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Smith Prescription

  • Does Smith offer glasses for kids?

    Some of our smaller fit frames work well for kids, but Smith does not offer specific pediatric frames for young children.

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  • What’s a nose bridge, and how do I know if I should select frames described Low-Bridge Fit?

    The nose bridge is the part of the frame that rests on your nose. A low-bridge fit frame sits more comfortably and securely on faces with a lower nose bridge and/or a wide or high cheekbone shape. Unfortunatly, Smith does not currently offer low-bridge fits in our prescription eyewear line.

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  • Are Smith prescription frames available in multiple widths?

    Frame dimensions vary by model, and some styles are available multiple sizes. Our broad range of models offers varied fits to accommodate different head shapes and style preferences.

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  • How do I know if a frame fits me?

    Each product page includes frame measurement details and an overall size characteristic for the selected frame. Look for frame styles with measurements similar to other glasses that fit you well.

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  • Where can I find the measurements of my existing frames?

    Smith frames (and most other brands) have several numbers printed on the inside of one temple arm. These numbers typically refer to the lens width, bridge width, and temple arm length of the frame. Our product page displays four measurements — lens width, lens height, bridge width, temple length — under the product image. We recommend comparing the measurements of your current glasses to the product measurements on the Smith website.

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  • How do I get my frames adjusted?

    If you need a frame adjustment, we recommend visiting your local vision store. Most places will make small adjustments for free.

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  • Can I get my Smith prescription glasses repaired?

    Smith is committed to quality, and we've built our reputation on long-lasting, high-performing products. We do not offer repair services at this time but moth local retailers will repair for no charge or a small fee.

    All Smith prescription products come with a two-year guarantee from defects in workmanship and
    manufacturer materials. This limited warranty is only valid to the original purchaser with a proof of purchase from SmithOptics.com. We will replace a defective product that meets the above criteria at no charge.

    Head over to the Smith Rx Warranty Page for details on how to submit a warranty claim.

    Please be advised that the Smith warranty is for authentic Smith Optics products including authentic Smith lenses, frames, and parts without modification of any sort. Any alteration to lenses, frame parts, or nose pads voids all warranties.

     

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  • What does OTC mean?

    OTC means over the contacts. In some situations, you can get a prescription for wearing over your contact lenses.

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  • What does OTG mean?

    OTG means over the glasses or goggles for Smith!

    It describes goggles that can be worn over your prescription eyeglasses. OTG goggles are a great solution for prescription-wearing skiers and riders.

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  • Does Smith accept health or vision insurance?

    Smith is considered an out-of-network provider and does not accept health or vision insurance for prescription orders. You can apply for a reimbursement for your Smith prescription purchase if you have an out-of-network benefit included in your insurance plan — most vision plans do.

    If your insurance form asks for a provider name, use Smith Sport Optics.

    If you have a flexible spending account (FSA) or a health savings account (HSA), you can use it to purchase prescription glasses and prescription sunglasses as long as your FSA or HSA account is connected with a major credit card that you can use for payment.

    Please contact your insurance carrier directly for the exact details about your benefits.

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  • How often can I purchase through my insurance?

    In general, most vision plans offer annual coverage that allows for one pair of prescription glasses, prescription sunglasses or a set allowance for contact lenses per year. Some specialty lenses, such as prescription blue light filtering lenses, may not be covered.


    Please contact your insurance carrier directly for the exact details about your benefits.

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  • What products can I purchase through my insurance?

    Most vision insurance plans cover one pair of prescription glasses or contact lenses plus prescription sunglasses each year or two, as well as an annual eye exam. Non-prescription glasses and sunglasses cannot be purchased as part of an insurance plan.

    Please contact your insurance carrier directly for the exact details about your benefits.

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