Prescription Glasses: What To Look For

Ever seen those old photographs of people wearing thick black frames? No wonder people used to dread using prescription glasses. But those days of glasses that weighed down your face are long gone. Gone too are the days of boring, over-sized frames that made shopping for eyewear a chore. Today, prescription glasses have so many sizes, shapes, and colors that you will be spoilt for choice when you shop. So, how do you go about buying a pair of glasses?

If you are looking for a good pair of prescription glasses, Staten Island has several eye care shops for you. If you have to sit in front of a computer for long hours, try glasses with an anti-glare coating to protect your eyes. Talk to your optometrist to determine what glasses would best suit your need.

Most lens these days are made of light-weight, durable materials such as plastic, polycarbonate or high-index. For kids, this is a smart choice as such lenses are less likely to break in a fall.

Wearing a good pair of prescription glasses adds to your personal style and helps you both see and look better. Stores in Staten Island stock a wide variety of colors, sizes and shapes of frames. Experiment and pick something you like, or take the help of opticians to guide you to the style that suits your features the best.

Usually, squarish frames look good on people with round faces, while wider frames with a bold topline look good on people with slightly long faces. People with oval face can get more experimental as many types of frames suit oval features.

Making a smart choice with your prescription glasses can also hide many flaws in your face. Did you know that if you have close-set eyes, a thin, clear bridge can make your eyes appear to be more widely apart? Try a wide variety of frames before you pick one for yourself.

Apart from the shape and size, experiment with the color of the frame. You can be bold and try out colors like blue or maroon. If you want a frame that goes with most of what you wear, pick neutral colors like black or brown.

All set to buy your glasses and wondering which place to opt for? If you stay in or around Staten Island, a smart place to shop would be StatenEyeLandOpticians. These friendly opticians will help you pick out an appropriate model so that you both see and look better. BOLA TANGKAS