Monthly Archives: October 2011

09 Oct

This is a common mistake. Many of us have high prescriptions – and we know who we are! We get the lecture from our eye doctor on choosing quality lenses, and we are used to that ugly NO when ordering some cool sunglasses. What can be done? What is a great choice in lens materials? Well let’s see if I can contribute some knowledge to your pondering questions. Although there is not much a lab can do regarding the bend of a frame to your favorite sunglasses or eyeglasses there are something neat things you can learn by just doing some research. Remember: do not take it personal if your prescription is too high. Asking the right questions will help you get further in your quest to finding the correct pair conducive to your prescription.

Get the limitations on the frame you are interested in. Many websites such as OpticsPlanet will post limitations for most of their frames so that you will see what is in reach. If you do not see a limitation there call or email them. If the frame has too much of a curve, also called a base curve, have them recommend something similar that …
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