How Frame Sizes Work
Looking good while seeing clearly is easy with all of the available lenses and coatings out there.
You found them.
Created by your favorite designer. In the perfect shape. And they are just
the right color. You have spent days searching for the most spectacular
eyeglass frames ever to come into existence. Then your dreams shatter. Your
doctor tells you they just won’t work with your prescription lenses and now
you have to start all over again.
Even though fashion may be in the
forefront of your mind when selecting frames, remember that form does indeed
follow function. Certain lenses just won’t fit into certain frames. Maybe
your lenses are too thick or too small to work with a particular frame.
Keeping your prescription lenses in mind when selecting your frames will save
you a lot of time, and maybe even some heartbreak.
However, do not lose
hope! New innovations in lens technology are widening the selection of frames
for nearly every prescription. Hi-Index lenses are making higher
prescriptions available in a thinner lens so there is less of a “soda bottle”
effect. Progressive lenses provide multifocal vision without a lined lens.
You can even have lenses whose tinting level varies with the degree of light
they are exposed to, by choosing a photochromic lens.
while seeing clearly is easy with all of the available lenses and coatings
out there. Just talk to your doctor about your options and then picking out
that dream frame will be simple. After all, your eyeglasses are just another
expression of your individuality, right?