister
The problem with Ray Bans is that they're just not Oakleys!
Hondo
renrahs
ijw0161
What a Rip off! I purchased some from the "Lucky Lucky" man on the beach on holiday for just 5 Euros. (Should I post that?)http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I00002n_nrI5qqOw/s/750/750/SUNGLASSES-FOR-SALE.jpg


I think you mean 'Looky looky' man LOL!

He Knows what he meens Brah.............8)
tabintab1
They look like they fell out of the 70's in a bad way. No wonder they are 1/2 price.
lucas
papapete
can you get prescription lenses with Raybans?


Check out select specs, I got a pair of prescription wayfarers with clear ultra thin lenses (my prescription is almost -8 so needed!) for just under £150. Absolutely delighted with them but the turnaround time took about 3 weeks.
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Free Pupillary Distance measurement Online @Tesco (Webcam required)

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Update - requires purchase, so not free, expired. Quite a few people have had an eye test to find out they weren't given their pd measurement. If requesting this after the appointment some optician…
fluidz Avatarfluidz2y, 9m agoFound 2 years, 9 months ago4 Comments
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frogman
I saw this method of determining your PD at another site and thought it was a scam to get your security number from the back of your credit card...just shows how cynical I've become.
ttxl21
PAYMENT REQUIRED - Yup oO

I looked back in my emails as I had done a PD measurement, unfortunately that company has now ceased trading :|
fluidz
lljwagg
'Your PD measurement is taken when you place your glasses order'.
Is that before or after you've entered any payment details?


Only just realised!

Mod please expire, this isn't a freebie as it requires you to purchase beforehand.
lljwagg
'Your PD measurement is taken when you place your glasses order'.
Is that before or after you've entered any payment details?
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FREE Eye Test!!! - Tesco Opticians - £0.00

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I've had a look for eye tests on here and there are a few deals where eye tests have been available for £5, £10 etc but this doesn't appear to have been posted. Tesco do FREE eye tests and by law
cunninghamster Avatarcunninghamster2y, 10m agoFound 2 years, 10 months ago73 Comments
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jamming
great stuff
logie31
Thanks Op ... nearly didn't see this deal...(_;)
brisbrom
Nothing good to say about my dealings with Tesco regarding my eyetest. They actually gave me the wrong prescription and the glasses took 3 weeks to arrive, then they had no rubbers for the nose bridge so I had to wait another 2 weeks. In the meantime I had another eyetest at D&A and had a different prescription and much better service. The only good thing was getting my money back.
mocmocamoc
They charge about 30 quid for the coating, I didn't bother. You can also double up tesco vouchers in the optician. Got mine from there, they're fine.

If you want to avoid the hard sell, go by yourself and say you'd better come back with your wife for her opinion
cunninghamster
markhuges
What's the cheapest. Frame they have let's say I take the test and need glazers what's the cheapest frame they offer and with anti reflective coating

At Tesco I think it's £40 with anti reflective coating. But that's not why I posted this. You can take your prescription elsewhere and order online. Quite a lot of places charge for an eye test now...
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Calvin Klein Aviator Sunglasses ONLY £40.00 @Tesco Opticians

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Quality designer sunglasses for just £40. With summer in a few months there are a bargain. There are others that might tickle your fancy so do check.
momagic Avatarmomagic3y, 2m agoFound 3 years, 2 months ago4 Comments
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waves772
Excellent £80 on other sites
momagic
This is an online deal.

It's designer, that's why I said 'ONLY'. To buy this seasons style, it will cost you £100+.

You can buy this, look the part in the summer with a quality pair of shades for £40 squids
ebeneeza
andyhec
Only?

lol they are actually a lot more elsewhere, but yeah that word 'only'

is this national ? and instore ?
andyhecbanned
Only?
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TESCO - FREE EYE TEST (no voucher required)

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Free eye test at Tesco In-store offer Discount: Free eye test for Anyone Either book an eye test over the phone (0845 601 3479) or visit one of 176 Tesco Opticians nationwide. The details: As
Harry_Potter AvatarHarry_Potter3y, 2m agoFound 3 years, 2 months ago29 Comments
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Harry_Potter
Thank you
magicbeans
still going

great freebie
Harry_Potter
Thank you
BundelKhandi
Thanks OP for the post. Doesn't matter if many people knew it. Good you listed it in HUKD.
Heated!
8)
Mikey_2811
Does this include contact lens test?
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Free Sight Test and £10 off frames @ Tesco

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Just went to Tesco at New Malden and they were giving out vouchers for free Sight Test and £10 Off frames costing £79 or more. Forgot to ask if this is nationalwide, so might be worth to check your…
legend474 Avatarlegend4743y, 11m agoFound 3 years, 11 months ago4 Comments
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alansrangers
good one, but eye sight tests in scotland are free :)

ditto, and since 2006.
alansrangers
good one, but eye sight tests in scotland are free :)
timber4483
I guess you could get them to give you the eye test then buy your glasses from one of the cheaper opticians online. If you are going to do this then make sure they tell you what your pupillary distance (PD) is as you'll need this and it won't be on your prescription. They might charge you for this (any more then £5 and you're being robbed) information but it's something that will not change so once you have it you'll never need to ask for it again.

This is HOT anyway ;)
rpoynter
Free eyetests in Gillingham, KENT too - did not see anything about £10 off but might be!
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Ray ban sunglasses, various styles £79.00 @ Tesco Opticians

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Was in Tesco Hamilton earlier and noticed that Tesco Opticians are now stocking Ray Ban sunglasses a majority of which were £79, includes wayfarers, aviators and others. At least you have the comfo…
ThingeoX AvatarThingeoX3y, 11m agoFound 3 years, 11 months ago4 Comments
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rhianasaurus
Bought some Ray Ban Polarised sunglasses from the Colchester Extra this morning. All of the Ray Bans were £89 and there were probably around 7-10 styles/types/colours available and even more in the cupboard. Luckily before I paid I remembered the club card exchange and the SA was lovely and even printed my vouchers off for me so I could get them doubled up. I had £15 of vouchers so paid only £59 for polarised ray bans which normally cost £30-50 more than the standard ones!

We looked in the Ipswich optitions as well this morning and they had about 4 on display but it wasn't open.

HTH

Can upload my receipt if anyone wants proof.
james_carter1981
It's not on their website, but i saw them in Tesco Plymouth, you can also use double clubcard vouchers to buy them too i think. I'm going to get some when my vouchers come through. Only a few styles but found a pair i really liked.
j0e
not seeing any on the website
Optom
Should've gone to Specsavers!
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Free Eye Test @ Tesco Opticians

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To book your free eye test call 0845 601 3479 or visit www.tescoopticians.com for more information.
leeds_united_afc Avatarleeds_united_afc4y, 1m agoFound 4 years, 1 month ago8 Comments
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Geoff416banned
They will fill in any medical or military forms you take to get signed for free, this would cost £20 in boots 8)
bobbyashmore
Agree They are good, also will glaze your glasses or just give you prescription without any hassle.
AndrewRunagall
dania1
Do not spoil your eyes.
go to specsavers or vision express.
Tesco was used to sell Milk.

Used to sell milk? They still do last time I checked.

I've heard nothing but good things about Tesco's Eye Exams, I will have to use them soon.
shitas
Any opticians doing eye tests has to have a registered optometrist doing the test, so instead of slagging of Tesco because they sell milk and bread, get yourself educated.
Anyone can have a bad experience in any shop, doesnt mean they are all bad.
cmidge
0161 942 7719 seems to be the "freebie" number for those with inclusive minutes, but only open 9am-6pm weekdays.
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£10.00 value frames with free lens (if normal lens ie not varifocal) and they are really pretty designs with flowers and diamonds etc instore @ Tesco Opticians

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My very first post so please be gentle! £10 value frames but many designs to pick from. Flowers, diamonds, stripes etc. These were in my stairfoot store at barnsley but not sure if this is nationwid…
combatfairy Avatarcombatfairy4y, 4m agoFound 4 years, 4 months ago7 Comments
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born2run
Got mine today, they are very good value for £10! The offer in tesco fforestfach Swansea is finishing tomorrow! Not sure if that applies to all Tesco's?
sir titus
Got mine today & well pleased.
*AllyPally*
Very hot! Thank you!
born2run
Hot, will have a look later.....
ccangel
Sounds like a good deal! Thanks
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Tesco Opticians Value prescription glasses £10.00 instore, the cheapest non online price from an optician and all their eyetests are free - even in England!

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This wont beat the online prices for sending off a prescription then waiting for your new glasses to arrive from abroad. With only scratch resistance, they also wont compete with the number of free c…
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skabob
39.95 glazed. Hmmmm
Yes £39.95 is how much Tesco buy it from Galaxy for glazed with Single vision lenses.
steviecross
stamfordblue
steviecross
jasyj
Ok I thought I should post something to clear a few things up.
Tesco did not buy a lab as all of Tesco's glasses are made by a company called Galaxy Optical Services. Galaxy Optical deal with everything to do with the Opticians from HR and finance through to IT equipment, services and support. Tesco pay Galaxy Optical for the services that they provide and buy the glasses from Galaxy at a set price. Tesco then tell Galaxy what the retail price should be in store and Galaxy implement that price onto Tesco's till and that's where they make their profit. Galaxy have already made their profit when tesco get charged after the order has gone through to Galaxy. Tesco are actually losing money on the £10 specs as they have to buy them from Galaxy for £39.95. This is just a way to make people more aware that Tesco are in the Optical market and very competitive, it's also a way of getting more customers in store. Galaxy have set up over 180 opticians departments in the uk Tesco stores and have expanded into european stores such as Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Czech Republic.When glasses are ordered in store they will provide a due date. Almost all standard single vision lens glasses arrive within a week but actually 2 days in 9 out of 10 cases. Varifocals take a little longer. Orders are sent electronically to galaxy immediately when they are placed and progress through the lab at an impressive speed. Galaxy use a very secure next day courier to deliver the specs to store.The quality of lenses is extremely high as Galaxy are very proffessional and only use the best suppliers of materials. Galaxy is privately owned by an Optometrist who started with just one small Opticians, Galaxy now employs over 200 members of staff. With the success and rapid expansion of Galaxy Optical services and Tesco Opticians you should expect to see more optical departments opening in Tesco stores around the country. Tesco Opticians sell an impressive range of designer glasses and prescription sunglasses with buy one get one free offers on glasses over £65 or free reactor lenses instead of a second free pair. The free sight test for everyone is a permanent offer and other opticians are ripping people off by charging for sight tests as they can claim the money back from the NHS. It may be Tesco Opticians but don't expect anything less than fully qualified staff and superior quality glasses.


Sounds realistic to me, got me an eye test today and will report back when i have been done as to service etc. I do not mind paying for an eye test but i just need reading glasses and am not prepared to pay loads of money for a pair to get damaged at work.


If you just need reading glasses then you may find what you want at Poundland, 99p store, Lidl or Aldi.

And thats exactly were i go for my glasses, Just been down to the tesco for an eye test and very impressed, 2 pairs of proper reading glasses for £20 including eye test. Bargain

Edited By: steviecross on Apr 23, 2011 14:39: edit
skabob
39.95 glazed. Hmmmm
stamfordblue
steviecross
jasyj
Ok I thought I should post something to clear a few things up.
Tesco did not buy a lab as all of Tesco's glasses are made by a company called Galaxy Optical Services. Galaxy Optical deal with everything to do with the Opticians from HR and finance through to IT equipment, services and support. Tesco pay Galaxy Optical for the services that they provide and buy the glasses from Galaxy at a set price. Tesco then tell Galaxy what the retail price should be in store and Galaxy implement that price onto Tesco's till and that's where they make their profit. Galaxy have already made their profit when tesco get charged after the order has gone through to Galaxy. Tesco are actually losing money on the £10 specs as they have to buy them from Galaxy for £39.95. This is just a way to make people more aware that Tesco are in the Optical market and very competitive, it's also a way of getting more customers in store. Galaxy have set up over 180 opticians departments in the uk Tesco stores and have expanded into european stores such as Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Czech Republic.When glasses are ordered in store they will provide a due date. Almost all standard single vision lens glasses arrive within a week but actually 2 days in 9 out of 10 cases. Varifocals take a little longer. Orders are sent electronically to galaxy immediately when they are placed and progress through the lab at an impressive speed. Galaxy use a very secure next day courier to deliver the specs to store.The quality of lenses is extremely high as Galaxy are very proffessional and only use the best suppliers of materials. Galaxy is privately owned by an Optometrist who started with just one small Opticians, Galaxy now employs over 200 members of staff. With the success and rapid expansion of Galaxy Optical services and Tesco Opticians you should expect to see more optical departments opening in Tesco stores around the country. Tesco Opticians sell an impressive range of designer glasses and prescription sunglasses with buy one get one free offers on glasses over £65 or free reactor lenses instead of a second free pair. The free sight test for everyone is a permanent offer and other opticians are ripping people off by charging for sight tests as they can claim the money back from the NHS. It may be Tesco Opticians but don't expect anything less than fully qualified staff and superior quality glasses.

Sounds realistic to me, got me an eye test today and will report back when i have been done as to service etc. I do not mind paying for an eye test but i just need reading glasses and am not prepared to pay loads of money for a pair to get damaged at work.

If you just need reading glasses then you may find what you want at Poundland, 99p store, Lidl or Aldi.
stamfordblue
jasyj
Ok I thought I should post something to clear a few things up.
Tesco did not buy a lab as all of Tesco's glasses are made by a company called Galaxy Optical Services. Galaxy Optical deal with everything to do with the Opticians from HR and finance through to IT equipment, services and support. Tesco pay Galaxy Optical for the services that they provide and buy the glasses from Galaxy at a set price. Tesco then tell Galaxy what the retail price should be in store and Galaxy implement that price onto Tesco's till and that's where they make their profit. Galaxy have already made their profit when tesco get charged after the order has gone through to Galaxy. Tesco are actually losing money on the £10 specs as they have to buy them from Galaxy for £39.95. This is just a way to make people more aware that Tesco are in the Optical market and very competitive, it's also a way of getting more customers in store. Galaxy have set up over 180 opticians departments in the uk Tesco stores and have expanded into european stores such as Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Czech Republic.When glasses are ordered in store they will provide a due date. Almost all standard single vision lens glasses arrive within a week but actually 2 days in 9 out of 10 cases. Varifocals take a little longer. Orders are sent electronically to galaxy immediately when they are placed and progress through the lab at an impressive speed. Galaxy use a very secure next day courier to deliver the specs to store.The quality of lenses is extremely high as Galaxy are very proffessional and only use the best suppliers of materials. Galaxy is privately owned by an Optometrist who started with just one small Opticians, Galaxy now employs over 200 members of staff. With the success and rapid expansion of Galaxy Optical services and Tesco Opticians you should expect to see more optical departments opening in Tesco stores around the country. Tesco Opticians sell an impressive range of designer glasses and prescription sunglasses with buy one get one free offers on glasses over £65 or free reactor lenses instead of a second free pair. The free sight test for everyone is a permanent offer and other opticians are ripping people off by charging for sight tests as they can claim the money back from the NHS. It may be Tesco Opticians but don't expect anything less than fully qualified staff and superior quality glasses.

Good constructive post.Puts it all into focus.