Whether it’s choosing the right frame, working out your pupillary distance (PD) or inputting your prescription, we know that buying glasses online for the first time isn’t always easy, which is why we have compiled a series of How To Guides to help you through the process and show you just how simple (and fun!) it can be.

The benefits of buying glasses online are endless, from convenience and cost to speed and product choice. Once you have mastered measuring your PD and decided your favourite shapes and colours, you’ll never look back!


Your new glasses have arrived. YAY! But they’re not sitting or feeling quite right. BOO! Don’t despair, we’re going to give you the insider scoop on how to adjust your specs at home in just a few easy steps.

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A step by step guide to measuring your pupillary distance (PD).

Your pupillary distance isn’t always measured as a standard part of an eye examination, so your prescription may not contain this information. It is, however, a key factor when ordering glasses online and essential for making sure they are a perfect match for your optical needs.

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How to Buy Prescription Glasses Online with Low Cost Glasses

Choosing glasses is simple with Low Cost Glasses. Follow these simple steps below to buy your prescription glasses from the comfort of your own home, or even on the train, or the bus!

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How to Choose Glasses for Your Face Shape

There’s a secret art to finding glasses that suit you, and it all lies in the shape of your face. The right frame can enhance your features and change the look of your face, so it’s important to know what to look for when you’re browsing for new frames.

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