Can I take my prescription to any optician?

Can I take my prescription to any optician?

Yes, you can take your prescription to another optician and buy glasses from another practice. An optician is obliged to provide you with the written prescription following the eye examination. By law, the prescription must provide the basic results of the eye examination.

Can I take my eye prescription anywhere?

The Rule gives you the right to get your prescription from your eye doctor – whether you ask for it or not – at no extra charge. You can use the prescription to buy eyeglasses wherever they are sold – from an eye doctor, from a store, or online.

Are OPSM and Specsavers owned by the same company?

Two international companies dominate the Australian market: Specsavers, and Luxottica, which owns OPSM and Laubman & Pank.

Can I return glasses to opticians?

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 enshrines in law certain provisions where it is possible to receive a refund on certain items purchased from an optician. For example, strictly speaking, a consumer is not entitled to a full refund or credit note if they change their mind on a frame or the purchase as a whole.

Do all Specsavers have my prescription?

Your prescription is held by the store that did your test, you can contact them for a copy. You can call a different store and ask to have them transferred. This is because each Specsavers store is jointly owned and managed by one or more Store Partners.

Can I ask for my eye prescription?

Your Right to Your Prescription Your eye care professional has to give you a copy of your prescription — whether you ask for it or not — for glasses, after you get an eye exam; and for contact lenses, after your fitting is complete (which may require two visits). It’s the law.

Can I ask for my prescription for glasses?

Can I get my eye prescription over the phone?

You may be told that the eye care provider cannot release your prescription to you or anyone else over the phone or by fax. Not true. This is just a way to get you into their store. By law, prescriptions can be transmitted in hard copy or by any electronic means.

Where are Specsavers lenses made?

Specsavers has all their frames manufactured in china. Designers are simply compensated to attach their names to certain ranges. The designers do not design their frames. Specsavers lenses are all manufactured through their own specsavers surfacing lab in Australia.

Will Specsavers give me a refund?

Answer: Yes, we want you to be completely happy with your purchase at Specsavers. If you have any concerns within 100 days of the date of purchase, we will put it right. No quibble, no fuss.

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