Prescription Eyeglasses

In today’s society, not only are prescription eyeglasses a necessity, but to some people they are a fashion accessory. Top designers like Giorio Armani, Eddie Bauer, Clavin Klien and even Brittany Spears have picked up this latest fashion trend. Putting their name and usually a high price on designer frames and lenses.

A pair of prescription eyeglasses should be comfortable for your eye as well as your face. There are many different frame designs and shapes that fit your personal needs.

When shopping for a pair of prescription eyeglasses it is important to consider your occupation, activity level and personality. Different lifestyles require different frames, lenses and tints. For example; The truck driver who spends 10 hours per day driving requires different options than that of an office worker who stares at a computer all day or a teenage athlete that is active in sports all day.

The shade or tint to the prescription eyeglasses is another option to consider.

* Gray typically reduces glares but keeps the natural colors in focus. Gray is the most popular choice.

* Amber is brown in color and it also reduces glare and filters out the blue lights.

* Yellow is especially helpful in dimmer conditions.

* Rose is obviously pink in color and not highly recommended by optometrists, but does remain an option.

A well-fitted pair of prescription eyeglasses can significantly enhance one’s appearance. There are two types of face shapes to consider. Angular face shapes are more squared off as opposed to curvilinear face shapes that have a more rounded look. Finding eyewear that compliments your facial shape is to your benefit if fashion is a concern.

The bottom line is that if you are one of those unfortunate people that have an eye condition and need to wear prescription eyeglasses, then make the most of it and find the right style and fit for your specific personality.