The price of glasses starts to go up with progressive lenses, which have a continuous change of strength for the different distances we encounter in one lens. The surface of the lens needs to be custom shaped.
The price of both single-vision and progressive lenses also reflects production costs, starting from research and development, to labour in the manufacturing stage, to dispensing.
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