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    Question How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    I'm paying £25 a month for long wear daily disposables from Specsavers.
    Are there any cheaper alternative places to buy contacts?
    How much are you guys paying and from where?

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    Try these,

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    Mine cost around £13 including shipping.

    Ive been using them for 2 years and had no problems ( Touch wood ) however a friend tried them and said they made her eyes dry up after 6 hours use. just used Eyedrops when needed.

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    Default How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    I get mine from contactlenses.co.uk
    The Specsavers ones are usually rebranded anyway and they do most here but a load cheaper.

    I get their own brand 'Crystal' lenses, daily disposables. They cost £7 for a box of of 30.

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    been using [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] for about 3-4 years now. £12.49 a month for a pack of 30 pack of daily disposables, no issues with my eyes drying out. would recommend them.

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    About £15/month for change monthly from my local optician. Had them for about 22 years now.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    daysoftcontactlenses for me to.

    Never had any issues in 3 years

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    I've been using [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] since someone on here posted the link in a simular thread, very cheap and never had an issue.

    Thanks to consoles

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    Another for daysoftlenses. Always deliverd in a few days, never gone missing or arrived damaged and at 12.50 a lot cheaper than specsavers. Also each months supply is actually 32 so always a couple of spares. Generally i can wear them from 5.30am untill about 10.30pm before i find them to dry

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    Default How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    I use Asda, I wear the 30 day ones that you sleep in. So I only need 12 pairs but generally get over 12 months out of them. Lensplanet I paid £155 for 12 months worth.

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    Last edited by Larrylakes; 3rd March 2014 at 08:13 PM.

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    Another day soft fan here - great service and prices - apparently the guy who started the company developed a way to make contact lenses cheaper which was bought by one of the big names. He was disappointed they didn't pass any savings on to the customer so when his agreement not to compete expired, he set up daysodt.

    I found I was getting dry eyes with the silk lenses they give you by default, changed to the other (classic?) and get on fine with them

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    What do the people that buy online do about aftercare checks? I've been with my optician for 20 odd years and gone through monthly to daily disposals, they charge £90 for 90 pairs but that includes regular vision and eye health checks

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    Quote Originally Posted by hoponbaby View Post
    What do the people that buy online do about aftercare checks? I've been with my optician for 20 odd years and gone through monthly to daily disposals, they charge £90 for 90 pairs but that includes regular vision and eye health checks
    Good point. My monthly cost includes 2 types of eye test every 6 months & discount on my solution.

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    i only use them when out on piss and then only use monovision so a pack last me a year so end up paying 20 quid for eye checks

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    I pay £15 per month at Specsavers for the 30 day constant wear lens - I put them in at the start of the month and take them out and change at the end of the month) - cost also includes eye test every 2 years and 1/4 checks.
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    Its better to burn out than to fade away...............

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hangman View Post
    I pay £15 per month at Specsavers for the 30 day constant wear lens
    I wore these for years, thought they were amazing. But in the end I started to get quite a few eye infections/Giant Papiliary Conjunctivitis so had to stop which is when I went over to daily disposables.

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    Do you still get 50% off specs while on the lens schemes at Specsavers?

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    Quote Originally Posted by funkyg View Post
    Do you still get 50% off specs while on the lens schemes at Specsavers?
    No sure, because mine are constant wear I never wear my specs anymore.
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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    Quote Originally Posted by funkyg View Post
    Do you still get 50% off specs while on the lens schemes at Specsavers?
    Yes, you are entitled to one 50% discount off specs every 12 months.

    BTW, thanks for all the info guys, I've ordered a months supply from daysoftcontactlenses. Hopefully I'll get on fine with them.

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    How long were you wearing glasses before switching to contacts? (if at all)

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    Default Re: How much do you pay for contact lenses?

    Quote Originally Posted by baggy13 View Post
    i only use them when out on piss and then only use monovision so a pack last me a year so end up paying 20 quid for eye checks
    Same here (and playing football), so the £10 a month I pay rolls up and they knock of £90 for the 90 pairs. I'm probably £200 in credit so might have some new prescription sunglasses or something

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