Easy & Affordable Back To School Eye Exams

Easy & Affordable Back To School Eye Exams

Thank you JCPenney Optical for sponsoring this post. Visit your local JCPenney Optical to find your perfect frames!

Back to school time comes with a flood of memories. I remember my parents taking us all shopping to pick out our clothes and shoes. I specifically remember the year I was old enough to pick my own outfits and express my style. Accessories were also a must, for me that meant eyewear. The first time I’d gone with my father to get an eye exam was like a rite of passage. Many in my family had been through it before and I think he knew it would always stick with me.

I remember him watching to see as I put them on for the first time, anticipating my shock and awe. Seeing the world so clearly for the very first time, it was definitely a milestone for many reasons. Being the middle child in a family of five, there wasn’t much alone time we had with each other since I was young. My dad took me to work with him, and while we were in “the city” we went to get my very first prescription filled.

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Turns out, we wouldn’t have too many more of these memories together, and I would treasure this moment forever. A day filled with bonding and many firsts. It’s only natural when it came time to share these moments with my boys it flooded me with memories. I trusted our first eye exams with the professionals at JCPenney Optical. I found myself looking on as my little guy browsed the aisle for frames he would like, and even scored a pair of my own.

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Their wide variety of style for both parents and kids allow for a family visit to the eye doctor together. This is terribly convenient when Back To School shopping is at it’s peak. We made it a family affair and made sure to get everyone’s vision checked and shopped the Back To School Glasses special at $39.99. With trusted brands like Rayban, OP, Converse, DKNY, and Nicole by Nicole Miller, there is a pair of frames for the entire family!

You can enter the JCPenney Optical Back to School Photo Contest for a chance to win eye-catching prizes just in time for a new school year here.

You can share your favorite back to school photos of yourself and family members for a chance to win eye-catching prizes from JCPenney Optical and JCPenney Portraits.  Photos with glasses will receive EXTRA CREDIT! Photos can be from any time period, but entrants must be 18 to enter (or have a parent/legal guardian enter on your behalf if younger).  Photos must only show one person and entries are limited to one submission per email address.

Good luck!

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I was selected for this opportunity as a member of CLEVER and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.



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