For those who need glasses or contact lenses, you don’t need me to tell you it’s an expensive business.
The average spectacle-wearer in Britain will buy 26 pairs of glasses in their lifetime, at a typical cost of £120 a pair, according to Optometry Today, which equates to a total spend of £3,120.
Little wonder then that, according to the Association of Optometrists, nearly a third of people in the UK are wearing cast-off glasses from friends and family to cut costs!
But there are ways to keep the costs down on a new pair. You just have to be savvy about getting the best deals
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