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U.S. Senators with this in common went undefeated on Tuesday

20% of U.S. Senators wear glasses according to the photos on file at OpenCongress.org. Of those 20 U.S. Senators, five were up for reelection in 2014.  Last night all five of our spectacled Senators won their respective races making it a great day for people with glasses everywhere.In honor of the fine Americans in Kansas, [...]

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Keep Your Frames and Save Up To 75%

Your eyeglasses are a big part of your personal style, but they're more than that... they are functional. So what do you do when you get a new prescription, or your lenses have seen better days? Do you run out and buy a whole new pair of glasses? No way! Those frames look and feel [...]

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Quality Eye Exams From The Comfort Of Your Own Phone

With the majority of the world's 39 million blind people having curable or preventable diseases, TED Fellow Andrew Bastawrous invented a portable and low cost way to make a huge impact. His invention fits in his pocket and is helping blind people see, which dramatically improves their standard of living. We think that it's worth [...]

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Back 2 School 20% Off Sale

Back to school and sales go together like lockers and books. That's why from now until the end of September LensFactory is taking an additional 20% off of our already super low prices. Why? Because we love you. Plus, you need to be able to see in your favorite frames in order to get good [...]

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Fourth of July + Free Photochromic Upgrade

We really want to offer you something cool for the fourth of July holiday weekend. So this Friday through Sunday you can upgrade to Photochromic lenses that transition in the sun from clear to dark on any of our Ultra Clear lenses for free! That’s right, free Photochromic upgrades on Ultra Clear lenses this weekend only. [...]

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LensFactory in Business First

Business First reporter David Mann covered LensFactory today in a story titled "Louisville startup offers online eyeglasses". We're very appreciative of the great coverage we've been getting from the press. Check the story out online at http://www.bizjournals.com/louisville/news/2013/12/20/louisville-startup-offers-online.html

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Replacing Lenses in Sunglasses

We get a lot of questions about replacing lenses in non-prescription sunglasses. LensFactory can replace lenses in non-prescription sunglasses, but it is usually prohibitively expensive. For instance, we have to use "plano" blanks which cost us just as much as the prescription blanks and the tinting and edging process is exactly the same as with [...]

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Louisville startup LensFactory featured on Insider Louisville

Insider Louisville published a very kind and quite thorough feature article about LensFactory this morning, highlighting some of our backstory and methodology: http://insiderlouisville.com/news/2013/12/19/lensfactory/

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Shopping for retro eyeglass frames online

Lets face it, eyeglasses are part of your personality. There are some great frame buying opportunities on the web. Check this nice cateye frame out. This frame was found on Ebay searching for retro eyeglasses. Another good place to look for frames is Amazon or Etsy.com. the frame below was found on Etsy at Vintage50sEyewearMake sure you check the measurements and compare them [...]

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How to maintain good eye health!

Here are a few pointers to help you take care of your eyes.1. Watch your diet, no pun intended. If you can't find enough other reasons to eat right, use your eyes for an excuse, Green leafy vegetables and fish like Salmon and Tuna are good for your eyes. A good diet can help you [...]

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