NEW YORK, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Geek Pride Day, GlassesUSA.com, the leading online retailer for prescription eyewear, searched for the geekiest bespectacled TV character of all time. Earning 30 percent of the votes, Steve Urkel was crowned as the ultimate geek by more than 400 survey participants. Second and third place honors were granted to "The Office's" Dwight Schrute and "The Big Bang Theory's" Amy Farrah Fowler with 14 percent and 9 percent of the votes, respectively. To encourage consumers to tap their inner-geek, GlassesUSA.com is offering a 55 percent discount off all in-house frames using the code GEEK17 on May 25th
Commemorated on May 25th, Geek Pride Day coincides with the release date of the first Star Wars film, Episode IV: A New Hope, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. The passion, pride and smartness of geeks worldwide are manifested on this day through themed gatherings, parades, and nerdom social chatter.
"We are thrilled to be able to offer consumers an extra incentive to bring out their inner geek on this special occasion," said Daniel Rothman, CEO of GlassesUSA.com. "However, you don't have to be nerd to find a smarter way to shop for prescription eyewear; by cutting out the middle man we save our consumers hundreds of dollars on their favorite frames."
GlassesUSA.com offers all types of frames including styles inspired by beloved geek characters such as Jessica Day ("New Girl"), Leonard Hofstadter ("The Big Bang Theory") and Liz Lemon
("30 Rock"). Free shipping is available on all purchases and returns including prescription glasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses, as well as 24-hour customer service, seven days a week.
For more information please visit www.GlassesUSA.com.
Founded in 2008, GlassesUSA.com is a leading online retailer for prescription eyewear. Offering a variety of high-quality designer and in-house brands in a wide-range of styles – single vision glasses, multifocals, sunglasses, sports glasses, safety glasses, computer glasses, lenses for Snap Spectacles and more – GlassesUSA.com was built on the belief that purchasing eyewear shouldn't break the bank. On a mission to change the way consumers purchase eyewear, GlassesUSA.com is the smart way to buy glasses and has been recognized by Internet Retailer as a "Top-500 E-Retailer" five years in a row. For more information, please visit www.GlassesUSA.com, www.facebook.com/GlassesUSA, www.twitter.com/GlassesUSA and www.instagram.com/glassesusa.
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