Clear Eyes, Full Wallets, Can't Lose
WHY YOU SHOULD CARE
Because 150 million Americans wear glasses, and that’s 150 million people overpaying.
By Samir Rao
According to the American Vision Council, Americans spend over $15 billion on eyeglasses annually. That does not include contact lenses. It turns out, though, that much of that $15 billion is pure profit. Eyeglass frames are routinely ranked as one of the five most marked-up products anywhere. So before you go to LensCrafters again, take a look at these figures: