Warby Parker vs Glasses Etc

In-depth comparison, January 2019

Warby Parker vs Glasses Etc: Eyeglass Comparison

Warby Parker

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5.7
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Glasses Etc

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5.8
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Warby Parker vs. Glasses Etc: Pros and Cons of Each
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Warby Parker vs. Glasses Etc: Comparison Summary
Advantage
Warby Parker
Criteria
Glasses Etc
Advantage
5.7
Overall Score
Overall Score
5.8
Overall Score
5.0 stars – See brand >
Brand Popularity
2.0 stars – See brand >
4.5 stars – 2 reviews
In-house Prescriptions
2.0 stars – 1 review
4.5 stars – 2 reviews
Returns & Exchanges Policies
5.0 stars – 1 review
4.0 stars – 1 review
Price Competitiveness
5.0 stars – 1 review
Advantage
Warby Parker
Shipping & Returns Policies
Glasses Etc
Advantage
Yes
Free Shipping Policies
Yes
Yes
Returns & Exchanges Policies
Yes
Yes
International Shipping Policies
Yes
Advantage
Warby Parker
Payment Options
Glasses Etc
Advantage
Unlikely
Paypal Support
Yes
Unlikely
Debit & Prepaid Card Support
Unlikely
Advantage
Warby Parker
Discount Policies
Glasses Etc
Advantage
Unlikely
Military Discount Policies
Unlikely
Unlikely
Senior Discount Policies
Unlikely
Promo Code Support
Yes
Advantage
Warby Parker
Customer Service Features
Glasses Etc
Advantage
Yes
Money-back Guarantee Policy
Yes
Social Media Presence
Yes
Contact Information Availability
Yes
Advantage
Warby Parker
Website Features
Glasses Etc
Advantage
Mobile App Availability
Advantage
Warby Parker
Marketing Programs
Glasses Etc
Advantage
Yes
Affiliate Programs
Yes
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Warby Parker vs. Glasses Etc: Comparison Details

Best In-house Prescriptions – Winner: Warby Parker
5.0 stars

Yes, Warby Parker offers in-store and virtual eye exams. 

Virtual Eye Exam:

Prescription Check app, $40Stay at home and take a few vision tests using your laptop and phone.Takes about 20 minutesResults reviewed by a doctor in about a daySee if you're eligible

In-store Eye Exam:

In-Store Prescription Check, $40Update your prescription at a participating store with a series of vision tests.Takes about 10 minutesResults reviewed by a doctor in about a daySee if you're eligibleComprehensive eye exam, $75Have a doctor examine your vision and eye health in-person.Takes about 20 minutesGet a new glasses prescription on the spotBook an eye exam

Last reviewed November 15, 2018. Read all 3 prescriptions reviews.

2.0 stars

Per online reviews, Glasses Etc performs average to slightly below average in terms of in-house prescriptions when compared to other prescription eyeglass stores.

Based on a review posted on glassesetc.com, Glasses Etc was rated as fairly average for in-house prescriptions relative to competing eyeglass stores. Check out the entire review here. From this review:

We offer top quality service and fast turnaround. All of our prescription orders are filled at our in-house lab, which is staffed with opticians that have over 25 years of experience. We use fine, high quality frames as well as lenses from trusted brands like Essilor, Varilux, and Hoya. We offer you our 100 percent guarantee that we'll match your prescription according to the information provided.

Based on a review posted on manta.com, Glasses Etc was rated as fairly average for in-house prescriptions relative to competing eyeglass stores. Check out the entire review here. From this review:

GlassesEtc.com completes all prescription orders at our in-house lab which is staffed by opticians with over 25 years of experience. We only use high quality name-brand lenses, such as Varilux and Hoya, both leaders in providing quality lenses throughout the United States. Our senior in-house opticians take the time to ensure a perfect lens match for each individual prescription and frame order, so your lenses are custom made specifically for your needs. We also offer a 100% guarantee that your prescription lenses will be made according to the information you provide us

Learn more at glassesetc.com.

You can also check out the top 10 prescription eyeglass stores for in-house prescriptions, or the overall best-performing eyeglass stores on our main review grid.

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Last reviewed December 26, 2018. Read all 2 prescriptions reviews.

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Best Returns & Exchanges Policies – Winner: Glasses Etc
5.0 stars

Yes, Warby Parker does offer free returns and exchanges for items purchased on their website. You can see more details of their returns policy here.

You might also check out Warby Parker's homepage for additional pages with information on returns and exchanges.

Last reviewed September 7, 2018. Read all 2 free returns & exchanges reviews.

5.0 stars

Yes, Glasses Etc does offer free returns and exchanges. This applies to items purchased online and in store. If you want more information on their returns policy, you can visit their returns policy page here.

Last reviewed January 30, 2018. Read 1 free returns & exchanges review.

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Best Price Competitiveness – Winner: Glasses Etc
4.0 stars

Warby Parker has competitive pricing, and is priced a bit lower than its competitors. We looked at Warby Parker's pricing for one or more popular products within its industry, then compared Warby Parker's prices vs. other similar online glass stores. Based on this analysis, Warby Parker turned out to be slightly less expensive than other brands in the online glasses industry.

Here's how Warby Parker's prices compare with its competitors:

Basic Frames: $95.00 (vs. average industry price of $129.52)

Please refer to Warby Parker's website for more details on their products and pricing, or review our updated price comparison grid to compare Warby Parker's prices with competitor brands in more detail.

Last reviewed December 7, 2018. Read all 2 price point reviews.

5.0 stars

Glasses Etc is significantly less expensive than competitive brands. We looked at Glasses Etc's pricing for one or more popular products within its industry, then compared Glasses Etc's prices vs. other similar prescription eyeglass stores. Based on this analysis, Glasses Etc turned out to be significantly less expensive than other brands in the eyeglasses industry.

Here's how Glasses Etc's prices compare with its competitors:

Basic Frames: $50.95 (vs. average industry price of $129.52)

Please refer to Glasses Etc's website for more details on their products and pricing, or review our updated price comparison grid to compare Glasses Etc's prices with competitor brands in more detail.

Last reviewed December 7, 2018. Read all 2 price point reviews.

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Best Free Shipping Policies – Tie
Yes

Last reviewed September 7, 2018. Read all 2 free shipping reviews.

Yes

Last reviewed February 9, 2018. Read 1 free shipping review.

Best Returns & Exchanges Policies – Tie
Yes

Last reviewed September 7, 2018. Read all 2 free returns & exchanges reviews.

Yes

Last reviewed January 30, 2018. Read 1 free returns & exchanges review.

Best Money-back Guarantee Policy – Tie
Yes

Last reviewed March 31, 2018. Read all 2 money-back guarantee reviews.

Yes

Last reviewed June 11, 2018. Read all 2 money-back guarantee reviews.

Best Military Discount Policies – Tie
Unlikely

Last reviewed August 14, 2018. Read 1 military discounts review.

Unlikely

Last reviewed June 11, 2018. Read all 2 military discounts reviews.

Best Senior Discount Policies – Tie
Unlikely

Last reviewed March 31, 2018. Read all 3 senior discounts reviews.

Unlikely

Last reviewed June 11, 2018. Read all 2 senior discounts reviews.

Best International Shipping Policies – Tie
Yes

Last reviewed August 8, 2018. Read all 3 international shipping reviews.

Yes

Last reviewed December 11, 2018. Read all 2 international shipping reviews.

Best Affiliate Programs – Tie
Yes

Last reviewed July 5, 2018. Read all 2 affiliate programs reviews.

Yes

Last reviewed July 12, 2018. Read all 2 affiliate programs reviews.

Best Paypal Support – Winner: Glasses Etc
Does Warby Parker accept PayPal?
Unlikely

Last reviewed August 9, 2018. Read all 2 PayPal reviews.

Does Glasses Etc accept PayPal?
Yes

Last reviewed June 11, 2018. Read all 2 PayPal reviews.

Best Mobile App Availability – Tie
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Not rated yet.
Best Social Media Presence – Tie
Not rated yet.
Not rated yet.
Best Debit & Prepaid Card Support – Tie
Unlikely

Last reviewed June 15, 2018. Read all 2 debit & prepaid cards reviews.

Unlikely

Last reviewed December 19, 2018. Read all 2 debit & prepaid cards reviews.

Best Promo Code Support – Winner: Glasses Etc
No

Last reviewed June 22, 2018. Read all 2 promo codes reviews.

Yes

Last reviewed June 22, 2018. Read all 2 promo codes reviews.

Best Contact Information Availability – Tie
Yes

Last reviewed July 9, 2018. Read all 2 contact information reviews.

Yes

Last reviewed July 9, 2018. Read all 2 contact information reviews.