The Sam’s Club Optical Center offers a wide range of services for children and adults with vision care needs. All shoppers can access optometry services at Sam’s Club (including eye exams) regardless of membership status. However, you must have an active Sam’s Club membership to purchase eyewear or eye care products from Sam’s Club Optical.
Services and products include…
- Eye exams
- Prescription glasses
- Prescription eyewear
- Contact lenses
- Frames for adults and kids
- Designer eyewear
- Contact solution and eye drops
- Eyewear accessories
- Reading glasses
- Blue light glasses
To find a Sam’s Club Optical location near you, click here. Once you find the listing for your local Optical Center, you will be able to see their opening hours, contact information, address, and more.
Most Sam’s Club Optical locations open at either 9AM or 10AM and close at either 7PM or 8PM.
Sam’s Club Optical Centers employ licensed doctors of optometry who administer comprehensive eye exams.
These exams check for…
- Visual sharpness (also called visual acuity)
- Refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, or presbyopia
- Eye movement and coordination
- Peripheral vision
- Eye fluid pressure
- Color blindness
After your Sam’s Club eye exam is complete, the optometrist will determine your current prescription and diagnose any vision conditions they may have spotted during your exam.
The price of a Sam’s Club eye exam varies based on location and your insurance coverage. According to All About Vision, eye exams at Sam’s Club cost between $50 and $100, with the average exam cost landing at about $61.
To learn more about Sam’s Club eye exams and pricing, check out our detailed post here.
Sam’s Club sells eyewear from the following brands…
- London Fog
- Member’s Mark
- Rachel Zoe
- Free Country
- Moschino Love
- Radley London
- Bob Mackie
- American Framework
- Elton John Eyewear
- Juicy Couture
- Betsey Johnson
Designer frames at Sam’s Club start at $59 and range up to about $400. Sam’s Club Plus members receive 20% off all designer frame purchases with prescription lenses at Sam’s Club Optical, plus free shipping.
As far as we can tell, the price of your prescription is included in the price of your frames when you purchase them from Sam’s Club. However, if you need multifocal lenses, you will pay about 2-3x the price advertised on the basic product listing. For example, these London Fog glasses are $59 with a single-focus prescription and $139 with a multi-focus prescription.
To shop for contact lenses from Sam’s Club Optical, click here.
Unfortunately, Sam’s Club does not advertise which insurance companies they partner with for their optical services.
According to the Sam’s Club website, you will need to contact your local Sam’s Club Optical Center directly to find out what types of insurance they accept.
Booking An Appointment
To schedule an eye exam at Sam’s Club, you will need to contact your local Sam’s Club Optical Center directly and request an appointment. Unfortunately, appointments cannot be made online.
To find the phone number for the Optical Center at your local Sam’s Club, search for the location using this store locator tool, then scroll down to find the contact information listed for the Optical Center.
As far as we can tell, Sam’s Club Optical does not accept walk-in appointments, although some locations might be flexible about this.
How Long Does It Take To Get Prescription Glasses?
On average, prescription glasses take about a week to receive when ordered through Sam’s Club. However, it could take as long as 10 business days.
If you already know your prescription, simply shop for a pair of prescription glasses on SamsClub.com here. After you place your order, you should receive your glasses in the mail in less than two weeks.
If you need to find out your prescription, you will need to visit a Sam’s Club Optical location in person to see an optometrist and have your vision assessed. Then, you can place your prescription glasses order in person. Once your glasses are ready, you can pick them up from Sam’s Club directly.
Overall, Sam’s Club Optical Center is considered a great place for eye care service and products. They offer affordable prices, reliable customer services, and high-quality products, making them a favorite among glasses-wearers all over the country.
This Sam’s Club customer had a great experience with the customer service at Sam’s Club Optical…
Here’s another customer who consistently relies on Sam’s Club for their glasses…
And yet another happy customer…
Sam’s Club Optical is often compared to Costco Optical, as they offer similar prices, services, and quality. However, some customers have noted that Costco offers a larger selection of eyewear.