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silhouette eyeglasses

This is a quickie retelling of my consumer experience that I am going through at this moment:

Three years ago I obtained my second set of Silhouette eyeglasses from Avant Optometry in Menlo Park. My co-pay alone cost me a pretty penny because these were pretty pricey at Avant. But they are so light you forget you have them on.

When I walked out of Avant three years ago, I remember reveling in how my glasses were scratch resistant!

Recently I started thinking I had lost my touch in how to clean glasses. It does not seem that difficult to clean glasses, yet I was continually failing to get them clear and shiny. They were dirty and I could not clean them. Arg. So I headed out to Avant. They’re good people and will back their customer base if the can. But after visiting Avant, I learned that it was not that I am incapable of cleaning eyeglasses (good!) but that my Silhouette lenses had so many micro-scratches on them, that that is why is looks cloudy or foggy out when I look through them.

Look, I like fog, but this is just over-the-top.

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