Over The Counter Reading Glasses: Magnify Your Life with Zenni Non-Prescription Readers

Content Updated: April 26, 2024

A woman wearing Zenni's over the counter reading glasses.

This just in… readers don’t have to be boring anymore! That’s right, you can ditch your drugstore and department store reading glasses for a pair of custom, high-quality over the counter reading glasses. The best part is that you don’t need to have a prescription. All you need to do is use this chart to find your preferred magnification strength and pick out your favorite frames. Zenni offers unparalleled clarity and come in a variety of styles to suit your taste and ensure you look as sharp as your vision.

With more than 1700 styles to choose from (and optical grade reader prices starting at $11.90), finding the perfect pair of glasses from Zenni is not only good for your wallet and your eyes but also a matter of convenience. Read on to learn more. Zenni is committed to customer satisfaction, ensuring our customers receive the best service and support.

Zenni Reading Glasses Vs Others

Zenni’s non-prescription reading glasses are made with a higher-quality lens than what you find in drug stores and department stores. Each pair of our non-prescription reading glasses includes optical grade lenses with scratch-resistant coating, UV protection, and anti-reflective coating, which your average OTC readers don’t have. Additionally, the power of Zenni’s lenses is carefully calibrated to provide the optimal level of strength, ensuring clarity and quality of vision for readers of all needs.

So, is there a difference between having special coatings on your lenses or not if you’re just wearing them to read? Simply put, yes.

  • Anti-reflective coating: Not only does anti-reflective coating make your glasses easier to clean by preventing oil, water, and dirt from sticking to the lenses, it also decreases the amount of light that reflects off the lens. This reduces eyestrain and improves vision, particularly in artificial light, helping to improve focus and alleviate the symptoms of presbyopia, making it easier to see words and objects up close.
  • Scratch-resistant coating: You can extend the life of your lenses by protecting them from scratches. The coating also makes the lens harder, which can be helpful if your glasses get dropped on the floor. (It’s important to  remember that these coatings only resist scratching, and don’t prevent it from occurring.)
  • UV Protection: Overexposure to ultraviolet light is thought to contribute to developing certain eye conditions, such as cataracts,  macular degeneration, and eye surface damage.

Customize Your Blue Light Readers

You can also customize your non-prescription readers to meet your specific reading needs with special add-ons that you won’t find other places, including:

If you’re looking for additional options for your readers, call us, and one of our stylists will work with you one-on-one to guide you through frame selection, lens options, and other add-ons.