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Believe it or not, glasses are an absolute necessity for more than four billion adults across the globe! If you’re one of them, you know that the perfect glasses can showcase your personality while also improving your vision.
And, if you wear them every day, you know just how easy it is to damage your old frames.
If you’re thinking of buying new glasses, you know that finding frames that are better than your current ones isn’t always easy. Here are a few tips to help you find the best glasses quickly.
1. Get Your Eyes Checked
The most important thing you need to do before you can start looking for the perfect glasses for your face is to make sure your prescription is correct. Your eyes change over time and the prescription you currently have may not be right for your eyes now.
Go to your eye doctor and let them assess your vision. If your prescription changed over the last year, they’ll write you a new one that you can use when getting glasses.
2. Set a Firm Budget for the Perfect Glasses
When you’re buying glasses, you’ll quickly notice that prices for frames can range from ultra-affordable to ultra-expensive. It all depends on what you’re looking for.
Before you start looking at where to buy glasses, figure out how much you’re willing to spend. If you’re going to use your insurance to cover the cost of your frames, think about how much you’re willing to pay out of pocket.
Once you have a price in mind, you’re ready to start looking at different frames.
3. Prioritize Comfort Every Time
If you’re like most glasses-wearers, you’ll spend hours in your frames each day. This means they need to be comfortable for long-term wear.
Whenever you can, try different frames on and see how they feel on your face. If you’re buying from a local shop, try them on in the store. If you’re buying online, read more about the online purchase options and make sure the site lets you try them on before placing an order.
Remember, comfort is always more important than the way your glasses look. If a trendy frame doesn’t feel great, keep looking.
4. Pay Attention to Frame Shape
The perfect glasses have a shape that’s the opposite of the shape of your face. For example, if you have a round face, choose frames that are more angular rather than round.
This will help you showcase your natural look rather than making your face appear overly round or plump.
Now You’re Ready to Buy New Glasses
If you’re tired of wearing the same old frames day in and day out, upgrading to new glasses is a great choice. Keep these tips in mind when you start, and you’ll be able to find the perfect glasses in no time.
Just make sure that you prioritize comfort over style. The more comfortable your new glasses are, the less of a chore wearing them will be.
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