Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
To obtain answers to your questions without necessarily having to pass through our customer service, optical-center.fr has drawn up a list for you of the most frequently asked questions and has answered them. If your answer isn't among them, don't hesitate to contact us by phone or by chat.
How can I contact you?
- Please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, we'll answer you as soon as possible. You can also contact us at 0144401595 from monday to friday 9am to 5pm.
Are the contact lenses displayed on your website identical to those sold in the stores?
All the contact lenses for sale on optical-center.fr are rigorously the same then those you'll find in the stores. All the contact lenses follow the CE(European Community) standards and are original brands.
I've never worn any contact lenses. Can I buy contact lenses on optical-center.fr?
Wearing contact lenses requires an adaptation to your sight, tryouts are often necessary to determine the contact lens the most adapted to your eyes. It's thus imperative to have consulted an ophtalmologist before your first order on www.optical-center.fr. Nonetheless, as soon as you'll have found the exact model of contact lenses, you'll be able to renew it via optical-center.fr.
Your prices are exceptionnally low. How do you explain it?
Our purchasing power enables us to obtain unbeatable prices. optical-center.fr guarantees you the lowest prices in Europe and commits to pay you back the difference if you find less expensive.
Is the payment by credit card secure?
Nowadays, payments by credit card via internet are totally secure. Our credit card organism, OGONE, is one of the most famous references for that type of payment. PAYPAL payment is also proposed and offers a real tranquility to purchase. 3D Secure protocole has been deployed to totally secure your online payments. In addition to the credit card number, to the expiration date and to the three numbers of the security code (printed on the back of the card), you'll have to enter a password, such as your birthdate (simple authentification) or a dynamic single-use code (strong authentification).
If the contact lenses I've bought don't suit me, what can I do?
Please contact quickly your ophtalmologist who has prescribed you these contact lenses since, before any first order, you must have consulted your ophtalmologist.
Will I be covered by my supplementary health insurance?
We provide you all the documents needed for a refund. Nonetheless, all the health insurances don't cover contact lenses and products purchases, so we advise you to seek information before from your supplementary health insurance.
What are the conditions to be covered for my contact lenses by social security?
Social security takes contact lenses in charge, on medical prescription, for the following indications: irregular astigmatism; myopia equal to or higher than 8 dioptries; accomodative strabismus; aphakia; anisometropia of 3 dioptries and keratoconus. To obtain your patient's chart, please send your specific prescription to email@example.com with your ordering number. If that's not the case, you'll only be refunded by your health insurance.
Do you deliver in all European countries?
Yes, with no exception.
Can we make a return?
Yes, within the 14 days following your purchase. If your glasses are new and in their original packaging or that your contact lenses are in their sealed packaging, you can return them and we'll change them or pay you back within 30 days.
How can I calculate my pupillary distance?
- You have several methods:
- You can take yourself in picture, placing a credit card under your nose with your face free, looking in front of you, and join the picture to your order or send it to firstname.lastname@example.org We can take then your pupillary distance.
- In front of a mirror, take the measure with a tailor's tape between your nose and your pupil.
- This measure corresponds to your pupillary distance.
- Your optician or your ophtalmologist can take this measure with a pupillometer.
- You can find your pupillary distance marked: EP, DP, PD, EC, ECP, EIP, DIP on the authenticity card of your former lenses or on your prescription.
What are the delivery times?
Deadlines are stipulated on the detailled file of each of our products. To respect them, your order is processed as soon as received by our services. In-stock products are shipped on the same day and an email is sent to you to inform you of the approximative period of receipt and to give you the colissimo code enabling you to track your box.
If the product isn't available, it will be ordered right away to the supplier without extending the delivery deadlines indicated when you purchased it. MORE ABOUT IT
How to track my order?
As soon as your order is validated, you'll receive an email telling you it's in process. When your box is shipped, you receive a second mail telling you it's left toward your selected delivery place. In this message, we'll also give you your box' colissimo code. Using this Colissimo code on the site http://www.colissimo.fr/, you'll be able to obtain at any time informations about the progress of your box. On www.optical-center.fr, you're feeling reassured and can track the evolution of your order step by step until its delivery. MORE ABOUT IT
How can get a refund?
For any eye or prescription sun optics purchase, our social security licenses enable you to be refunded if you have a prescription of less then 3 years. To do so, please indicate your birthdate and your social security number.
We'll send you a patient's chart to join with the prescription to social security. As far as the invoice is concerned, you'll have to send it to your health insurance.
For any contactology purchase, you can download an invoice in your customer area, then send it directly to your health insurance.
Social security refund will be done upon order of your ophtalmologist (depending on certain corrections). You'll have to fill in your social security number and your birth date.
How to be refunded by my health insurance?
After having sent your patient's chart and your prescription to social security, you have to send the invoice we've put in your box to your health insurance. This latter will take in charge to refund your purchase according to your subscription clauses.
What is the validity of my prescription?
Law has evolved regarding validity of prescriptions for corrective lenses since October 17th 2016. For patients aged 16 to 42, validity has increased from 3 to 5 years (if your prescription doesn't include any specific mention of a time limitation from the prescriptor). However, it's still lasting 3 years for patients over 42, and only one year for patients under 16 (who are not concerned by online sale).
Can I get glasses without any prescription?
Exceptionally, we can make you glasses without prescription in case of the loss or breaking of corrective lenses. You have to know though that you won't be covered. Furthermore, to deliver you a pair of glasses that will suit your expectations and your vision, a voucher of your former corrections is highly advised to check your input.
Can I get eyeglasses for my child on line?
Online sale isn't authorized for people under 16 on the net, that's why we don't have any junior collection. We invite you to go directly to the nearest optical center store.