Market Overview Launches Revolutionary "Prescription Scanner" App to Streamline Eyewear Online Shopping Experience From Home

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Free app offers consumers accurate optical reading from their current glasses

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NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --, the leading and fastest growing online eyewear retailer announced today the introduction of Prescription Scanner, a free application that will allow consumers to extract the optical parameters off their current glasses, making it easier for them to order new glasses online from the comfort of their home. The FDA-listed app is powered by groundbreaking patented technology and only requires a smartphone, computer screen, magnetic card for measurement (i.e. credit card, subway card), and current glasses.


"We know that today's tech-savvy consumers are driven by convenience and simplicity and we are proud to offer them a solution that will put them in greater control of their eyewear needs," said CEO Daniel Rothman. "With Prescription Scanner, consumers can avoid delays in obtaining a copy of their current prescription from a doctor's office, saving them time and money. We are confident that this new app will further our vision of making glasses accessible and affordable."  

Prescription Scanner's do-it-at-home service is yet another example of how has continued to disrupt the old model of buying eyewear. The process takes about 10 minutes to complete and has been tested to be in line with the industry standard of accuracy. The app includes a guided audio and video tutorial to make it easier to follow; and the results are auto-filled into the consumer's profile on making it easier than ever for consumers to purchase their eyewear online. It is an ideal solution for those who don't have their valid prescription readily available.

Eligible consumers to use the Prescription Scanner include those with single vision prescriptions between -6.00 and +3.00 and a cylinder measurement lower than -2.50.

For more information, please visit or click on the link for a video tutorial.


Disrupting the traditional eyewear industry, is the fastest growing online eyewear retailer. Offering a variety of both high-quality designer and in-house brands, consumers have access to a wide-range of styles and lens types including: single vision glasses, multifocal, sunglasses, sports glasses, kids glasses, contact lenses, digital protection, and more. was built on the belief that purchasing eyewear shouldn't break the bank, and is on a mission to change the way consumers purchase eyewear. The online brand has been recognized by Internet Retailer as a category leader and as a "Top-500 E-Retailer" six years in a row. For more information, please visit,, GlassesUSA and


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