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I have one kiddo in glasses (as well as myself). We both need vision correction all day and therefore need yearly checkups. It was time for my 12-year-old to have his annual exam so we decided to try somewhere new. We’d driven by Pearle Vision Desert Ridge Marketplace quite a few times and finally decided to give it a shot!
We made a morning appointment and headed out together.
My son has no issues going to the optometrist but I can be a little picky on quality care. Once we started talking to Dr. Paul and learned how long he’d been in the valley (including a fun story about his first glasses) we were both very comfortable with his knowledge and service!
He did such a great job engaging Parker, talking him through what he was doing and explaining a new part of his prescription (a slight astigmatism). He did very thorough testing and was always good at making sure Parker understood each portion including some cool ways to see inside his eye!
We reviewed how lenses and glasses worked and left with no questions at all.
I’ve learned to make sure that where we buy glasses has a wide selection of frames and Pearle Vision had the most frames that Parker liked in one place we have been to yet! There were LOTS of styles and brands he liked and I was thankful for Scott who was up-to-date on the trendy styles and knew which ones to grab for Parker to try out.
We had a great all around experience. Everyone was so nice and happy to be working to help make our experience fun and comfortable. The office had some recent renovations and looked great! We actually liked the experience and frame selection so much, I ended up ordering a pair of prescription sunglasses (finally) for myself.
Pearle Vision also accepts most vision plans if you have one, including EyeMed and VSP. We’ll be heading back when it’s time for our checkup and I may be back sooner for new glasses because there were several frames I was eyeing myself! You can keep in touch with Pearle Vision on their Facebook and even their YouTube channel! They are all over the country, so check their site to find one in your area (or come to ours).
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I have visited Pearle Vision in the past. I got my first contact lenses there when I was in college. I take care of my eyes by getting regular eye exams.
I have visited Pearle Vision in the past. I wear eyeglasses, and I take care of my eyes by having them checked every year for changes. I am getting older and I think it is so important to get a yearly checkup! That is how I take care of my eyes.
I have gone to Pearle Vision and I try to check my eyes every 5 years. I am due for an appt. I take care of my eyes by wearing sunglasses and going to check ups.
I have not visited my Pearle Vision EyeCare Center. I take care of my eyes by going for yearly exams and by taking vitamins.
I have not been to pearle vision. I take care of my eyes by wearing sunglasses and eating veggies.
I have not been to Pearle Vision before, but I’m blind without my glasses so regular checkups are a must for me!
I am pretty sure my vision is no longer perfect….far from it. I need to make an eye appointment…for sure. I care for my eyes by leading a healthy lifestyle and wearing sunglasses in the extreme sun.
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I have never visited the Pearle Vision EyeCare Center. I take care of my eyes by getting enough sleep
I haven’t visited my local Pearle Vision EyeCare Center yet. I take care of my eyes by wearing sunglasses and have my eyes checked regularly.
tcarolinep at gmail dot com
I haven’t been to our Pearle Vision lately.
I take care of my eyes with regular eye check ups.
I had Lasik done so I don’t wear glasses but both my hubby and daughter wear them. They have yearly check ups.
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I have never visited one before and I usually eat healthy to take care of my eyes.
I wear contacts. I make my appontment in my birthday month.
I have regular eye check-ups.
I have not visited. I try to use well lit areas when reading.
My son wears contacts and while we haven’t visited Pearle Vision in the past, after reading this, I realized there is one close by. May have to give them a try!
I have not visited them before. I try to get my eyes checked regularly.
I’ve never been to Pearle Vision. I get my eye exams at an ophthalmologist, and get my lenses wherever I find a good deal on some I like.
I have not tried Pearle Vision before.
We take care of our eyes by making sure to have a yearly exam. Yes, we do use Pearle Vision.
Thanks so much.
I have yearly eye check ups to take care of my eyes! I have never visited a Pearle Vision EyeCare Center.
I try to get yearly check-ups and encourage my husband to do the same!
I’ve never been to a Pearle Vision EyeCare Center, but do have my eyes checked regularly.
Perfect timing on this contest!! Thanks for the chance to win a prize from Pearle Vision.
I haven’t visit the Pearle Vision center yet…but sure will on my next eye exam or need a new pair of glasses. great review.
amy [at] utry [dot] it
amy [at] utry [dot] it
We get our eyes checked every year.i wear glasses as do all my kids so we all take care of our eyes
I haven’t visited and don’t plan on it. I have a regular family eye doctor and a place where I always buy my frames that I like.
I don’t wear glasses and I take my eyes for granted!
It’s been a while since I last visited Pearl Vision. However, I do see an ophthalmologist regularly for check ups.
sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com
Yes I have been to a local center – I wear contacts during the day and glasses at night.
I’ve never been there before.