You are NEVER going to be able to tailor that suit to achieve the Styleforum "ideal" fit.
For all practical purposes (as, in the real world where people actually live), your suit is good enough.
In the internet world your suit is...
I don't personally consider paying $350 just for lenses a cheap move from a cheap establishment. I do consider it a value when the exact same lens would cost me $600 at an optician.
As for education, I've provided a link before. You...
What is your contingency plan for the time when your one pair of frames is damaged?
Why not have at least two pairs of the same style (or exact same frames)?
Full disclosure: I myself have 10 pairs of frames, not including sunglasses....
I have to disagree with Ed.
And I'm frankly surprised that more thought about quality of frames/glasses are missing here. Especially when so much attention is paid to the likes of suit, shoes...etc.
I have low opinions of LensCrafters...
The clue to your problem is the self admission that you ride a bike.
The darkness is due to motor/engine oil seeping onto and into the leather.
I don't know if it is salvageable, but a leather specialist may be able to help. Should...
Sorry if I was not clear before.
You have to send the frames to them to be fitted for new lens.
I have had turn around time of 5 days by paying for expedited service.
You do have more than one frame, right?