The number of people who are nearsighted, a condition doctors call myopia, has doubled in this country since the 1970’s. While the theories behind that increase are numerous, one thing is certain, millions more people are wearing glasses, contacts or having corrective laser surgery.
On average, a person will pay about $200 for a pair of prescription glasses. Add on a designer name and fancy frames and you’ll pay much more. But, some glasses are selling online for as little as $7.