Opternative is as accurate as an in-person refractive eye exam. View our clinical study
You will answer a few questions to make sure you’re eligible.
The Opternative exam is free to take, you just need a smartphone and computer.
Pay just $40 and our ophthalmologist will review and approve your prescription within 24 hours.
You will receive a signed prescription that can be used anywhere.
Opternative is not a comprehensive eye health examination. It’s important that you visit an eye care professional’s office for a comprehensive eye health exam at least once every two years. After taking the Opternative exam, we’ll help you locate an ophthalmologist or optometrist in your area. Learn more in our FAQ section.
Opternative is the most convenient way to get your glasses or contacts prescription. The exam is free to take, only pay for your prescription.
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.
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.
Dr. Goldstick is a board-certified ophthalmologist and diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He has extensive 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.
Take our free five-minute visual acuity test to see if you need glasses or a new prescription.