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A valid prescription needs to include the following information:

 1) Prescriber's Information (Name, Address, Phone #)

 2) Valid Expiration Date (within 2 years or less from date of exam)

 3) Pupillary Distance (PD) measurement

 

*International prescriptions must be within 2 years from date of exam to be considered Valid. 


Example screenshot of Valid Prescription:


[ What is a pupillary distance and how can I measure it if its not provied with my prescription? ]

 

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Our partner, 20/20NOW, performs the eye examinations located at three of our JINS stores! The comprehensive, digital eye exams start at $75.

To schedule an appointment, check your preferred location and click “BOOK EYE EXAM”.

 

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Your PD (pupillary distance) is the distance between your two pupils, expressed in millimeters. Sometimes the doctor will write two values (for each eye) or one value (for both eyes).

We need this measurement because it helps us position your lens prescription's focus in the right place for your frames.


 Below is an example image of a PD measurement:

PD


If your doctor did not include a PD measurement in your prescription, please feel free to use our online PD measurement tool to measure your PD found in our prescription page.

If you are not comfortable with using our guide, you can reach out to your doctor to take your measurement.

You can also head to the nearest JINS, where our trained opticians will gladly take a measurement for you.

 

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Currently, we are able to fill prescriptions with a sphere (SPH) measurement of less than -15.00.

For certain products:

- INVINCIBLE CLEAR lenses: Must have a cylinder (CYL) measurement less than -3.00.
- SWITCH frames: Must have a sphere (SPH) measurement less than +2.25.

Order will be cancelled and customer will be notified via email if a prescription is out of manufacturing range.

 

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Eye prescription validity can vary by country and the individual's eye health, but typically, an eyeglass prescription lasts for 1 to 2 years from the date of the exam. The expiration of an eye prescription is based on several factors:

  1. Changes in Vision: The human eye can change over time due to factors such as aging, health conditions, or natural progression of visual acuity. Regular check-ups ensure that your prescription matches your current vision needs.

  2. Eye Health Monitoring: Regular eye exams are crucial for detecting eye diseases and conditions at an early stage, even if you haven't noticed any changes in your vision. Many eye diseases, such as glaucoma, develop gradually without noticeable symptoms in the early stages.

  3. Legal and Safety Reasons: The expiration of prescriptions is also a regulatory measure designed to ensure patients undergo regular eye examinations, which can prevent the use of outdated prescriptions that might no longer be effective or safe.

  4. Accuracy of Correction: An up-to-date prescription ensures that corrective lenses (eyeglasses or contacts) are effectively correcting vision to the best possible level, enhancing both the quality of life and safety (e.g., while driving).

The expiration period for an eye prescription encourages regular eye examinations, ensuring that individuals receive appropriate vision correction and maintain optimal eye health. Always consult with your eye care provider to understand how often you should be examined and to keep your prescriptions up-to-date.

 

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*We are currently experiencing high-order traffic delay. Our team is working diligently to process and fulfill all orders as quickly as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience as we work to get your JINS glasses to you as soon as we can.


All orders receive free shipping and 30-day returns! We do our best to cut your lenses and build your glasses within a couple of days, but please allow up to two weeks* for your order to be processed (or up to 3-4 weeks for special order lenses or collaboration frames).

You'll receive a shipping confirmation email with a tracking number as soon as your order has been shipped. Please allow 24-48 hours after the receipt of the notification for the shipping carrier to update your shipment information. You directly can track your order by logging in to your account.

 

In-Stock Lenses - Approx 2 Weeks

Special Order Lenses - Approx 4 Weeks


What are Special Orders?

  • JINS SCREEN HEAVY USE, Tinted, Progressive, Photochromic, and Polarized lenses
  • JINS SCREEN DAILY USE with high prescription
  • Standard Clear lenses with high prescription
  • Special Collaboration Frames (e.g Jujutsu Kaisen, Naruto Shippuden)

 

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For in-store orders, please contact the respective store directly.

For online orders, you may log in to your account and click on the "ORDERS" heading on the right hand side.

 

Your order can be in one of four stages:

1. Waiting for Prescription / RX Verification

2. Pending Processing (Prescription has been verified; awaiting for shipments team to confirm order)

3. Processing (for in-stock order)

4. Waiting for Lenses (for special ordered lenses)

5. Complete

 

To check where your order is specified, feel free to view our Order Status page.

 

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We can not secure your order until your prescription is completely verified. Your order will be automatically cancelled if your prescription is not verified within 7 days of purchase.

Please note that you will receive an email notice from our support team in advance of cancellation.

 

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Currently, we do not offer expedited shipping for our online orders. Our team is working very hard to complete your glasses in a timely manner, with the highest quality. 

For more information regarding our shipping information, please visit our order status page.

 

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We're sorry to hear that you did not receive your JINS glasses yet.

If your order is lost or marked as delivered, yet you haven't received it within 2-3 days after the expected delivery date, please reach out to our chat support for assistance in exploring the available options within 14 days of your order's shipment date.

Please be aware that any inquiries made 30 days after the delivery date or in cases where an incorrect address was provided during checkout will not be covered.

 

*Disclaimer: Incorrect shipping addresses inputted during the ordering process and inquiries past the 30-day mark of your order's shipment date will not covered.

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Currently, we only ship within the US. However, if you are shopping from Japan, China or Taiwan, please feel free to visit our family websites:

JINS Japan

JINS China

JINS Taiwan

 

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We offer free standard USPS First Class shipping, anywhere in USA!

 

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JINS does not work directly with insurance providers, however, you can claim reimbursement with our itemized receipt if your insurance plan covers out-of-network providers.

Please contact your insurance provider directly to check your eligibility and benefits. For more information, please visit our Insurance page.

 

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We accept both HSA (health savings account) and FSA (flexible spending account) as forms of payment for any prescription eyewear, as long as the accounts are affiliated with a major credit card. 

JINS is not responsible for issues with the approval or refund transactions made through HSA/FSA cards.

 

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To get an itemized receipt for in-store or online order, please send us an email or chat of your sales receipt with the order number along with your name and email.

 

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The transaction will be processed as JINS Eyewear US INC.

 

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We sell gift cards at all of our JINS locations! Please note that the gift cards only work for in-store purchases.

(online gift cards are not available at this time)

You can check your gift card balance by speaking to any of the store members or by calling 1-888-529-6578.

 

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Gift cards are non-refundable, and you will have a balance on your gift card card if you do not use the total value of your card.

For example: if you have a gift card valued at $100 and you make a purchase of $60, you will have a remaining balance of $40.

Once you return a purchase of $60, the value will be returned to your gift card balance.

 

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We are committed to standing by the quality of our products and offer a reliable warranty policy to support this commitment. Here's a straightforward summary: 

- Lenses are covered by a one-time, 1-year warranty against all manufacturing defects.
- Frames are also covered by a one-time, 1-year warranty against all manufacturing defects.

Additionally, your warranty includes coverage for specific issues with your JINS frames, such as:

- Loss or discoloration of nose pad rubbers (e.g., turning green)
- Snapped nose pad metal
- Breaking or loss of temple sleeves
- Missing screws in any part of the frame

Please note, the warranty does not cover scratches, heat or physical damage, lost items, or any tampering with the product (such as using glue).

 

Should you need to utilize our warranty, please visit your nearest JINS store or contact our online support anytime for assistance. We're here to help!

 

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RETURNS AND EXCHANGES:
Whatever the reason for your return or exchange, our process is as simple and stress-free as possible. You can make a return or an one-time exchange with us for up to 30-days with your proof of purchase. All items included in the order must be undamaged and purchased in the United States. No return for sale items and orders with manually entered prescriptions or expired prescriptions.

Please note that once you have exchanged your glasses or frame, the new item selected will be considered final sale. This means that subsequent exchanges will not be possible, and the transaction will be non-refundable. Additionally, if your frame was originally out of stock and you are choosing a new frame style, this policy still applies.

We encourage you to thoroughly consider your choices before making an exchange/return to avoid any inconvenience.


ONLINE PURCHASES:

  • Hold on to the box that came with your items.
  • Contact our online support via email or chat and provide your order number to us.
  • We will email you a shipping label at no charge.
  • You may also drop off your online order at one of our store locations.

Online Returns will be refunded at our headquarters, once they have received it from our JINS store. It will be processed in five to seven business days, beginning on the day of the drop-off.


IN-STORE PURCHASES:

Bring your glasses to the store of which you purchased your frames, with the sales receipt with you. One of our store staff will happily guide you through the return process!



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If you wish to replace your lenses onto your old glasses, The Lens Replacement Service can be done starting at $60 service fee + any additional fees if you choose a lens option.


Sample Lens Option Total Fees (including service fee):

Clear (Single Vision) - $60 

JINS Screen Daily Use (Single Vision) - $90 

Progressive Clear - $180

If choosing an additional lens option, feel free to view the How it Works page for pricing (promotional offers do not apply to the lens replacement service). You can email/chat to us to get started!


Lens Replacement Service Process:

1) Contact us by chat or email regarding the lens replacement service. We'll have you provide us your information and further details regarding the service fees.

2) Our team will provide you a paypal invoice with the fee + any additional lens options.

3) Once paid, we will order your lenses (processing time depends on lens option/prescription). We will need you to ship your glasses to us so we can manufacture your new lenses into your frame! *Special Orders will take 2-3 weeks to arrive.

4) Once manufactured and quality checked, we will contact you regarding the shipment of your glasses.

Note: Service is applicable to JINS glasses only.

 

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No worries, we have your back!

For inquiries adjusting to your prescription lenses, there is a two week adjustment period for any newly received prescription glasses (applies for same or updated prescription). Do not switch back and forth between old and new glasses - this will make the adjustment time longer.

For inquiries regarding the fitment of your frame, we provide a complimentary virtual online fitting service at the comfort of your home! To schedule an appointment, please click here!

If you are located at a nearby JINS store location, simply bring your glasses with you and ask any staff member for a fitting adjustment and you should be well on your way with a pair of glasses that fit uniquely to you.

Changed your mind? Whatever the reason for your return or exchange, our process is as simple and stress-free as possible. You can make a return or exchange within 30 days (items must be undamaged and purchased in the United States; no return for finale sale items).

 

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Each country has their own policy on warranty. For JINS glasses purchased outside of the US (Japan, China and Taiwan), we assist you based on the US warranty, not the location the glasses were purchased in. Please note that there is no warranty coverage for purchases made in JINS Philippines since they are franchised. 

JINS USA Rules:

1. No returns or exchanges will be issued. No exceptions.

2. For any warranty claim, a receipt or warranty is required.

3. Frame warranty: only covered for an obvious defects within one year of purchase. We offer free frame exchange only if the exact same product is available at JINS US.

4. Lenses warranty: we do not accept any warranty for lenses. If you would like to replace the lenses, your glasses will be subjected to our standard lens exchange service (and a valid doctor's prescription is required).

 

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Yes, however, this service is available in-store only and acceptance of your frame is up to the discretion of a manager on site. (Due to material and/or condition, not all frames may be accepted.)

For your Non-JINS glasses, the lens replacement can be done with $120 lens exchange fee, plus the price of the lenses of your choice.   For your JINS glasses, kindly refer to here for our lens replacement services.

 

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We display the Prop 65 warning because of the Bisphenol-A (BpA) found in polycarbonate lenses and some of our frame materials.

California Proposition 65, also known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, was created to protect California’s drinking water from contamination. California publishes a list of chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm, which is updated once a year. Recently, a chemical known as bisphenol A, BpA, was added to this list. BpA as many of you know, is found almost everywhere – food containers, compact discs and DVDs, bicycle helmets and electronic equipment. With only trace amounts of BpA detected in a polycarbonate lens and plastic eye wear frame, how much exposure are you really getting? The studies have shown that most exposure to BpA is largely ingested and that any exposure through skin contact is negligible.

Click here for more information about Proposition 65.

 

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All of our stores are on a walk-in basis availability!

For store hours and eye exam appointment availability, please check our locations page.

 

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If your lenses are in-stock, your glasses will be ready in 30 minutes! In our stores, we have these lenses readily available to be made in 30 minutes with your JINS frame:

  • Single Vision Clear 
  • JINS Screen Daily Use

Progressive, bi-focal, tinted and higher prescription lenses will be special ordered, which takes us about 2 weeks to complete!

 

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We strive to offer as large a selection as possible in our stores and carry items based on the needs of the surrounding community, so not all JINS items will be found in-stores. We will gladly check to see if an item is offered in a store near you!

 

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Our loyalty program rewards customers for shopping with JINS. For every dollar you spend, you’ll receive 1 point. You can later redeem these points for discounts on eyewear! You also earn points for referring your friends, following us on social media, leaving product reviews, or for even just having a birthday!

To learn more about our rewards program, check here.

 

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July 30, 2024

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July 30, 2024 is the last day you’ll be able to redeem points during checkout.

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Use your points as you usually would. Redeem them online for discounts on eyewear.

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First, please check your inbox for an email from us regarding the closing of our loyalty program. Navigate to the bottom of that email and you should see your point balance. Alternatively, you can log in to your online account and navigate to the JINS Rewards tab on the left navigation.

After 7/30, please email us at support@us.jins.com and we’ll check your point balance for you.

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Contact us at support@us.jins.com and we will issue you a one-time promo code for your entire point balance.

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Yes, one year from the issue date.

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After July 30, 2025 we will no longer issue new promo codes.

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When you get a new pair of glasses, you're probably excited to try them on and check out your new look. But, like many people, you might find yourself asking, “Why do my new glasses make me dizzy?”

It can take a few days or weeks to get used to new glasses, especially when you have a new prescription. A significant change in prescription or switch to bifocals or progressive lenses can mean a longer adjustment period. In some cases, this can cause more discomfort while your eyes get used to your new specs. However, after you adapt, you'll be able to wear your new glasses without any trouble and look stylish while correcting your vision.

Adjusting to glasses can cause a range of symptoms, which vary based on your prescription. Some of the most common complaints include:

  • Headache
  • Eye strain
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Blurriness
  • Distortion (more common in high-index lenses for farsightedness)
  • Fishbowl effect (more common for high-index lenses for nearsightedness) in which the edges of your field of vision appear curved or bent
  • Problems with depth perception

New prescriptions can lead to sensations of dizziness, nausea, or headaches as the brain adapts to enhanced depth perception and clearer vision. he adaptation process may be influenced by changes in frame size or shape, potentially impacting how the glasses feel or affect your vision. While many individuals adjust to their new glasses quickly, persistent symptoms after a week warrant a consultation with an optometrist. For a smoother transition, consistently wear your new glasses from morning, allowing your eyes and brain to adapt more comfortably to the changes. If these problems are intense or extend beyond a couple of weeks, it’s advisable to have your prescription reevaluated by an eye care professional.

 

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We're very sorry to hear that. Accidental damages are not covered under our one-year warranty, but we are happy to help you find the same or similar frame.

For non-accidental damages, feel free to email us detailed images of your glasses, and we will determine the available options for you.

 

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While we don't have a fix to buff your scratched lenses, nor it is covered via our one-year manufacture defect warranty, you may replace the lenses through our Lens Replacement Service, which can be done starting at $60 service fee + any additional fees if you choose a lens option.


Sample Lens Option Total Fees (including service fee):

Clear (Single Vision) - $60 

JINS Screen Daily Use (Single Vision) - $90 

Progressive Clear - $180


If choosing an additional lens option, feel free to view the How it Works page for pricing (promotional offers do not apply to the lens replacement service). You can email/chat to us to get started!

Note: Service is applicable to JINS glasses only.

 

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For your JINS Switch sunglasses magnetic attachment, you can purchase them on our website. If you don't see yours available, please reach out to our support team to check availability! 

 

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Sometimes a screw gets loose or something gets bent on accident - we know these things happen and we will do our best to help you maintain your eyewear in its best shape.

All nose pad changes, screw tightening/replacements, and adjustments can be made in-stores at absolutely no cost to you.

For customers shopping with us online, please contact us to determine the best course of action for your glasses.

For more tips and information, please visit our maintenance guide!

 

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Wearing our JINS SCREEN (blue light) lenses for everyday use is generally considered safe and can be beneficial for reducing eye strain and discomfort, particularly for individuals who spend extended periods in front of digital screens. Blue light lenses are designed to filter out a portion of the high-energy blue light emitted by electronic devices such as computers, smartphones, and tablets. 

However, it's essential to consider a few factors:

1) Comfort and Clarity: Some people may find wearing blue light lenses all day uncomfortable or may experience visual distortion. If you notice any discomfort or changes in vision clarity, it's advisable to consult an eye care professional.

2) Balanced Protection: While blue light lenses can be beneficial, they should not replace other good eye care practices, such as taking regular breaks from screen time, practicing the 20-20-20 rule (looking at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds every 20 minutes), and maintaining proper lighting and ergonomics in your workspace.

3) Personal Preference: Ultimately, whether wearing blue light lenses all day is suitable for you depends on your individual needs, preferences, and comfort level. Some people may prefer to wear them consistently, while others may choose to wear them only during specific activities or times of the day.

If you have any concerns about using blue light lenses or experience any discomfort while wearing them, it's best to consult with an eye care professional who can provide personalized advice based on your specific situation.

You can find more details about our JINS SCREEN lenses here.

 

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The frequency of eye exams can vary based on age, health, and risk factors for eye diseases. Here's a general guideline:

  • Children: It's recommended that children have their first comprehensive eye exam at 6 months of age, another exam at age 3, and again at the start of school. School-aged children should have an eye exam at least every two years if no vision correction is required. Children who need eyeglasses or contact lenses should be examined annually or as recommended by their eye doctor.

  • Adults (ages 18 to 60): Adults should have a comprehensive eye exam at least every two years. However, those who require vision correction or have a risk for eye diseases may need more frequent exams.

  • Seniors (age 61 and older): Seniors should have an annual eye exam to check for age-related eye problems like macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataracts.

These are general recommendations. Individuals with specific risk factors such as diabetes, a history of eye diseases in the family, or those who have experienced eye injuries may need more frequent eye exams. It's important to follow the advice of your eye care professional regarding how often you should have an eye exam.

 

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Have a discount code? Put it to use!

 

DURING CHECKOUT, you will see a summary of the items you will be purchasing. Below that is the option to insert a discount code. This option is available via SHOP PAY and CHECKOUT AS GUEST:

Make sure your code is applicable to your purchase as some codes have restrictions. Once you insert your code, click "Apply". You will see the new calculated price applied to your order.

 

Continue to checkout your order by filling out your shipping/payment/prescription information.
Note: You will not be able to apply a discount code once your order has been placed. You will need to cancel and reorder.

 

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At this time, we are unable to retroactively modify an order after it has been placed. We would have to cancel your order, then for you to place a new order with your desired adjustment(s).

 

For further actions on this, please contact our support team.

 

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Having trouble figuring out how to order? No worries. We are here to help!

1) Find a pair that is right for you!

  • For prescription glasses, select an EYEGLASSES frame from our bountiful array of styles:
  • Once you have found your perfect pair, select your Lens Type & Usage:                                          
    • Single Vision - Corrects one field of vision (Distance or Reading)
    • Progressive - Corrects three fields of vision, one pair
    • Readers - Simple magnification for reading (over-the-counters)
    • Non-prescription - even if you have perfect vision, you can elevate your style with a pair of JINS.
  • Select a LENS OPTION that best fits your lifestyle.

Too many cool lenses all at once? Check our Lens Guide.

  • Select a CASE.

Our Case for Causes are $5 and 100% of the sales will go to a non-profit organization so we can obtain one common goal: make the world a better place to see.

 

2) Double-check your order. Click ADD TO CART, and proceed to CHECKOUT. 

 

3) Upload your valid prescription. 

  • A valid prescription needs to include the following information:

    •  Prescriber's information (Name, Address, Phone Number)

    • Valid expiration date

    • Pupillary Distance measurement (Don't have the PD? No worries, here is a PD measurement tool to measure your PD). Please make sure you save this information for the future!

On the 'Prescription' page, it will ask you to upload your prescription (for existing customers, you can select among your saved prescriptions on file). Before uploading, please make sure that it is a valid prescription.

Alternatively, there are additional options:

  • Email us your prescription later if you are unable to upload it during checkout.
  • Have JINS call your doctor (you will need to provide us your doctor's office information)
  • Enter your prescription manually (all sales will be final and you will not be able to do a return/exchange unless there's a manufacturing defect). You can later send us your valid prescription if you end up getting one.

Once an option has been selected, click "Continue to Shipping'. Then you're done!

 

 

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We can turn any eyeglasses into prescription sunglasses!

At your chosen frame's page, click SELECT LENSES, where there will be multiple options from sunglass lenses, photochromic lenses, and color tint lenses.

 

Note: Remember to submit a valid prescription!

For more information regarding our various types of tinted lenses, visit here.

Looking for a modern, yet practical option? Take a look at our JINS SWITCH collection, which are regular glasses with a magnetic clip-on sunglasses attachment!

 

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1) Select your desired EYEGLASSES frame.

2) Chose SELECT LENSES on your desired pair.

3) Select NON-PRESCRIPTION:


Once you choose non-prescription, you can pick any lenses option you desire (clear, blue light, tint, etc...)

 

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1) On your desired frame,, click on SELECT LENSES. Among the options, select READERS.

 

2) Select your preferred strength*.

*For powers stronger than +2.00, please reach out to our team directly..

 

 

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We do sell our frames only! They include non-prescription lenses, free of charge. 

To purchase the frame-only option, select Non-Prescription under the LENS TYPE & USAGE menu of your desired eyeglasses during checkout.

 

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Our replenishment schedule varies on each frame style/color, and unfortunately, we are not able to provide you with a specific timeframe. We suggest signing up with our newsletter for email updates on items/products and promotions. We are also more than happy to help you select from our variety of collections.

 

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For details on our various lens options, such as JINS Screen Blue Light or Sunglasses Lenses, please visit our Lens Guide!


The following is a chart listing the type of high-index lenses you will receive with your glasses based on your spherical power. We have determined these lens recommendations by optimizing the balance between visual acuity and lens thickness for your convenience.

(+) Sphere Prescription:

±0 --> +4.00 = 1.60 HIGH-INDEX PLASTIC

+4.00 --> +8.00 = 1.67 HIGH-INDEX PLASTIC

(-) Sphere Prescription:

±0 --> -5.00 = 1.60 HIGH-INDEX PLASTIC

-5.00 --> higher = 1.67 HIGH-INDEX PLASTIC

-8.00 --> -12.00 = 1.74 HIGH-INDEX PLASTIC

*1.74 index is available only for Single Vision clear lenses, and it is not always guaranteed to offer to all prescriptions with sphere power -8.00 and  high cylinder power of -2.00. Also, depending on your selection of lens option, the high index availability is limited. 

 

The following outlines lens characteristics and additional lens options:

1.60 High-index Plastic Lens Characteristics

  • Designed to be durable
  • Better visual acuity

1.67 High-index Plastic Lens Characteristics

  • Designed for strong prescription
  • Thinner, Lighter

 

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With so many variables to consider, it can feel impossible to pick the right glasses for your face. Thankfully, we're here to help. This guide will discuss how your glasses should fit, what criteria to consider, and what types of glasses best fit which face shapes.

FACE SHAPES:

Face Shapes graphic: Square, Round, Heart, and Oval faces

Nothing is more important than choosing glasses that compliment your face shape. Each face fits into one of four categories: Oval, Round, Square, or Heart. The easiest way to find your face shape is to look into a mirror and trace your face, but if you're having trouble you can always ask a friend for a second opinion!

OVAL FACE SHAPE:

Line graphic of Oval Face Shape

Oval faces are longer, narrower, and usually have a rounded chin. Oval faces are fairly universal, but someone with an oval face may prefer a slightly wider frame in order to complement their face.

ROUND FACE SHAPE:

Line graphic of Round Face Shape

Round faces are widest in the cheekbones and are as long as they are wide. Round faces can benefit from styles with sharper edges, such as Squares or Wellingtons. Someone with a rounder face should try frames with contrasting, angular shapes.

SQUARE FACE SHAPE:

Line graphic of Square Face Shape

Square faces are wider than average with stronger, flatter jawlines. Since these faces have sharp edges, people with square faces should try a frame with softer features.

HEART FACE SHAPE:

Line graphic of Heart Face Shape

Heart faces have wider foreheads, smaller chins, and high cheekbones. To offset a narrower chin, try frames with a wider length such as oval-shaped or heart shaped.

 

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We currently have three different fitment options for our frames: Standard Fit, Low Bridge Fit, and Adjustable Fit.  

Standard Fit is the standard found across a majority of retailers and fits individuals with higher or more prominent nose bridges. 

Low Bridge Fit (also known as Asian Fit or Global Fit) frames sit better on lower nose bridges via larger nose pads to prevent the frames from sitting too low or slipping down the face.

Adjustable Fit is designed with straight temple arms and a fixed nose bridge, these glasses fit many—but not all—wearers. People with higher nose bridges can usually wear standard-fit glasses without any problems.

 

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In addition, most of our frames have a Virtual Try On feature!

 

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On the EYEGLASSES heading at the top of our main page, you will find an array of categories that we offer here at JINS:

After clicking on a category, you can also find various filters and a drop-down sorting option to specify your needs:

We also have a Virtual Try On feature that will instantly and automatically detect the size of your face. Easy as that!

 

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We currently do not offer a try-on service at home. However, we do have a virtual try on feature on most of our frames!

 

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Progressives are only available in-store at this time, however, we can process your old glasses with progressive lenses with the Lens Replacement Service.


Progressive lenses, also known as multifocals, are a type of eyeglass lenses that offer multiple vision correction powers within a single lens without the visible lines typically seen in bifocal or trifocal lenses. While Bi-Focals are eyeglasses featuring two distinct viewing zones, typically divided by a visible line with a broader field of vision for distant objects and a smaller one for reading purposes, Progressvies seamlessly blend different prescriptions to provide clear vision at various distances, including distance, intermediate, and near vision. This allows wearers to see clearly at all distances without needing to switch between different pairs of glasses.




Check your prescription to see if there is an ADD power. If there is no ADD power, then you do not need progressives.



 

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Astigmatism is a common eye condition that happens when the cornea or lens of your eye isn't perfectly round. This tiny difference in shape means that light doesn’t focus as it should on the back of your eye, making things look blurred or wavy at any distance. It’s like a camera that can't quite get the focus right. 

One of the main challenges for those with astigmatism is driving at night. In low light conditions, focusing on objects becomes more difficult, and the glare from various light sources can worsen the blurriness and distortion associated with astigmatism. The more lights there are on the road, such as headlights, taillights, streetlights, and illuminated signs, the more pronounced the blurring of vision due to glare overload. Consequently, people with astigmatism might struggle with judging distances, seeing clearly in their peripheral vision, and navigating through dimly lit areas.

 

 

Here is an image that compares normal vision with how vision might be affected by astigmatism during a night scene. The left side shows a clear view of a street with streetlights, while the right side demonstrates the blurring and distortion typical of astigmatism, especially noticeable with the lights. The severity depends on your astigmatism.

 

 

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High index lenses, with a refractive index between 1.59 and 1.74, offer a more effective solution for vision correction than standard lenses due to their ability to bend light more efficiently. These lenses address vision problems caused by the misalignment of the eye's natural lenses, which leads to blurred vision, by altering the light's path to ensure focused and clear vision. Their superior light-bending capability allows for a design that is both thinner and lighter, making them especially suitable for individuals with strong prescriptions, as they provide enhanced comfort and aesthetic appeal without sacrificing visual clarity.


Here are 5 signs that you stand to benefit from making the upgrade to high index lenses:

1) You Have a Strong Prescription. High index lenses are especially beneficial for those with strong prescriptions, as they can greatly reduce lens thickness, often by more than half compared to standard lenses. They are not exclusive to high prescriptions and may also benefit conditions like astigmatism, regardless of prescription strength. It's important to consult an eye care professional to determine the most suitable lens type for your specific vision needs. For more information about all the types of lenses you can choose from, check out the JINS lens guide.

2) You're Tired Of Wearing Heavy Glasses That Won't Stay Put. If your glasses often slip down your nose, consider lighter lenses and check the fit of your frames first, as improper fit can cause slipping. If problems persist despite a good fit, high index lenses may help, and choosing frames made from lightweight materials can enhance comfort.

3) You're Frustrated By The "Bug-Eye" Effect. People often desire to look and feel good with their eyewear. Thick lenses can create an undesirable bug-eyed look due to their curvature, but high index lenses, with their aspheric design, are thinner at the center, avoiding this issue. If you're bothered by the bug-eyed effect from thick lenses, switching to high index lenses can offer a more flattering appearance.

4) You Want More Choices In Frames. Finding the perfect eyeglass frames can be challenging when your prescription requires thick lenses, which may not fit well or look good, especially in slender, metal frames. High index lenses, being thinner and lighter, can solve this by fitting into a broader range of frame styles, giving you more flexibility and the ability to choose the frames you truly want.

5) You're Dealing With Unexplained Eye Strains. Correct prescription glasses can still cause eye strain as they alter light focus, leading to fatigue with constant use. High-index lenses, suitable for strong prescriptions, may lessen this strain by more evenly distributing light, helpful for light-sensitive eyes. If experiencing eye strain, consult an eye doctor to exclude other causes, and consider high-index lenses for potential relief.


Which frames are best for high index lenses?

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Prism lenses are special glasses that help fix issues with how eyes line up and work together. They work by bending the light that comes into the eyes, making sure it hits the right spot on the back of the eye. This helps correct problems like double vision or eyes that don't point in the same direction. These lenses make it easier for people to see clearly without straining their eyes or tilting their head in uncomfortable ways, improving both comfort and clarity of vision.

Imagine someone who sees double images when they try to focus on objects either near or far. This might happen because their eyes aren't aligning correctly—a condition called strabismus, where one eye may drift inward, outward, upward, or downward relative to the other eye. In such a case, the person might be prescribed glasses with prism lenses.

The lenses would be crafted with a specific orientation and strength of prism, depending on the direction and severity of the eye misalignment. For instance, if a person's right eye tends to drift outward, the prism in the lens for that eye would be positioned to bend light inward towards the nose, helping to realign the image with the left eye's view.

The result is that when they wear their glasses, the images from each eye are adjusted to overlap correctly, eliminating the double vision and allowing them to see a single, clear image. This can significantly improve their daily activities like reading, driving, or working on a computer.

Here's what it looks like in a prescription:

Prism: The measurement of prism correction is expressed in diopters, ranging from 0.5PD upwards (e.g., 1.0PD, 1.5PD). This measurement indicates the degree of eye misalignment that needs correction. If a high level of correction is needed, it can be divided between both eyes since proper alignment involves both.

Base: The placement of the prism in your lenses depends on the nature of your double vision. It can be positioned vertically or horizontally, either in one or both lenses. Placement options include the outer edge of the lens (Base Out, BO), the inner edge (Base In, BI), the top (Base Up, BU), or the bottom (Base Down, BD).

 

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Polycarbonate lenses are a type of eyeglass lens material that is known for its durability, safety, and clarity. They were originally developed for use in aerospace applications and have since become popular for eyewear due to their robust properties. Here are the key features and benefits of polycarbonate lenses:

Impact Resistance: Polycarbonate lenses are up to 10 times more impact-resistant than plastic or glass lenses. This makes them an ideal choice for safety glasses, sports eyewear, and children's glasses, as they are less likely to shatter upon impact.

UV Protection: These lenses inherently provide protection against harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. This makes them beneficial for both indoor and outdoor use, protecting eyes from the potential damage caused by UV light.

Lightweight: Polycarbonate lenses are thinner and lighter than traditional plastic lenses, which enhances comfort, especially for those who wear glasses for extended periods.

Optical Clarity: While slightly less optically clear than the highest quality glass or high-index lenses, polycarbonate lenses still provide excellent clarity for the majority of prescriptions and are suitable for most users.

Due to these properties, polycarbonate lenses are particularly recommended for individuals who are involved in high-impact activities or require extra protection for their eyes, making them a versatile and practical choice in various eyewear applications.

Polycarbonate lenses are available upon special request.

 

 

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