Can't help you with a Optometrist but since we are on the subject of glasses....
I bought my current pair of glasses w/progressive bifocals and paid less than $50 for everything.
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Bi-Focal Eyeglasses from $25.00
Progressive Eyeglasses from $29.95
Premium Photochromic Glasses from(Clear indoors, darkens in bright light)$27.00
Upgrades 1.59 index Polycarbonate lenses for...$9.00
1.61 index lenses for...$19.95
1.67 index lenses for...$34.95
Premium anti-reflective coating...$4.95
Sunglass color tint (7 available)...$4.95
Shipping & Handling Only $4.95 For Your Entire Order, Regardless of Quantity
With Every Order You Receive: High quality stylish frame, Thin and Light 1.57 index lens, anti-scratch coating,
Full UV protection, Lens edge polishing and beveling, Quality Hard Eyeglass case, Microfiber Lens Cleaning Cloth,