If you need a prescription for glasses, nothing is simpler than Blink.

here's the deal...

We come to you. A visioneer will meet you at your home or office. Or, meet us at a pop-up near you.

We come to you.

A visioneer will meet you at your home or office. Or, meet us at a pop-up near you.

Including nights & weekends. Appointments are available 7-days a week, 9am to 9pm.

Including nights & weekends.

Appointments are available 7-days a week, 9am to 9pm.

Our service is legendary. Our visioneers and partner optometrists ensure your test is easy, accurate and delightful.

Our service is legendary.

Our visioneers and partner optometrists ensure your test is easy, accurate and delightful.

We offer vision tests for glasses, not for eye health. See our FAQ to learn more.


Get a test, give a test. Locally.

Every time you get a vision test with Blink, it helps us deliver free vision tests (and glasses) to someone in your community in need.

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Our Process

Blink is as easy as, well, blinking.

Our process is a simplified way of getting your vision tested for glasses.

 
 

step 1

Book an appointment.

Pick when and where, we'll come to you. Even nights and weekends.

 

Step 2

Take the 20-min test.

A friendly visioneer will come screen your vision and oversee the testing. They will help test your visual acuity, refractive error, and measure your pupillary distance (PD). If the screening indicates that new glasses make sense, they will send the report securely to a licensed optometrist for review. 

Your personal information will be kept secure and private, in compliance with HIPAA.

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Step 3

Get your prescription from our optometrist.

Your vision profile and results will be carefully reviewed and you will receive a prescription by email from one of our experienced optometrists within 24 hours.

If you have a complication, they will refer you to a local optometrist for an in-person comprehensive eye exam.

 

Step 4

Buy glasses anywhere.

With your new prescription and measurements, you can buy glasses anywhere, either online or in an optical shop.

 
 

The Blink process explained...

 with Dr. Adam Deutscher, O.D.

 

Our Pricing

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We do not currently accept insurance.

Our Testimonials

What are people saying about Blink?

  • "It was an awesome experience. I've been telling people about the test. Now I'll be telling everyone about the results. I'm hoping this service becomes the norm, sooner rather than later."

    - Laurel S., Dollmaker & Teacher

  • "Everyone was great! Friendly, professional, and gave thoughtful responses to questions I asked."

    - Nina L., Retail Manager

  • "Wonderful people, very nice and helpful."

    - Jessica S., Student

  • "The testing experience was smooth and easy. I liked the fact that there were no eye drops to put in my eyes, very different from a regular eye doctor exam. much easier!"

    - Macarena C., Student

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our Optometrists

Experience meets innovation.

Our optometrists are among the best in their field. They remotely review every test we perform, taking into account your lifestyle, medical history and test results for a holistic picture of your vision needs.

 
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our Visioneers

Visioneers are our eyes in the world.

We select the best and brightest to oversee your vision test, ensuring each test is as delightful as it is accurate.

 
 

our Technology

Honey,  we shrunk the optometrist's office.

Spun out of MIT Media Lab and powered by a smartphone,
our innovative tools represent a revolutionary leap in accessibility to vision care.

The Smartphone The eyes and brains at the center of Blink. Clicks into the Netra and Netrometer to lend its camera, computer and network connection.  

The Smartphone

The eyes and brains at the center of Blink. Clicks into the Netra and Netrometer to lend its camera, computer and network connection.

 

The Netrometer Don't know the prescription of your existing glasses? Use this. Replaces traditional Lensometers: also big, require constant electricity, difficult to use, and don't work on scratched lenses.

The Netrometer

Don't know the prescription of your existing glasses? Use this.

Replaces traditional Lensometers: also big, require constant electricity, difficult to use, and don't work on scratched lenses.

The Netra Our secret weapon. The Netra measures the optical power of your eyes through an interactive test. Replaces bulky Autorefractors that cost over $10,000 and require constant electricity.

The Netra

Our secret weapon. The Netra measures the optical power of your eyes through an interactive test.

Replaces bulky Autorefractors that cost over $10,000 and require constant electricity.

The Netropter Once we have a good idea of your prescription strength, we dial it into the Netropter to see how it feels to you. Replaces the Phoropter:  $5,000 and immobile.

The Netropter

Once we have a good idea of your prescription strength, we dial it into the Netropter to see how it feels to you.

Replaces the Phoropter:  $5,000 and immobile.

curious?

See our research from our early days at MIT.

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