Cheap Prescription Glasses

All you need to know

So, where do you go when you want cheap prescription glasses but you’re not sure where to begin? 

Is it really possible to get cheap glasses at reasonable rates? Or must you shell out a pot-load of cash to protect your eyes?

We’re here to tell you that you most certainly can get great eyewear at even greater rates, right here at COCO LENI. It really all boils down to an individual’s requirements and needs, keeping your environment in mind.

Keep reading to make the most informed choice for your eyes and you

Is It Worth Buying $6 Eyeglasses?

  • Admittedly cheaper and therefore easy on the pocket
  • Can purchase multiple pairs at a time
  • Easy to replace as well
  • Substandard materials used however, can damage your eyes irreparably
  • Cheap glasses look cheap too unfortunately
  • Extremely prone to breakage

Are Titanium Eye Frames Really Worth The Money?


  • Titanium has a high elasticity compared with other materials
  • Titanium also isn’t likely to fade
  • Titanium is hypoallergenic, making it a popular choice
  • Titanium is among the most expensive options

Stainless Steel vs Metal Eyeglasses

  • Stainless Steel is nickel-free and therefore hypoallergenic as compared to metal
  • Stainless Steel is extremely durable and holds its shape in comparison
  • They are also completely corrosion-resistant
  • Stainless Steel is usually heavier than regular metal frames
  • Also cost more than metal frames
  • Might not be as versatile in design as compared to metal

Acetate Polymer vs Cheap Plastic Eyeglasses

  • Acetate Polymer is highly impact resistant as compared to regular plastic
  • Provides increased visual accuracy in comparison
  • Thinner than other materials
  • Lighter as compared to other plastic and most other fabrications
  • Highly impact resistant
  • Special care and necessary maintenance is a must for longevity
  • Due to its surface, Acetate Polymer is more reflective than others

Free-Form vs Conventional Progressives?


  • Free form eyewear reduces the glare caused by light sources at night especially when driving, as compared with conventional progressives
  • These lenses also sharpen and enhance vision unlike conventional progressives
  • The optics involved in free-form progressives are maximized so as to offer brighter and more intense colors
  • Complex prescription wearers and progressive prescription wearers would benefit the most from the heightened visual acuity
  • Free-form progressive lenses are the more expensive option between the two.
  • Do the benefits outweigh the cost of the free-form progressives? we’ll let you be the judge of that.

Our Eyeglass Lenses vs Branded?


  • Our lenses use the best quality materials in the making of lenses.
  • All our lenses last as long as branded lenses if not longer
  • Our in-house lenses are not as expensive as branded lenses
  • Branded frames are expensive and replacing them is a burden, unlike the inexpensive premium lenses we stock

Should You opt for Anti-Reflective Coatings?


  • Anti-reflective coatings ensure your lenses last much longer
  • Anti-reflective coatings primarily reduce reflections off the front and back of the lens
  • Night vision is sharper and more focused with AR coatings
  • The cosmetic appearance of the wearer is enhanced

CR39 vs Polycarbonate Lenses

  • CR39 boasts of an increased clarity (i.e. higher abbe value) compared to polycarbonate lenses
  • CR39 has Reduced distortion
  • CR39 Does not scratch as easily
  • CR39 Cheaper in comparison to polycarbonate
  • CR39 is less impact resistant
  • CR39 is slightly thicker than the other lens options

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