Same Day Shipping

How long will it take to get my eyeglasses?

All single vision orders placed by 3:00 PM (EST) will be made up and shipped out the same day your order, including Saturdays! Traditional bifocals and progressive no-line bifocals take an additional one to two business days processing.

We now offer international shipping (outside the U.S.) to a limited, but growing, list of countries. We cannot offer free international shipping; however we ship all international orders via FedEx Priority International. Typically international orders will arrive the next business day, although the timing depends on customs clearance at your destination.

Your new glasses are scheduled to arrive the next day to most locations (not all) via USPS Express or Priority Mail, please see the chart below*



Can I upgrade my shipping to FedEx?

Yes, you may! We’ve added an option where you can now upgrade your shipping to FedEx for an additional fee. We guarantee all shipments sent via FedEx. If your order fails to arrive on time via FedEx, we will gladly refund your additional shipping fee–no questions asked!

All international orders are shipped via FedEx Priority International for one low rate.

How can you ship out prescription eyeglasses the same day I order?

We at Glasses in a Day stock hundreds of frames and thousands of lenses to ensure we have the necessary materials in inventory. That way as soon as we receive your order we start the process of crafting your glasses, ensuring we can ship them the same day.

We operate our own state of the art laboratory in Massachusetts so we can grid the lenses to your exact specifications and install them in the frame of your choice.

Having every step of the process done in-house allows us to pass the savings along to you, while also delivering unsurpassed quality and speed.

What if I have a complicated prescription or thick lenses?

We stock thousands of lenses, including high-index thin lenses so that we can ship them out the same day. There is a chance we may not have your prescription in stock, if that’s the case we will certainly let you know. We can have your glasses ready to ship out the next business day.

Is there an additional charge for same day shipping?

No! Same day shipping is part of the basic service we provide and is available at no additional charge. We also include free USPS Express or Priority Mail shipping with every order! That way, you can have your glasses as soon as tomorrow.

International orders ship via FedEx Priority International for one low rate!

Can I get thin, high-index lenses shipped the same day?

Yes, you can! We stock hundreds of high-index, thin lenses that can also be shipped the same day.

If you’d like to confirm that we have your lenses in stock, please email  a copy of your prescription to and we will confirm we have your lenses available.


*Complicated prescriptions may take one addition business day to process, traditional bifocals and progressive multi-focals take an additional one to two business days to arrive. USPS Express or Priority Mail is included free with every order, next day service is available to most locations, but not all. Orders must be received by 3:00 PM (EST) for same day shipping. Orders placed after 3:00 PM (EST) will ship the following day, if you need us to expedite your order and it’s after 3:00 PM please email us at, we will do our best. Free shipping is not offered for international orders.

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