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Excellent Product, Genuinely Low Prices
I read the reviews here and was apprehensive, but decided to go ahead with a smaller purchase. I bought a medium White Pine frame with steel hinges ($27) with a Single Vision Distance with EBDBlue 360 coating and a thinner lens. All up, it cost me less than $95 with a discount, this is less than just the reglazing done by SS at $99 without any frames, thinning or coating, just the lens.
I made the purchase on Jun 16, 2021, today is July 7, 2021, and I'm wearing the glasses. The lens is easier on the eyes, the frame is feather-lite and better t...han my 2.5x priced glasses from SS. With my previous glasses, I couldn't read the date on my watch, however, with the EBD product, I can, even though it is the same prescription. I couldn't recommend it highly enough. The only downside may seem to be the time it took to get here, but to put it in perspective, SS usually takes 2-3 weeks and I have to go pick them up.
Used to be good before Luxottica ruined it
Eyebuydirect makes very affordable glasses for the masses. The glasses are cheap, frames look good and delivery was fast. It’s founder [Name Removed] created a good company and I bought a few glasses from this company and even got discounts too. The lens manufacturer Essilor (they make the famous transisions lenses) bought a major stake of this company. When Luxottica merged with Essilor, Eyebuydirect turned into crap. The frames are poor quality, the lenses scratch easy, the AR coatings are crap and you don’t get a free repair tool with every glasses anymore. My advice when you buy glasses is stay away from any company that is controlled by Luxottica.
Absolutely love EBD! Great service, price, and products.
So far, I've ordered 7 pairs of glasses and sunglasses with EBD, and the process has been so easy. I had my and my husband's prescription, but we had to measure our own PD. It was pretty easy with the little printout ruler on the website. I have Transitions in my glasses, and my husband got blue light blockers. I love the frames! I did have to adjust the ear bits in hot water, but that's pretty standard with new glasses. It does take a bit of fiddling around, but so worth it not to have to go into the store. We even got a free pair of sunglasses, which I upgraded to prescription lenses for around $40 including express post. Absolutely no complaints.
Amazing quality glasses
Eyebuydirect is a lifesaver, it's been super easy to buy from them, and good quality glasses. I got ones with the blue light filter and it really helps my eyes.
Do not buy from this place. If you do, keep your expectations very low. Their stuff sucks and it's a hassle trying to sort it. I bought two and i had to get a refund after WEEKS. Not to add the fact that the customer service was the worst.
Horrible Service - GO ELSEWHERE!
Ordered on 6th APR 2021, nil updates on website. Emailed them asking what is happining and was greeted with the generic "we have escalated your concern..."
Looking at other reviews, EyeBuyDirect blames delays on Pandemic which in all honesty is a complete load.
Last email stated I will have them on or before the 26th APR 2021, if I have not received them I will be requesting a refund via the ACCC.
Great, excellent, satisfying eyeglasses from eyebuydirect.
Quality eyeglasses, very cheap and fast delivery. I bought 3 eyeglasses -2 for myself and 1 for hubby. Very satisfied and their customer service was wonderful . Bought a very stylish eyeglasses( on sale) with premium progressive lenses as well as photochcromic lenses( transition lenses) all at Au $160+++ only. I did the math per eyeglasses with premium progressive lenses and transition lenses will cost you over $700 -$1000+++ all in, if I were to buy other stores.
Good service, decent products
I know there are some negative service reviews on here, but I had the opposite experience. First pair ordered and arrived within a few days, however, I did not like the style. Quoting their return policy to them I was offered a replacement and only charged the difference. The second pair took longer to arrive (couple weeks). The quality of both thee glasses are alright, both frames seemed to have a dry film coating on them, but for the price it is fine.
DON’T IGNORE THE POOR REVIEWS
I unwittingly made an order for a pair of glasses on the 6th of February as I’m (still!) in desperate need of new glasses and thought I’d give EyeBuyDirect a chance having never ordered from there before. I was sucked in by the claims of the order fulfilment being 14 days at most.
After ordering I came to this site and read a lot of unfavourable reviews. I thought I’d be the lucky one but I’m definitely not.
It’s the 20th of March and the last communication I received was on the 12th of February saying my order is aLmoSt rEady....
Just go ...to a real optometrist, don’t try to scrimp and save, don’t believe their claims of a quick turnaround. It’s simply not true, and if like me your current pair of glasses are broken and you desperately need a new pair, don’t risk it with this place :)
Products not bad but service is abysmal!
Placed my order with an applied discount code however when payment went through the code has disappeared. Emailed straight away and happily received an email apologising for the glitch and a partial refund would be processed within 3-5 working days for the difference.
Compared to others my 3 week wait for my glasses wasn’t too bad, in which time I emailed several times chasing my refund - each time receiving a copy and paste response saying the matter had been escalated to the accounting department and I would here back shortly.
My order is n...ow complete and my last email has now gone without reply for the past 2 days, I’m concerned my refund will never happen as the order is closed! I would appreciate a response from EyeBuyDirect ASAP confirming my refund has/will be processed as a matter of urgency. Order number AU51790632.
Glasses was damaged so had to order a pair urgently. Friend recommended Eyebuydirect with 7-14 days delivery.
Placed order on the 15.
It's now 4 March.
I got no glasses.
All emails requesting update been ignored but funny enough, I get daily 'get these frames for free' spam from them.
First and last time I'm ordering from them.
Keep stuffing up my orders...
I ordered two pairs of glasses and specifically asked them to use the same script and details of my previous order but that didn't match.
I can read with but can't work on a computer with as the focusing distance is too short.
The previous order was fine (although they sent me the wrong size first) and I don't know why they couldn't match the details this time despite the fact I mentioned it not once but twice while orderinh.
Also it took ages for me to get the glasses and they're obviously cut them in china.
Not happy and although they are cheap and look great I'd rather pay more, buy local and have glasses I can use and wish I gave the money to charity instead
Ordered glasses and arrived 14 days later. Love the style, fit, lenses. What costs $200 at an Aust Optometrist cost $40 from Eyebuydirect. Fast delivery. Only downside is cannot claim from health fund as seller is based overseas.
Do NOT waste your money you will be told different reasons to as why your glasses haven't arrived yet. Then you will be told it's at the "lab" then told it's on it's way then told oh sorry we didn't get your payment when thank GOD I had proof and top of that try to add a few more dollars for you to pay. For God's sake people are struggling enough and these idiots just scam people. You will not get it in 7 days it's been over a month and still nothing just excuses. Go to your local optometrist guys. Will be taking this further because this has to stop and preying on innocent people is disgusting and karma will come knocking. Disgusting scamming company. If I could give no stars I would.
Excellent pricing with great quality glasses.
I've been a loyal customer to EBD for a number years now and it's been life changing! I have a strong script, so getting glasses at my local optometrists is quite an expensive affair.
They have a great selection of frames and lenses, and the online try on feature works pretty well too. They really do stand by their 14 day return policy as I've sent back glasses for a refund with no questions asked. I've had replacements sent out to me with no issues as well when I've had issues with the frames. They're owned by Essilor which is a massive Fren...ch Optics company, so I have some faith on the quality of lenses that they produce. I notice some of the reviewers complaining about poor quality and delivery times. I've gotten a pair of stylish prescription sunnies for $80, when something similar would cost me $600+ at a local optometrist. At that price point I'm happy to deal with extended delivery times. It takes 3 weeks to get lenses in at a local shop as well, so it makes no difference. Admittedly some of the cheaper frames haven't been the best quality however they have a 1 year warranty as well, so well worth the money. Customer service has always been on point whenever I've raised an issue. Keep an eye out for coupons as they regularly give out discounts too. I don't generally write reviews but this is one of those companies that you just have to write a review for. I've saved literal thousands of dollars on glasses and sunnies over the years and I hope this company is sticking around for may years to come.
Questions & Answers
This is my tracking number AU49031083 which was ordered on 22 /12/2020. Just want to know where is the parcel even with the Covid 19 delays.
Greetings from EyeBuyDirect.
In regards to your order, it has been shipped via AU POST EXPRESS POST EPARCEL on 2021-01-04 12:00:00
Your tracking number is NRL2038939010825
Upon checking, it was delivered to your on file address on January 5th.
Feel free to let us know if you have any question. Thank you.
EyeBuyDirect Customer Care Team
Hi can My girlfriend(Star)wear my prescription glasses, and can i wear stars reading glasses?
Why do you lie to your paying customers ?
Greetings from EyeBuyDirect.
We do apologize for any inconvenience it may cause.
EyeBuyDirect aims to maintain high standards of customer care. Also, we want to be open, diverse and transparent to our customers. Feel free to private message us your order number or email address so that we may further assist you. Also, you may call us at 1-855-393-2891 (US) and 1800-734-918 (AU) should you have any further query or concern. Our business hours are 9am-12am Mon-Fri and 9am-6pm Sat-Sun EST.
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