Price for same pair of glasses varies wildly in Bay Area stores

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The price for a pair the same pair of eyeglasses in San Francisco Bay Area stores can vary by hundreds of dollars, according to a new report. (KGO-TV)

The price for a pair the same pair of eyeglasses in Bay Area stores can vary by hundreds of dollars, according to a new report.

Outlets like Lenscrafters, Pearl Vision, and Target Optical are all owned by a single company called Luxotica, which is based in Italy.

That can make it hard to shop for a better price, but not impossible.

Click here to visit the Bay Area Consumers' Checkbook.

Watch the video in the player above for the full report.

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