Different Types of Eyeglasses

If you are in the market for some fashionable prescription eyeglasses, you don’t have to look very far. There are literally hundreds of websites out on the internet that offer many different frame styles, as well as lens shapes and colors. Many of these websites will let you take your prescription that you have received from your Optometrist and enter the data online, and within two weeks you have a brand new pair of prescription eyeglasses in your hands.

A very popular frame style that is making a comeback is the Retro Style. That is that 50’s look with the thick, black frame and clear lenses.

Rimless frames are another favorite style of prescription eyeglasses. They have a thin gold or silver wire frame and the lens is completely rimless. The lens is usually amber or gray in color.

The half rimless style is just that-the top of the frame is thin wire and it is connected to the lens. The bottom half is completely rimless.

Other favorites include Jeweled frames, wood frames, and then there are the ever so durable bendable-framed prescription eyeglasses. They are made from titanium and are extremely hard to break.

Now let’s move on to the lenses. Prescription eyeglasses can come in several different colors or tints.

* Yellow tinted lenses are beneficial in dimmer situations.

* Amber is a light brown color and is highly recommended to filter out blue light.

* Gray is the most requested. It keeps the natural colors in focus while reducing the glare substantially.

* Rose is pinkish and not recommended by optometrists. It is an option, but not very comfortable on the eyes.

Then after deciding on frame style and lens colors, a person needs to choose the lens shape. It can be a square lens, oval, circle, and There is even website that offers star and heart shaped lenses for the bold at heart.