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  • calitraveler

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    what's the best way to find a store to buy a pair of reading glasses in bangkok? i'm assuming that they're cheaper there than here in the states?? i have really bad eye sight w/ a slight astigmatism, so would try to get them as thin as possible. any idea of the turn around time and cost?

    #1 Posted: 30/7/2006 - 01:02

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    A great place to get glasses in Bangkok is MBK department store -- walking distance from the National Stadium stop on the Skytrain. You can get same day turnaround if you're in a rush - the range of frames available is excellent. They're certainly cheaper than in Australia, so I'd guess cheaper than in the US as well.

    #2 Posted: 30/7/2006 - 08:33

  • calitraveler

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    how about in chiang mai? is the selection just as good? and where would you suggest i go? also, could they also do a one day turn around?

    thanks, cindy

    #3 Posted: 7/8/2006 - 03:05

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