Optical

Independent and trusted reviews and tests of optical products, including spectacles.

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Online optical stores

Online optical stores are undercutting bricks-and-mortar retailers by a wide margin, but they can make critical mistakes.

4 Nov 2013 | Our shadow shop found you can end up with the wrong prescription from an online store, or frames and lenses that don’t fit.

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Sunglasses buying guide

What kind of sunglasses should you look for to protect you from the harsh Australian sun?

21 Oct 2012 | How important are sunglasses to your health and what do you need to look for?

Spectacles

Spectacles buying guide

A price war has broken out in the optical industry. CHOICE’s shadow shop will help you assess your next pair of specs – and save plenty.

2 Jul 2010 | Our price guide takes you through the confusing array of extras and options to explain exactly what you need to look for when shopping for specs.

 

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