I wear contacts and I have glasses (blech!). I switch back and forth pretty regularly. My husband also wears glasses and contacts. We have lucked out with the kids. All have had eye exams and all have been great *knock on wood*.
In the military, service members get prescription glasses free. Family members need to purchase their eyeglasses. We do get a free eye exam. Some companies might offer a discount rate for tricare holders. But in general its all out of pocket costs. It gets so expensive! I have ordered my contacts online but never tried to order glasses.
Being stationed overseas the internet is my best friend. I get everything I need shipped here, since resources are limited.
I am actually due for new contacts and could use a nice new pair of glasses. I have some dark framed ones now and I think I want to branch out and try something different. Of course since I now have Dark brown hair instead of my natural blonde.
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