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Get Your Glasses or Contacts Prescription Online

The Online Exam is Free, Only Pay for Your Prescription.

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Opternative is as accurate as an in-person refractive eye exam. View our clinical study →


1. Sign Up Free

You will answer a few questions to make sure you’re eligible.


2. Take Our Exam

The Opternative exam is free to take, you just need a smartphone and computer.


3. Doctor Review

Pay just $40 and our ophthalmologist will review and approve your prescription within 24 hours.


4. Get Your Prescription

You will receive a signed prescription that can be used anywhere.

Opternative is the most convenient way to get your glasses or contacts prescription. The exam is free to take, only pay for your prescription.

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Get your glasses or contacts prescription for $40 or both for $60. We accept all major credit and debit cards, as well as HSA and FSA cards.

Every prescription is signed by a board-certified ophthalmologist licensed in your state.

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Dr. David Hillman, M.D.

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Dr. Hillman is a board-certified ophthalmologist with extensive expertise in refractions, cataracts, laser surgery, and glaucoma. He graduated from Duke University Medical School and completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Illinois.

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Dr. Bruce Goldstick, M.D.

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Dr. Goldstick is a board-certified ophthalmologist and diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He has deep experience in refractions, laser surgery, and glaucoma. He attended University of Illinois Medical School, followed by a fellowship in glaucoma at University of California San Diego.

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Take our free five minute visual acuity test to see if you need glasses or a new prescription.