Our first eye exam and glasses purchase in Cuenca Ecuador was efficient, affordable and enjoyable. (This was NOT a sponsored video; we paid out of pocket and they didn’t know who we were.)
We went to SOi Opticas off Solano near the stadium to make an appointment and they took me right then. The doctor spoke English and had all the modern equipment. In fact, it was even more modern than the equipment I’ve seen in the States. The exam cost $25.
Since my eyes had gotten so much worse, I needed new lenses for my old frames. My eyes have 4 different prescriptions, 2 for distance and 2 for reading, so I got progressive lenses with the anti-reflective coating. The cost was $149 and they were ready in 2 days.
My new glasses cost $123 for the frames + $126 for the lenses without the anti-reflective coating and were ready in 1 business day.
Please tell them you saw our video on YouTube so maybe we’ll get a discount next time. We highly recommend them and will certainly be going there from now on.
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