How to Buy Contacts Online

It’s easier than ever before to buy contacts online, thanks to Not only is it convenient, it’s affordable too. You can even use your vision insurance, to cover some or all of the cost. How cool is that?

How to Buy Contacts Online



When you order your contacts from, you generally won’t have a problem finding your brand. Popular brands include Soflens, Acuvue and Proclear… just to name a few. always offers free shipping and returns. I don’t know about you, but I hate it when I’m ready to order online up until the point I’m presented with the high cost of shipping. The majority of the time, I end up shopping elsewhere. I’m glad that offers free shipping!


Order Process

If you’ve never ordered contacts online before, there’s no reason to panic. In this case, the ordering process goes like this.

  1. Create an account. If more than one person in the family wears contacts, there’s no need to register separately. It’s possible to manage everyone using a single account.
  2. When you apply, check the box indicating you want to use your vision insurance.
  3. Pick out your prescribed brand from’s large inventory and submit your prescription information.
  4. Supply both your billing and shipping information and select the method of payment.

You only need two things to get started. The contact information of your eye doctor, which is used for verification purposes and your prescription.

Insurance Provider Options accepts a wide variety of insurance providers. This includes Eye Med, Humana, Aetna, Superior Vision and Blue Cross Blue Shield and many others. They accept the insurance right at checkout (where other companies make you fill out forms and mail them), making the process super quick at! is also able to accept out of network benefits. You can see all the out-of-network insurance details here.

The Savings Really Add Up with

Stack up your savings with When applicable, combine your insurance benefits with Flexible Spending Account dollars and coupons. In addition, when you opt to purchase an annual supply, you’re entitled to an instant rebate. It doesn’t get much better than that!

If you take the time to do a bit of research, you’ll find that is the only direct response contact lens brand that allows consumers to use their insurance benefits during the checkout process.

Savings are even better when you purchase an annual supply. For example, you can get a 24 pack of ACUVUE® OASYS® lenses for only $114.50 per box. That’s only $9.54 per pair! You can also save an additional $40 when you purchase an annual supply of 2 boxes. Some other top sellers include:

Savings get even better with a coupon code! Through the end of 2017, you can save $10 off $100 on contact lenses plus get Free Shipping! Just enter code TAK100OFF at checkout!

To top it all off, has a Low Price Guarantee that you won’t find a better price – anywhere!


Customer Service

As a company, prides itself on its stellar customer service. Since it’s the customer who keeps business booming, customer satisfaction is crucial. Obviously, mistakes do occur on occasion. If and when they do, rest assured that customer service representatives are trained to handle the problem quickly and easily.

I encourage you to take a couple minutes to visit the customer service section of the website. It includes tons of information, in regard to company policy. If you prefer to speak to someone directly, answers are just a phone call away.

Now that you know more about how to buy contacts online, there’s no better time to start. You save time, gas money and maybe even a frustrating moment or two. Gone are the days when you had to venture out to get a fresh supply of contact lenses. It’s easy to see the world clearly when you choose!


  1.' robin rue says:

    I buy my son’s contacts online. It;s much cheaper that way and it’s SO much easier.

  2.' Catherine Sargent says:

    This is great information. My son wears contacts and I will look into this when he starts running low.

  3. I’ve never gotten contacts. However, I have family who does and they’ve used contacts direct. Worked great for them AND they got a good deal.

  4. This is such great information. If you’ve never purchased contacts online before, it can be a daunting process. There’s a lot to do!

  5. I don’t wear contacts, but I do buy my glasses online. Once you get everything dialed in, you can save a ton of money shopping online. Great resource here.

  6.' Pam Wattenbarger says:

    I have never thought about buying contacts online. I have ordered glasses online before.

  7. This really is great, I know a few people who wanted a resource for buying contacts online recently. Glad you shared this, going to pass the information along so they can get a good online deal for contacts!

  8. Oh nice, that makes it a lot easier. I typically order from Costco but I’m always willing to try new options.

  9.' My Teen Guide says:

    I was never comfortable with using contact lenses but my youngest son does. I will check this service out for him. He works long hours and is dead tired when he gets home, so he doesn’t have much time to shop around for himself. Thanks for letting me know about

  10. These are excellent tips! I’m really trying to vamp up my game this year!

  11.' Julie Wood says:

    I have bought contacts and glasses online many times. They really are affordable and I find a better quality than the stores in town.

  12. Thanks for the info! My vision insurance ended and I needed an affordable way to get new contacts! I will check out!

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