On the Lookout for Inexpensive Eyeglasses
Follow the trail of this intrepid reporter from The Wall Street Journal as he searches for low-cost eyeglasses. That extra pair you always wanted might be just around the corner.
"Perhaps the designer look is prized by some style-conscious folks seeking a new set of spectacles. But what if you just want a spare pair of glasses on the cheap?
Apparently, it's a common dilemma: In 2008, sales of vision-care products and services at optical retail outlets topped $25.8 billion--a modest increase of $73 million from the previous year, according to the VisionWatch trade report..."