How to buy prescription sunglasses online (a step-by-step guide)

Posted by En Ming Ong on


Are you looking to order a pair of prescription sunglasses with us? 

If yes, you've come to the right place!

At Rocket Eyewear, you can choose a frame, add prescription lenses to it and submit your prescription all on our website!

Once you've placed your order, we will review your details to ensure everything is 100% right before sending your frames to our optical lab for processing.

If we find anything amiss, we will contact you to confirm your order before processing it.

Reading your prescription can be tricky, and we're always ready to help! If you're interested to learn how to read your prescription and what SPH, CYL and Axis mean, you can read our article here.

Anyway, back to the main point of this tutorial...

Here's how you can order prescription Rx sunglasses on our website in 5 easy steps:

 1. Choose your sunglasses frame

 2. After you've chosen your frame, click the ADD PRESCRIPTION LENSES button below ADD TO CART

Here's a closer view of the ADD PRESCRIPTION LENSES button.

 3. Next, you can either upload your prescription file or enter the values manually. If you don't have your prescription handy, you can email it to us later.

If you have your prescription in a digital format, you can upload it. Our form accepts images (JPG, PNG) and PDFs.

Alternatively, if you don't have a digital copy of your prescription but know it, you can enter the values manually using our dropdown options.

 4. Now, it's time to choose your lenses! We offer polarised prescription sunglasses lenses in three indexes: 1.50, 1.60 and 1.67 — these values determine how thin your lenses are. If you have a high prescription and want a thinner lens, opt for a higher-index lens like 1.60 or 1.67.

5. Finally, it's time to review your selection. If everything looks right to you, click "Add to Cart" and proceed to checkout!


At Rocket Eyewear, we try to make ordering prescription sunglasses as easy as possible. That said, we know that ordering prescription lenses can be a tricky process, and if you ever have any questions, please email us at

We're happy to help every step of the way!

Ready to Rocket?


P.S. If you want to make a pair of prescription glasses (clear lenses) with us, please click here for our guide. The steps are slightly different, so we wrote a separate blog post on them.

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