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This is a regularly-updated list of cheap deals on eye tests and glasses, including vouchers and special offers.
We aim to ensure all offers can be used by everyone, unless stated. Most offers have restrictions, so make sure you double-check the T&Cs to ensure the offer is compatible with your prescription. See our tips for safer shopping.
If it's contact lenses you're after, check out the MSE Cheap Contact Lens Finder to compare the best prices.
Get two pairs of glasses for £19, plus £3.95 delivery, by combining our MSE Blagged code MSE19GD with a 2for1 offer at Glasses Direct* before 11.59pm on Tue 31 Mar.
Here's what to do:
1. 2for1 on prescription glasses £55 or over. Glasses Direct has a range of frames priced from £55, which are currently on a 2for1 offer* (you get the cheapest free). Once you pick your frames (Boutique frames are excluded), you'll be asked to choose your lens package. If you don't want any extras such as scratch resistant coatings, you can avoid the extra costs by clicking on 'continue with basic lenses'.
2. Code gets £36 off. After adding the second pair to your basket, you can either enter your prescription or opt to send it later. Then use the code MSE19GD at the checkout by Tue 31 Mar to get an extra £36 off ANY glasses/specs where individual frames cost £55 or more (before any 2for1 discount). It's not valid when you spend £55 or more on several cheaper frames.
Combining these offers could get you two pairs of glasses for just £22.95, including delivery. What's more, the second pair doesn't have to be the same prescription as the first, so you could get one for yourself and one for someone else.
It's worth noting that if you need bifocal lenses you'll have to pay an extra £30, and it's an extra £70 for varifocals.
This deal won't work on very strong prescriptions
Orders for very strong prescriptions are excluded, such as when the combined SPH and CYL is greater than +/-8.00, when the CYL is over +/-4.00, if there is more than a 5.00D difference between each eye or if the prism correction is over 4.00 in any direction.
£5 off cheaper frames?
The same code will give you £5 off any frame that's under £55. It can't be used on stronger prescriptions.
Getting new glasses can be expensive, however if you're happy with your frames but your lenses are damaged or your prescription has changed, you can send your specs to ReglazeMyGlasses* to get your lenses replaced.
The price you'll pay depends on which lenses you have (standard 1.5 index starts from £19.90), but we’ve a code to get £10 off all lenses.
Here's how to get it:
What lenses is it valid on?
The code's valid on all lenses such as bifocals, varifocals, tinted and polarised lenses (See the full price list). The normal price for standard 1.5 index glasses is £19.90 so, if you go for the most basic lenses, you'll pay £9.90 all-in.
How does it compare?
The cheapest price we can find elsewhere online for basic replacement lenses is £15 at Ciliary Blue and Direct Sight, while on the high street it's £39 at Specsavers.
Feedback on previous deals has been good – see the Glasses feedback discussion to find out how other users have got on.
One user got in touch after we featured this deal last year to say "I took advantage of the code and my reglazed glasses came through today. I couldn't be happier! A brilliant service: efficient and effective".
Online glasses retailer SpeckyFourEyes* is offering discounts of between £34 and £79 on selected prescription glasses if you go via the special link and use the codes below. You could get a pair of glasses for £10 all-in.
Delivery’s £4.99 and takes 7-15 working days. Standard lenses are included in the price of the frames, but bifocal or thin lenses cost extra.
How to get the £10 specs:
There are 21 styles of Berkeley*, currently priced at £39. Use the code WINTERMSE5 to get them for £5, plus £4.99 delivery.
How to save up to £79:
To get the very cheapest price just pick 'continue with free lenses' when asked to choose your lens package. You can either enter your prescription during the checkout process, or opt to send it later. Some frames aren't suitable for high prescriptions, so keep an eye out when choosing (sorry).
Important! The codes are valid on the frames in the link above only. Don't use the search options on the left-hand side of the SpeckyFourEyes page, as these will take you away from the special offer page and the codes won't work.
It's tricky to compare prices for these exact frames, as many of them are end of line and aren't sold elsewhere. Always try to compare prices with similar glasses before you buy, though.
This is an ongoing offer. Although SpeckyFourEyes says there are good stock levels available, all frames are subject to availability, so they could still sell out fast if demand is high.
Book online at Optical Express*, then print the voucher and take it to your nearest store by Tue 31 Mar for a free eye test.
If you book a test, the voucher will also give you £30 off when you spend £100 or more on complete glasses (frames and lenses), but you can just get the free eye test without buying anything.
The voucher's valid UK-wide, but remember if you live in Scotland, everyone gets free eye tests. Some are also eligible for free NHS tests (see below for who).
Print the voucher online at Boots* and take it along to your nearest store by Thu 30 Apr for a £10 eye test (usually £25).
You can book your test in advance online, by phone (0345 125 3752), or by visiting your nearest Boots Opticians*.
Boots says the voucher's valid UK-wide at all stores with a Boots Opticians. But remember, if you live in Scotland everyone gets FREE eye tests. Some are also eligible for free NHS tests (see 'more info' for who).
See our Free Eye Tests page for completely free offers.
Before spending, use Martin's Mantras. If you answer 'NO' to any, Don't buy!
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