Do People Really Use the Internet to Buy Sunglasses?

It is an undisputed fact that sunglasses are an important eye health necessity and fashion accessory. Now, more than ever, people around the world are shopping for sunglasses everywhere, all time. Why? Because sunglasses are easy to misplace, damage and forget. And because sometimes, we just want to have one more style.

25% of U.S. adults use the internet to help them shop for sunglasses. 1 out of 4 people go online to shop for the perfect pair of shades!  They go on the internet to look at the collections, to read reviews, to find retailers near them, to compare prices and of course, to purchase in comfort.  The type of sites used to purchase sunglasses vary from drug store chain sites to e-tailer sites like Amazon, to celebrity focus blogs and articles. Not surprisingly, the least expensive sunglasses were purchased at mass retailers and drug stores and the most expensive styles at optical, department and sunglass specialty stores. Sunglass price range from $14 to $200, mostly having to do with the added features such as polarized, scratch-resistant, hydrophobic and contrast-enhancing lenses, to name a few.


If you’ve never shopped for sunglasses online, you might want to give it a try and if you wear eyeglasses and have never worn ‘fits over’ sunglasses (the sunglasses that you wear over your eyeglasses) is a great site to begin your search. They have a variety of styles, colors, shapes and sizes. Best of all, this site has size guides to help you find the ‘fitsover’ sunglasses that will fit perfectly over your glasses. You’ll be surprised at the new generation of fits over sunglasses They look nothing like the old goggle-like grandma sunglasses of yesteryear.

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Source: The Vision Counsil