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Prescription sunglasses

Post by pc.hc@tesco.net » August 3rd, 2019, 5:38 pm

My dear wife had the unfortunate accident of losing her prescription sunglasses while paddle boarding today!

My simple question are these easy to source quickly on the island so we can get her a replacement?

Thanks in advance! :prayer: :hlp: :supz:

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Re: Prescription sunglasses

Post by Keefyd » August 3rd, 2019, 8:08 pm

There are plenty of opticians in Mahon who can provide prescription sunglasses for you.
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Post by Slartibartfast » August 4th, 2019, 11:31 am

The wife got a pair from an opticians near the taxi rank at plaza espaina in Mahon.
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Re: Prescription sunglasses

Post by Sunseaker » August 4th, 2019, 5:54 pm

Well it was lower down on the right.
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Post by kieronf » August 4th, 2019, 6:27 pm

I don't know if it's just me, but I've shopped around and have found glasses to be extremely expensive here in Menorca, so much so that I get an eye test locally and have someone in the UK order me a pair from glasses direct (they don't post varifocals outside the UK) and them post them on to me here - turn-around time is around three weeks but the savings are considerable. If you need to buy a pair here be prepared for a shock.

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Post by Sunseaker » August 5th, 2019, 7:02 pm

I had my eye's tested at the shop we mentioned, I got a pair of normal glasses and a lovely pair of prescription sun glasses for about 125 euro.
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Post by kieronf » August 5th, 2019, 8:28 pm

Sunseaker wrote:
August 5th, 2019, 7:02 pm
I had my eye's tested at the shop we mentioned, I got a pair of normal glasses and a lovely pair of prescription sun glasses for about 125 euro.
£55 quid from Glasses direct...................

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Post by Sunseaker » August 6th, 2019, 10:43 am

:lol: I know but the poster is on holiday and wanted to get them done while in Menorca quickly.
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Post by pc.hc@tesco.net » August 9th, 2019, 10:36 pm

Thanks all. Simple temporary fix was a pair of clip ins from Decathlon for €9.99. Not pretty but does the job!

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Re: Prescription sunglasses

Post by Sunseaker » August 10th, 2019, 10:40 pm

:smile:
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