The Truth About Buying Glasses Online

girl trying on red glasses in optical shop

At Ragsdale & Martin, if you’re comparing apples to apples, we’ll beat anyone’s price. Buying glasses online has become a cheap, convenient, and incredibly popular way for Americans to get new eyewear since the turn of the century. There were 10 million pairs of glasses sold online in 2018 and that number is expected to …

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Most Durable Lens: Crizal Sets the Standard in Eyewear

Crizal vs ordinary lenses

Everyone is looking for something a little different when picking out the perfect pair of glasses. The one constant is everyone wants something reliable. That means a durable lens that will last a long time and survive our natural human clumsiness. Enter Crizal lenses, which go by the motto “live life in the clear.” To …

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You Can Get Advanced Polarized Protective Lenses Like April Ross

April Ross Playing Pro Volleyball in polarized Xperio UV Lenses

Summertime means sunglasses, and not just any old pair of shades. In places where the sun is as intense as it is in East Texas with temperatures regularly eclipsing 100 degrees without many breaks from rain, polarized UV protection is key. From playing outdoor sports to simply relaxing by the pool, spending time in the …

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No More Craning Your Neck for Clear Vision

A new era in progressive lenses has arrived. Ragsdale & Martin Optical now offers Varilux X series lenses. Using the latest technology, crystal clear vision at all distances is now possible. When they were invented, standard progressive lenses created an alternative to bifocals and trifocals. They provided a cosmetic advantage and a smoother transition for …

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Mike and Martin Eyewear Brand Crafted Exclusively in East Texas

Mike and Martin eyewear

What if someone told you that one of the highest quality eyewear brands in the world was sold exclusively in Tyler, Texas? Would you be skeptical? Would you want to see for yourself? What if we told you it was true? Ragsdale & Martin Optical has provided the best quality and service in the eyewear …

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Use Your Flex Spending Plan/HSA for New Designer Glasses

Did you know you can use the tax-free dollars in your Flex Spending Plan or Health Savings Account (HSA) on eye exams and designer glasses and sunglasses?

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