My wife and I are having a really bad problem with some new glasses we\nordered from JC Penney Optical. We got them there because we'd been\nripped off and insulted by a rude Lenscrafters person, and also\nbecause JCP had them for 50%. In addition, a relative worked there and\ngot us another 20% off.\n\nTo be specific, both glasses, mine and hers, were made EXACTLY\naccording to the optometrist's prescription. They were checked several\ntimes, by two different opticians and by the optometrist, and all\nthree said they were made perfectly.\n\nThe problem is that our vision is actually worse with the new glasses.\nFor example, we stuck a printout of some text on the refrigerator\ndoor. With our old glasses, we could read it 7-8 feet away. With the\nnew ones, we both had to come up to 4-5 feet. We've made numerous\nother observations that were similar, or worse. Driving with them is\nespecially stressful: you can't even read a street sign until you're\nright on top of it, and everything looks slightly "blurry."\n\nAgain, the problem is identical in both my and her glasses.\n\nThis is supposed to be some superhard, scratch-resistant polycarbonate\nlens of some kind. My optometrist was baffled, and suggested that\nperhaps there's some kind of distortion in the lens material.\n\nCan anyone here offer any kind of advice, hypothesis, feedback, or\nperhaps report a similar experience with JCP Optical? Having to get a\nfull refund on these, and starting all over somewhere else, is going\nto be a huge, huge hassle.\n\nThanks,\nRon M.